Fonds MS-4-65 - Rufus Dickie fonds

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Rufus Dickie fonds

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  • 1915 - 1922 (Creation)
    Dickie, Rufus Edward

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150 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

Rufus Edward Dickie was a lumber merchant in Stewiacke, Nova Scotia. He was born in 1886 to Alfred and Alice Amelia Dickie in Upper Stewiacke and married Ellen Fletcher Guild in 1911. Rufus Dickie worked for his father’s business as general manager of the Canadian Lumber Company; he was also one-time president of the Canadian Lumbermen’s Association.

Custodial history

Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives in accession (61-72) in 1972 by Don Dickie, and (28-75) in 1975 by Edwin J. Dickie.

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Fonds contains daybooks (1909-1920); ledgers (1909-1922); journals (1912-1919); and correspondence (1916-1922) documenting Rufus Dickie's work as a lumber merchant.

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  • English

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room.  Materials may be under copyright.  Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Rufus Dickie fonds, MS-4-65, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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2018 (creation)
March 2020 (revision)

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