Fonds MS-4-181 - Simpson family fonds

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Simpson family fonds

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MS-4-181

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  • 1929-1953 (Creation)

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4 pages (2 folders)

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Biographical history

The Simpson family lived in Simpson's Corner, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia during the 20th century. Vernon Simpson (August 20, 1892-January 12, 1941) operated a general store. His wife, Olive Eliza Simpson, died in 1981.

Custodial history

Materials were accessioned by the University Archives in 1982. The custodial history prior to that is unknown.

Scope and content

Fonds contains a ledger from Vernon Simpon's general store in Simpson's Corner, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. The ledger book contains entries from 1929-1930. It was also used as a notebook, with miscellaneous notes entered until 1976. Fonds also contains a letter to Mrs. Vernon Simpson (Olive Eliza Simpson) from Robert H. Winters, Ottawa, November 30, 1953. The letter is a reply to Mrs. Simpson's letter about changes to mail delievery in Simpson's Corner, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. The file with the letter also contains an order form from Veribest Speciality Company and two copies of handwritten minutes of a Community Club meeting held on November 15, 1951.

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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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June 2013

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