Fonds MS-2-356 - Waterman Family fonds

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Waterman Family fonds

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  • Textual record

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Fonds

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MS-2-356

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  • 1830-1918 (Creation)

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2 cm of textual records (6 folders)

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Biographical history

The Nova Scotia Watermans were descended from Zenas Waterman (1762-1852), a soldier in the Revolutionary War who moved to Liverpool, Nova Scotia where he worked as a blacksmith and music teacher. His son and daughter-in-law later settled land in Queens County, and were among the first families to live in Middlefield, Nova Scotia, where they were involved in farming and the lumber business. Later generations of the Watermans family were involved in provincial politics, shipping and business.

Custodial history

Records were accessioned by the Archives in 1979; custodial history unknown.

Scope and content

Fonds comprises correspondence and miscellaneous papers, a typescript essay on the Waterman family history, and transcripts of papers and deeds.

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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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August 2012

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