Archibald Beaton fonds

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Archibald Beaton fonds

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Fonds

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MG 12.31

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  • 1897-1898 (Creation)
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    Beaton, Archibald

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0.5 cm of textual records

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Archibald Beaton was a resident of Mabou Mines, Nova Scotia.

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Records were donated by the Congregation of Notre Dame, Sydney, Nova Scotia.

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Fonds consists of correspondence of Archibald Beaton, Donald MacDonald and Rev. Ronald Beaton in Rome. Letters deal with the opening of the coal mines at Broad Cove in the late 1890s, a description of Rome, and the ordering of a set of bagpipes as a gift. Interspersed there is also bagpipe music, written by Archibald Beaton.

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  • English

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File list is available: MG 12.31

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For the most up to date archival descriptions from the Beaton Institute Archives, visit beatoninstitute.com.

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