Arthur H. Whitman's diary of a trip to England

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Arthur H. Whitman's diary of a trip to England

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MS-2-487, SF Box 11, Folder 28

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  • 1888-1889 (Creation)
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    Whitman, Arthur H.

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1 cm of textual records (1 folder)

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Biographical history

Arthur H. Whitman was a merchant based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He appears to have been involved in the apple trade.

Custodial history

The diary was donated to Dalhousie University in June 1983 by John Bigelow of Halifax; custodial history prior to donation is unknown.

Scope and content

Item is a diary that describes a trip to England between November, 30 1888 and January 17, 1889. The diary contains daily entries that describe Whitman's activities, church attendance, meals, business and social visits, and letters sent and received. Many entries describe his meetings about apples. The diary also records money received and paid.

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  • English

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English

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The original diary is housed in the Archives and Special Collections.

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There are no access restrictions on this item. It is 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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General note

Preferred citation: Arthur H. Whitman's diary of a trip to England, MS-2-487, SF Box 11, Folder 28, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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This item description comes from the Dalhousie University Archives Catalog. The complete, original description is available there.

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