Effie Matchett fonds

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Effie Matchett fonds

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  • [1900]-1903, 1967 (Creation)
    Matchett, Effie, fl. 1965-1980

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5 photographs
5 pages of textual records

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(fl. 1965-1980)

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The great-niece of the Mahone Bay shipbuilder John Zwicker, Effie Matchett was a Bridgewater-based maritime-history researcher.

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The records were donated to the Mahone Bay Museum by Effie Matchett c. 1980; the copy prints were made by the Museum in 2007.

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Fonds consists of photographs, correspondence, and notes relating to Matchett’s research on three Lunenburg County vessels: the brigantine Leo (built in 1882), the schooner Commander (built in 1903), and the brigantine Maggie Belle (built in 1903). In addition to three original photographs, there are two copy prints.

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