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George William McQueen fonds
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1875 - 1878 (Creation)
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0.5 cm of textual records
3 volumes : 19 x 24 x 2 cm and smaller
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George McQueen was born in 1858, the only surviving son of Daniel McQueen and Catherine Olding. He attended Dalhousie University from 1875-1878 and taught school in Nova Scotia for one year. In 1879 he moved to New York City, where he found employment in a number of companies. He had a brief marriage and died alone in a rooming house in 1899 at the age of 41.
Records were donated to Dalhousie University Archives by Mrs. Relief Williams Mackay in accessions (50-88) and (54-88) in 1988.
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Fonds contains photocopies of G.W. McQueen's letters to his mother and sister while he was attending Dalhousie University; G.W. McQueen's annotated textbook, Introduction to Anglo-Saxon (1875); and G.W. McQueen's notebooks from Professor Lawson's junior chemistry class (1876-1877) and Professor Lyall's psychology class (1877).
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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 Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.
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Description comes from the Dalhousie University Archives Catalog. The complete, original description is available there.