Collection 1997.26.1 - 57 - Gordon Kinsman Collection

1997.26.33 1997.26.34 1997.26.35 1997.26.36 1997.26.37

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Gordon Kinsman Collection

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  • Textual record

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1997.26.1 - 57

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3 cm of textual records, 25 photographs, 2 negatives

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Custodial history

Items were collected by Gordon Kinsman, the donor.

Scope and content

The collection contains 3 cm of textual records related to the fur farming industry in Nova Scotia during the 1920s and 1930s. Many items are related to H. S. Cruikshank, a taxidermist of Colchester County. Photographs show early tanneries and the logging industry in Nova Scotia.

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Gordon Kinsman, 20 February 1997, gift.


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  • English

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Digital access copies of photographs are available for viewing.

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There are several collections titled "Gordon Kinsman Collection" in the archives. Collections are arranged by theme. See the finding aid for item descriptions.


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