James Stanley Hillis fonds

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James Stanley Hillis fonds

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  • Textual record

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Fonds

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MS-2-645

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  • 1917 - 1992 (Creation)

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7.5 cm of textual records
8 negatives : 15 x 9 cm or smaller
3 photographs : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm

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Name of creator

(1903 - 1954)

Biographical history

James Stanley Hillis was a Dalhousie University alumni. He was married to Pauline E. Hillis, with whom he had one child, Eric Stanley Hillis.

Custodial history

Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives in accession (1992-058) by Pauline E. Hillis on 18 December 1992.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of materials regarding the student lives of James Stanley Hillis and his wife Pauline E. Hillis. Records include notebooks, books, and others textual records. Fonds also contains photographic negatives and prints of Pauline E. Hillis with friends, and of their son Eric Stanley Hillis at the age of 5, and two manuscripts regarding Hillis & Son Limited.

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Physical condition

Some of the documents are in poor conservation condition. Careful handling is required.

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  • English

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English

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

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.

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