The Janet Leffeck fonds

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The Janet Leffeck fonds

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56 cm of textual records

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Janet Leffek was a Halifax music teacher who operated her own music studio. She was very active in, and supportive of, the local arts community in Halifax and frequented many local arts events. Her spouse is Dr. Kenneth Leffek, a retired organic chemistry professor from Dalhousie University.

Custodial history

This collection was donated to Dalhousie University Archives in 1995 by Janet Leffek.

Scope and content

This collection is primarily comprised of artistic programs from musical and theatrical events held predominantly in Nova Scotia, specifically in the Halifax area. The collection also includes some music school syllabi, event competition forms and regulations, newspaper clippings, and correspondence.

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Some Newspaper Clippings and Syllabi were removed from correspondence files and included in separate series. Cross-references are noted.

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  • English

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All records are open.

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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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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Janet Leffek fonds, MS-5-13, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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

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