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John E. Lloyd fonds
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62 cm of textual records: b&w and col. 21 x 26 cm and smaller
ca. 170 photographs
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John E. Lloyd was involved with Halifax City Council for nineteen years. Elected as an alderman for Ward 6 in 1937, he became mayor in 1943 but left to work for the UN in 1945. In 1946 he returned to local government and served as an alderman from 1946 thru 1949 and 1952 thru 1960, becoming mayor once again from 1960 thru 1963. He then moved on to federal politics.
A fuller biography is available at HRM Archives.
Fonds donated to the archives by John Lloyd's son Peter Lloyd in 2006.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of materials created and/or accumulated by John E. Lloyd during his political career in municipal and federal politics. The fonds consists primarily of scrapbooks, black and white photographs, and newspaper clippings from Lloyd's time as Mayor of Halifax, but also contains some copies of speeches, correspondence, submissions, and a poster.
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Some of the photographs in this fonds were printed in local Halifax newspapers.
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Photographs and oversized materials have been removed from fonds for proper storage and require careful handling.