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Musquodoboit Harbour vital statistics registry fonds
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- Textual record
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- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of fonds.
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Accession number: 2008.008
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- Van Malder, Alice
- Musquodoboit Harbour (N.S.)
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2 v. of textual records, 2 leaves of textual records
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Name of creator
Alice VanMalder of Musquodoboit Harbour was appointed as division registrar of births and deaths for the registration of Division No. 13 on December 17, 1938. She was also appointed as deputy issuer of marriage licenses on December 8, 1938. She kept detailed ledgers of these transactions, including many additional notations that were not required of the position.
Records were received from Dr. Jardine of Musquodoboit Harbour, who was in possession of them as executor of Ms. VanMalder’s will.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of two ledgers detailing births, deaths, and marriages in the Musquodoboit, Petpeswick, and Ostrea Lake areas from 1939 to 1943. The certificates documenting Ms. Van Malder's appointment as registrar are also included.
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from Dr. Jardine of Musquodoboit Harbour, who delivered them on behalf of Ms. Van Malder.
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Restrictions on access
Access to birth records is restricted. Access to marriage records post- 1942 is restricted. Access to death records is open to researchers without restrictions.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
No further accruals expected.
2 leaves of textual records
2 volumes of textual records, 18 x 23.5 cm ; 13.5 x 32.5 cm
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