Newspaper clippings, extracts, & notes

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Newspaper clippings, extracts, & notes

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Accession number: 2013.066

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  • [1783], [ca. 1915-1969] (Creation)

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71 folders of textual records
1 photograph

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Series forms part of the Annabel (Siteman) Ells fonds and consists of excerpts and clippings from various newspapers including the Family Herald, notes from Pictou County newspapers, and stories taken from various magazines. The majority of the clippings and notes refer to various Eastern Shore families but also include clippings about locations like Halifax and Dartmouth as well as schools, poems, recipes, church and local history, and notes on vessels that shipped along the Eastern Shore. Also includes vital records. In addition, series contains a German pamphlet from 1923 entitled Das Hakenkreuz, a copy of the statement of Fred Gerhardt regarding the destruction of the Potentate by German submarine in 1918, petitions, and correspondence including one love letter to a young Annabel from Dewey McElmon in 1915 which still contains a lock of hair.

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  • English

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MF-028, MF-029, MF-030, MF-031, Microfilm Collection, Webber Aisle

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General note

There are notes from the periodical, The Presbyterian Witness, in the church records and vital statistics series. The family papers and genealogy series includes newspaper clippings. The correspondence series includes a clipping of a poem entitled The Soldier.

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