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Papers of William A. Major on the Halifax Curling Club
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MS-2-167, SF Box 27, Folder 32
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19 pages (1 folder)
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William Azor Major was born in Halifax on March 12, 1860 to Charles and Eliza (Stevens) Major. In 1886 he married Mary E. Jost. Major worked as an insurance broker. He was also an avid curler and a member of the Halifax Curling Club as early as 1882, serving variously as treasurer, vice president, and president from 1901 to 1906. He remained a senior skip until his death in 1926. He was buried at Camp Hill cemetery.
The records were accessioned by Dalhousie University Archives in 1972. The custodial history is unknown.
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File consists of a brief manuscript essay on Halifax Curling Club's history, the 1923 end-of-season report, and an excerpt from a published pamphlet called "Curliana Memorabilia."
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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.
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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: Papers of William A. Major on the Halifax Curling Club, MS-2-167, SF Box 27, Folder 32, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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- Associations, institutions, etc.
- Halifax (N.S.)--Social life and customs
- Nova Scotia--History--19th century
- Nova Scotia--History--20th century
- Nova Scotia--Social life and customs--19th century
- Nova Scotia--Social life and customs--20th century
- Personal archives
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- Halifax Curling Club. (Subject)
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This file description comes from the Dalhousie University Archives Catalog. The complete, original description is available there.