William A. Major's papers about the Halifax Curling Club

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William A. Major's papers about the Halifax Curling Club

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MS-2-167, SF Box 27, Folder 32

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  • 1923 (Creation)
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    Major, William Azor

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19 pages of textual records

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(1860 - 1926)

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William Azor Major was born in Halifax on 12 March 1860 to Charles and Eliza (Stevens) Major. In 1886 he married Mary E. Jost. Major worked as an insurance broker and was an avid curler and a member of the Halifax Curling Club as early as 1882, serving variously as treasurer, vice president and president from 1901-1906. He remained a senior skip until his death in 1926. He was buried at Camp Hill cemetery.

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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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  • English

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English

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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 Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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

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