Personal archives of Alexander and John D. Cameron

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Personal archives of Alexander and John D. Cameron

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MS-2-138, SF Box 39, Folder 5

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  • 1851-1896 (Creation)
    Cameron, Alexander, fl. 1851-1896
  • 1851-1896 (Creation)
    Cameron, John D., fl. 1851-1896

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8 pages (1 folder)

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Alexander Cameron (fl. 1851-1896) were postmasters in Pictou County, Nova Scotia. His brother John D. Cameron was also a postmaster.

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(fl. 1851-1896)

Biographical history

John D. Cameron (fl. 1851-1896) was a postmaster in Pictou County, Nova Scotia. His brother Alexander was also a postmaster.

Custodial history

The materials were accessioned by Dalhousie University Archives in 1971. Prior to that, the records were in the custody of Mrs. Clark Long of Pictou, Nova Scotia.

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File contains papers relating to the appointment as Postmaster of Alexander Cameron and John D. Cameron and two letters to Misses Sara and Jessie Cameron.

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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 Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of Item], Alexander and John D. Cameron fonds, MS-2-138, SF Box 39, Folder 5, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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

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