Fonds F00331 - Dalhousie Library fonds

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Dalhousie Library fonds

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  • 1828-1832 (Creation)
    Creator
    Dalhousie Library (Perth, Ont.)

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0.01 m of textual records

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The Dalhousie Library in Perth, Ontario, was the first rural library to be established in Canada. At the request of Lt. Col. W. Marshall, Lord Dalhousie agreed to sponsor a township library for the rising community near Perth, Upper Canada in 1828.

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The fonds consists of nine letters relating to the foundation and early history of the library at Perth, Upper Canada, sponsored by Lord Dalhousie before his departure from Canada

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  • English

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2999 (Dalhousie Library)

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  • Folder: 2999 (Dalhousie Library)