Fonds 102 - Alexander Ferguson fonds

Titre propre

Alexander Ferguson fonds

Dénomination générale des documents

  • Document textuel

Titre parallèle

Compléments du titre

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Notes du titre

  • Source du titre propre: Title based on contents.

Niveau de description

Fonds

Cote

CA MtA 102

Mention d'édition

Mentions de responsabilité relatives à l'édition

Mention d'échelle (cartographique)

Mention de projection (cartographique)

Mention des coordonnées (cartographiques)

Mention d'échelle (architecturale)

Juridiction responsable et dénomination (philatélique)

Date(s)

  • 1852-1879 (Production)
    Producteur
    Ferguson, Alexander

Description matérielle

0.5 cm of textual records

Titre propre de la collection

Titres parallèles de la collection

Compléments du titre de la collection

Mention de responsabilité relative à la collection

Numérotation à l'intérieur de la collection

Note sur la collection

Nom du producteur

(b. [ca. 1806])

Notice biographique

Alexander Ferguson was born in Ireland circa 1806 the son of [David] Ferguson. His family immigrated to Canada and settled in Goose River [present day Linden], Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. He was active in the Reformed Presbyterian Church congregation at Goose River, Nova Scotia serving as the Ruling Elder. He was married to Phoebe Peacock (1816-1875). She was a native of Shemogue, New Brunswick. The couple had the following children: William (b. 1838), James (1842-1885), Staveley (b. 1846), David P. (b. 1848), Margaret (b. 1851), Eleanor (b. 1854), Sarah G. (b. 1857), Robert D. (b. 1858), and Lucy L. (b. 1860). His son, James Ferguson, attended the Mount Allison Academy in 1864 and 1865.

Historique de la conservation

Information about the custody of these records prior to acquisition is incomplete.

Portée et contenu

Fonds consists of hand-written letters sent by the Reverend William S. Ferguson to his cousin Alexander Ferguson between 1852 and 1879. Also included are transcribed copies of the earliest five letters.

État de conservation

Source immédiate d'acquisition

Donated by Mabel Ferguson Patton in 1991.

Classement

Arrangement was imposed by the original processing archivist and is chronological

Langue des documents

  • anglais

Écriture des documents

Localisation des originaux

Disponibilité d'autres formats

Restrictions d'accès

No restrictions

Délais d'utilisation, de reproduction et de publication

Instruments de recherche

Inventory available at repository

Éléments associés

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Accroissements

Note générale

Internal reference no: Accession 9128
Notes regarding the provenance of the accession and excerpts from the letters contained in that accession created by Eldon Hay, Department of Religious Studies, Mount Allison University, can be found in the accession file.

Description matérielle

The two earliest letters include postal stamp and seal. The five copies were transcribed by Mabel Ferguson Patton, great-granddaughter of Rev. Wm. S. Ferguson.

Identifiant(s) alternatif(s)

Numéro normalisé

Mots-clés - Sujets

Mots-clés - Noms

Mots-clés - Genre

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Identifiant du service d'archives

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Statut

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