Fonds 0021 - Corey Smith fonds

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Corey Smith fonds

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CA MtA 0021

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15 cm of textual records
31 photographs

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Biographical history

Born 1914, Springhill, Nova Scotia, Corey Smith was a student of voice teacher Ethel Peake at the Mount Allison Conservatory of Music. He also studied with Dr. Arnold Smith, Royal College of Music, London, England. He lived and worked in Moncton and served as organist and choir director for many years at Highfield St. Baptist Church. He died in 1986.

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

Scope and content

Fonds consists of personal papers and also includes records belonging to Ethel Peake, some given to Smith or possibly borrowed or received following her death and used in his research for biographical note "Ethel Marguerite Peake, 1885-1954" (accession 8426). Peake files contain correspondence 1908-1943; biographical brochure [between 1923 and 1936]; clippings; Mount Allison Department of Music student records, 1936-1944 (students of Peake); photographs, including several of Peake; Allison G. Patterson file, 1951 and 1981.

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Donated by Nancy Vogan, 1986


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  • English

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See also: the Ethel Peake fonds, accession 7423 and biographical note "Ethel Marguerite Peake, 1885-1954", accession 8426

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Internal reference no: Accession 8631

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