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Walter I. Dixon fonds

DATES OF CREATION:
1899-1940

PHYSICAL EXTENT:
1 v. of textual records

ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY/BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH:
Walter I. Dixon (1872-1963) was the son of Samuel Edgar and Emma (Carter) Dixon, and grandson of James D. Dixon, descendants of Charles and Susannah (Coates) Dixon, Yorkshire settlers who emigrated to Sackville, New Brunswick in 1772. He was educated in the Sackville schools and Mount Allison Academy. He was a farmer, and lived in his grandfather's home on Charles Street, the property including all the land where Beal Heights is today. He also owned property to the east of Sackville situated across the Trans Canada Highway and near the Tantramar River, and various pieces of marsh land.

CUSTODIAL HISTORY:
Fonds was in the continuous custody of members of the Dixon family.

SCOPE AND CONTENTS:
Fonds consists of a cashbook containing a record of Walter I. Dixon's personal family expenses (July 1899-July 1902); and a record of payments for wages, dyking machine, and materials for repairing and building dykes for the Island Marsh Body No. 5 (July 1916-August 1918), the King's Marsh District No. 7 (1922-1929), and the Spectacle Marsh Body No. 12 (1914-1918, 1933-1940).

SOURCE OF TITLE:
Title based on content of fonds

ACCRUALS:
Not expected

ASSOCIATED MATERIALS:
None known

FINDING AIDS:
Inventory available at repository

IMMEDIATE SOURCE OF ACQUISITION:
Donated by Raymond Dixon, grandson of Walter I. Dixon, 1999

LANGUAGE:
English

LOCATION OF ORIGINALS:
Mount Allison University Archives

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION:
Not available

RELATED RECORDS:
Dixon family records are also located in Accessions 6101, 7428, 7818, 8743, and 8848.

ALL OTHER NOTES:

Not applicable

RETRIEVAL NO.:
9909

REPOSITORY:
Mount Allison University Archives

RESTRICTIONS ON ACCESS, USE AND REPRODUCTION:
Open for research purposes. Copying and/or publication permitted only with written permission of the Mount Allison University Archives

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