Fonds MG 12.81 - Alexander L. Hay fonds

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Alexander L. Hay fonds

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CA BI MG 12.81

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3 cm of textual records

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(ca. 1887-1939)

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Alexander Lauder Hay was born in Scotland, circa 1887. He emigrated to Glace Bay, Nova Scotia in 1900. For several years Hay worked in local coal mines, before enrolling in a Pittsburg institute where he earned a degree in mining engineering. Hay returned to Nova Scotia and worked as a mining engineer for the British Empire Steel Corporation and Dominion Steel and Coal Company. He also wrote several books on mining. Hay died in 1939.

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Records were donated by Hay's daughter, Alice Townsend of Sydney.

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Fonds consists of speeches on coal mining, mine safety, and the Fortress of Louisbourg.

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A file list is available: MG 12.81 []

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