Fonds MG 9.33 - Judge Alexander Hugh MacKinnon fonds

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Judge Alexander Hugh MacKinnon fonds

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MG 9.33

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  • 1915-1971 (Creation)
    Creator
    MacKinnon, Alexander Hugh

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10 cm of textual records
5 photographs

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(1905-1973)

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Alexander Hugh MacKinnon was born at Inverness, N.S. in 1905. He was admitted to the bar in 1929. In 1940 he was elected to the Nova Scotia Legislature and held his seat until 1953. During that time he held the positions of Minister of Health, Mines and Labour. Throughout his career he had a particular interest in labour law and produced a significant report on labour in the early 1960s. In 1968 he was appointed Chief Justice of Nova Scotia and held the position until his death in 1973.

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Accession 96-83-3038 was donated by Dr. Robert Morgan. The custodial history for the remainder of the records in unknown.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of personal correspondence; papers related to Gaelic matters, professional correspondence, labour related papers, speeches, materials related to the Inverness Coal Mine, papers accumulated while on the St. Francis Xavier University Board of Governors, photographs of MacKinnon; and poetry.

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  • English

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File list is available: MG 9.33 [http://beaton.cbu.ca/AtoM/MGs/9/MG9.33.pdf]
See finding aid #118 for listing of Gaelic and Scottish publications held by CBU Library [http://beaton.cbu.ca/AtoM/files/FA118.pdf]

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