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History of the Rudolf family of Nova Scotia, 1960 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 240/10

Scope and Contents

An undated photocopy of a manuscript entitled 'History of my Great-Grandfather, written by himself', comprised of handwritten copies of Rudolf family documents, 13 pages. It begins with the autobiography of Leonard Christopher Rudolf, followed by a list of Rudolf's descendants and a family tree. The manuscript was presumably written by one of the children of L.C. Rudolf's grandson William after 1886, the last date to appear.


  • Creation: 1960 - 1989


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Biographical / Historical

The Rudolf family can be traced back to Leonard Christopher Rudolf (1710-1784), who emigrated from Germany to Nova Scotia in 1751, and helped to found the town of Lunenberg two years later.


1 folder(s) (1 folder) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 64

Other Finding Aids

MSS Addenda, vol. III.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The provenance of the collection is unknown.


This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..


Rudolf family

Finding aid date

2004-01-06 12:02:08+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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