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A mythology of Nova Scotia

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 254

Scope and Contents

An unpublished collection of typescript prose and poetry fragments, 162 pages, described by the author in a letter to the R.C.S. Librarian, 26 September 1996: 'This resulted out of a year spent in Cambridge in 1979-80 and the literary effort trying to mend the split in my mind between Cambridge and Nova Scotia/Canada'.


  • Creation: 1996-07


Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

The background of John E.R. Devlin of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, is not known.


1 file(s) (1 ringbinder) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 64

Other Finding Aids

MSS Addenda, vol. III.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Mr Devlin, 14 November 1996.


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


Devlin, John E R, fl 1979-1996

Includes index.
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Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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