Title and statement of responsibility area
Edgar Richardson collection
General material designation
- Textual record
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Level of description
CA NL0051 PL40
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
1972, 1981 (Creation)
- Edgar Richardson
Physical description area
0.5cm textual records.
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Archival description area
Name of creator
Edgar Richardson (1878-1974) worked in a lobster canning factory owned by Will Harding from the age of 14 on an island in the Labrador region. He later moved to Sable River, Nova Scotia where, in 1972, he shared stories of his life on the Labrador coast with his neighbor W. Chris Robart who transcribed them.
Scope and content
Collection consists of correspondence from W. Chris Robart to THEM DAYS concerning Edgar Richardson (1981); Transcript of Reminiscences of Edgar Richardson (in his 94th year) as told to Chris Robart (1972). Covering dates of material: (1892-1902).
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Chris Robart in 1981.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Original in possession of Chris Robart.
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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Much material in THEM DAYS Archives has copyright protection. Researchers must obtain permission from copyright holders before publication in any form.
File lists and subject indexes are available.
No further accruals are expected.
Much material in this story is likely of a fictional nature, as there was never a lobster factory in Labrador. It is a possible that the story could have been about a whale or salmon operation.