Public Archives of Nova Scotia

Local namePublic Archives of Nova Scotia
LocationHalifax, Canada

Nova Scotia Archives is a governmental archival institution serving the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. The archives acquires, preserves and makes available the province's documentary heritage — recorded information of provincial significance created or accumulated by government and the private sector over the last 300 years.

The idea for a provincial archives and a Provincial Archivist first took root on April 30, 1857 when a resolution was put forward in the Legislative Assembly, making it the first provincial archives in Canada. Thomas Beamish Akins, a lawyer, historian, archivist, and author, was appointed Nova Scotia's first Commissioner of Public Records from 1857 until his death in 1891.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nova_Scotia_Archives_and_Records_Management

Official Website https://archives.novascotia.ca/

Coordinates 44°38'15.454" N -63°35'9.377" E

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