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Mercer, Dr. Samuel. Dr. Samuel Mercer papers
TitleMercer, Dr. Samuel. Dr. Samuel Mercer papers
Creator of ContentMercer, Samuel A. B. (Samuel Alfred Browne), b. 1880
Date of Content1949-04-04; 1969-01-13
SubjectMercer, Samuel A. B. (Samuel Alfred Browne), b. 1880
Scope and Content of FondsThis file consists of two documents, both relating to Dr. Samuel A. B. Mercer, a Newfoundland born professor of Semantic Languages and Egyptology. The first is a letter written by Mercer to a family friend named Mary. The letter is very general, containing little insight on the writer or the recipient. The second document is Mercer's obituary dated January 13, 1969 from an unknown newspaper source, detailing his career as an Egyptologist and listing several of the honours bestowed on him for his work in that field.
Extent of Fonds2 pages of text
Author of Finding AidFlaherty, Sara M.
Date of Finding Aid2000
Resource TypeFinding Aid
TypeText
FormatText/XML
IdentifierMF-348
Languageeng
ProvenanceFound in 1990 in a copy of Dr. Mercer's autobiography entitled A Brief Autobiography acquired by the Centre for Newfoundland Studies book collection.
CollectionArchives and Special Collections Finding Aids (EAD)
SponsorMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Division
RestrictionsThere are no restrictions on access.
CONTENTdm file name120.xml
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