Collection SCA31-WA17 - Dorothea Palmer collection.

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Dorothea Palmer collection.

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  • Variations in title: This collection was originally called "Dorothea Palmer : Rex vs. Palmer."

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The material was shipped to A.R. Kaufman from the office of F.W. Wegenast after his unexpected death and was stored "In attic at 621 King".

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Collection consists of F.W. Wegenast's material relating to the trial of Dorothea Palmer. It contains correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts of court examinations, arguments used in court, research materials, documents, printed and published items, and clippings relating to the case Rex vs. Palmer.

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The term "correspondence" in scope and content note refers to originals, carbons, letter copies, cables, etc.

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The collection was donated by A. R. Kaufman of Kitchener, Ontario in 1974.


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May 2020: Collection creator changed from Dorothea Palmer to F.W. Wegenast. - DR

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