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Memorial Number: 12006-016
Type: book of remembrance
Location: Manning Chapel, Acadia University
Wolfville, NS
Surveyor: Marilyn Gurney
Photo Credit: Marilyn Gurney

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This book of remembrance was unveiled on 1 March 1998 through the efforts of the Wolfville Historical Society, Acadia University and the local Royal Canadian Legion branch. The memorial is dedicated to the men and women of Acadia University as well as the town of Wolfville in general who died during the First and Second World Wars and the Korean War.


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BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE

THIS BOOK REMEMBERS AND HONOURS THE MEN AND WOMEN OF WOLFVILLE AND ITS IMMEDIATE AREA AND OF ACADIA UNIVERSITY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY IN WORLD WAR I, WORLD WAR II AND THE KOREAN CONFLICT.

THIS SINGULAR BOOK WAS COMMISSIONED BY THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION (WOLFVILLE BRANCH), ACADIA UNIVERSITY AND THE WOLFVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

ALL THE COMPONENTS WERE DESIGNED BY DAVID SILVERBERG B.A., R.C.A., F.R.S.A.

THE ILLUMINATIONS WERE CREATED, ENGRAVED AND HAND COLOURED BY DAVID SILVERBERG

THE PAPER IS JOHANNOT 2409 THE LEATHER COVER IS CRIMSON NIGERIAN GOATSKIN

THE NAMES AND TEXT WERE HAND SET IN GOLD FOIL BY KEVIN CONRAD AND FERNAND DAIGLE

THE BINDING WAS BY FERNAND DAIGLE, BOUTILIERS POINT, NOVA SCOTIA

THE CABINET AND DISPLAY CASE WERE BUILT BY GREG MACDOW, PORT WILLIAMS, NOVA SCOTIA

THIS UNIQUE EFFORT IS PAID FOR BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION

DELIVERED TO THE CHAPEL AT ACADIA UNIVERSITY JANUARY 7, 1998

THE BOOK WILL BE 'DEDICATED' AT THE MANNING MEMORIAL CHAPEL, ITS PERMANENT PLACE, ON MARCH 1, 1998