Fonds S706 - Sir Wilfrid Laurier collection

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CA ON00362 S706

Title

Sir Wilfrid Laurier collection

Date(s)

  • 1878-1999, predominant 1889-1900 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

10 cm of textual records 6 photographs : b&w 2 audio cassettes

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Name of creator

(1841 - 1919)

Biographical history

Wilfrid Laurier (1841-1919) was Canada's eighth Prime Minister, holding office 1896-1911. Laurier was born in St. Lin, Quebec. He received a law degree from McGill University in 1864, and practiced law in Montreal and Arthabaskville from 1864-1896. Wilfrid Laurier was Liberal party leader from 1887 until his death in 1919.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

The majority of the collection was purchased in 1973. Additions were acquired through purchase and donation.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of correspondence from Wilfrid Laurier to Ulric Barthe and others, photographs, publications, and other material about Wilfrid Laurier. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Correspondence Articles, publications, lectures, newspaper clippings Photographs, paintings Historical Programs, invitations

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No further accruals are expected.

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Open

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Title taken from contents of the collection.

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Letters in French have English translation.

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