CA ON00362 S706
Sir Wilfrid Laurier collection
- 1878-1999, predominant 1889-1900 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
10 cm of textual records 6 photographs : b&w 2 audio cassettes
Name of creator
(1841 - 1919)
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.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
The majority of the collection was purchased in 1973. Additions were acquired through purchase and donation.
Content and structure area
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
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
No further accruals are expected.
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Related units of description
Title taken from contents of the collection.
Letters in French have English translation.