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Dr. A.H.S. Gillson fonds
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- Gillson, Dr. A.H.S.
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1 folder of textual material
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([1900s] - 1954)
Dr. Albert Henry Stewart Gillson was born in England and educated at Cambridge University. He had an academic career in mathematical physics and taught and served as vice principal of Dawson College at McGiill University in Montreal before serving as the President of the University of Manitoba from 1948 to 1954. He was also the national chairman of the Federation of Canadian Artists and president of the Canadian Arts Council. He was the first President of the Winnipeg Ballet Board of Directors from 1949 to 1950, and remained on the Board as Honorary President until his death in 1954.
The records of Dr. A.H.S. Gillson came to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet archives as part of a transfer of records from the RWB.
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The Dr. A.H.S. Gillson fonds includes a newspaper article (1950).
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No restrictions on access.
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The responsibility for conforming with copyright, libel and privacy legislation lies with the researcher.
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The Dysart Memorial Collection of manuscripts, rare books, and private press editions housed at the University of Manitoba Archives and Special Collections were selected by Dr. Gillson while he was President.
No further accruals are expected.
See records of the Board of Directors (BRD) for other material pertaining to Dr. A.H.S. Gillson.
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