Fonds 10-2004 - Martin Kavanagh fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Martin Kavanagh fonds

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description


Reference code

CA MCK 10-2004

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • 1971-1987 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

12.5 cm textual records

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Martin Kavanagh was born in Wicklow, Ireland in 1895. He was educated in Wexford, Dublin and London. Following his arrival in Canada in 1923, Mr. Kavanagh was employed as the Principal of Treherene High School. In 1929 he joined the staff of Brandon Collegiate Institute. He taugh Latin and Geography at the Collegiate until 1963. In 1946, Mr. Kavanagh published The Assiniboine Basin, A Study of Discovery, Exploration and s ettlenment. In 1963, He published La verendrye - His Life and Times. Martin Kavanagh died in 1987.

Custodial history

Fonds remained in the possession of Mr. Kevin Kavanagh and Mr. James Wall following Mr. Kavanagh's death.

Scope and content

Fonds contains an unpublished autobiography written by Martin Kavanagh and several draft narratives for a slide presenation based on Mr. Kavanagh's biography of La Verendrye. Fonds also contains one file of business correspondence c. 1971.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition


Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access


Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids


Associated materials

Related materials


Language of material note


Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

  • English

Script of description


Accession area

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres