Fonds 09-2003 - William R. Morrison Collection

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William R. Morrison Collection

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CA MCK 09-2003

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  • 1881-1991, predominant 1986-1991. (Creation)

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1.5 cm textual material
25 photographs various sizes(some negatives

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William R. Morrison was born in Hamilton Ontario in 1942. He holds degrees from McMaster University and the University of Western Ontario, and has taught since 1969 at Brandon University, Lakehead University, and the University of Northern British Columbia, as well as courses at the University of Victoria and Duke University. He was the founding Dean of Research and Graduate Studies at UNBC. He is author and co-author of twelve books and many book chapters and journal articles, most of them on the history of Northern Canada.

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Some of this material was in the possession of the Brandon University Library prior to its possession by Dr. Morrison for use in the production of My Dear Maggie. That created by Dr. Morrison was in his possession until its donation to the S.J. McKee Archives.

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Fonds contains copies of settlement era 1881-1905 documents related to Wallace family homesteading in the Shellmouth region, correspondence between Andrews Wallace and figures at Brandon College c. 1941 concerning the donation of the Wallace correspondence to the Brandon College library, and extensive correspondence to and from Dr. William Morrison concerning the publication of My Dear Maggie, an edited version of some of the Wallace correspondence.

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