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Fonds F0144 - George F.G. Stanley fonds.
CA ACU SPC F0144
George F.G. Stanley fonds.
- 1907-2007 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
6.020 m of textual records and other material.
Name of creator
Canadian author, educator, historian and public servant George Francis Gilman Stanley was born in Calgary, Alberta, on July 6, 1907. Educated at the University of Alberta and Oxford University, he served in the Second World War as director of the Canadian Army's Historical Section in London. He subsequently taught at Mount Allison University, University of British Columbia and Royal Military College. Dr. Stanley was a Companion of the Order of Canada, the recipient of twelve honorary degrees, Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick (1982-1987), designer of the Canadian maple leaf flag, and author of eighteen books and countless articles and book reviews. He died in Sackville, New Brunswick on September 13, 2002.
Donated by Mrs. Ruth Stanley in 2003, 2009, and 2012.
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Scope and content
Fonds consists of correspondence; research notebooks; manuscripts of articles, addresses, book reviews, forewords, lectures, mini-speeches and speeches and Ph.D. dissertation; published works; degrees, awards and honours; scrapbooks including digitized copes on a CD; works about G.F.G. Stanley and his family including eulogies delivered at his funeral; 6 bankers boxes of periodicals; and miscellaneous material.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Language and script notes
Text in English and French.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
File level inventory available at repository.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of the fonds.
Includes 47 photographs, 1 CD, and 0.41 m of realia.