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Fonds F0045 - William D. Gentleman fonds.
CA ACU SPC F0045
William D. Gentleman fonds.
- 1910 - 1922 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
13 cm of textual records.
Name of creator
Agricultural specialist and cattle buyer William Donald Gentleman attended West of Scotland Agricultural College in Glasgow, Scotland, from 1920-1922. Married Dorothy Gentleman in 1928 with whom he had four children. Settled in Lethbridge, Alberta, in 1943 when he accepted a position at the Lethbridge Research Station. Manager of Burns & Co. in 1946. Died suddenly on December 22, 1950.
Donated by Dorothy Gentleman in 1982.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of eleven notebooks containing class notes taken at West of Scotland Agricultural College, Glasgow, Scotland, in subjects including Intermediate and Advanced Agriculture, Practical Botany, Bacteriology, Dairy Farming and Cheese Making; and several pamphlets on agricultural topics, 1910-1922.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
File level inventory available at repository.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Title based on contents of the fonds.