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Fonds F0045 - William D. Gentleman fonds.

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William D. Gentleman fonds.


  • 1910 - 1922 (Creation)

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13 cm of textual records.

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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.

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Donated by Dorothy Gentleman in 1982.

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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.

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Text in English.

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