Fonds MtA99 - Laurence Harold Cragg

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Laurence Harold Cragg

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  • Textual record
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CA MtA MtA99

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  • 1968-1975 (Creation)
    Cragg, Laurence Harold

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19.5 cm of textual records and other material

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(1912 -)

Biographical history

Born 17 September 1912 in Lethbridge, Alberta, Laurence Harold Cragg attended the University of Toronto (Victoria College) where he received his BA in 1934, MA in 1935 and PhD in 1937 (in physical chemistry with Dr. F.B. Kenrick). He has held varying positions at the University of Toronto, Brandon College, McMaster University, the University of Michigan and the University Alberta. He was president of Mount Allison University from 1963 to 1975.

His publications include reviews and articles in journals, booklets and several books relating to chemistry. He has been a member of several societies and boards such as the Chemical Institute of Canada and Science Teacher's Association of Ontario.

He has been an active member of the United Church of Canada, has visited several foreign universities and been active in several clubs and associations, such as the Glee Club at Brandon College and the Bach-Elgar Choir in Hamilton, Ontario. He has also made numerous addresses to scientific conferences, educational societies, church groups and so forth.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists two series:
-Series 1 - consists of personal diaries kept by Laurence H. Cragg while he was president of Mount Allison University, including several pencil and ink drawings of people, buildings, and other subjects.
-Series 2 - consists of Mount Allison University programs and menus; Mount Allison University invitations; departmental brochure for the Music Department; and other programs, menus, and invitations.

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Donated by Dr. Laurence H. Cragg, 1991


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  • English

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Closed for 40 years from date of document

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