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MS Am 1088.11

King, William Lyon Mackenzie, 1874-1950. William Lyon Mackenzie King letters to Elizabeth Gaskell Norton, 1906-1911: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1088.11
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: King, William Lyon Mackenzie, 1874-1950.
Title: William Lyon Mackenzie King letters to Elizabeth Gaskell Norton,
Date(s): 1906-1911.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.33 linear feet)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters of the Canadian politician William Lyon Mackenzie King.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Source unknown; received: 1948.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

William Lyon Mackenzie King Letters to Elizabeth Gaskell Norton, 1906-1911 (MS Am 1088.11). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

King was a Canadian politician and served as prime minister of Canada for 21 years (1921-1930 and 1935-1948). Elizabeth Gaskell Norton (1866- ) was the daughter of Charles Eliot Norton, editor, literary scholar, and professor of fine arts at Harvard.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Chiefly letters to Elizabeth Gaskell Norton, as well as clippings, a photograph of King, and reports concerning King's tenure as Deputy Minister of Labor and the coal miners strike at Lethbridge, Alberta.

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