Fonds F01434 - Leonard Walter Brockington fonds

Antranio (Tony) Bakersian

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Leonard Walter Brockington fonds

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  • [ca. 1938]-1966 (Creation)
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    Brockington, Leonard Walter

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4 m of textual records, 20 photographs

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(1888-1966)

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Born in Cardiff, Wales, (1888), and educated at the University of Wales and the University of Alberta, L.W. Brockington, government advisor, practiced law for some time in Prime Minister R.B. Bennett's law firm in Calgary, and was Calgary city solicitor, 1922-1935. In 1936, he became first chairman of the CBC and in 1940, and 1941, he was a special wartime assistant to Prime Minister Mackenzie King. He served as advisor on Commonwealth affairs to the British Ministry of Information, 1942-1943. He was later, president of Odeon Theatres, and rector of Queen's University. He died in 1966.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, broadcasts, writings, subject files and photographs. Included are many of his most famous addresses.

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Purchase and gift of Joseph Paithouski

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  • English

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2358
F3 C1.1.001

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Open

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Copyright restrictions may apply.

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  • Shelf: 2358
  • Shelf: F3 C1.1.001
  • Shelf: SR133
  • Shelf: SR134
  • Shelf: SR1244