Fonds F01936 - Mario Creet fonds

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Mario Creet fonds

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  • 1820-1995 (Creation)
    Creator
    Creet, Mario

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1.26 m of textual records, 22 photographs

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(1924-1994)

Biographical history

Mario Andrew Creet (1924-1994) was born in Calcutta, India of Armenian parents. He was educated at St. Xaviers College Calcutta; BA Calcutta University 1942; BSc (Chemical Engineering) Imperial College, London, 1948; MA Queen's University, Canada, 1983 and PhD History, Queens University, Canada, 1992. Dr. Creet emigrated to Canada in 1965 and worked at Du Pont of Canada's Kingston Works. Later he came to Queen's University where he was employed in the Principal's Office. From there he transferred to the Archives and later was a part-time lecturer on "History of Technology" in the History Department at Queen's. Following his retirement, Dr. Creet researched and was completing a biography of Sir Sanford Fleming when he died. Mario Creet was predeceased by his wife Magda. He left two sons and two daughters.

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The fonds consists of the research material, correspondence and manuscripts produced by Dr. Creet for his uncompleted biography of Sir Sanford Fleming.

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Donated by Amanda Gray

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The material had been arranged by the creator prior to donation. The original arrangement was maintained for this fonds.

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  • English

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5137.3

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Open

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Copyright provisions may apply, please see archivist.

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Revised

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Description created on 1999/08/27. Last updated 18/06/2015.
Archivist(s): Stewart Renfrew, Mario Creet, Joy Frith, Ken Willmott

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  • English

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  • Shelf: 5137.3