Fonds F01217 - William Malcolm Drummond fonds

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William Malcolm Drummond fonds

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CA ON00239 F01217

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  • 1933-1963 (Creation)
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    Drummond, William Malcolm

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0.05 m of textual records

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(1897?-1965)

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Professor W.M. Drummond was born at Britol, Quebec in 1897 (date indefinite). He graduated from Queen's University in 1923 with an honours B.A. and medal in political science. He received the M.A. degree from the University of Toronto in 1924. He then lectured at the University of Alberta from 1924 to 1926 before taking an A.M. and Ph.D. at Harvard. In 1937 W. M. Drummond was appointed Professor and head of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Ontario Agricultural College. During World war II he served on various federal commmittees and boards before returning to O.A.C. in 1945. He served as a member of the Royal Commission on Agriculture in Newfoundland (1953), the Royal Commission on Canada's Economic Prospects (1955), and the Royal Commission on Price Spreads (1957). He died at home in 1965.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, 1933-1953, news clippings, pamphlets, texts of speeches and conference proceedings. Working papers for the Royal Commission on Agriculture in Newfoundland, the Royal Commission on Canada's Economic Prospects and the Royal Commission on Price Spreads. Working files for the Food and Agricultural Organization, International Federation of Agricultural Produces and the Ontario Agricultural College.

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Donated by W.M. Drummond - 1977

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  • English

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2134

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  • Shelf: 2134