Fonds F0327 - Douglas How fonds

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Douglas How fonds

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0.01 m of textual records

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Douglas George How (1919- ), journalist and author, was born and educated in Canada. He worked as a reporter with the Moncton 'Times' before joining the Canadian Press bureau in Halifax (1940). Following service as a war correspondent for CP, How joined then in the- Parliamentary Press Gallery as a CP reporter (1945-1953). He served as executive assistant to Robert Winters, minister of Public Works (1955-1957), then with 'Time' magazine in Canada and United States. How was managing editor in Canada for 'Reader's digest' (1959-1969). How is author of a regimental history, 'Canada's mystery man of high finance,' (Izaak Killam), and of other works.

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Fonds consists of a typewritten memoir of Douglas George How's two years as assistant to Robert Henry Winters, Canadian Minister of Public Works, 1955-1957.

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Associated material may be found in the Douglas How fonds at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick.

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The fonds comprises the following accession: 1971-004. Further accruals are expected.

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2002/04/04 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/04 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/04/29 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording in accruals, access restrictions.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM
2018/04/09 KCP. Added GMD, fixed dates, added associated material note, and published

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