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Edwin Clarence Guillet fonds
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- Guillet, Edwin C., 1898-1975
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0.36 m of textual records
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Dr. Edwin Clarence Guillet was born in 1898 in Coburg, Ontario and educated at the Coburg Collegiate Institute, the University of Toronto (B. A. 1922, Economics and Political Science) and at McMaster University (B. A. 1926, English and History; M. A. 1927, History). He taught for thirty-three years at the Lindsay Collegiate Institute, at the Central Technical Institute, and at the Eastern High School of Commerce in Toronto. During this time he was also appointed Historiographer of the Department of Education of Ontario and wrote twenty published monographs, numerous articles for Canadian newspapers, magazines, and journals, as well as his fifty volume 'Great Canadian Trials' series. Dr. Guillet died in 1975.
The records were purchased by the Osgoode Hall Law Library in 1968 from Dr. Guillet.
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Fonds consists of the original manuscripts, and some additional typescripts, of the 'Famous Canadian Trials' series, volumes 1-50, created between 1943 and 1949.
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The records were transferred from Osgoode Hall Law Library in November 1975.
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The fonds comprises the following accession:1968-007. No further accruals are expected.
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2003/01/21 Ken Hernden:. EAD v 1.0 (Creation)
2003/01/21 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/04/08 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM
2017/04/11 KCP. Added GMD, fixed dates, and published
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