Fonds 04-024 - Alfred O.C. Cole collection

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Alfred O.C. Cole collection

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CA ON00333 04-024

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  • 1957-1990 (Creation)

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42 cm of textual records 75 audio cassettes

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Alfred O.C. Cole (1925-1996) was an avid researcher, historian, and author. He was Registrar at Trent University from 1966 to 1987, and was a member of the History Department. He was also a political reporter for Toronto's Daily Mail and Globe and Mail, and wrote several articles and books.

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Collection consists of correspondence, interview audio cassettes and notes, and manuscripts relating to Alfred O.C. Cole's book, Trent: The Making of a University, 1957-1987.

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Collection acquired from Alfred O.C. Cole. A further manuscript acquired from Jean Murray Cole.


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Restricted until 2012.

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90-009, 98-007, and all records relating to Trent University.

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