Fonds 08-016; -024; -003 - Brian Marsh McFadzen collection

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Brian Marsh McFadzen collection

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CA ON00333 08-016; -024; -003

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  • 1984-2006 (Creation)

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5 cm of textual records 9 audio cassettes 1 CD (photographs)

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Brian Marsh McFadzen (1945- ) was a college professor. He was educated at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, and has a B.A. in Political Studies and an M.A. also in Political Studies. He taught at Fleming College in Lindsay, Ontario from 1969 to 2000.

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Collection consists of 9 taped interviews on the subject of Leslie Frost (Premier of Ontario 1949-1961) and his brothers Cecil and Grenville of Lindsay, Ontario. Interviews were conducted by Brian McFadzen in 1984 with Roland Michener, William Davis, Clare Westcott, Richard Gorwill, Marjorie Porter, Hugh Latimer and Alf Cole. Transcripts of these interviews are provided. Collection also includes a compact disk of photographs reproduced from a Frost scrapbook showing photographs of Frost homes and offices in Lindsay and portraits of the Frost brothers. Also included is a paper given by Brian McFadzen in 2006, "The Frost Brothers in Lindsay."

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Collection acquired from creator in 2006.


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Audio tapes may not be copied. Transcripts may not be copied. Interviews with Richard Gorwill and William Davis are closed until their deaths.

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Related material can be found in the Frost Papers and in the Frost Taping Project Collection.

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