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Donald B Smith fonds
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- Donald B. Smith
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8.47 m of textual records
1 audio cassette
1 compact disc
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Professor Donald B. Smith is Professor Emeritus of History at University of Calgary. He was born in 1946 and is married to Nancy Townshend. He received a Ph.D. at University of Toronto in 1975 and has written several books related to the history of nineteenth century Canada and to Aboriginals in Canada, including Mississauga Portraits: Ojibwe Voices from the Nineteenth Century Canada (2013); Honore Jaxon Prairie Visionary Regina (2007); Calgary's Grand Story: The Making of a Prairie Metropolis from the Viewpoint of Two Heritage Buildings (2005); Long Lance: The Glorious Imposter (1999); From the Land of Shadows: The Making of Grey Owl (1990); Sacred Feathers: the Reverend Peter Jones (Kahkewaquonaby) and the Mississauga Indians (1987), and others.
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These fonds consists of research and other records relating to Smith's publications on the history of Aboriginal Canada, in particular Sacred Feathers and Mississauga Portraits. See the finding aid for details.
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Records acquired from Donald Smith in 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022 and 2023.
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In Hindsight: Half a Century of Research Discoveries in Canadian History - https://ontariohistoricalsociety.ca/podcasts/in-hindsight/
A podcast series presented by Don Smith and produced by the Ontario Historical Society. Each episode focuses on an individual in Canadian history who was central to Smith's research, and delves deeper into their personal back stories.
Further accruals are expected.
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MO: March 14, 2016
Revised BC: June 10, 2019
Revised BC: January 31, 2023
Revised BC: June 8, 2023