Personal papers. Personal correspondence [textual record]

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Series
    Date:
    1847-1891.
    Type of material:
    Textual material
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    122160
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  • Series includes:
    246 lower level description(s)
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    Date(s):
    1847-1891.
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    Click here
    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    Extent:
    0.1 m of textual records.
    Language of material:
    English
    Scope and content:
    Series includes letters from Macdonald's son, Hugh John and from other family members. The majority of letters in the series come from other persons, some prominent, others not. Most of the correspondence in the series was written to Macdonald, but a small number of letters were written to Lord Elgin, Lord Dufferin or other figures. The series also includes a few letters to and from Thomas D'Arcy McGee. The letters touch on such subjects as marriage, honours, membership in the Freemasons and remedies for illness.
    Finding aid:
    Textual records: (Paper) Finding aid contains an index listing each author, the date of the letter and subject discussed. MSS104

    Additional information:
    Availability of other formats note:
    Also available on microfilm, reel C-1809.
    Source:
    Private
    Former archival reference no.:
    MG26-A
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