Fonds 2041 - Charles Bruce Sissons fonds

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CA ON00357 2041

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Charles Bruce Sissons fonds

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  • 1931–1961 (Creation)

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72 cm of textual records

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(1879–1965)

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Charles Bruce Sissons was born near Barrie and graduated from Victoria University in 1901. After studying at Oxford University, he returned to Victoria in 1909 to teach history, initially as a lecturer, later becoming an Associate Professor and then Professor Emeritus. He is perhaps best known for his biography of Egerton Ryerson. He also published a history of Victoria University.

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Fonds consists of manuscripts, notes and other material relating to Sissons' biography of Egerton Ryerson [193-], as well as articles [1931-1949], notes regarding Victoria University history [ca. 1950], and reminiscences [ca. 1961].

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