- 1885-1989 (Creation)
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17.3 m of multimedia records (98 boxes)
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Charles Perry Stacey was a military historian and Professor at the University of Toronto, 1959-1975. Born in Toronto, he received his undergraduate education at the University of Toronto (BA 1924) and completed his PhD at Princeton University (1933) where he also taught from 1934-1940. During the Second World War, Stacey served as the Canadian Army's historical officer in London, England. Immediately following the war he became the Chief Army Historian, a position he held until retirement in 1959. Following his retirement, Stacey returned to Toronto to teach and lecture at the University of Toronto. In 1965 he moved back to Ottawa for a year in order to preside over National Defence's newly unified triservice Directorate of History. Distinguished military historian and Professor at the University of Toronto until 1976, Stacey died in 1989 at the age of 83.
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Records documenting C. P. Stacey’s personal life, education, research, teaching, and administrative activities as professor of history and with the Directorate of History, Department of National Defence. Includes: manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, addresses and lectures, publications, subject and research files, student papers, memorabilia, reports, reviews, notes, and clippings.
See accession-level descriptions for further details. The largest accession is B1990-0020 (12.37 m; 72 boxes).
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Box and file lists available for accessions B1990-0020, B1991-0013, B1991-0033, B1993-0021, B1993-0032; see link below.