Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00192 2B Annex - E. Lloyd Caldwell Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00192 2B Annex


E. Lloyd Caldwell Papers


  • 1980 (Creation)

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2 boxes

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Born in Massachusetts, Col. Caldwell moved to Canada and became an officer in the Royal Canadian Dragoons. He taught at the College Militaire Royal in St. Johns, Quebec and became an authority on the history of the area. At the time of his death which took place in nova Scotia when he was 91, he had completed two histories of the Richelieu Valley, and a historical novel 'Etoffe du Pays' which is set in the same area during the period of the American Revolution.

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The E. Lloyd Papers were presented to the University of Toronto by E. Lloyd Caldwell's daughter-in-law Mrs. Richard B.V. Caldwell in 1980.

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Contains two unpublished manuscripts of the history of the Richelieu Valley.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form:

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  • English

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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