Fonds 1684 - Rankin Family fonds

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UTA 1684


Rankin Family fonds


  • 1883-1975; (pre-dominant 1901-1945) (Creation)

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1.16 m of textual and graphic records (8 boxes)

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-Garnet Rankin: Born Perth County, Ontario, 7 December 1887; BASc 1915. Died 23 November 1963
-Roy William Rankin: Born Chicago, Illinois, 9 October 1894; Arts (University College), 1911-1913, MB 1918; died 12 May 1975

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Correspondence of William Rankin; biographical files, certificates, correspondence, diaries, course notes and photographs of his sons, Garnet and Roy William, students respectively in engineering and medicine. Also includes 8 photographic portraits of Rankin family members.

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