Fonds PR0542 - L.J. Wilson fonds

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L.J. Wilson fonds

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    • 1921-1969 (Creation)

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    0.03 m of textual records. – 2 audio reels

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    LeRoy John Wilson conducted research on Perren Earle Baker for his Master of Education thesis, which was completed in 1970. The thesis was entitled: "Perren Baker and the United Farmers of Alberta : educational principles and policies of an agrarian government."

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    Fonds consists of the research records of L.J. Wilson and includes correspondence, notes, copies of articles about Perren Earle Baker, and taped interviews with Baker and Richard Reid. Fonds also includes some personal records of Baker including memoranda, correspondence, and speeches.

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    Mr. L.J. Wilson deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1971.


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        The material is in English.

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        Access Conditions: None

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        Published works by LeRoy John Wilson, The Education of the Farmer: The Educational Objectives and Activities of the United Farmers of Alberta and the Saskatchewan Grain Grower's Association, 1920-1930 (370.1934 W695 PAA) and The Weather Factory: A Pictorial History of Medicine Hat (971.234 J713 PAA) are available in the Provincial Archives of Alberta Reference Library.

        Other records regarding Perren Earle Baker can be found in the Perren Earle Baker fonds at the Glenbow Archives in Calgary, Alberta.

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        Further information about Perren Earle Baker can be found in an article by L.J. Wilson entitled Perren Baker and Alberta's School Reorganization in the Canadian Journal of Education.

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