John Galbraith fonds

Title: John Galbraith fonds

Dates of creation: 1862-1961

Physical description: 1.42 metres of textual, graphic, and cartographic material and publications

Biographical Sketch: Galbraith was director of the School of Practical Science and dean of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.

Scope and content: Letterbooks, correspondence, certificates, notes, reports, prize books, biographical articles, genealogical records, addresses, diaries, notebooks, glass plate negatives, lantern slides, and other materials documenting the career of John Galbraith as a Dominion land surveyor and as Director and Dean of the School of Practical Science/Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering; biographical sketch by his son, John S. Galbraith. Includes records relating to trips to northern Ontario and Quebec, bridge construction and the investigation into the Quebec Bridge disaster.

Finding Aids: Available for some materials (B1970-0001, B1978-0018, B1987-0079)

Access: Open

Accession number: B1970-0001, B1978-0018, B1987-0061, B1987-0079; B1965-1118, B1974-1037, B1983-1312

Related records in a different fonds: Galbraith family fonds (B1988-0003, B2000-0018)