Rankin family fonds

Title: Rankin family fonds

Dates of creation: 1883-1975, predominant 1901-1945

Physical description: 1.16 metres of textual and graphic material

Biographical Sketch: William Rankin was father of Garnet Rankin (7 December 1887-23 November 1963) and Roy William Rankin (9 October 1894-12 May 1975). Garnet was born in Perth County, Ontario and earned a BASc in 1915. Roy William was born in Chicago, Illinois, studied Arts at University College from 1911-1913 and earned an MB in 1918.

Scope and content: Correspondence and photoprints of William Rankin. Biographical files, certificates, correspondence, diaries, course notes and photoprints of his sons, Garnet and Roy William, students respectively in engineering and medicine.

Finding Aids: Box list

Access: Open

Accession number: B1989-0007