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Call Number: Mss Sc 54

Title: George Bryce fonds.

Dates: 1870-1905.

Extent: 0.01 m of textual records.

Biographical sketch: George Bryce was born in Mount Pleasant, Ontario. He graduated from Knox College in Toronto in 1871. Commissioned by his church, he came to Winnipeg in 1871 to be the minister of Knox Presbyterian Church, the first Presbyterian congregation in the city. He was a founder of Manitoba College in 1871 and co-founder of the University of Manitoba. He spent many years researching the early history of Canada and he wrote several books. Many dealt with the Selkirk Settlers and the early pioneers of Manitoba. He was named Doctor of Letters in 1883 by the University of Manitoba and awarded a Doctor of Divinity by Knox College in 1903.

Scope and content: The collection contains an unpublished typescript of The Illustrated History of Winnipeg (1905), lacking chapters 1, 22-24.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material.

Accruals: No further accruals to this fonds are anticipated.

Finding aid: A printed finding aid is available in the Archives reading room.