Call Number: Mss Sc 54
Title: George Bryce fonds.
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
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unpublished typescript of The Illustrated History of Winnipeg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
Accruals: No further accruals to this fonds are
Finding aid: A printed finding aid is available
in the Archives reading room.