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Parker, Matthew A., 1871-1953

Matthew A. Parker fonds, 1751-1961

12.5 cm of textual records (1 box)

Mss Sc 56

Born in Renfrewshire, Scotland, Parker was a graduate of the University of Glasgow. He came to Canada in 1904 to establish the department of chemistry at the University of Manitoba. He later helped to found the Scientific Club of Winnipeg and contributed to the establishment of the Canadian Institute of Chemistry in 1919.

The collection consists of the personal papers of Matthew A. Parker including correspondence, an autograph collection of famous British personalities, biographical items, family documents, and letters of recommendation.

Donated by Mrs. Elizabeth Smith, 1979

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