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
Open to all researchers
Finding aid available