Title: Arthur Meighen fonds
Extent: 1 audio disc
Biographical Sketch: Arthur Meighen, 1874-1960,
was prime minister of Canada from 1920-1921 and again in 1926. Following
his graduation from the University of Toronto in 1896, Meighen relocated
to Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. He was appointed solicitor general
in 1908, and secretary of state in 1910. He was minister of the
interior in the Union government elected in 1917.
Custodial History: This phonograph was donated
to the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
by St. John's College, University of Manitoba in 1982.
Scope and Content: The fonds consists of a 33
1/3 rpm phonograph record of a speech delivered before the Canadian
Club of Toronto on February 24, 1936 by Arthur Meighen on the subject
of William Shakespeare. It is entitled "The Greatest Englishman
Source of Supplied Title: Title based on provenance
Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this
Finding Aid: Finding aid is currently unavailable.