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Lochhead family fonds

DATES OF CREATION:
1879-1987

PHYSICAL EXTENT:
14 m of textual records; 1.7 m of photographs

ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY/BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH:
The Lochhead family were pioneers from Perth County, Ontario. William Lochhead (1864-1927), taught biology at the Ontario Agricultural College and MacDonald College; his son Alan Grant Lochhead (1890-1980), received a Ph.D. from McGill in 1919 and became chief of the Bacteriology division, Dominion Department of Agriculture; grandson Kenneth Lochhead, is a well known Canadian artist, and grandson Douglas Lochhead is a poet, author, librarian, bibliographer and Professor Emeritus of Canadian Studies, at Mount Allison University. Lillias Grant Lochhead was born 1 March 1865 in Windsor, Ontario. She married William Lochhead 14 August 1889 and devoted most of her life to her husband and family. She was a strong Canadian nationalist and monarchist, anti-Marxist and anti-Stalinist. Helen Louise Van Wart was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, 28 February 1893. She graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a BA degree in 1913 and studied piano and voice at the Leipzig Conservatory of Music. She married Grant Lochhead, 2 December 1919 and devoted her life to her family and the support of community musical activities, mainly in Ottawa, Ontario

CUSTODIAL HISTORY:
Fonds was in the continuous custody of the Lochhead family.

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
Fonds consists mainly of records generated by family relationships and Douglas Grant Lochhead's professional records. Fonds is arranged in six series: William and Lillias Lochhead, 1879-1949; Alan Grant and Helen Lochhead, 1913-1984; Douglas Grant Lochhead, 1939-1987; Kenneth C. Lochhead, 1930-1984; Articles and clippings; and photographs, predominantly of friends and family.

SOURCE OF TITLE:
Title based on the content of the fonds

ACCRUALS:
Not expected

ASSOCIATED MATERIALS:
None known

FINDING AIDS:
Inventory available at repository

IMMEDIATE SOURCE OF ACQUISITION:
Donated by Douglas Lochhead, 1987

LANGUAGE:
English

LOCATION OF ORIGINALS:
Mount Allison University

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION:
Not available

ALL OTHER NOTES:
Not applicable

RETRIEVAL NUMBER:
8701

REPOSITORY:
Mount Allison University Archives

RESTRICTIONS ON ACCESS, USE AND REPRODUCTION:
Open for research purposes. Copying and/or publication permitted only with written permission of Douglas Lochhead through the Mount Allison University Archives

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