Andrew George Latta McNaughton fonds [multiple media]
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Andrew George Latta McNaughton fonds [multiple media]Hierarchical level:FondsDate:1764-1966.Reference:R2689-0-6-E, MG30-E133Type of material:Textual material, Photographs, Sound recordings, Moving imagesFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:101954Context of this record:
Record Information – DetailsFonds includes:153 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1764-1966.Place of creation:No place, unknown, or undeterminedExtent:48.89 m of textual records.
1603 photographs chiefly b&w.
19 film reels (3 h, 6 min).
53 audio reels (22 h, 39 min).Language of material:EnglishScope and content:Collection consists of militia and World War I, 1908-1919; Interwar years, 1919-1939; Canadian army overseas, 1921, 1939-1944; Minister of National Defence, 1944-1946; Permanent Joint Board of Defence and United Nations, 1940-1960; personal, 1764-1966; International Joint Commission, 1950-1966; speeches, addresses, articles, interviews, and scrapbooks, 1914-1966; additional material, 1939-1940, 1942, 1947.
The collection contains original and copied photographs depicting the life and career of General A.G.L. McNaughton, including photos of his family, ancestors, friends, his public and military activities, and a photograph of a portrait of McNaughton done by K.S. Brydone-Jack, n.d., 1861-1967.
The collection contains sound recordings of interviews, speeches and documentaires relating to the General in his various functions, 1950-1966. Also included are newsreels from the Canadian Army Film Unit, 1942-1943.Additional name(s):Biography/Administrative history:McNaughton, A. G. L. (Andrew George Latta), 1887-1966 : Andrew George Latta McNaughton, born in 1887 at Moosomin, Sask., graduated in engineering from McGill University. Beginning as an artillery officer in World War I, McNaughton became Chief of the General Staff during the inter-war years. Co-inventor of the cathode ray direction finder in 1923, he became President of the National Research Council in 1935. He served as Commander, First Canadian Army Overseas in World War II, Minister of National Defence, November 1944 to August 1945, Canadian representative on the United Nations, President U.N. Security Council, Chairman of the Permanent Joint Board of Defence (Canadian Section), and Canadian chairman of the International Joint Commission. Following his retirement from I.J.C. in 1962, McNaughton waged a fight against the existing terms of the Columbia River Treaty until his death. See also: The Canadian Encyclopedia, 1985, The Canadian Who's Who, 1964-1966, and Encyclopedia Canadiana.Finding aid:Textual records (Electronic) The finding aid is a list of file titles for each series or in some cases a descriptive file list. MSS0417 (90: Open)
http://data2.archives.ca/pdf/pdf001/p000001483.pdfGraphic material (Paper) Copied photographs: See "Photographic inventories, indexes, and caption lists arranged by accession number". FA-500 (Restrictions not set)Moving images (Electronic) See MISACS for item level descriptions. (Restrictions not set)Additional information:General Note:Received during the years 1968 to 1981 from the McNaughton family, Christina McDougall, Directorate of History, Canadian Forces Headquarters, W.R. Meredith and Mrs. Ellinor Swettenham. Additional items are available at the Directorate of History, Department of National Defence., Charts and graphs are in vertical storage. Additional items are available at the Directorate of History, D.N.D.Subject heading:Source:Private
Sound recordings: Reproduction and use in any form requires the written permission of the coyright holders.
Moving images: Copyright expired. There are no donor restrictions on reproduction.
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