Kenneth Porter Kirkwood fonds [multiple media]
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Kenneth Porter Kirkwood fonds [multiple media]Hierarchical level:FondsDate:1891-1990.Reference:R5320-0-4-E, MG27-IIIE3Type of material:Textual material, Photographs, Objects (including medals and pins), Maps and cartographic materialFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:103481Context of this record:
Record Information – DetailsFonds includes:22 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1891-1990.Place of creation:No place, unknown, or undeterminedExtent:11.62 m of texual records some photocopies.
215 photographs chiefly b&w.
10 medals with ribbons.
4 maps : col. 96 x 104 cm or smaller.
1 lapel pin.
1 flag heraldic, miniature.Language of material:EnglishAdded language of material:English, Polish, French, DutchScope and content:Fonds consists of documents related to the career of K.P. Kirkwood as a diplomat and a writer. This includes correspondence, diaries and journals, typescripts and drafts of poems and essays, speeches and addresses, and press clippings, n.d., 1891-1990.
The fonds contains photographs depicting the activities, views, groups, and individuals associated with the life and career of K.P. Kirkwood.
The fonds also contains medals and a pin presented to Kirkwood, [ca. 1914]-1983.
The fonds also contains a road map of the Netherlands, n.d.; a tourist map of Constantinople, 1922; and two maps of France showing transportation routes, n.d..Provenance:Additional name(s):Biography/Administrative history:Kirkwood, Kenneth P. (Kenneth Porter), 1899-1968 : Kenneth Porter Kirkwood, born in 1899 at Brampton, Ont., received his education from the University of Toronto, B.A. 1922, and Columbia University, M.A. 1927. He served during World War I with the Royal Air Force, 1917-1918. During the 1920s he was on staff of Appleby College, Columbia University, the Brooklyn Law School and the International College at Smyrna. His diplomatic career began when he joined the Canadian Diplomatic Service in 1928. During the course of his career,his appointments included, 2nd Secretary to the Canadian Legation in Washington, 1928-1929, Tokyo, 1929-1939, and The Hague, 1940-1941, lst secretary to the Canadian Consul in Greenland, 1940-1941, assisted in opening new Canadian Consul in Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires, 1941, Santiago, 1942, Warsaw, 1947-1950. He served as Adviser to the Canadian Delegation of the U.N. General Assembly in Paris, 1948 and New York, 1954. Further appointments included, High Commissioner to Pakistan, 1952-1954. Ambassador to Egypt and Minister to Lebanon, 1954-1956. High Commissioner to New Zealand, 1956-1957 and the Department of External Affairs in Ottawa, 1957-1959. Kirkwood married Christine Czerwinska Christians in 1961. He died in 1968. See also: The Canadian Who's Who, 1967-1969.Finding aid:Textual records: (Paper) The finding aid is a descriptive file list. MSS0398Textual records: (Electronic) Finding aid. File description begins at volume 11. MSS0398
http://data2.archives.ca/pdf/pdf001/p000000062.pdfPhotographs (Acc. No. 1991-258): (Paper) Partial list with descriptions. Only 28-164 are listed. Located in 326, with a copy in Photo A&R. FA-240Medals, pin, flag: (Paper) Medal Inventory no. 14331-14342.Photographs (Acc. No 1991-270): (Paper) Env.1 Item level descriptions located in 326 with a copy in Photo A&R. FA-255Cartographic material (Other) Please consult lower level descriptions. Kirkwood, Kenneth P. 912010. (90: Open)Additional information:General Note:Received in 1970, 1971, 1972 and 1976 from Mrs. K.P. Kirkwood and in 1990 from Mr. Roman Christians, Ottawa, Ont.Arrangement note:Photographs are arranged chronologically and by item number.Language note:Some documents in the Christine Christians Kirkwood Papers Series are in Polish.
Also, some material is in French and Dutch.Formatted contents note:. Ten Brink's nieuwe Handelskaart von Nederland ... / door J. de Regt. Scale 1:400 000. Arnhem [Netherlands] : H. Ten Brink, [19--] -- . Plan d'ensemble de la ville de Constantinople. Échelle 1:17 500. Constantinople : Guédik-Pacha, c1922 -- . Nouvelle carte de France, Belgique, bords du Rhin, Suisse, etc. / gravé et imprimé par Charaire à Sceaux. Échelle 1:1 265 000. [19--] -- . Carte de France, départements & chemins-de-fer, Belgique, bords du Rhin, Suisse, etc. / gravé et imprimé par Charaire à Sceaux. Échelle 1:1 265 000. [19--].Varying form of title:Subject heading:
- Diplomats - Travel, [between 1917 and 1935] International College (Smyrna, Turkey), [between 1918 and 1988]
- Far East - Description and travel, [between 1917 and 1935] Canada. Dept. of External Affairs, 1909-1941
- Kenneth Porter Kirkwood - Poetry, n.d., 1929-1967 History of the Department of External Affairs, 1909-1941
- Politics and government, [between 1929 and 1967] "Christine Kirkwood, [between 1901 and 1978]
- Diplomacy, [between 1929 and 1967] "The Story of Stadcona, 1956-1957"
- Mountaineering, [between 1929 and 1967] Alexander MacLachlan, [between 1901 and 1978]
- Captain W. B. Porter - Diaries, [between 1901 and 1978] Turkey, [between 1901 and 1978]
- KKenneth Porter Kirkwood - Diaries, 1911-1968 John C. Kirkwood, [between 1901 and 1978]
- Kenneth Porter Kirkwood - Journeys, 1913-1968 Great Britain. Royal Air Force, 1917-1918
- Advertising - Canada, 1891-1975
- Kirkwood family - Correspondence, 1891-1975
- Arnold J. Toynbee - Correspondence, [between 1922 and 1989]
- Diplomatic documents, [between 1918 and 1988]
- Canada - Diplomatic and consular service, [between 1918 and 1988]
- Diplomats, Canadian - Japan, [between 1918 and 1988]
- Diplomats, Canadian - Netherlands, [between 1918 and 1988]
- Diplomats, Canadian - Greenland, [between 1918 and 1988]
- Diplomats, Canadian - South America, [between 1918 and 1988]
- Diplomats, Canadian - Poland, [between 1918 and 1988]
- Diplomats, Canadian - Pakistan, [between 1918 and 1988]
- Diplomats, Canadian - New Zealand, [between 1918 and 1988]
- Diplomats, Canadian - Egypt, [between 1918 and 1988]
- Kenneth Porter Kirkwood - Correspondence, [between 1918 and 1988]
- Maryon Moody - Correspondence, [between 1912 and 1968]
- Diplomats - Correspondence, [between 1912 and 1968]
- Canada - Diplomatic and consular service - Japan, 1916-1938
- Kenneth Porter Kirkwood - Manuscripts, 1925-1967
- Christine Christians Kirkwood - Family, 1911-1990
- Ambassadors, Canadian - New Zealand, [between 1911 and 1990]
- World War, 1914-1918
Medals, pin, flag: No restrictions. Select copyright.
Cartographic material: No restrictions. Credit the National Archives of Canada.
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