Fonds glen-3840 - David Ryder fonds

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David Ryder fonds

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CA GLEN glen-3840

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  • [ca. 1934-1936] (Creation)
    Ryder, David Warren

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1 cm of textual records

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David Warren Ryder, 1892-1975, was a prominent San Francisco author, journalist, historian and publicist. He wrote a series of books on Social Credit in the 1930s. Southam newspapers in Canada, including the Calgary Herald, published several articles he wrote on the movement.

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These letters were acquired by dealer Cameron Treleaven of Aquila Books in Calgary in the 2000s.

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The fonds consists of letters written by the editor of the Ottawa Citizen regarding the arrangements made with Ryder to publish his Social Credit articles.

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Purchased from Aquila Books, 2013.


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  • English

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A collection of Ryder records is held by the University of Toledo Archives.

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Call number M-9611

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Record added by Glenbow Archives, April 28, 2015.

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  • English

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