Fonds F 1216 - James Davison collection

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James Davison collection

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ON00009 F 1216

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  • 1923, 1926-1935 (Creation)
  • 1923, 1926-1935 (Creation)
    Davison, James

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1 centimetre of textual records

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James Davison (1848-1935) was a teacher and principal of Guelph Collegiate Institute, Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario, 1892-1929. Davison received his higher education at Port Hope High School and later taught there and at Whitby High School. In 1878, Davison joined the staff of Guelph High School as Mathematical master and, in 1892, was appointed Principal of Guelph Collegiate Institute. Between 1923 and 1929, he would serve as the institute's Principal Emeritus. For a time, Davison was also President of the Ontario Education Association.

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Collection consists of materials relating to James Davison and includes newspaper clippings by and about James Davison in addition to an illuminated presentation to him from the Guelph Collegiate Institute.

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Fonds was acquired by the Archives of Ontario in from J.M. Davison in 1975.


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Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission of the copyright holder.

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For a more detailed description, use this link to the Archives of Ontario's descriptive database:

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