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A preliminary list of the official papers of Sir John William Dawson.

John William Dawson

A preliminary list of the official papers of Sir John William Dawson.

by John William Dawson

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Published by University Archives, McGill University in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dawson, J. William -- Sir, -- 1820-1899 -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Library has: v.1-9; v.11 (Pt.1 & 2); v.12-18.

    ContributionsMcGill University. Archives
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[18] v.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20367498M

      Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The papers of Sir William Johnson by Johnson, William Sir, , University of the State of New York edition,Cited by: The papers of Sir William Johnson; vol. VIII by Johnson, Sir William (Alexander C. Flick, ed.) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Dawson Family Records - ALS Genealogy Books Home – Surnames – States & Counties – Other Genealogy – Rare Non–Genealogy – Links. The book, "A Collection of Family Records with Biographical Sketches and Other Memoranda of Various Families and Individuals Bearing the Name Dawson, or Allied to Families of That Name," by Charles C. Dawson, , Albany, New York, Joel Munsell. Dawson, Sir John William, –99, Canadian geologist and educator, b. Pictou, N.S., studied at the Univ. of Edinburgh. After serving (–55) as superintendent of education in Nova Scotia, he was from to principal of, and professor of geology at, McGill Univ., where he helped found.

    In Montreal he received a warm reception from such figures as Sir John William Dawson*, the recently retired principal of McGill University, and Sir Donald Alexander Smith*, who had worked in Labrador with the Hudson’s Bay Company. But by the time he returned to London in the spring, he had realized that the mission was not fully behind him. William Cecil, 1 st Baron Burghley, KG, PC (13 September – 4 August ) was an English statesman, the chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign, twice Secretary of State (– and –) and Lord High Treasurer from Albert Pollard wrote, "From for forty years the biography of Cecil is almost indistinguishable from that of Elizabeth and from the Monarch: Elizabeth I.


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