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W. Gillies Ross papers

Stefansson Mss-248
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-248

Description

The papers of W. Gillies Ross contain letters and correspondence between Alan Cooke and W. Gillies Ross. The papers document Cooke’s time among native peoples in Canada, his career at the McGill University Center for Northern Studies and Research, his time at Cambridge, and the involvement of both Cooke and Ross in Arctic research.

Dates

  • 1956 - 1989

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Unrestricted.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 Box)

Overview

Alan Cooke (1933-1989). Entered Dartmouth College in 1951. Also studied at McGill University and Cambridge, and acted as the librarian for the Stefansson Collection at Dartmouth. Consists of letters between Cooke and W. Gillies Ross documenting Cooke’s time among native peoples in Canada, his careers at McGill and Cambridge, and the involvement of both Cooke and Ross in Arctic research.

Related Materials

Alan Cooke Papers (Stef Mss-17)

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