Glenn McPherson Fonds

Glenn McPherson Fonds

Description

Title Proper Glenn McPherson Fonds
Date(s) 1924-1999
General material designation
This fonds contains 29 textual records.
Scope and content
This fonds comprises seven series containing material belonging and/or pertaining to Glenn McPherson, with much of the material concerning his life and work with the Office of the Custodian of Enemy Property. A lot of the material centres on Kay Alsop's interviews, research, notes, and writing of "The Man from Under Undercover: The Untold Story of Glenn McPherson, Intrepid's Man in Canada."
Name of creator
McPherson, Glenn created this archive mostly during his time as a civil servant including during his time as the legal counsel to the Custodian of Enemy Property and while he organized the two Quebec Conference meetings between Mackenzie-King, Churchill, and Roosevelt.
Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.

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Glenn McPherson Fonds
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