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Sir William C. Macdonald : a biography

Author: William Jesse Fong; Fondation Macdonald Stewart.
Publisher: Montreal : Published for the Macdonald-Stewart Foundation by McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sir William Macdonald is the father of the Canadian tobacco industry and one of the country's foremost educational philanthropists. His contributions to McGill University transformed it into one of  Read more...

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Fong, William Jesse, 1948-
Sir William C. Macdonald.
Montreal : Published for the Macdonald-Stewart Foundation by McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2008278060
Named Person: William C Macdonald; William C Macdonald; William C Macdonald
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Jesse Fong; Fondation Macdonald Stewart.
ISBN: 9780773560437 0773560432
OCLC Number: 646788179
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 316 pages) : illustrations
Contents: ""CONTENTS""; ""ILLUSTRATIONS""; ""FOREWORD""; ""PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""A NOTE ON THE SOURCES""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""Chapter One WILL YE NO COME BACK AGAIN? MACDONALD�S ANCESTRY AND EARLY INFLUENCES, TO 1848""; ""Chapter Two MACDONALD�S EARLY CAREER IN NORTH AMERICA: FROM BOOKKEEPER TO TOBACCO MANUFACTURER, 1848�1861""; ""Chapter Three MACDONALD THE TOBACCO KING, 1861�1917""; ""Chapter Four THE ISLAND LEGACY, DOMESTIC LIFE, AND THE END OF CAPTAIN JOHN�S DREAM, 1864�1906""; ""Chapter Five THE EVOLUTION OF PRACTICAL EDUCATION AT McGILL, CIRCA 1850�1880"" ""Chapter Six MACDONALD�S EARLY PHILANTHROPY: THE FRASER INSTITUTE, McGILL UNIVERSITY, AND HIS SEARCH FOR FAMILY, CIRCA 1870�1892""""Chapter Seven THE MACDONALD-ROBERTSON MOVEMENT AND THE FOUNDING OF MACDONALD COLLEGE, 1899�1909""; ""Chapter Eight MACDONALD COLLEGE AND McGILL UNIVERSITY: EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOR A NEW CENTURY, 1893�1914""; ""Chapter Nine TOBACCO WITH A HEART: MACDONALD�S PERSONALITY, SCOTTISHNESS, LATER YEARS, AND LEGACY""; ""NOTES""; ""INDEX""
Responsibility: William Fong.
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