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Fonds RC0108 - Duncan Alexander MacGibbon

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Duncan Alexander MacGibbon

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RC0108

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  • 1907-1972 (Production)

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3.7 m of textual records
3 maps

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MacGibbon, Duncan Alexander (1882-1969)

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Duncan Alexander MacGibbon, economist, was born in Lochaber Bay, Quebec, on 12 March 1882. He was educated at McMaster University and then went to Brandon College, Manitoba, to teach. He left Brandon to enrol at the University of Chicago where he received his Ph.D. in economics in 1915. He began to teach at McMaster University but his teaching career was halted by World War I. After the war he joined the University of Alberta as professor and head of the Department of Political Economy. He served as Commissioner for the Alberta Government on banking and credit with respect to the industry of agriculture in 1922. He was a member of the Royal Grain Inquiry Commission, Canada, 1923-1924. He left the University of Alberta in 1929 to become a member of the Canadian Board of Grain Commissioners, a post he held until his retirement in 1949. In 1930 he was attached to the Canadian delegation to Imperial Conference, London; in 1932 he served the same role at the imperial Economic Conference in Ottawa in 1932. After his retirement, he returned to McMaster University to teach part-time. Among his many writings, MacGibbon published two definitive books on the grain trade: The Canadian Grain Trade (1932) and The Canadian Grain Trade, 1931-1951 (1952). He died in Hamilton, Ont. on 10 October 1969.

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The fonds consists primarily of material related to MacGibbon's working life.

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Fonds was acquired shortly after MacGibbon's death.

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The fonds is organized into the following series: Correspondence, Receipts, and Appointment Book; Articles and Research Materials, Published and Unpublished; Conferences and Courses; Reports and Speeches; Royal Grain Inquiry Commission, 1923-1924; Printed Materials and Miscellaneous Items.

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