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Fonds RC0028 - S. H. (Sid) Howard fonds

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S. H. (Sid) Howard fonds

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RC0028

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  • 1902-1963 (Creation)

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1.32 m of textual records.
36 photographs : b&w.
14 posters.
3 maps.
2 negatives.

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Howard, S. H. (Sid) ([c.1880?]-)

Biographical history

Sid Howard worked for both The Robert Simpson Company as a manager of city advertising and as chief of copy staff at A. McKim Ltd., an advertising agency. He served in the Ottawa Press Gallery for The Toronto Daily Star. During World War I he was assistant director of publicity for the Canada Food Board. Howard was an editor for Rod and Gun and wrote extensively on hunting and fishing. He did important research on the James Bay area and Moose Factory before the advent of the railway in northern Ontario. He also wrote numerous adventure-style short stories and articles for Canadian and American journals and newspapers. Howard was a member of the Arts and Letters Club and The Saturday Club of Toronto.

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Fonds (01-1988) was acquired from the family home in Terra Cotta, Ontario, via an intermediary and finally through John Rush Books in 1988.

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The fonds is arranged into 6 series consisting of: correspondence; manuscripts; personal documents and photographs; advertising; manuscript notebooks; published material and posters.

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Further accruals are not expected.

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RC0028

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