Fonds RBSC-ARC-1538 - Peter Stursberg fonds

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Peter Stursberg fonds

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RBSC-ARC-1538

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  • 1979-1981, 1985 (Creation)
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    Stursberg, Peter, 1913-

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50 cm of textual records;73 sound cassettes;7 video tapes

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Peter Stursberg was born in August 1913 in China. He began his career as a journalist in Victoria, and was later a correspondent during World War II and a member of the Parliamentary Press Gallery in Ottawa. He also wrote numerous memoirs and biographies of Canadian political figures. He interviewed Pauline Jewett for his book on Lester B. Pearson. Dr. Jewett was President of SFU from 1971 to 1978. She was a former university professor and a member of Parliament.

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The fonds consists of records generated in the course of research for the biographies of John Diefenbaker and Lester B. Pearson. Interviewees include Donald Cameron, Jack Davis, Grace MacInnis, Stuart Keate, Norman McKenzie and Harold Winch. Fonds includes recorded interviews and their transcripts and video tapes of an interview with Grace MacInnis.

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