Series - David Kirkpatrick Stewart Maclellan's records

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David Kirkpatrick Stewart Maclellan's records

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  • [ca. 1939] - 1995 (Creation)
    Maclellan, David Kirkpatrick Stewart

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4.5 cm of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.5 x 10 cm

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(1918 - [19--])

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David Kirkpatrick Stewart Maclellan was born in 1918, the son of Edward K. and Helen Maclellan. After working as a journalist in Halifax, he served in Italy as a public relations officer for the Canadian Army during World War Two. He was editor of Canadian Printer and Publisher and later joined the Canadian Geographical Journal, shortening its name to Canadian Geographic and doubling its circulation. He was married to Margaret Fales Gilmore in 1942.

In 1978, Maclellan shortened the magazine’s name to Canadian Geographic and designed a direct-mail campaign to tell the Canadians about the newly invigorated magazine.

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Series consists of David Kirkpatrick Stewart Maclellan's correspondence, certificates, newspaper clippings, photograph and other textual records.

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Some of the documents are in poor conservation condition. Careful handling is required.

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  • English

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  • English

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