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Accession Number: 97-1003

Title

Attack on the people's depository for Ontario / People's Depository for Ontario. -- March 1874.-- 1 item.

 

Biography / History

The principal correspondent in the "Attackon the people's depository for Ontario", Rev. Dr. EgertonRyerson, was the Chief Superintendent of the Department of Educationof Ontario. It was under his guidance that the whole educational system for the province was established.

 

Custodial History

Unknown

 

Scope and Content

This item is a 16 page compilation of letters and excerpts from letters gathered in response to an attack onthe Department of Education contained in a 24 page pamphlet written by G. Mercer Adam, a bookseller in Toronto. The first section contains three letters by Rev. Dr. Egerton Ryerson. The second section contains replies from public school inspectors, while the third section contains responses by J. George Hodgins, manager of the depository, and remarks and opinions of school trustees.

 

Notes

Title based on the printed title of the item.

This fonds was donated by an unknown source.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

This item is a printed excerpt which has been removed from a bound volume. See "Reform in the Education Office: The Educational Book Depository", CIHM 00010, for related material.