Fonds BWC - Barry Wilson Collection

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Barry Wilson Collection

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  • 16 prints (posters) and other material

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Barry Wilson is a journalist who has worked for the Western Producer for 28 years, writing on federal policy development, federal-provincial agricultural relations, national farm lobbies, world trade talks, and world food issues. Since the age of fourteen, Mr. Wilson has been collecting political memorabilia. At the core of this collection are the signatures of every Canadian Prime Minister since Confederation. The collection also includes other rare materials, including campaign posters, portraits, and assorted ephemera.

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This collection was donated to the Carleton University Archives and Research Collections December 11, 2009. No further accruals are expected.

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This fonds consists of three series: Canadian political posters, books and printed memorabilia, and correspondence and physical objects.

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Other material consists of 10.75 cm of textual records, 9 photographs, 4 prints, 2 drawings, 1 audio disc, 1 tapestry, 1 framed booklet, 2 coins, 1 ribbon, 1 emery board, 7 buttons, 1 flag, 1 pennant, and 2 busts.

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