Fonds DMK - Don McEown fonds

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Don McEown fonds

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  • 1934-2008 (Creation)
    McEown, Donald

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  • 3.6 m of textual records
  • 132 photographs: 22 b&w prints; 10 col. prints; 100 slides: b&w and col.

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Donald McEown came to Carleton in 1963, as Administrative Assistant to the Bursar. In 1967, he was promoted to Assistant Controller Capital and was elected to Secretary of the Board of Governors that same year. He was given a second appointment as Special Assistant to the President in 1979. He became Secretary of the Board and Executive Assistant to the President in 1990. He was again elected Secretary of the Board and in 1997 the position was combined with the office of the University Secretary.
In partnership with Blair Neatby, Mr. McEown wrote Creating Carleton: The Shaping of a University, which was published in 2002.

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Material received from Mr. McEown.

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The fonds consists of research files created, used, and accumulated by Donald McEown in the production of Creating Carleton: The Shaping of a University and similar projects.

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