Fonds MMM - Murdoch Maxwell MacOdrum fonds

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Murdoch Maxwell MacOdrum fonds

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MMM

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  • 1917-1940 (Creation)
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    MacOdrum, Murdoch Maxwell

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  • 0.22 m of textual records

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(1901-1955)

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Murdoch Maxwell MacOdrum, an ordained Presbyterian minister, studied at Dalhousie University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1923, proceeded to McGill University where he obtained a Master of Arts the following year. In 1925 he participated in a teachers exchange, which took him to Glasgow, where he received his Doctorate in Philosophy. Upon his return in 1927 he continued his studies at Harvard, and was thereafter appointed lecturer at Kings College, Dalhousie, and then at Queen's University. MacOdrum began his career at Carleton when he was appointed Executive Assistant to Dr. Henry Marshall Tory in 1944. The following year he was appointed Vice-President, and then President upon the death of Tory in 1947. Dr. MacOdrum was instrumental in the passing of the Carleton College Act by the Ontario Legislature in 1952. He would continue as President and Vice-Chancellor at Carleton College until his death in 1955.

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This fonds contains correspondence primarily to do with MacOdrum's time as a Presbyterian Minister in the Maritimes. There is also some personal correspondence relating to his time at Dalhousie University.

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