Inventory of the
Douglas How fonds

Inventory #F0327

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0327
Title:Douglas How fonds
Extent:0.01 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Douglas George How (1919- ), journalist and author, was born and educated in Canada. He worked as a reporter with the Moncton 'Times' before joining the Canadian Press bureau in Halifax (1940). Following service as a war correspondent for CP, How joined then in the- Parliamentary Press Gallery as a CP reporter (1945-1953). He served as executive assistant to Robert Winters, minister of Public Works (1955-1957), then with 'Time' magazine in Canada and United States. How was managing editor in Canada for 'Reader's digest' (1959-1969). How is author of a regimental history, 'Canada's mystery man of high finance,' (Izaak Killam), and of other works.
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of a typewritten memoir of Douglas George How's two years as assistant to Robert Henry Winters, Canadian Minister of Public Works, 1955-1957.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
No restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: Fonds level description only.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/fonds/ON00370-f0000327.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 1971-004. Further accruals are expected.
Related Records: See Robert Winters fonds (F0446) for related material.
Provenance Access Points:How, Douglas, 1919-

Date of creation: 2002/04/04
Date of last revision: 2003/04/29
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