Series 006 - Arthur T. Speid

Interview with Arthur Speid, part A Interview with Arthur Speid, part B

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Arthur T. Speid

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CA ETRC P196-006

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  • 1902-1972 (Creation)

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0,02 m of textual records. - 2 audio reels. - 1 audio tape cassette.

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Arthur Theodore Speid was born 10 January 1882 in Montreal, Que. to Henry Speid (of Ardovie) and Helen Sievwright. Around 1893, the family moved to Lennoxville, Que. Arthur T. was well educated, a teacher at Bishop's University, served two terms as Mayor of Lennoxville, and involved in local theatre and various business ventures. He married Mary White in 1912 and had three daughters; Janet Speid-Motyer (1919-2012), Catharine (Speid) Bensley (1915-2009), and Lorna (Speid) Stewart. Around 1919, Arthur purchased the Uplands property from Canon Archibald Campbell and his wife Julia (née Paddon) and remodeled it. He passed away on 11 December 1974, followed by Mary in 1979.

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This series contains primary source material on Arthur T. Speid from 1902 to 1972. It consists of playbooks, correspondence, deeds, and interviews with him about Bishop's University on an audio cassette and two audio reels.

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The documents are in English.

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