Fonds MG003 - George Borlase fonds

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George Borlase fonds

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CA BU MG003

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  • 1855-1932 (Creation)
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    Borlase, George

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3 textual items

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George Borlase graduated from Bishop's University in 1855. According to the Barreau de Quebec he was on the Role of Order until 1880. The Sherbrooke Weekly Examiner and L'Electeur indicate that he committed suicide in August 8, 1883. He left behind a wife and seven children.

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The fonds consists of three items:

  • Diploma. University of Bishop's College. George Borlase, B.A., 1855. Signed by Examiners H.M. Lower, J.H. Nicolls, H.H. Miles and by Chancellor J.S. McCord. With seal and ribbon. The seal shows an impression of the crest which is the earliest appearance of the crest and motto in the University Archives. The crest does not appear on any of the official university documents such as the Academic Calendar until 1894.
  • Diploma. University of Bishop's College. George C.H. Borlase, B.A. 1930. Signed by Vice-Chancellor A.H. McGreer.
  • Certificate. McGill University, School of Commerce. George C.H. Borlase, session 1931, 1932.

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Donated by Mrs. Frank E. Thompson, 1983

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83-039

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