Series 5 - Student years at Brentwood College and McGill

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Student years at Brentwood College and McGill

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CA MUA MG2001-5

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  • 1925-1936 (Creation)

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.07 m of textual records.
16 photographs.
8 artifacts.

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This series consists of correspondence with Robertson’s family, addressed to his father and family, dealing with daily school activities and athletic accomplishments; as well, several letters, postcards, artifacts, and photos document Robertson’s educational and travel experiences in Switzerland, 1925-1926 (Container 4, File 89). Also included are Rhodes scholarship nomination letters, written by Brentwood College and St. Michael’s School teachers, praising Robertson’s academic ability, athletic prowess, and natural leadership skills. Although he applied, he did not receive this scholarship. Robertson’s early leadership potential manifested itself in his appointment as head prefect at St. Michael’s School and as head boy during his time at Brentwood College. This series also includes photos of tennis and rugby sports teams, medals, and school crests, 1929-1931 (Container 4, File 90).

During his last two years at McGill, H. Rocke Robertson received the distinction of being the top medical student, which is documented through newspaper clippings, 1935-1936 (Container 1, File 2). Also included in the series are mock menus reflecting the comedic efforts of medical students, 1935-1936 (Container 1, File 2). Several artifacts, including McGill crests and tennis crests, 1930-1935 (Container 7, File 144) reflect Robertson’s scholarly and athletic achievements at McGill.

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