Fonds MG 4066 - Wilbert George McBride Fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Wilbert George McBride Fonds

General material designation

  • Textual record

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description

Fonds

Reference code

CA MUA MG 4066

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • approximately 1935 (Creation)
    Creator
    McBride, Wilbert George

Physical description area

Physical description

8 cm of textual records

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

(1879-1943)

Biographical history

Wilbert G. McBride, a professor of mining engineering, was born in Inglewood, Ontario, and graduated from McGill in 1902 with a BSc. in Applied Science. He worked as a mining engineer at several locations in Arizona and Mexico, between 1903 and 1927, and then was appointed Macdonald Professor of Mining Engineering at McGill. He held that post until his death. Other university positions he occupied included Chairman of the Department of Mining Engineering, 1933-1943, member of the McGill Senate, 1935-1941, and chairman of the editorial Board of the McGill News, 1942-1943. From 1941 to 1942, McBride was President of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Custodial history

Scope and content

Two binders of typescript notes compiled by McBride in preparation for a proposed book on the history of mining in Canada and the World.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Deposited by Richard Virr, 6 January 1988

Arrangement

Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

Related materials

Accruals

Alternative identifier(s)

Accession nos.

1988-0003

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

Status

Level of detail

Mini

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres