Item REN BRC 1.422.14 - Letter from George Everett Bristol Renison to Mr. and Mrs. Renison, dated 16th of June, 1943

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Letter from George Everett Bristol Renison to Mr. and Mrs. Renison, dated 16th of June, 1943

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CA Renison University College Archives REN BRC-REN BRC 1.4-REN BRC 1.42-REN BRC 1.422-REN BRC 1.422.14

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  • 1999- (Collection)
    Reverend Robert John Renison Fonds
    Waterloo, Ont.
  • 1999- (Custody)
    Renison University College Archives
  • 1957-1998 (Custody)
    Renison, Colonel George Everett Bristol
    Toronto, Ont.
  • 1943 (Creation)
    Renison, Colonel George Everett Bristol

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3 p. textual record

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Colonel George Everett Bristol Renison is the youngest son of the Reverend Robert John Renison and his wife Elizabeth Bristol Renison. He was born in 1918 in Hamilton Ontario while his father served as an Anglican Chaplain to the Canadian Expeditionary forces. He was a war hero and former prisoner of war during World War II. He was the Chairman and founder of W.H. Smith Canada and Chancellor of Renison University College from 1986-1992 and honourary Chancellor until his death in 1998.

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Willed to Renison University College in c/o Gail Cuthbert Brandt July 1999 from the estate of George Everett Bristol Renison. Willed to George Everett Bristol Renison by his father Bishop Robert John Renison.

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Letter from George Everett Bristol Renison to Mr. and Mrs. Renison, dated 16th of June, 1943, 3 p. textual record

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heavily creased

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Estate of George Everett Bristol Renison


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REN BRC 1.422.14

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Renison University College Archives

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created 03/25/2015

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