Collection P154 - J. Derek Booth collection

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J. Derek Booth collection

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  • 2004-2006 (Creation)

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  • 6 compact discs.

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J. (John) Derek Booth was born on 11 March 1944, in Ottawa, Ontario. He received his Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and PhD degrees in geography from McGill University in Montreal and, starting in 1968, taught for a number of years as a Professor of Geography at Bishop's University. During his career he has written and lectured extensively; some of his well-known works are Railways of Southern Quebec, Volumes I and II, and, more recently, Quebec Central Railway. In 1999, Derek Booth retired from his teaching career but remains very active in the academic community. Among his interests are the cultural, military and economic geography of the Eastern Townships region. Derek Booth currently resides in Lennoxville, a borough of Sherbrooke, Quebec with his wife Sandra.

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The documents were prepared and maintained by J. Derek Booth prior to their donation to the ETRC.

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The collection includes 6 cds : 2 copies of the cd entitled ''Railways of Southern Quebec'', 2 copies of the cd entitled ''Churches of the Eastern Townships'', and 2 copies of the cd entitled "Railway Stations of Southern Quebec".

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The documents were donated in two accessions (2005 and 2006) by J. Derek Booth.
The documents are in English.

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28 janvier, 2016

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