Fonds P230 - Royce Gale fonds

Royce Gale with his SHS class, 1964-1965 Royce Gale with Sherbrooke High School class Cast of the Princess and the Woodcutter Cast of The Bishop's Candlesticks Cast of Pirates of Penzance, Mitchell School High school theatre performance Cast of Creatures of Impulse Cast of Summer comes to the Diamond O Cast of The Prince of Martinique Sherbrooke High School, Grade X Cast of Coronation Revue

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Royce Gale fonds

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  • 1950-1968 (Creation)

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  • 10 photographs : b&w. - 1 textual record.

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Royce L. Gale was born in Waterville the 4 May 1927, son of Royce L. and Doris M. (née Calquhoun) Gale. Royce graduated from Waterville High School in 1944 and went on to complete a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and English at McGill University in 1948. Following this, he received a teaching certificate from Bishop's University and began teaching at Sherbrooke High School (S.H.S.) in 1949. In 1965, he was appointed principal of S.H.S. When Alexander Galt Regional High School was opened in 1969, Royce was appointed as a housemaster at the new high school. He retired from position of Vice-Principal in 1983.

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The fonds contains primary source information on the professional life of Royce Gale in Sherbrooke from 1950 to 1968. It consists of photographs of some of the classes taught by Royce Gale and of drama performances at the Sherbrooke High School, as well as a newspaper article on the naming Eastern Townships School Board administrators in 1968.

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Very good.

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The fonds was donated by Royce Gale in 2018.


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