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Clouston family fonds (P007)

1890-1942. - 168 cm of textual records and graphic material.

Administrative History - Biographical Sketch:

Born in Moose Factory, Edward Seaborne Clouston (1849-1912) joined the Bank of Montreal as a clerk in 1865. He became the Bank's General Manager in 1890 and the first Vice-President in 1906. He was created a baronet in 1908. In 1878 he married Annie Easton and they had two daughters, Marjory and Osla. Marjory Clouston married John L. Todd, a graduate of McGill in medicine (1900) and later an Associate Professor of parasitology at the University.

(Source: Guide to Archival Resources at McGill University : Private Papers At McGill University. McGill University Archives. 1985. Vol.3, p.318.)

Scope and Content:

The Clouston family fonds consists of the personal correspondence of Marjory Clouston Todd and John L. Todd. The documents of the other family members include a scrapbook of Edward Clouston, diaries of social life in Montreal and trips abroad kept by Osla Clouston.