Fonds MG 359 - Horace Beach fonds

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Horace Beach fonds

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MG 359

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  • 1945-[ca. 2002] (Creation)

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30 cm of textual records.

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Horace Dougald Beach was born on 12 March 1919 near Ernfold, Saskatchewan, and attended the University of Saskatchewan for two years prior to joining the Canadian armed forces. Following the war, he spent one year at the University of Edinburgh before returning to Canada and resuming his studies at the University of Saskatchewan. He was a Rhodes scholar. He worked in Newfoundland; and was director of counseling centers at Dalhousie University and later, at the University of Victoria. He died in Saskatoon on 2 October 2008.

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This fonds contains materials relating to Beach’s academic career and interests in psychology, human behaviour, and counseling; as well as material relating to World War II, conflict in general, and behaviour under various forms of stress.

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Deposited by Joy Beach in 2007.


This accrual is organized into a single alphabetical, subject-nominal listing.

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See also Beach Family fonds, MG 359 (Dexter Beach family) – Horace was Dexter Beach’s brother.

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