Fonds AR045 - Kenneth Drury fonds

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Kenneth Drury fonds

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CA UVICARCH AR045

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  • 1944-1954 (Creation)
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    Drury, Kenneth

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30 cm of textual records;108 photographs

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(1893-1971)

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Kenneth Drury, journalist and editor, was born in Victoria, B.C., the son of former MLA R.L. Drury. He began his journalism career in 1910 as a reporter for the Victoria Daily Colonist, and graduated in 1915 from the Columbia School of Journalism at Columbia University in New York. Drury also studied piano at the Toronto Conservatory of Music. He worked for the Victoria Times before going overseas in 1917. After World War I, he returned to the Times, and later became. He left in 1944 to become the editor of the Vancouver News-Herald and later became assistant to the publisher of the Vancouver Sun.

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The fonds documents Drury's journalism career, and consists of files relating to journalism, 1943-1958; subject files, 1944-62; the Empire Press Union, 1941, 1946; and the United Nations Conference on International Organization, 1944-45.

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BCAUL control number: UVICARCH-78

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