Ian MacPherson

Historian, educator.

Born at Toronto in 1939, he attended elementary and secondary schools in eastern Ontario, pursued undergraduate studies at the University of Windsor, and received his graduate degrees from the University of Western Ontario. He taught high school in Toronto for four years and before returning to University for graduate studies and was Vice-Principal of Streetsville High School. He helped originate Visual History, a slide series for teachers of Canadian Studies published by the National Film Board and National Museum. He published a number of articles and wrote a monograph on the Co-operative Insurance Service. He also co-edited a volume in Western Canadian Urban History and, in 1976, completed two volumes, one on the English-Canadian co-operative movement, the other on an Eastern Ontario family in the early nineteenth century. He taught at the University of Winnipeg from 1968 to 1976 then moved to the University of Victoria.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

George Chipman and the Institutionalization of a Reform Movement
MHS Transactions, Series 3, Number 32, 1975-1976 Season

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