This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Chronicles of Canada
|Title:||The 'Patriotes' of ’37: A Chronicle of the Lower Canadian Rebellion (Chronicles of Canada #25)|
|Publisher:||Glasgow, Brook & Company|
|Tags:||Canada, Canadiana, history, non-fiction, Quebec|
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|Comments:||Chronicles of Canada volume 25|
Author Bio for DeCelles, Alfred D.
Alfred Duclos DeCelles (1843-1925) was a Canadian journalist, writer, lawyer and librarian. From 1885 to 1920 he was the head of the Parliamentary Library in Ottawa. He often signed his name as A.D. DeCelles. Born in Saint-Laurent he was educated at a seminary in Quebec City. In 1882 he became assistant librarian at the Parliamentary Library in Ottawa. When the head librarian, Alpheus Todd, died in 1884 he was appointed as his successor. During his time as librarian he made contributions to several Quebec magazines and journals including L'Opinion publique, La Revue canadienne, La Presse, La Minerve, La Nouvelle-France and Le Canada français.
As a biographer and historian, he wrote a history of the United States, especially focusing on political history. He also wrote biographies for Louis-Joseph Papineau, Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine and Wilfrid Laurier. At the beginning of the twentieth century, he participated in major projects and wrote articles in the Makers of Canada (21 volumes, 1906-1911) and Canada and Its Provinces (23 volumes, 1913-1917) collections, all of which are available at Faded Page. (Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Directory of Quebec's Cultural Heritage)
Author Bio for Jefferys, Charles William
Charles William Jefferys (August 25, 1869—October 8, 1951) was a Canadian painter, illustrator, author, and teacher best known as a historical illustrator.
Born in Rochester, England, Jefferys arrived in Toronto, Ontario (after living in Philadelphia and Hamilton, Ontario) with his family around 1880. After attending school, he apprenticed with the york, Lithography Company from 1885 to 1890. From 1889 to 1892 he worked for the Toronto Globe as an illustrator and artist. From 1893 to 1901, he worked for the New York Herald. Returning to Toronto, he became a magazine and book illustrator. Along with Ivor Lewis and other artists, Jefferys co-founded the Graphic Arts Club (later named the Canadian Society of Graphic Art), which by the 1940s became the primary artists' group in Canada. As well, from 1912 to 1939 he taught painting and drawing in the Department of Architecture at the University of Toronto.--Wikipedia.
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