University of Alberta Archives: Cameron, Donald
Donald Cameron joined the Department of Extension in 1930.
He received his MSc in agriculture from the University in
1934, and in 1936 he was named head of the Banff School of
Fine Arts. In 1938, after two years in an Acting position,
he became Director of the Department of Extension. He was
appointed to the Senate of Canada in 1955, and although he
resigned from the Department of Extension in 1956, he
continued as head of the Banff School until 1969. He
founded the Banff School of Advanced Management in 1952.
Senator Cameron actively promoted adult education and the
arts in Canada by sitting on the boards of several
educational and artistic organizations. It was during his
directorship that the Banff School of Fine Arts achieved its
Text, 1922-1983, 12.00 m
Alberta. Royal Commission on Education, 1958, 1952-1961
Banff Centre/Banff Centre for Continuing Education, 1960-1973
Banff School of Advanced Management, 1952-1980
Banff School of Fine Arts, 1933-1981
Biographical materials, 1955-1970
Boards, Foundations, 1933-1983
Cooperatives, Credit Unions, 1922-1956
Correspondence - from groups, 1948-1980
Includes educational and arts groups; Canadian Broadcasting
Correspondence - Personal, 1929-1981
Alphabetical files; includes family, business and real estate affairs.
Department of Extension, 1931-1959
Lectures, radio talks, 1932-1955
National parks, 1958-1973
Especially development in Banff.
Includes daily journals; donations; honours; invitations;
memberships; travel; retirement, 1969.
Includes articles; books, in manuscript and finished copies;
Senate of Canada, 1955-1983
Student records, 1927-1959
Includes Studentsí Union presidency, 1929/30; thesis, 1930;
Zeta Psi Fraternity, 1950-1959.
University of Alberta, 1956-1970
University of Calgary, 1964-1973
Descriptive inventory available
See also: Faculty of Extension; Banff School of Fine Arts;
Banff School of Advanced Management