Sir Arthur George Doughty

Doughty, Sir Arthur George (douˈtē) [key], 1860–1936, Canadian historian and archivist, b. England. As archivist (1904–35) of the dominion, he largely created the archives of the nation. He wrote The Canadian Archives and Its Activities (1924). Doughty's historical works include The Fortress of Quebec (1904) and The Acadian Exiles (1915). With Adam Shortt he edited documents relating to Canadian history.

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