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Fittingly, perhaps, for a man who was very much concerned with "virtual" realities, Mackenzie King now has a significant presence in cyberspace. The following websites all provide useful information about King, his world, and his legacy.
Library and Archives Canada
ArchiviaNet permits researchers to search for the main holdings at Library and Archives Canada that relate to Mackenzie King.
The Prime Ministers' Fonds site provides a comprehensive index to several series of the King papers.
Parliament Hill Statue
Information on King's statue on Parliament Hill.
Two pages devoted to King's gravesite in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Toronto.
Historic Plaques of Waterloo County
Provides information on a plaque commemorating King (# 6) that is found in front of the Kitchener Public Library.
King – Bank Note
King is commemorated on the $50.00 bill.
William Lyon Mackenzie
Various sources for information about King's grandfather, the fiery rebel leader.
FRIENDS & CLOSE ASSOCIATES
William Wilfred Campbell
Two pages devoted to the life and career of King's friend, the poet-archivist Wilfred Campbell.
Governor General Grey was among King's chief mentors.
A guide to the papers of one of King's leading benefactors and confidants.
Sir William Mulock
A short biography of King's first political mentor.
John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
A guide to the papers of King's major benefactor.
A useful profile of one of King's most distinguished PMO advisors.
Contains numerous entries relating to King.
First Among Equals
This Library and Archives of Canada website provides an enormous amount of information about King, as well as other prime ministers.
LITERARY PORTRAYALS OF KING
The text of Frank R. Scott's satirical poem about King.
Conscription for Wartime Service
Offers an introduction to the contentious conscription issue during both world wars. Includes a study guide.
RESIDENCES & HISTORIC SITES
Mackenzie King Estate
societies_details.aspx?societyId=17] Information on King's Kingsmere estate, now part of the Gatineau Park.
Waterloo Historical Society
Discusses King's connections with Kitchener-Waterloo.
Woodside National Historic Site of Canada
Devoted to King's family home in Kitchener.
Laurier House National Historic Site of Canada
Wilfrid Laurier and later Mackenzie King's Ottawa residence.
Provides the texts of several of King's speeches.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Spiritualism
Like King, Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes, was an avid believer in Spiritualism.
A University of Virginia website that provides a useful introduction to the history of Spiritualism.
Susanna Moodie and Catherine Parr Trail
Information on Susanna Moodie and Catherine Parr Trail's involvement with the early Spiritualist movement.
An interesting examination of the late Victorian response to Spiritualism.