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A Real Companion and Friend:
The diary of William Lyon Mackenzie King

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Millennium Bureau of Canada

Canadian Content On-Line Program, Department of Canadian Heritage

Conceptual Design:
John Bell, Maureen Hoogenraad
Project Managers:
Michael Eamon, François Guindon
Content Co-ordinator:
Michael Eamon
Web Design:
Imatics Web Solutions (
Database Design:
Cold North Wind

Writing, Research, and Curatorial Credits

Chief Coordinator, Research and Writing:
Maureen Hoogenraad
Senior Editor, Research and Writing:
John Bell
Audio/Visual Archivists and Writing:
Rosemary Bergeron, Steve Cusimano
Photographic Archivist:
Peter Robinson
Documentary Art Archivist:
Jennifer Devine
Documentary Art Research:
Lindsay Stevenson

Behind the Diary

Content Structure:
John Bell
Text Authors and Illustration Selection:
John Bell, Maureen Hoogenraad, Grace Hyam, Marcel Barriault
Illustration Research:
Lindsay Stephenson, Peter Robertson

Mackenzie King's World

Author "King's Life: A Chronology" and "The Residences of Mackenzie King":
Grace Hyam
Principal Biography Authors:
Grace Hyam, Lynette Pike
Secondary Biography Authors:
Maureen Hoogenraad, Geoff Ott
Authors "Politics, Themes, and Events from King's Life":
Grace Hyam, Maureen Hoogenraad, Marcel Barriault, Rosemary Bergeron, Michael Eamon
Annotated Links:
John Bell
Special Media Selection:
Peter Robinson, Grace Hyam, Lynette Pike, Maureen Hoogenraad, Lindsay Stephenson, Marcel Barriault, Michael Eamon
Special Media Co-ordination:
Angèle Alain, Irene Van Bavel, Michael Eamon
Circulation, Loans and Exhibitions:
Janet Kepkiewicz
Archival Assistants:
Geoff Ott, Johanne Simard
Administrative Assistants:
Hélène Bélanger, Diane Choquette, Hélène Pharand

Editing and Translation

Chief, Communications Services Section:
Denise Rioux
Communications Liaison:
Nadia Haddad
Press Communications:
Louisa Coates
Huegette Bouchard-Prégent, Michele Brenckmann, Rebecca Grace, Marcel Larocque, Dave Matley, Caroline Shaughnessy, Josée Trudel
Luc Carrière, Lillian Dombrowski, Angèle Alain

Technical Development and Digitisation

Chief, Technical Section:
Marc C. Houle
Web Programming:
Andy Coughlin
Database Administration:
Paul Carpentier
Digitisation Section, Chief:
Brian Thurgood
Imaging Technicians:
Vicky Dalrymple, Kim Dubois, Shawn Parson, Pierre Pugin

Thank you to all Library and Archives Canada staff, too numerous to be named individually, whose efforts are reflected in this collaborative work. Special thanks to the archivists and librarians whose expertise and dedication have made this website possible.