Useful Education for the Workingman: The Montreal Mechanics' Institute, 1828-70

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Useful Education for the Workingman: The Montreal Mechanics' Institute, 1828-70
Abstract
The Montreal Mechanics' Institute was the first of its kind in British North America. Originally founded as a voluntary association of mechanics who gathered together for instruction in elementary and scientific principles underlying their work, the Institute continues to this day as the Atwater Library of Montreal.
Book Title
Knowledge for the People: The Struggle for Adult Learning In English-Speaking Canada, 1828-1973
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
Date
1987
Pages
20-34
Language
en
Citation
Robins, Nora. “Useful Education for the Workingman: The Montreal Mechanics’ Institute, 1828-70.” In Knowledge for the People: The Struggle for Adult Learning In English-Speaking Canada, 1828-1973, edited by Michael R. Weldon, 20–34. Toronto, ON: The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 1987.
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