Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00087 2B Annex - Charles Ryle Fay Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00087 2B Annex

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Charles Ryle Fay Papers

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  • 1884-1961 (Creation)

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2 boxes

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(1884-1961)

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Fay was born in 1884 and educated at King's College, Cambridge and at the London School of Economics. He was a fellow and lecturer at Christ's College (1908-22), professor of economic history at the University of Toronto (1921-30), and reader and reader emeritus in economic history at the University of Cambridge. He died in 1961.

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Collection includes correspondence, notes and documents relating to his work on Adam Smith titled Adam Smith and the Scotland of his Day (1956), and to his work on Charles Townshend and David Hume. It also includes an unpublished typescript, Grenfell and the Moravian Mission to the Labrador, his journal entitled Western Tour (June-June 1928), concerning farming in the Canadian west, and a typescript of his book Agriculture and the Agricultural Surplus (1928).

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request

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  • English

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  • Shelf: 2B Annex