Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00255, MS COLL 00535 - Douglas Henderson Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00255, MS COLL 00535

Title

Douglas Henderson Papers

Date(s)

  • 1975-2005 (Creation)

Level of description

Manuscript Collection

Extent and medium

6 boxes (1.4 metres)

Context area

Name of creator

(1944-)

Biographical history

Douglas Henderson was born in Kitchener, Ont., in 1944, but now resides in Victoria, BC. He is a teacher of Buddhism, a writer on Tibetan art and Buddhism, as well as a poet. In 1978, he was appointed Registrar of the Art Gallery of Great Victoria where he wrote The Arts of Tibet. His poetry has appeared in Raven, The Endless Knot and The Message Makers, and in Japanese translation in Sarvodaya. He is a ngagpa (Tibetan yogi) and an ordained priest in the Tomitsu Shugendo Tradition of Japan.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Douglas Henderson.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of manuscripts and typescript drafts and proofs of Henderson's writings and interviews, as well as correspondence.

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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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MS COLL 00255, MS COLL 00535

Institution identifier

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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