Fonds 48 - F. David Hoeniger fonds

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CA ON00399 48


F. David Hoeniger fonds


  • 1951-1997 (Creation)

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30 cm of textual records
11 photographs

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Biographical history

David F. Hoeniger was a professor in the English Department at Victoria College, University of Toronto, from 1953 until his retirement in 1985. He served as the first Director of the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (between 1964-69 and 1974-79) at Victoria College. He spearheaded the development of its collections and acquisitions policies, and developed many of its programs, such as the annual Erasmus Lecture. He also played a key role in the establishment of the Victoria College Renaissance Studies Program, and the CRRS Publications series.

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Acquired from David Hoeniger December 4, 2004.

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The fonds consists of manuscripts, correspondence, notes, research material and other records relating to publications and intended publications, 1957-1992, including Types of Shakespearean Romance with interpretations of Cymbeline, The Winter's Tale and The Tempest, Pericles, and Medicine and Shakespeare in the English Renaissance; manuscripts, notes, announcements, correspondence and other records relating to lectures and papers given at conferences and seminars, 1964-1997; correspondence, course notes and outlines, research material and other records relating to other academic work, 1951-1980; and photographs of illustrations used in essay in Science and the Arts in the Renaissance.

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Further accruals are expected.

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Related resources: The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies at Victoria University in the University of Toronto.

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