Fonds 2164 - George Williams Brown fonds

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George Williams Brown fonds

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CA ON00357 2164

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  • 1914 (Creation)

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3 cm of textual records
1 photograph: b&w

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Born in Glencoe, Ontario, 1894; BA 1915 (Vic), MA (Chicago), PhD (Chicago) 1924; professor in the Department of History, 1925-1963 and Professor Emeritus, 1963; general editor, Dictionary of Canadian Biography, 1959-1963; editor, University of Toronto Press, 1946-1953; editor, Canadian Historical Review, 1926-1946. Died in Toronto, 18 October, 1963.

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Fonds consists of diary and ephemera from the Glee Club’s tour of the British Isles, 1914.

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See also UTA 1091 - George Williams Brown fonds at the University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services (UTARMS).
See also F0271 - George Williams Brown fonds at York University Archives and Special Collections.

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No further accruals are expected.

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See the Victoria University Ephemera Collection for more Glee Club ephemera :

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See also Fonds 2817 - Wallace Family fonds, series 4 (Photographs) for images of the 1914 Glee Club UK tour.

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Students / Alumni Personal Papers

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