Fonds 2164 - George Williams Brown fonds

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CA ON00357 2164


George Williams Brown fonds


  • 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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No further accruals are expected.

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