Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00330 2B Annex - Harcourt Brown Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00330 2B Annex


Harcourt Brown Papers


  • 1923-1983 (Creation)

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Newton Price Harcourt Brown was born in Toronto on May 30, 1900. He was educated at the University of Toronto where he received his Bachelor of Arts (UC, 1925) and Master of Arts (1926) degrees in Modern Languages. He obtained a Phd. from Columbia University in 1934. Professor at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. He lived in Kingston and taught at Queen’s University from 1926 to 1929. In 1927 he married Elizabeth Stacey, of Toronto. Professor Brown died in Winnipeg on November 17, 1990.

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Correspondence, manuscript drafts, research notes and materials for Professor Brown's lectures and writings; also contains papers of his students.

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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:

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  • English

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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