Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00028 - James Elgin Wetherell Papers

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James Elgin Wetherell Papers


  • 1891-1921 (Creation)

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1 box

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James Elgin Wetherell, born in 1851, was an educator and author of several books. His published titles include Miss E. Pauline Johnson: The Mohawk Indian Poet-Reciter (1892), Later Canadian Poems (1893), Poems of the Love of Country (1905), Strange Corners of the World (1927) and Tales of Ancient Rome (1932). He died in 1940.

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The collection consists of correspondence from authors concerning Wetherell's anthologies of poetry.

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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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