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Jennie Huie fonds
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1956-1971, 1995 (Creation)
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36 cm of textual records
3 photographs: b&w
2 prints: b&w
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Jennie Huie was born in Rangoon, Burma (now Myanmar), in 1928. After graduating with a B.A. Honours in English Literature from the University of Rangoon (1951) she obtained a Diploma in Education from the University of Hong Kong (1953). In 1961 she received a Ph.D. from the University of London; her thesis was on the life and work of Anne Thackeray Ritchie. From 1962 to 1969 she taught English language and literature at United College, Chinese University of Hong Kong, as well as visiting universities in Britain and the United States, including a period as Visiting Scholar at the Harvard-Yenching Institute, Harvard University, doing research on Anne Thackeray Ritchie. Jennie Huie emigrated to Canada in 1969, and went on to teach English and Canadian literature at Trent University and the University of Toronto, as well as doing further research on Anne Thackeray Ritchie in London. In 1981 she earned a Master of Library Science degree from the University of Toronto, and from 1982 to her retirement in 1993 held the position of Librarian of the Ontario Women's Directorate. Jennie Huie died in 2009.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of records that reflect Jennie Huie’s career as a scholar and her research on Anne Thackeray Ritchie.
The fonds is comprised of the following series: Correspondence, 1956–1971; Records relating to research, 1956–1971; Records relating to writings, 1961-1995, predominant 1961–1964; and Graphic material and memorabilia, 1961–1965.
Immediate source of acquisition
Acquired from Jennie Huie in 1994.
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Some restrictions on access. See the finding aid for more information.
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No further accruals are expected.
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