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John A. Irving fonds
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12 cm of textual records
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Name of creator
John Allan Irving was born in Drumbo, Ontario in 1903. He entered Victoria College in 1922 and graduated in 1926 with the Regent's Gold Medal. He completed two Master's Degrees at Trinity College, Cambridge and started his teaching career at Princeton University. He returned to Victoria College in 1944 to teach ethics and social philosophy. He also became the head of the Ethic Department. John Allen Irving died in 1965.
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Fonds consists of personal correspondence/subject files of Professor John Irving, 1948-1962.
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Unknown. Records were not accessioned when originally acquired.
Transfer from Lakehead University.
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Several files also have photocopies available. See file level description for details.
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Generated finding aid
For related materials see the John Allan Irving Papers (Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00132) in the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto.
For other related materials at the Victoria University Archives, see Fonds 2071 - Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Philosophy Department.