Fonds 2128 - John Mercel Robson fonds

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CA ON00357 2128


John Mercel Robson fonds


  • 1934–1995 (Creation)

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2.24 m of textual records
4 photographs

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Biographical history

Professor of English, University of Toronto.

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Records were acquired from Robson’s home in 2008, on behalf of his wife and daughter.

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Fonds consists of: Correspondence, 1947–1986; Records and memorabilia relating to early education and personal life, 1934–1995; Articles and other writing, 1959–1994; Records relating to research and projects, 1943–1990; Records relating to academic life and community service, 1959–1989; and Photographs, [1951], n.d.

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No further accruals are expected.

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The University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services has an oral history of J.M. Robson (B1986–0058).

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