Fonds 2145 - John Ratcliffe Grant fonds

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CA ON00357 2145


John Ratcliffe Grant fonds


  • 1942–1983 (Creation)

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12 cm of textual records
4 photographs

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John Ratcliffe Grant was born in Honan Province, China, the son of Presbyterian missionaries. He was granted a Ph.d from Harvard University in 1947, and in 1950 came to Victoria University as an Assistant Professor of Classics. Dr. Grant taught at Victoria until 1979, becoming a Professor of Classics in 1975.

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Fonds consists of personal papers of John Ratcliffe Grant, 1942-1983, including his doctoral thesis on Ancient Roman History for Harvard University, 1946.

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No further accruals are expected.

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