Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00272 2B Annex - Rhoda Ann Page Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00272 2B Annex


Rhoda Ann Page Papers


  • 1840-1850 (Creation)

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1/2 box (6 cm)

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Biographical history

Rhoda Ann Page was born in Hackney, Middlesex in 1826 and immigrated with her family to a farm near Cobourg in 1832. In 1846 she had her poems published regularly under the initials R.A.P in the Cobourg Star. Wild Notes from the Back Woods was published in 1850.

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Acquired by the library in 1987.

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Holograph manuscript of twenty-nine poems by Rhoda Ann Page and two typescript copies of her Wild notes from the back woods edited by Edwin Guillet (1942).

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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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