Accession MS COLL 00324 - Robert Finch Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00324

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Robert Finch Papers

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  • 1900-1995 (Creation)

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52 boxes (8 metres)

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(1900-1995)

Biographical history

Robert Finch was an accomplished writer, musician and artist. He taught at University College until his retirement in 1970. Finch published 15 vols of verse earning him the Governor General's award twice.

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Gift of the estate of Robert Finch 1995, 1996.

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Collection of drafts and final manuscripts for his published and unpublished writings, correspondence; 170 photographs; family papers including correspondence from his sister Mary and his grandfather John Allen.

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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: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request

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  • English

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