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Stanford Patrick Rosenbaum fonds
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1923, 1953–2011, predominant 1967-2009 (Creation)
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2.25 m of textual records
20 v. of published material
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Stanford Patrick Rosenbaum was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1929. He was educated at the University of Colorado (B.A. with Honours in English and General Studies, 1951), Rutgers University (M.A. 1955), and Cornell University (Ph.D., 1960), and received a Fulbright Scholarship, Pembroke College, Oxford, 1956–1957. He began his professional career as an instructor at Cornell University, and after holding positions at Indiana University, 1960–1965, joined the University of Toronto faculty as an Associate Professor and Associate Chair in 1965, becoming a Professor in 1967, and Professor Emeritus in 1991. During his teaching years he received numerous fellowships and grants, including a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1968. His main area of academic interest was the Bloomsbury Group; he contributed to various books related to this subject, as well as authoring numerous articles for journals. S.P. Rosenbaum reviewed books for the Globe and Mail for many years, and in 1991 was named a Fellow in the Royal Society of Canada. He died in Dartmouth, N.S. in 2012.
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The fonds reflects S.P. Rosenbaum's career as an academic and published author.
Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Correspondence, 1923, 1957-1998; Series 2: Records relating to literary and lecture activities, 1953-2011, predominant 1967-2009; Series 3: Published literary articles, 1959-1994; Series 4: Book reviews, 1962-1986.
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Acquired from S.P. Rosenbaum. Original accession acquired in 1997, subsequent material acquired in 2004, 2009 and 2012.
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No further accruals are expected.
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