- ca. 1920-1959 (Creation)
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4.81 m of textual and graphic records (37 boxes plus oversized material)
Name of creator
Born in Glencoe, Ontario, 1894; BA 1915 (Vic), MA (Chicago), PhD (Chicago) 1924; professor in the Department of History, 1925-1963 and Professor Emeritus, 1963; general editor, Dictionary of Canadian Biography, 1959-1963; editor, University of Toronto Press, 1946-1953; editor, Canadian Historical Review, 1926-1946. Died in Toronto, 18 October, 1963.
Donated to Rare Book Library, April, 1964. Transferred to University Archives, 1972.
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Personal records of George Brown, including personal and professional correspondence, course notes (?), lecture notes in Canadian and American history, including mimeographed ones prepared for the Prisoner of War camps in Canada during World War II (1943-1944); research notes, drafts of articles and offprints; bibliography cards; glass-plate negatives and card index to photographs.
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