Fonds 1577 - Jane Millgate fonds

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UTA 1577

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Jane Millgate fonds

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  • 1967-1979 (Creation)

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0.20 m of textual records (2 boxes)

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(1937-)

Biographical history

Jane Millgate is Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto. She was educated at the universities of Leeds and Kent at Canterbury and taught at Victoria College in the English Department at the University of Toronto from 1964–1997. From 1982–87 she was Vice-Dean of Arts and Science. She is the author of Macaulay (1973), Walter Scott: The Making of the Novelist (1984), and Scott’s Last Edition: A Study in Publishing History (1987). This last work, an examination of the creation of Scott’s magnum opus edition, was awarded the British Academy’s Crawshay Prize in 1988. In addition she has edited a volume of essays, Editing Nineteenth-Century Fiction (1978), and is the author of numerous articles on American, English, and Scottish literature as well as on the History of the Book. Professor Millgate was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1986 and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1994. She has served on numerous editorial boards, including Dalhousie Review, Victorian Review, the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada, English Studies in Canada, and the Collected Works of Northrop Frye, and is a member of the advisory board for the Edinburgh Edition of the Waverley Novels and one of the founders of the Toronto Centre for the Book. Her Union Catalogue of the Correspondence of Sir Walter Scott, comprising over 14000 records for letters from and to Scott, is published by the National Library of Scotland.

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Files collected by Jane Millgate, Associate Professor of English in Victoria College, while a member of the Faculty of Arts and Science Committee to review the undergraduate programme (The Kelly Committee), and its antecedents, the Macpherson, Allen and Berlyne committees.

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B1981-0033

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