- 1900-1956 (Creation)
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1.35 m of textual records and microform (12 boxes)
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Born 1879. William Hall Clawson was professor of English at the University of Toronto from 1905 until his retirement in 1950. He died Guelph, Ontario on 21 February, 1971.
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Correspondence, course notes, lecture notes and draft articles largely compiled while a professor of English (1905-1950); typescript, photostat of original manuscript and microfilm copy, correspondence, etc. relating to "Life of St.Norbert" by John Capgrave and edited by Clawson; bound volumes listing students and marks for classes taught by Clawson (1914-1950); Clawson's own student notebooks (1901-1906) on courses on Chaucer and Robin Hood; typescript of "The religious thought of Sir Thomas More" by Gervase [?] Burke, n.d.
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No finding aid.