Accession - UAA-1975-064

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  • 1916-1964 (Creation)
    Gordon, Robert Kay

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0.10 m of textual records

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(1887 - 1973)

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English scholar, Administrator, 1887-1973. R.K. Gordon joined the University staff in 1913, having graduated from Toronto and Oxford Universities. In 1936 he was appointed head of the Department of English and from 1943-1945 he acted as Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science. The Royal Society of Canada elected him a fellow in 1936. Dr. Gordon published widely in his field of English literature, his great love being Chaucer. He retired from the University in 1950.

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Accession consists of correspondence, publishers contracts and articles published in The Rebel, Canadian Forum and Life.

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  • English

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accession register; index; file inventory

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DBRACEWELL 8.17.2009. Updated by M.Fraesr on 15 April 2020.

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