Fonds uofa-994 - Robert Kay Gordon fonds

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Robert Kay Gordon fonds

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CA UOFA uofa-994

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0.37 m of textual records and other material

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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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Fonds consists of these series: I Certificates (1909-1958). Degrees and honours awarded to Dr. Gordon. II Correspondence (1921-1958). Includes colleagues F.M. Salter, E. Sonet and D.E. Cameron. III Lecture notes ([1910-1911]). Many undated. IV Memoirs (1968). V Photographs (1916-[193-?]). Family, colleagues, personal interests (12 images). VI Publications (1917-1964). Thesis (1911). VII Unpublished articles (1951).

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