Fonds F00431 - Grace Campbell fonds

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Grace Campbell fonds

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CA ON00239 F00431

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  • 1942-1967 (Creation)
    Creator
    Campbell, Grace MacLennan Grant

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0.25 m of textual records, 1 map

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(1895-1963)

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Author Grace Campbell was born near Williamstown, Glengarry County, Ontario in 1895, on the farm which is the scene of Thorn-Apple Tree. She was educated at local schools, entering Queen's University with the MacLennan Glengarry scholarship from Williamstown High School. On her graduation in 1915 she obtained the gold medal in English Literature. She married the Reverend Harvey Campbell and together they had three sons. Many of her short stories have been published in Canada, the United States and Great Britain, a few having been translated in the Danish. In addition to Thorn-Apple Tree (1942) she is also the author of a number of books including The Higher Hill (1944), Fresh Wind Blowing (1947) and The Tower and The Town (1950).Mrs. Cambell died on May 31, 1963.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, prose, biographical articles, critical commentaries and newspaper clippings relating to Mrs. Campbell's work as an author.

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Purchased through Chancellor Richardson Memorial Fund from Reverend Harvey Campbell - 1969.

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  • English

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2007

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Open

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Copyright restrictions may apply.

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  • Shelf: 2007