Item 0021 - Letter, Montreal, to Lorne Pierce, Toronto.

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Letter, Montreal, to Lorne Pierce, Toronto.

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  • 25 Jun. 1921 (Creation)
    Sandwell, Bernard Keble
  • 1921 (Receipt)
    Pierce, Lorne Albert

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B.K. Sandwell (1876-1954) was born in Ipswich, England and came to Canada as a child. He was educated at Upper Canada College and the University of Toronto (B.A. 1897). In 1905 he was the drama critic at the Montreal Herald and, later, editor of the Financial Times. He taught economics at McGill University before becoming the head of the Department of English Literature at Queen's University. Sandwell served as Rector of Queen's University from 1944 to 1947. From 1932 to 1951 he was the contributing Editor of Saturday Night. He died in 1954.

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Typed letter(s) signed by the author, refusing extended articles for next issue of Canadian Bookman; discussing James L. Hughes' popularity in Toronto.

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  • Folder: 2001, Box 1, File 1