Sous-fonds SF134 - Lorne and Edith Pierce collection. William Henry Drummond sous-fonds

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Lorne and Edith Pierce collection. William Henry Drummond sous-fonds

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  • [189-] (Creation)
    Drummond, William Henry

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0.01 m of textual records

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William Henry Drummond, was born at Mohill, County Leitrim, Ireland on the 13th of April 1854. Drummond arrived in Canada with his parents in 1864. He studied at Bishop's and practised as a general physician in Montréal and Brome County, Qué. Attracted by the folkways of rural Québec, he began writing narrative verse in the English idiom of the French Canadian farmer. His first book of poetry, The Habitant (1897), was extremely successful.He died at Cobalt, Ontario on the 6th of April 1907.

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Sous-fonds consists of a holograph for "The Wreck of the Julie Plante."

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Gift of Lorne and Edith Pierce


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  • English

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  • Shelf: 2001.1