Fonds F02925 - Mills-Whalley correspondence collection

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Mills-Whalley correspondence collection

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  • 1962-1989 (Creation)
    Whalley, George

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0.17 m of textual records and ca. 50 photographs

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George Whalley was born in Kingston in 1915. He obtained his B.A. at Bishop's University in 1935 and his M.A. in 1945. He obtained a B.A. from Oriel College, Oxford in 1939 and an M.A. in 1948. In 1950 he obtained his Ph. D. from King's College, London. He was a Rhodes scholar for Quebec in 1936. From 1945 to 1948 he taught English at Bishop's University before joining the faculty at Queen's University in 1950. Among his publications are In the Land of Feast or Famine, Poems 1939-1944; The Legend of John Hornby; and Poetic Process. He edited and wrote the forward for Selected Poems of George Herbert Clarke. He also edited Writing in Canada, the publication of the proceedings of the Canadian Writers' Conference of 1956; Death in the Barren Ground - The Diary of Edgar Christian; and A Place of Liberty in 1964. He died in 1983.

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The fonds consists of correspondence between Margaret Sparling Mills and George Whalley.

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Description created on 2016-07-28. Last updated 2019-06-24.
Archivist(s): Heather Home

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  • English

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  • Shelf: 2317.4