Fonds UA G 139 - Malcolm MacKenzie Ross

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Malcolm MacKenzie Ross

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  • 1951-1971 (Creation)
    Ross, Malcolm MacKenzie

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1.3 cm of textual records

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Humanist and educator Malcolm Ross was born at Fredericton, New Brunswick on 2 January 1911. He edited the New Canadian Library series and taught at a number of Canadian universities.

His first scholarly writing, "Milton's Royalism,' was first published in 1943. Later works include: "Poetry and Dogma" (1954, 1969), "Our Sense of Identity" (1954), "The Arts in Canada" (1958), and "The Impossible Sum of Our Traditions" (1986). Ross has been an active member of the Canada Council, the Royal Society of Canada, and the Humanities Association of Canada. In 1988, Malcolm MacKenzie Ross is living in Canada.

Source: The Canadian Encyclopedia, 1988

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This fonds documents various aspects of Malcolm MacKenzie Ross's literary and scholarly activities. It includes originals and copies of correspondence, invitations, newspaper clippings, copies of citations, copies of speeches and addresses (delivered by Ross), and copies of published articles and reviews (by Ross). The fonds also includes published articles about Ross and reviews of his work as well as biographical information.

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Information copied from Archives Canada Database, CAIN No. 158904, 25 October 2012.

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