Fonds F0474 - Ray Ellenwood fonds

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Ray Ellenwood fonds

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2.04 m of textual records

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Ray Ellenwood, professor, translator and academic, was born in Edmonton and educated at the University of Alberta where he received his B.A. and M.A. in English, and at Rutgers University where he received his PhD in Comparative Literature in 1972. He became Assistant Professor in English at York University following his graduation from Rutgers and has been a Professor of English with the School of Arts and Letters at Atkinson College (renamed the Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies) since 1991. Ellenwood is the author of "Egregore: A History of the Montréal Automatist Movement" and has translated ten works by Quebecois authors including work by Jacques Ferron, Claude Gauvreau and Marie-Claire Blais. He was awarded the Canada Council Translation Prize in 1982 and has served on the jury of the Governor General's Award for Translation on three occasions.

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Fonds consists of material that documents Ellenwood's career as an academic, translator and writer.

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Donated by Ray Ellenwood in 2004.


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The fonds comprises the following accessions: 2004-051. Further accruals may be expected.

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2005/03/15 Sean Smith:. (Creation)
2005/03/15 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2005/03/23 Sean Smith. Corrected dates of creation.
2005/03/24 Dubeau. Revised bio sketch, scope and content note. Verified provenance access point. Added URL for finding aid.
2007/11/16 Dubeau. Updated restrictions on access and source of acquisition.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM
2019/02/12 J. Grant. Post-migration metadata clean-up.
2020/03/28 KCP. Added access point(s).

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