Edward Killoran Brown

Title: Edward Killoran Brown fonds 

Date(s) of creation: 1899-1988

Physical description:  3.58 metres of textual, graphic, publications and artifacts records

Admin. history/Biographical Sketch: 
Edward Killoran Brown . Born 15 August 1905 in Toronto . Studied at the University of Toronto , B.A., 1926; the Sorbonne, Paris , Docteur-ès-Lettres, 1935. Taught English at the University of Toronto, 1929-41, University of Manitoba, 1935-37, Cornell University , Ithaca, New York, 1941-44, and the University of Chicago, 1944-51. Contributor to many journals and newspapers; co-editor, Canadian Forum , 1930-33, and the University of Toronto Quarterly , 1932-41.  Died in Chicago , 24 April 1951.  For a more detailed biography see Laura Groening Smyth,  E. K. Brown: A Study in Conflict . Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1993

Scope and content: 
This fonds consists of three accessions containing correspondence,notes, diaries, certificates and diplomas, manuscripts and copies of printed articles, lecture notes, and photographs documenting Prof. E.K. Brown's career as professor of English literature at the University of Toronto, University of Manitoba and University of Chicago.  Also includes correspondence to his widow, Margaret Brown (1953-1988), artifacts such as his doctoral cap, Governor-General Literary award of 1944 and Lorne Pierce Medal awarded to him posthumously by the Royal Society of Canada.
Access/Use: Open

Finding aids: Finding aids available in Reading Room

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Accruals:   Further accruals not expected.

Corresponding accessions: B1972-0002, B1993-0038, B1996-0012.