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|Title:||Robert Casto fonds|
|Extent:||1.93 m of textual records
|Robert Clayton Casto (b. 31 May 1932, d. 5 April 1998), English professor and writer, was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He received his B.A. from Yale University in 1954 and completed his M.A. and M.F.A. at the University of Iowa in 1965 and 1966 respectively before finishing his M.Litt. at Oxford in 1968. He was Assistant Professor of English at State University College, Oneonta, New York from 1968-1970. He held a similar position at York University from 1970 to 1974, and from 1974 until his death was Assistant Professor of English. In addition to his academic work, Casto also published several volumes of poetry including A Strange and Fitful Land (1959), The Arrivals (1980) and Human Gardens (ca. 1998) and had individual poems appear in numerous journals, reviews and magazines. He was editor of the literary journal Waves from 1972-1980 and was a member of the Association of Canadian University Teachers of English, the Modern Language Association of America, the Elizabethan Club of Yale University and the Poetry Society of America.|
|Scope and Content:||
Fonds consists of personal and business correspondence, reviews, notes, drafts and manuscripts of poems and musical compositions which document the career of Robert Casto.
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Access and Use:
|No restriction on access.|
|Finding Aid:||File list available.|
|URL of Finding Aid:||http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/submissions/fonds/ON00370-f0000175.pdf|
|Accruals:||The fonds comprises the following accession: 1999-011. No further accruals are expected.|
|Related Records:||Related records are available in the Waves fonds (F0442).|
|Provenance Access Points:||Casto, Robert Clayton, 1932-1998
Date of creation: 2002/04/04
Date of last revision: 2003/04/09