Inventory of the
Maurice Elliott fonds

Inventory #F0238

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0238
Title:Maurice Elliott fonds
Extent:0.76 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Maurice Elliott is University Orator and University Professor Emeritus at York University in Toronto, Canada. Born in 1937 in London, England, he was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge University, and received his PhD from the University of Toronto. As a professor of English at York since 1966, Dr. Elliott primarily researched and taught the poetry of the Romantic period, as well as Irish writing in English. He has served York University as Master of Winter's College (1980-1987), as Chair of the Department of English (1993-1999) during which time he was awarded his University Professorship (1996), and as Chair of Senate (1998-1999), and as a member of York's Board of Governors.
Scope and Content:

The fonds consists of citations given by Dr. Elliott as University Orator and includes biographical information, correspondence, programmes, and drafts created or used for writing the citations. Fonds includes correspondence, mission statement samples, and supporting reference information documenting Dr. Elliott's role in developing York University's Mission Statement.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
No restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: File list available.
URL of Finding Aid:
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 2002-032, 2008-019. Further accruals may be expected.
Related Records: Related material may be found in the Convocation Office fonds (F0041), and the Office of the President fonds (F0073).
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Maurice Elliott in 2002 and 2008.
Subject Access Points:Elliott, Maurice Slater, 1937-
Provenance Access Points:Elliott, Maurice Slater, 1937-

Date of creation: 2003/01/17
Date of last revision: 2008/12/15
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