Inventory of the
Harry Knowles Girling fonds

Inventory #F0311

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0311
Title:Harry Knowles Girling fonds
Extent:0.23 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Harry Knowles Girling (1919- ) was educated in England (Oxford) and taught at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, 1948-1971. He joined the Department of English at York University in 1971 as a specialist in nineteenth-century fiction and structures of narrative fiction. He served on several University committees and as a member and officer of the Canadian Association of American Studies. He is the author of several scholarly articles. Professor Girling retired from York in 1984.
Scope and Content:

The fonds consists of Harry Knowles Girling's records pertaining to his activities at York University. It includes reports, minutes and related material from several University committees including the Interim Curriculum Committee, 1961, and the Senate Curriculum Committee, 1962, the Council of the Faculty of Arts and Science, and the English Department. In addition there is a copy proof of 'Five heroic plays,' (1960).

Custodial History: Material was presented to York University Archives by Tiit Kodor, Scott Library, in 1984.
Restrictions on
Access and Use:
Access to be determined.
Finding Aid: File list available.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/submissions/fonds/ON00370-f0000311.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 1984-008. Further accruals are expected.
Related Records: See York University. Office of the President fonds (F0073); and York University. Senate fonds (F0078), for material related to the Curriculum Committee.
Provenance Access Points:Girling, Harry Knowles, 1919-

Date of creation: 2002/04/04
Date of last revision: 2003/04/29
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