Inventory of the
Ray Ellenwood fonds

Inventory #F0474

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0474
Title:Ray Ellenwood fonds
Extent:2.04 metres of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Ray Ellenwood (1939-), 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.
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of material that documents Ellenwood's career as an academic, translator and writer and includes teaching files for both his undergraduate and graduate level courses, files pertaining to the research and writing of his PhD thesis on André Breton and Sigmund Freud, academic files consisting of drafts of papers and talks delivered by Ellenwood at various conferences, translation files consisting of drafts of his translation work and publishing files that document his own writing efforts including correspondence, research material and drafts of "Egregore: The Montréal Automatist Movement".

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
Access is open.
Finding Aid: File list available.
URL of Finding Aid:
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accessions: 2004-051. Further accruals may be expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Ray Ellenwood in 2007.
Provenance Access Points:Ellenwood, Ray

Date of creation: 2005/03/15
Date of last revision: 2007/11/16
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