Fonds UBCA-ARC-1013 - Ian Ross fonds

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Ian Ross fonds

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  • 1969-1979, 1990 (Creation)
    Ross, Ian

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85 cm of textual records

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Ian Simpson Ross was born in Dundee, Scotland, in 1930. He received his BA in English Language and Literature from the University of St. Andrew's (1954), a B.Litt. from Oxford University (1956) and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas (1960). After completing his Ph.D., Ross joined the University of British Columbia's Department of English as a lecturer. In 1982, he became department head. Ross became Professor Emeritus of English in 1993.

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The fonds consists of two series - Publications and Arts I. The first includes original and copy-edited typescripts for three of Ross's books: Lord Kames and the Scotland of His Day (1972), The Correspondence of Adam Smith (1977), and William Dunbar: A Critical Study (1981). The Arts I series consists of minutes, correspondence, reports and printed material arising from the establishment and assessment of the program.

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