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Fonds F0129 - George Wing fonds.
CA ACU SPC F0129
George Wing fonds.
- 1949-1998 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1.8 m of textual records.
Name of creator
Canadian author and educator. Born in Yorkshire, England, May 17, 1921. Educated in state elementary and secondary schools in England and University College, Durham University. Served in the British Army 1941-1946. Taught English in the Middle East, 1947-1949; Ghana, 1949-1955, Nairobi, Kenya, 1956-1968; and the University of Calgary, 1968-1988. Author of novels, short stories, critical works on Thomas Hardy and Charles Dickens as well as many articles, reviews and papers. Died in Calgary, Alberta, on November 27, 1998.
Donated by the family of George Wing in 1999.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of correspondence; manuscripts of novels, short stories, stage and radio plays, articles and reviews; works about G. Wing; and published work.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
File level inventory available at repository.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of the fonds.