Collection MG2059 - Lawrence Montague Lande Collection

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Lawrence Montague Lande Collection

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  • 1963-1982 (Creation)
    Lande, Lawrence M.

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32 cm of textual records
15 reels of microfilm

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Author and bibliophile Lawrence Lande was born in Ottawa. He earned a B.A. from McGill in 1928, and his LL.B. in 1931 from Université de Montréal and a Diploma in Philosophy from the Université de Grenoble (1928). Lande has published a number of volumes of verse, as well as a study of early Canadian poetry, Old Lamps Aglow (1957). He also composes music. He has assembled and described major collections of Canadiana, now housed at McGill, Université de Montréal, the Public Archives of Canada and the National Library of Canada, and has published historical studies. Lande has also bestowed his collection of works by William Blake on McGill.

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These materials comprise a microfilm of the Lande collection in Library and Archives Canada, as well as his publication Canadian Historical Documents and Manuscripts (Montréal, 1977-1982). A card index to the Lande Collection in Library and Archives Canada may be consulted at the University Archives.

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