Fonds MG3014 - Morris Bishop Fonds

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Morris Bishop Fonds

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  • 1959 (Creation)
    Bishop, Morris, 1893-1973

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Scholar, biographer and poet Morris Bishop was born in Willard, N.Y., and educated at Cornell University (A.B. 1913, M.A. 1914, Ph.D. 1926). He taught Romance languages at Cornell from 1921 until his retirement in 1960, and published poetry, essays, literary histories, and biographies of French and Italian writers. In 1959 he delivered the Beatty Lectures at McGill, later published as White Men Came to the St. Lawrence (McGill University Press, 1961).

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Typescript of the Beatty Lecture entitled "By the river of Hochelaga - the land the French found".

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