Fonds F 1103
24 centimetres of textual records
Fonds consists of correspondence to and from Smith, receipts for books purchased by him between 1872-1886, as well as receipts for newspaper and magazine subscriptions, estate papers concerning the decision by Smith and his wife to donate their house, The Grange, for use as an art gallery, and records of his investments and income.
Specific correspondents in the fonds include Stephen Caldecott, J. H. Mason, James Spooner and Fred Dane; specific subjects include free trade, non-sectarian schools, annexation and other public affairs in Canada, the St. George Society, Wilfred Laurier's attitudes, South Africa and the marble bust of Smith at Cornell University. Also included with the correspondence is a copy of the funeral address written by I. R. Aikens, and delivered by Canon Moore on the death of Goldwin Smith, June 9, 1910.
Goldwin Smith (1823-1910) was a well known liberal academic, publisher, and anti-imperialist in Ontario.
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Records associated with Goldwin Smith may be found at the Queen's University Archives in Kingston, Ontario, in the Walter Dymond Gregory fonds.
Records from the Goldwin Smith Papers held at Cornell University Library Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections are available in the Reading Room on self-service microfilm reel MS 239.
Correspondence related to Goldwin Smith may be found in several collections at the Archives of Ontario. Much of this correspondence has been microfilmed and is available in the Reading Room on self-service microfilm MS 184, reel 2.
Title based on content of fonds.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession 1228, 1477, 9279
To view these records, consult self-service microfilm MS 184, reel 1, Reading Room.
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