Fonds F 1103

Goldwin Smith fonds

About these records

Goldwin Smith fonds
Dates of Creation
1872-1910, 1929
Physical Description

24 centimetres of textual records

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Goldwin Smith (1823-1910) was a well known liberal academic, publisher, and anti-imperialist in Ontario.

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Smith, Goldwin, 1823-1910
Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Records are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use other than for research and private study any of this material, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Associated Material

Records associated with Goldwin Smith may be found at the Queen's University Archives in Kingston, Ontario, in the Walter Dymond Gregory fonds.

Related Material

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.

Availability of Other Formats

Records in this fonds are available on self-service microfilm in the Reading Room.

Title based on content of fonds.


No further accruals are expected.

Former Codes

Accession 1228, 1477, 9279

Finding Aid
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