Fonds MS-2-749 - Patricia Monk fonds

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Patricia Monk fonds

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MS-2-749

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  • [after 1805] - 1995 (Creation)
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    Monk, Patricia

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21 cm of textual records
20 photographs ; b&w : 20 x 25.5 cm or smaller
17 negatives : 12.5 x 10 cm or smaller
5 pictures ; b&w : 28 x 21.5 cm or smaller
3 postcards ; 2 col. and 1 b&w : 17.8 x 25.5 cm or smaller
1 sketch ; b&w : 28 x 21.5 cm

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([19--] -)

Biographical history

Patricia Monk taught in the Department of English at Dalhousie University from 1970 until her retirement in 2003. She was educated at Reading, Carleton and Queen's universities before taking up an appointment at Dalhousie, where she specialized in Canadian literature and science fiction. Her scholarly work includes Alien Theory: The Alien as Archetype in the Science Fiction hort Story (2006); Mud and Magic Shows: Robertson Davies's Fifth Business (1992); The Gilded Beaver: An Introduction to the Life and Work of James De Mille (1991); and The Smaller Infinity: Jungian Self in the Novels of Robertson Davies (1982).

Custodial history

Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives by Patricia Monk in 2003. Further custodial history is unknown.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of Patricia Monk's records regarding the research and writing process of her book The Gilded Beaver: An Introduction to the Life and Work of James De Mille (Toronto: ECW Press, 1991). Fonds includes photographs, correspondence, research notes, transcripts, and other textual records.

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  • English
  • French

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Patricia Monk fonds, MS-2-749, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Final

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

March 2, 2020 (creation)
March 2020 (revision)

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