Accession MS-2-737.2013-045 - Personal archives of Terrence Gordon

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Personal archives of Terrence Gordon

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MS-2-737.2013-045

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  • Bulk, 1973-2012 (Creation)
  • 1931-2012; predominate 1973-2012 (Creation)

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4.5 m of textual records 9 bankers boxes

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Author and educator W. Terrence Gordon was born in Montreal, Quebec, 14 October 1942. He attended the University of Toronto and received a B.A. Honours in French and Italian (1966), a M.A. in French (1967), and a PhD in French and Linguistics (1972). Gordon began his teaching career at the University of Alberta as an assistant professor of French and romance linguistics (1970-1972). He came to Dalhousie as an assistant professor of French in 1972 and is currently a professor emeritus in the department. While at Dalhousie, Gordon held the Alexander McLeod Chair in Modern Languages, helped found the Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association in 1977, helped launch Italian studies at Dalhousie in 1998, and has authored or edited numerous books, articles, reviews, and papers. Gordon is married to Therese-Celeste Smith-Gordon and has two sons, Perry and Paul-Michael.

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This accession consist of outlines and class notes for French and linguistics University courses. This accession also contains correspondence, course evaluations and research notes. Some digital records from this accession have been migrated from CDs onto Dalhousie University’s Digi server.

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  • Multiple Languages

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Materials are in English, French, German, and Italian.

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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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2013

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