Accession MS-2-737.2017-046 - Personal archives of Terrence Gordon

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Personal archives of Terrence Gordon

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  • 1975 - 2017 (Creation)
    Gordon, Terrence W.

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1 m of textual records.

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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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Accession includes correspondence, publication material including material used for the Marshall McLuhan manuscript, research material for the C.k. Ogden Bio/Bibliographic Study and editorial work.

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