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Barbara Thompson Godard (1941-2010) was Professor of English, French, Social and Political Thought, and Women’s Studies at York University, where she also held the Avi Bennett Historica Chair in Canadian Literature.
With a B.A. from the University of Toronto and … Continue reading
The Dworin Collection consists of over 800 items acquired from Ruth Dworin, a local women’s activist and owner of women’s music production company Womanly Way Productions. An associate of York University’s Canadian Women’s Studies journal office, Dworin began collecting in … Continue reading
The Yolton Collection is a collection of rare books ranging from the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries, collected and donated by John W. Yolton (1921-2005), professor of Philosophy at York University from 1963-1978 and former acting president from 1973-1974 . The … Continue reading
The Gibson Collection was established at the Clara Thomas Archives in 1994 when Robert Chalmers Gibson, after almost fifty years of collecting rare books and manuscripts, donated his Canadiana collection to York University.
Recently library staff from the archives and Scott … Continue reading