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Wilson, Daniel, Sir (Letters)

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Sir Daniel Wilson was President of University College, later University of Toronto, from 1880 to 1892. Born in Edinburgh, he published on the antiquities of the city, on prehistoric remains of Scotland, and other topics. He emigrated to Canada in 1853 to occupy the Chair of History and English Literature at Toronto. 

A collection of five letters from Sir Daniel Wilson and six from his colleague John Buchanan, mainly to Professor Thomson of Aberdeen, largely concerning a new edition of Stuart's Caledonia Romana, a noted account of Roman remains in Scotland.

Dates

1842-1852

Types of Materials

  • Unpublished Material and Manuscripts

Extent

Approximately 2 cm of textual material

How to Access This Resource

XS1 MS A100

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