Leacock, Stephen, 1869-1944

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1869-12-30
Death 1944-03-28
Canadians
English

Biographical notes:

Canadian poet, humorist, essayist, teacher and historian, Leacock was born at Wanmore, England, December 30, 1869; died at Toronto March 28, 1944. Among his many books are College Days (1923).

From the description of Bell collection of Leacock papers 1913-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225405530

Canadian writer and economist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Montreal, to Mr. Glass, 1919 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 593956216

Canadian economist, political science professor, humorist, and writer.

From the description of Letter, 1928. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32452377

Stephen Butler Leacock (1869-1944) has been called the greatest humorist of his age. Born in England and raised in Canada, Leacock was graduated from the University of Toronto in 1891. In 1903, he was awarded a Ph. D. in Economics by the University of Chicago. During the remainder of his life, Leacock taught at McGill University in Montreal and was an economist for the London Times. His numerous stories and sketches created his reputation as a humorist.

From the guide to the Leacock, Stephan Butler. Papers, 1901-1946, (Special Collections Research Center University of Chicago Library 1100 East 57th Street Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.)

Humorist, writer, and economist.

From the description of Papers, [19--?]. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52248273

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Subjects:

  • Humorists
  • World War, 1914-1918--Social aspects
  • Authors, Canadian--Correspondence
  • Authors, Canadian--19th century--manuscripts
  • Authors, Canadian
  • Free enterprise
  • Authors, Canadian--20th century--manuscripts
  • Manuscripts, Canadian
  • World War, 1914-1918--Women in war

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  • Canada (as recorded)