Dr. W.G. Hardy (1895-1979) was a classics scholar with his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He joined the University of Alberta Classics Dept. in 1920, became head of the dept. in 1938 and retired in 1964. Author of novels, historic and scholarly works, Hardy played an active role in Canadian literature, serving three times as president of the Canadian Author's Association. Dr. Hardy was also a well known hockey executive serving for seven years as the president of the International Ice Hockey Federation, the Alberta and Canadian Amateur Hockey Associations.
From the description of Papers 1913-1979.-- (University of Alberta). WorldCat record id: 70329123