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Accession Number: 82-008

Title

Professor Barbara Rooke fonds. -- 1945-1978. -- 16 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

Barbara Rooke was educated at Queen's University (M.A.) and the University of London (Ph.D.) where she presumably studied English literature. She was a Professor of English literature at Trent University from 1967 to 1979.

Custodial History

The fonds was in the custody of the English Department, Trent University, until it was donated to Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of lecture notes, correspondence and records related to Professor Barbara Rooke and her membership in the Department of English at Trent University.

Notes

Title based on the creator of the fonds.

The fonds was donated by the English Department via Professor Michael Treadwell.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

Additions to the fonds include 88-021.

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Box 1

Folder

1: Academic Organization Subcommittee. Minutes and documents, 1969-1970.

2: Academic Organization Subcommittee. Report of the Subcommittee to the Academic Development Committee and Recommendation arising from it, 1970.

3: Academic Organization Subcommittee. Basic papers, 1969- 1970.

4: Academic Organizations Subcommittee. Submissions on academic reorganization, 1969.

5: Academic Organization Subcommittee. Documents and Correspondence, 1970.

Box 2

Folder

1: Academic Organization Subcommittee. Agendas, Minutes and report, 1969-1970.

2: Experimental Programme Subcommittee. Minutes and interim report of the Academic Development Committee, 1969.

3: First-year Subcommittee. Minutes, 1969.

4: Grading and Examinations Subcommittee. Minutes and correspondence, 1969-1970.

5: Association of Teaching Staff. Minutes and documents, 1971-1973.

6: Association of Teaching Staff. Minutes and documents, 1974-1977.

7: Association of Teaching staff. Minutes and Newsletters, 1978.

8: Julian Blackburn College. Academic Advisory Board. Minutes and documents, 1974-1976.

9: Julian Blackburn College. Academic advisory Board. Minutes and documents, 1976-1977.

10:Julian Blackburn College. Academic Advisory Board. Minutes, 1977-1978.

Box 3

Folder

1: Budget Implementation Committee. Documents, 1972-1973.    

2: Budget Review and Priorities Committee. Minutes and documents, 1972-1973.

3: Champlain College Council. Minutes and documents, 1967- 1970.

4: Champlain College Council minutes and documents, 1970- 1972.

Box 4

Folder

1: Champlain College Council. Minutes and documents, 1972- 1975.

2: Champlain College Council. Minutes and documents, 1965- 1976.

3: Champlain College Council. Executive committee. Minutes and documents, 1975-1976.

4: Champlain College Council. Minutes and documents, 1976- 1977.

5: Champlain College Council. Executive Committee. Minutes and documents, 1976-1977.

6: Champlain Society meetings, 1976-1977.

7: Decanal search Committee, correspondence, 1970-1971.

8: Faculty Council, 1974-1978.

9: Human Research Committee, 1972-1973.

Box 5

Folder

1: Modern Languages course on romanticism: proposed August 1977.

2: Research Committee, 1975-1978.

3: President's proposals re: cut-backs, 1973.

4: Trent University Graduates Studies Committee. Minutes and documents, 1974-1975.

5: Department of English Literature. Department constitution.

6: Department of English Literature. Department and Executive Committee minutes, 1969-1971.

7: Department of English Literature. Department and Executive Committee minutes, 1971-1972.

8: Department of English Literature. Department and Executive Committee minutes, 1972-73.

9: Department of English Literature. Department and Executive Committee minutes, 1972-1974.

10: Department of English Literature. Minutes, 1974-1975.

11: Department of English Literature, minutes, 1974-75.

12: Department of English Literature, minutes, 1975-76.

13: Department of English Literature. Minutes, 1975-76.

14: Department of English Literature, minutes, 1976-77.

Box 6

Folder

1: Department of English Literature. Minutes, 1977-1978.

2: Department of English Literature, Executive Committee, minutes 1974-1975.

3: Department of English Literature. Executive Committee Minutes, 1975-76.

4: Department of English Literature, Executive Committee, minutes, 1976-1977.

5: J.M. Treadwell. Notes and memoranda on sabbaticals, grading and examinations.

6: Department of English Literature, curriculum committee, 1972-76.

7: Department of English Literature, syllabus, 1970-76.

8: Department of English Literature, syllabus, 1971-72.

9: Department of English Literature, syllabus 1973-74.

10: Course information 1973-74.

11: Course proposals, 1974-75.

12: Course outlines, 1974-75.

Box 7

Folder

1: Lecture schedule, 1974-75.

2: Syllabus, 1974-75.

3: Summer reading list, 100 Series.

4: Summer reading list, 300 Series.

5: English 105, 1975-76.

6: English 210, 1971-72.

7: English 400, 1971-72.

8: English 490, 1974-75.

9: Summer session examination 1971.

10: Examination questions, 1955-75. Includes examinations held at Trent University, University of the West Indies, University of Hong Kong and University of London.

11: Examinations, 1975-76.

12: Matriculation papers, 1965-66.

Box 8

Folder

1: Staff and student notices.

2: Department of English Literature, students 1969-70.

3: Students 1971-73.

4: Students 1973-1977.

5: Letters of recommendation for previous students.

6: Student essays.

7: James A. Roy Memorial Prize.

8: A.C.U.T.E. (Association of Canadian University Teachers of English), 1971-1972.

9: A.C.U.T.E. 1974-1977.

10: A.C.U.T.E., 1976-1977.

11: Association of Chairmen of Departments of English, 1971-74.

12: Conference in Ontario on English.

13: Canadian Association of the Chairmen of English, correspondence re: vacancies.      

Box 9

Folder

1: Humanities Association.

2: A.U.C.C. Scholarship Programme Selection Committee.

3: B. Rooke applications for grants. Folder 4: Complimentary book requests.

5: B. Rooke correspondence, 1969-1977

6: R. Rooke correspondence, 1977-1978.

7: William High Kenner, presentation of Dr. kenner for an honorary degree at Trent University Convocation, Oct 1977.

8: B. Rooke research grant, 1975.

9: B. Rooke research application 1977, re: Sara Coleridge.

10: Survey course 1 notes on lectures given by the Queen's University Department of English in 1945.

Box 10

Folder

1: Addison to Steele

: Arnold

3: Jane Austen

4: Bible (Job)

5: Bloomsbury Circle.

6: Blake

7: Browning

8: Bunyan

9: Samuel Butler

10: Canadiana: Indians

11: S.T. Coleridge

12: Coleridge

13: Coleridge

14: S.T. Coleridge: Criticism

15: S.T. Coleridge: Poetry

16: Coleridge correspondence. The Friend, edited by Barbara Rooke

17: Coleridge editors and friends

Box 11

Folder 1: Comedy and Comic

2: Criticism, General

3: DeQuincy

4: Dickens

5: Donne

6: Drama

7: Dryden

8: George Eliot

9: T.S. Eliot

10: Fitzgerald

11: Hardy

12: Hazlett and Sir Joshua Reynolds

13: G.M. Hopkins

14: A.E. Houseman

15: Humanism

16: Leigh Hunt

17: Samuel Johnson

18: Ben Johnson

19: Keats

20: Lamb

21: Landor

22: Leverhulme Conference, Hong Kong, 1966

23: Walter da la Mare

24: Meredith

25: J.S. Mill and M. Arnold

26: Milton

27: Sir Thomas More

Box 12

Folder

1: Novel

2: Peacock

3: Periodicals

4: Philosophy, General

5: Pope

6: Practical Criticism

7: Pre-Raphaelites

8: Rogers, Samuel

9: Romanticism

10: School talks

11: Scott and Bryon

12: Shakespeare: Comedies

13: Shakespeare: Lear, Hamlet, Othelo, Macbeth

14: Shakespeare: Anthony and Cleopatra

Box 13

Folder

1: Shakespeare: Problem plays

2: Shakespeare: Histories

3: Shakespeare: General

4: Shelley

5: Short Story

6: Spenser

7: John Steinbeck

8: Survey Course

9: Swift

10: Tennyson

11: Victorians

12: West Indies and Philippines

13: Wordsworth

14: Yeats

15: Miscellaneous      

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