Item RG 0.05.03 - The Journal of Education for Upper Canada

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The Journal of Education for Upper Canada

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RG 0.05.03

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  • 1848 (Creation)
    Ryerson, Egerton
  • 1848 (Publication)
    Lawrence, J. H.

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1 journal : 376 pp.

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Unknown. However, it is stamped with Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, dated July 6, 1972. One could propose the volume was received in 1972.

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The bound copy of "The Journal of Education for Upper Canada", Vol. I, Issues 1 to 12, for the year 1848, was edited by Egerton Ryerson with help from J. George Hodgins. Ryerson wrote a number of articles including the Prospectus in Vol. I, Issue 1. Included is a subject index at the beginning of the volume.

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Poor condition. The hard cover and backing are missing; however, the spine is evident. The glue binding is holding as is the string binding. There is evidence of water damage. The pages were printed on newspaper, thus they are frail and fraying. There is foxing.

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