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W. Roy Mackenzie Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WUA-03-wua00101

These papers comprise of Mackenzie’s notes from courses that he taught at Washington University, a few personal writings, and numerous items that chronicle his interest in military matters from World War I and World War II.


  • 1915-1947


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40 items

1 boxes

Biographical Information

Born in rural Nova Scotia and later educated at Harvard University, W. Roy Mackenzie was a faculty member of Washington University in the Department of English for 42 years beginning in 1918. He is considered by many to be the greatest authority on Shakespeare in America.

Method of Acquisition

This material was donated to the University Archives.

Processing Information

Processed by Carole Prietto and Jay Kempen.

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Revision Statements

  • 2021 March 5: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.

Collecting Area Details

Part of the University Archives Collecting Area

Sonya Rooney
Olin Library, 1 Brookings Drive
MSC 1061-141-B
St. Louis MO 63130 US
(314) 935-5495