University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
The collection was established in 1969. It was named in honour of Norman J. Endicott, professor of English at University College. Professor Endicott contributed many items from his personal library to the Fisher Library collections.
The collection is a large collection of works of English authors from the period 1880-1930. Some of the authors represented include: Arnold Bennett, G. K. Chesterton, Joseph Conrad, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster, John Galsworthy, Robert Graves,Thomas Hardy, Henry James, George Meredith, the Rosetti family, Siegfried Sassoon, the Sitwell family, R. L. Stevenson, H.G. Wells, Virginia and Leonard Woolf, and many others. There are over two hundred minor authors of the period represented as well. First and all subsequently published significant editions are collected. British authors represented in the De Lurk and Duncan Collections are excluded. Future plans are to continue to obtain all important editions of relevant authors' works, including new critical editions.
5 000 monographs.
The collection is catalogued. Bibliographies, when available, are annotated to indicate the library's holdings.
The collection is open to the public with identification. For further information visit: http://www.library.utoronto.ca/fisher.
Interlibrary Loan: No.
Reprography: As the condition of the material warrants.
Reference Assistance: Yes.
Publications Describing Collection
None at present.