Fonds Mss 12 - Gaby Divay fonds

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Gaby Divay fonds

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  • 1989-1998 (Creation)

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0.24 m of textual records.

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Biographical history

Gaby Divay was born in Augsburg, Germany. She received an Honours B.A. in French Literature in 1970, and an M.A. in French Literature and Linguistics in 1972, both from Universite Laval. In 1975 she received an M.L.S. from McGill University, and in 1984 received a Ph.D. in French Literature and Linguistics from Universite Laval. In 1993 she received an M.A. in German Literature from the University of Manitoba. Dr. Divay has worked at the University of Manitoba as a German Cataloguer (1975-1994), German Bibliographer and Cataloguer (1981- present), Curator (1989-1990), Head of Original Cataloguing Section (1991-1992), Curator and Rare Book Librarian (1995-present), and Adjunct Professor in the Department of German and Slavic Studies (1997-present). Gaby Divay has been involved in many organizations and associations as a member, chair, director, representative, secretary/treasurer, vice president, and president. She has also written and presented numerous publications since 1981.

Custodial history

The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Gaby Divay in several instalments since 1980.

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The fonds consists of Dr. Divay's curriculum vitae, as well as correspondence, articles, and publications relating to Frederick Philip Grove.

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  • English

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Associated materials

Douglas Odell Spettigue fonds (MSS 57, PC 78):
Margaret Stobie fonds (MSS 13, TC 2, TC 24 (A.80-17, A.86-47)):


Further accruals to this fonds are expected.

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  • Box: MSS 12, Box 0002
  • Box: MSS 12, Box 0003