Wilfred Cantwell Smith papers

Campus:
California State University, Northridge
Library:
Delmar T. Oviatt Library
Subject(s):
Islam ; Comparative religions
Description:
Professor Smith (1916-2000) was the foremost Canadian scholar on Islam and comparative religion. He founded the Institute for Islamic Studies at McGill University in Montreal in 1951, helped establish the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard, and the Department of Comparative Religion at Dalhousie University. The WC Smith papers consist of correspondence, off prints of journal articles, lecture notes, typescripts of papers presented at conferences, and pamphlets sent to him by former students and colleagues.
Dates covered:
1916-2000
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
21 linear feet, 34 manuscript boxes
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Collection policy:
Unrestricted public access