Alexander Hutchison Collection

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Alexander ("Sandy") Hutchison (1943-2015) was born in Buckie, Scotland. He moved to Canada in 1966, after graduating from Aberdeen University, in order to teach in the Department of English at the University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C. (UVic). He took a leave of absence from UVic in the early 1970s to enter a doctoral program at Northwestern University where he completed a thesis titled "The Context of Illumination in the Poetry of Theodore Roethke." He received an Academy of American Poets prize in 1970. He returned to UVic and taught there until 1984. He became a Canadian citizen in the early 1970s. From 1976 to 1984, he also taught courses in senior English for several Vancouver Island colleges and was appointed as a Tutor at North Island College in Campbell River, B.C. He has published a number of books of poetry as well as a series of broadsheets. He returned to Scotland in 1984 where he established the Galliard publishing imprint with Duncan Glen and later worked in the Department of Education and Staff Development at the University of Paisley (1991-2010). Hutchison died in 2015.

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  Title Date Created Date Added Visibility
  1969/1979 2023-12-21 Public
  1969-07/1970-02 2023-12-21 Public
  1975-12/1975-04 2024-01-03 Public
  1970-03/1972-06 2023-12-21 Public
  1971-05/1972-05 2023-12-21 Public
  1971-10/1975-12 2024-01-03 Public
  1972-04/1972-07 2023-12-21 Public
  1972-05/1972-07 2023-12-21 Public
  1972-07/1973-05 2023-12-21 Public
  1972-07/1974-02 2024-01-03 Public