Towards the last spike 

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Resource ID

4960

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Title

Towards the last spike

Special Collection

Pratt, E.J.

Creator

Pratt, E.J. (Edwin John), 1882–1964

Format

1 holograph : 23.9 cm x 30.3 cm

Storage Location

Box 6, File 43

Notes

Item includes notes and drafts.

The poem was published as Towards the Last Spike: A Verse-Panorama of the Struggle to Build the First Canadian Transcontinental from the Time of the Proposed Terms of Union with British Columbia (1870) to the Hammering of the Last Spike in the Eagle Pass (1885) (Macmillan, 1952).

It is considered to be one of E.J. Pratt's major works.

The book is available in the E.J. Pratt special collection (PR6031 .R3 T6): http://go.utlib.ca/cat/144969.

Copyright

Public domain

Subject

Canadian Pacific Railway Company—Poetry
Canadian poetry—20th century

Citation

Pratt, E.J. "Towards the Last Spike." Box 6, File 43. E.J. Pratt fonds, Victoria University Library, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON. http://digitalcollections.vicu.utoronto.ca/RS/?r=4960.

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