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Thomas Forsyth McIlwraith a PtP le premier et pendant longtemps le seul anthropologue professionnel a enseigner dans une universiti canadienne. Cet article examine le rBle de McIlwraith au travail musiographique du Musie Royal de I'Ontario, au diveloppement d'un programme de recherches archiologiques dans l'ontario, et i l'introduction de cours d'anthropologie P l'Universit6 de Toronto. A partir d'un manuscrit inedit de J. Norman Emerson et d'autres sources de cette ipoque, cet article Pvalue l'influence que McIlwraith exerga pendant trente-neuf ans P 1'UniversitP de Toronto sur le dkveloppement de l'anthropologie au Canada.

Thomas Forsyth McIlwraith was the first and for many years the only academic anthropologist to teach at a Canadian university. This paper examines his contributions to museum work at the Royal Ontario Museum, to the development of an archaeological program in Ontario, and to the introduction of anthropological instruction at the University of Toronto. Drawing from an unpublished manuscript by 1. Norman Emerson and from other contemporary sources, the paper assesses the impact of Mcllwraith's thirty-nineyear career at the University of Toronto on the development of anthropology in Canada.