Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00532 - Barbara Williams Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00532

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Barbara Williams Papers

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  • [197-]-2005 (Creation)

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39 boxes (5 metres)

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(1937-)

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Barbara Williams is a Toronto-based freelance writer, editor, curator and speaker. She has published three books: a children's work entitled ABC et 123 (Toronto: Press Porcepic, 1980), In Other Words: Interviews with Australian Poets (Amsterdam: Rodopi Editions, 1998) and A Gentlewoman in Upper Canada: The Journals, Letters and Art of Anne Langton (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008). She is an accomplished poet, having published numerous poems in a variety of journals, and is one of the leading authorities on contemporary Australian poetry.

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Consists of the bulk of Williams' literary work, from the mid-1970s up until 2005. It includes manuscript drafts, research materials, interview transcriptions, correspondence, and copies of her published work.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request

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  • English
  • French

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