- 1971-1997 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
2 boxes (20 centimetres)
Name of creator
Beatrice ‘Bea’ Ferneyhough was an activist, writer and member of the Communist Party of Canada. She also wrote under the pen name, Catharine Vance. In 1994, her poems were published in the volume "Singing in the Night : the complete poems of Beatrice Ferneyhough."
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Lil Greene, 2006.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Collection includes correspondence with Lil Greene, Robert Kenny, Ursula Herzberg; material related to the life and work of Bea Ferneyhough, including Singing in the Night. Also included are cards, photographs, clippings and records relating to communism in Canada.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Conditions governing access
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
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material