Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00469 - Beatrice Ferneyhough Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00469

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Beatrice Ferneyhough Papers

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  • 1971-1997 (Creation)

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2 boxes (20 centimetres)

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Name of creator

(1908-1996)

Biographical history

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."

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Gift of Lil Greene, 2006.

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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.

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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

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CA OTUTF MS COLL00469

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