CA OTUTF MS COLL 00360
Bella Pomer Papers
- 1970-2005 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
54 boxes (8 metres)
Name of creator
Bella Pomer is one of Canada's most prominent literary agents. As the owner of Bella Pomer Agency (established in 1978), she has played a leading role in the establishment of the independent literary agent in Canadian publishing and has represented some of the country's most familiar authors. Prior to starting her agency, Pomer was a subsidiary rights manager for Macmillan of Canada (1971-78). She has also a foreign rights representative for the University of Toronto Press (1982-88) and a rights consultant to the Toronto Public Library (1979-93).
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Scope and content
The Bella Pomer collection consists of the administrative files - including correspondence the authors, publisher, editors and other agents, royalty statements, contracts, book reviews and other material - of the Bella Pomer Agency.
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Conditions governing access
- RESTRICTED. Permission to access must be obtained from Bella Pomer.
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