Accession MS COLL 00336 (Downsview Offsite) - Beverley Slopen Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00336 (Downsview Offsite)


Beverley Slopen Papers


  • 1972-1986 (Creation)

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31 boxes (4 metres)

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Beverly Slopen is a Toronto-based literary agent and columnist.

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Collection of holograph and typescript drafts and clippings for her columns, "Paper Clips" in Quill & Quire, and "Book World" in The Toronto Sunday Star, The Montreal Gazette, and other newspapers; her signed and unsigned articles in Time, Publishers' Weekly, Reader's Magazine and other magazines, 1972-1986. Files for correspondence, and notes on authors whom she represented as literary agent are in the collection.

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Business Files, including contracts, royalties and other financial papers are restricted and required written permission to access.

Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: Please note that this material requires 2 business days to retrieve.

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  • English

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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