Series 4 - Correspondence

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CA ON00389 F7-4




  • 1953 - 1988 (Creation)

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1 cm of textual material – 1 photograph : col. ; 12.9 x 9.3 cm

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Series consists of correspondence—specifically letters, cards, and notes with occasional enclosures that includes manuscripts, publications and photographs—created and accumulated by Wilfred Watson. Series is primarily composed of personal correspondence from friends and colleagues (Fred Flahiff, Northrop Frye, Ruth Humphrey, Janet Lander, M.E. Madsen, Marshall McLuhan, Rob Sanders, and Keith Swift), as well as correspondence from publishers (Northern Review Press and ECW Press, as well as the periodicals "Experiment" and "The Fiddlehead").

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Title based on series system of Wilfred Watson Fonds at the University of Alberta.


-A more comprehensive collection of Wilfred Watson’s correspondence is held within the University of Alberta. For a listing and description of Watson material held by the U of A, please visit:
-Title based on contents of series
-Access is restricted on some material

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