Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00174 2B Annex - Edna Lillian Morley

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00174 2B Annex


Edna Lillian Morley


  • 1917-1975 (Creation)

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Manuscript Collection

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6 boxes and items (0.7 metres)

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Biographical history

Edna Lillian Morley, born in Milverton, Ont., was a Canadian poet. She graduated with a B.A. from the University of Toronto in 1935. She was a regular contributor to the Globe and Mail, featured in its Home Forum either under her own name or that of her one of her pseudonyms "Miss Pernick." At her expense, she produced three books of poetry: Verses (1938), Songs of Freedom (1940) and Watchwords of Liberty (1942), as well as a bibliography of Perth County authors.

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Willed to the University of Toronto, 1975

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Scope and content

This collection consists of Morley's personal and literary correspondence, notes and a scrapbook .

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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:

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  • English

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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