- 1970-1999 (Creation)
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141 boxes (8 metres)
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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Elspeth Cameron, 1970-1999.
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Scope and content
Collection of notes, research materials, correspondence relating to her biographies - Hugh Maclennan: a writer's life (1981); Irving Layton: a Portrait, (1985) and Earle Birney: a Life (1994) as well as her annotated bibliography of MacLennan and her recently published memoir, No Previous Experience: a memoir of love and change, (1997). Drafts of articles in Chatelaine and Saturday Night, class notes and administrative correspondence for her teaching at Concordia and University of Toronto, 54 photographs,and audio and video tapes.
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*Box 141 (Personal correspondence) restricted.
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. Please note that this material requires 2 business days to retrieve.
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- Birney, Earle (Subject)