Accession MS COLL 103G - Elspeth Cameron Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 103G

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Elspeth Cameron Papers

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  • 2013 - 2017 (Creation)

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13 boxes (1.7 metres)

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(1943-)

Biographical history

Elspeth MacGregor Cameron (born 10 Jan 1943) is a Canadian writer known for her biographies of noted Canadian literary figures such as Irving Layton and Earle Birney. Her biography of Hugh MacLennan, Hugh MacLennan: A Writer's Life, was nominated for a Governor General's Award. No Previous Experience won the W. O. Mitchell Literary Prize. She has also published a volume of poetry.

She currently lives in St. Catharines, Ontario. Cameron has taught at Concordia University, the University of Toronto and Brock University.

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Gift of Elspeth Cameron, 2017

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This accession of Elspeth Cameron’s papers includes manuscript drafts, research and other files for A Tale of Two Divas: The Curious Adventures of Jean Forsyth and Edith J. Miller in Canada’s Edwardian West (2016), and other professional and personal files relating to her life and work.

Contains series:
1. Manuscript and files relating to A Tale of Two Divas: The Curious Adventures of Jean Forsyth and Edith J. Miller in Canada’s Edwardian West
2. Research for A Tale of Two Divas: The Curious Adventures of Jean Forsyth and Edith J. Miller in Canada’s Edwardian West
3. Other writing
4. Personal and professional files
5. Audiovisual materials and other files

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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: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-form

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