Accession MS COLL 00658 - George Swede Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00658

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George Swede Papers

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  • [197-?]-2012 (Creation)

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53 boxes and items (20 metres)

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(1940-)

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Gift of George Swede, 2012.

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Comprised of material related to the life and work of Professor and poet George Swede including poetry, haiku, tanka, renka, prose, fiction, editorial, fan mail, personal, Ryerson-related (including RUN program, Chair of Psychology and Justice Studies, teaching and committees), psychology, education, awards, correspondence and other material. Some material by wife and partner Anita Krumins. Specific material for Swede’s popular children’s haiku book Time is Flies; International haiku organizations and events; The Mexican Haiku: origins and current directions by George Swede and Anita Krumins; research material on Mexican haiku poets and poetry; Global Haiku anthology of world haiku poets; extensive haiku and haiku-related publications and appearances, both Canadian and international; drafts, notes and research ideas for various short stories for children and adults; The Case of the Moonlit Golddust, ‘The Cliff’, ‘Fractals’, novel drafts, ‘The Pain-Giver’, ‘To See Again The Stars’/‘Nev’; PhD material; ‘Magic Eyes’ young adult novel draft; children’s short stories; complete appearances in print publications; books reviewed; submissions; fan mail; early family photographs; unpublished haiku drafts; awards and other material related to the life and work of George Swede

Select correspondents include: Pier Giorgio Di Cicco, Al Purdy, Ted Plantos, Douglas Lochhead, Francis Sparshott, Marshall Hryciuk, Bill Bissett, Susan Ioannou, b.p. Nichol, Robert Kroetsch, Joe Blades, jw curry, Bill Keith, Patsy Aldana

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No restrictions on access.

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

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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