Accession MS COLL 00714 - George Whipple Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00714

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George Whipple Papers

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  • 2006-2012 (Creation)

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2 boxes and items (.5 metre)

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(1927-)

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George Whipple was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, in 1927, grew up in Toronto, and since 1985 has lived in Burnaby, British Columbia, writing, sketching, and translating French poetry. He is a member of the League of Canadian Poets; is listed in Contemporary Authors and the Literary Guide to Toronto; and was profiled in Canadian Author, and Writer's Market (USA), and extensively interviewed in The Antigonish Review. He has written nine books of poetry.

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Gift of George Whipple

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Includes Christmas, Easter and miscellaneous albums of original poems and drawings by George Whipple; appearances on audio cassettes; corrected copies of books; correspondence, 2006-2012, including with Margaret Avison’s secretary and biographer, W.J. Keith, Robyn Sarah, Leonard Enns; music score by Leonard J. Enns for Ten Thousand Rivers of Oil

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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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  • English

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