- 1973-1984 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1 box (30 cm)
Name of creator
Irving Peter Layton is a Canadian poet and writer. He was born on March 12, 1912 in Romania. He is recognized in Canada as a revolutionary and controversial poet. Among his published books are Lovers and Lesser Men (1973); A Wild Peculiar Joy (1982).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Acquired by the library 1972, 1985.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The collection consists of holograph drafts of poems and workbooks for Layton's Lovers and Lesser Men and page proofs of A Wild Peculiar Joy. It also includes two photographs of Layton.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing 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
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material