Manuscript Collection - Jo Beverley Papers

Jo Beverley Papers Jo Beverley Papers

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Jo Beverley Papers

Date(s)

  • 1970-2017 (Creation)

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Manuscript Collection

Extent and medium

72 boxes and other items (9.5 metres)

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Name of creator

(1947-2016)

Biographical history

Jo Beverley is the author of thirty-two published historical romances. She has been the recipient of numerous awards including the Golden Leaf, the Award of Excellence, the National Readers Choice, and a two Career Achievement awards from Romantic Times. She is also a five-time winner of the RITA, the top award of the Romance Writers Of America, and is a member of its Hall of Fame and Honor Roll. Beverley passed away in England in 2016.

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The collection consists of manuscript drafts and proofs of her novels and novellas, as well manuscripts of unpublished work and some non-fiction. It also includes correspondence (editorial as well as fan mail), and marketing and publicity material.

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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-form

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  • English

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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