Accession MS COLL 00590 - John Millyard Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00590

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John Millyard Papers

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  • [196-]-2008 (Creation)

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32 boxes (6 metres)

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John Millyard was educated at the University of Toronto (he received his bachelor of Arts in 1954). His career ranges from top general management in manufacturing, to more than two decades as a professional writer, editor and publisher in consumer and industrial fields. He was an editor with the Canadian Press and Maclean Hunter, and wrote and photographed for major magazines. Since 1985 he has been president of Money Jar Publishing, a contract book publisher serving the communications needs of clients from a variety of industries. He has ghost-written two best-selling personal financial planning books: The Money Jar and The Money Gap.

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Gift of John Millyard, 2009.

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This accession of John Millyard's papers is the first by the Fisher Library. It consists primarily of materials - including manuscripts, correspondence and research materials used to produce the books The Money Jar (first published by Key Porter Books, 1990), The Money Gap (published by Money Jar Publishing, 1997), and The Money Team (Money Jar Publishing, 1999). It also consists of material related to Money Jar Publishing, Millyard's independent company, and for the book Fiddlers and Whores (London: Chatham, 2006), a diary/journal written in 1807 by a man who worked as a surgeon with Lord Nelson's fleet in the Mediterranean, which Millyard was instrumental in getting published.

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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-request

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