Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00074 2B Annex - Louis Blake Duff Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00074 2B Annex

Title

Louis Blake Duff Papers

Date(s)

  • 1932-1953 (Creation)

Level of description

Manuscript Collection

Extent and medium

1 box

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Name of creator

(1878-1959)

Biographical history

Louis Blake Duff was a newspaperman, writer and noted bibliophile.

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Scope and content

This collection is largely comprised of correspondence concerned with printing, but letters are also of a personal nature. Correspondents include: Edward Lee Stone, Melbert B. Cary, Jr., E.W. Johnson, Carl Dair, Mary Ethel Somerville, along with carbon copies of a letter from Duff to Edward Lee Stowe, and two letters to Carl Dair. There is also one letter to Blake from William Colgate sending him a copy of Horace Walpole on Milton, along with a typed copy of Duff's reply. The collection also includes a visitors' book at Cooneen Cross, proofs of Duff's The Printer of the Jesuit Relations and a a carbon copy of Duff's Ben Franklin and the First Printing in Montreal.

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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

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  • English

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  • Shelf: 2B Annex