Level of description
Extent and medium
24 boxes (3 metres)
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Margaret Atwood, 2008
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The latest accession of Margaret Atwood’s papers complements and builds on the Atwood Papers held at the Fisher Library. It consists of a large collection of juvenilia, both her’s and her brother’s, as well as letters written by Atwood to her parents over a 40- year period. The papers also include manuscripts, including the holograph drafts of individual poems, from Atwood’s collection of poems, The Door (published in 2007), as well as manuscripts and editorial material for Moral Disorder and the stage version of The Penelopiad.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
*Some files restricted.
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
Margaret Atwood retains copyright and literary rights to all material written by her. Requests for permission for extensive photocopying should be referred to McClelland & Stewart Publishers.
Language of material