Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00120 - Mazo de la Roche Papers

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Mazo de la Roche Papers


  • 1916-1966 (Production)

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Manuscript Collection

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53 boxes and items (8 metres)

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Notice biographique

Mazo De La Roche (born Mazo Louise Roche) was a Canadian author, best known for her Jalna series of novels. De La Roche published her first story in 1902 in Munsey's Magazine. Her first book, Explorers of the Dawn, was published in 1922 and was followed by the novels Possession (1923) and Delight (1926). She also wrote plays and short stories. De La Roche’s novel Jalna became the recipient of a $10, 000 award when she submitted it to the American magazine Atlantic Monthly. It was published in 1927 and resulted in demands for sequels and prequels.

Histoire archivistique

The chief part of the De la Roche correspondence and manuscripts were given to, the University of Toronto Library by the author's cousin and literary ,executor, Miss Car-aline Clement, in 1961 and 1962. Some correspondence with de la Roche's publishing firms (MacMillan, Little Brown) was given by John Cray, of Macmillan's in 1962. Additional de la Roche manuscript material came to the Library after Miss Clement's death in 1972.

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Drafts and typescripts of literary works, correspondence, photographs, and biographical material. Includes research materials about Mazo De La Roche compiled by Ronald Hambleton in the course of writing a biography about De La Roche.

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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:

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  • anglais

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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