Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00420 - Rachel Grover Papers

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Reference code

CA OTUTF MS COLL 00420

Title

Rachel Grover Papers

Date(s)

  • 1846-2000 (Creation)

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Manuscript Collection

Extent and medium

9 boxes (1 metre)

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Name of creator

([19–?]-)

Biographical history

Former manuscript librarian at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Acquired from Rachel Grover, 2004.

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Scope and content

Collection includes journal and correspondence relating to a biography Rachel Grover was working on of her great grandmother-in-law, Harriet Maria Grover. This material dates from 1846-1901, and includes original letters and a diary, as well as typed transcripts. Collection also includes correspondence Rachel Grover had with various Canadian authors. Correspondents include Margaret Avison, Earle Birney, George Johnston, Mavis Gallant, Joan O'Donovan, Thomas Radall, Scott Symons and David Solway.

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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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