Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00038 2B Annex - Ralph Allen Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00038 2B Annex


Ralph Allen Papers


  • 1960-1964 (Creation)

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Manuscript Collection

Extent and medium

2 boxes (26 cm)

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Biographical history

Novelist, journalist and editor of Toronto Daily Star, Maclean's magazine.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of the author in 1969.

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Scope and content

Collection of notes and drafts of published works, The high white forest (1964); Ask the name of the Lion (1962); Ordeal by fire (1961); material on Cyprus and BattleCreek, Mich.

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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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  • English

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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