Series 8 - Research and reference materials

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CA ON00389 2-8


Research and reference materials


  • 1929 - 1998 (Creation)

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  • 130.6 cm of textual material
  • 172 photographs : b&w ; 28 x 37.2 cm and smaller
  • 140 photographic negatives : b&w and some col.; 100 x 123 mm and 35 mm
  • 4 microfilm cartridges of textual material ; 35 mm

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Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Watson in the course of her research for various creative and academic activities, as well as material preserved by Watson for her own personal reference. This includes 3 sub-series:

1. Reading notebooks
2. Reading, research and reference notes
3. Collected material

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No publication of this material, in whole or in part, without the permission of the Literary Executor. No reproduction of this material without permission of the Archivist.

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