Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00165 - Spanish Civil War Collection

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Spanish Civil War Collection


  • 1936-1990 (Creation)

Level of description

Manuscript Collection

Extent and medium

25 boxes (3.5 metres)

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Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Canadian Committee for a Democratic Spain, Thomas T. Tattam, Velma Russell Elley and Susan Meurer (Ross Russell Collection) and others, 1975-1990.

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Scope and content

Collection consists of manuscripts from various sources relating to the Spanish Civil War and to various anti-Franco organizations in Canada and the United States to support the Republican cause. Included are manuscripts; correspondence; scrapbooks containing clippings, correspondence, documents and prints; and records relating to the fiftieth anniversary of the Spanish Civil War including photographs, memorabilia, awards and audio recordings.

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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:

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  • English

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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