Manuscript Collection - Thoreau MacDonald Papers

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Title

Thoreau MacDonald Papers

Date(s)

  • 1900-1984 (Creation)

Level of description

Manuscript Collection

Extent and medium

29 Boxes

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

The major part of the collection of printed works was donated by Mrs. M.E. Edison. Some materials donated by Raymond Peringer.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of papers pertaining to MacDonald, including original drawings and designs, along with correspondence and biographical material. These papers also include notes and drafts by Margaret E. Edison which she collected during the course of her research for her book, Thoreau MacDonald: A Catalogue of Design and Illustration (1973). A second accession includes more of MacDonald's original drawings and designs, notebooks and diaries, a small amount of correspondence, photographs and some printed materials.

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No restrictions on 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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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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  • English

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