Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00273 - William Blissett Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00273

Title

William Blissett Papers

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  • 1953-1984 (Creation)

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Manuscript Collection

Extent and medium

1 box of textual records

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Name of creator

(1921-)

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of William Blissett, 1989.

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Scope and content

Collection of fifty-nine letters and postcards from contemporary Canadian, British, and American poets in response to William Blissett's inquiry as to the influence of Edmund Spencer on their work. The letters date from 1953-1984. Some replies are added to Blissett's letter to addressee. The 1984 letters give him permission to publish the earlier letters from sender.

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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: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request

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  • English

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