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78 boxes (10 metres)
Name of creator
William French was born in London , Ontario. He graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1948. With the retirement of W.A. Deacon in 1960, French became the Globe's literary editor. He has written several book reviews and magazine articles. He is the author of A most unlikely village: a history of Forest Hill (1964).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of William French in 1993.
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Scope and content
Papers for his tenure as successor to W.A. Deacon, literary editor of the Globe and Mail. Correspondence with book reviewers and authors, drafts for his reviews, column articles, lectures and speeches, press releases for new books, and clippings.
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