Series - Biography

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  • 1902-1976 (Creation)

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This series contains a variety of records from all aspects of Livesay's life, including records relating to her political and social activities with Amnesty International, the League of Canadian Poets, and the Canadian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies. Other associations included are the Association of Canadian University Teachers of English, the Canada Council, the Canada-USSR Association, and the Canadian Authors Association. The series also contains records about Livesay's working career. Also of interest are miscellaneous family documents, such as report cards and certificates and materials relating to her mother Florence Randal Livesay, her father John Frederick Bligh Livesay and her husband Duncan Cameron Macnair. Also included are Dorothy Livesay's theses written for the Sorbonne and the University of British Columbia.

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