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Dorothy Livesay fonds

The collection consists sound recordings mainly of interviews, poetry readings, memoirs, music, and recordings of CBC and BBC radio programs.

Livesay, Dorothy

Dorothy Livesay fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 37, PC 43, TC 31
  • Fonds
  • 1874 - 1997

The fonds consists of biographical material, correspondence, drafts, and versions of Dorothy Livesay's writings of all genres. The records are divided into five categories: autobiographical, biographical, bibliographical, business papers regarding her writing and her personal business papers. The remainder of the manuscript collection consists of plays, reviews, poems, short stories, essays, talks and addresses, and memoirs. The photograph collection contains pictures of Dorothy Livesay, her family and friends, and places and buildings. The tape collection consists of conversations between Livesay and others, interviews, poetry readings, radio broadcasts, music, and memoirs.

Livesay, Dorothy

Biography

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.

Dorothy Livesay fonds

The fonds is divided into eighteen series biographical information, family correspondence, correspondence, bibliographical information, reviews, Livesay's notes, Book-Journey With Myselves, short stories, essays & articles, poetry drafts, business papers, academic material, talks & addresses, organizations & associations, articles (mainly for newspapers, programs, pamphlets & publisher's calendar, newspaper articles of interest and writing by others.

Livesay, Dorothy

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