Fonds RC0240 - Jane Shen fonds

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Jane Shen fonds

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  • 1969-1972 (Creation)

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12.5 cm of textual records

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Jane Shen was active as a poet during the period from approximately 1969 to 1971 when she was a student at the University of Toronto. Her poems were published in Alphabet, Catalyst and Descant, among others, and were also read on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Anthology series.

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Fonds consists of correspondence and manuscripts of poetry

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Fonds was purchased from Jane Shen in 1971.


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There are no access restrictions. However, photocopies cannot be made unless Shen's written permission is obtained.

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Further accruals are not expected.

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