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Peter Such fonds
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1964 - 1997 (Creation)
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4.6 m of textual records and graphic material.
1 computer disk.
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Peter Such, novelist, playwright, poet, and editor, was born in London, England in 1939. He emigrated to Canada in 1953, and obtained a B.A. and M.A. in English from the University of Toronto in 1960 and 1966 respectively. He has taught at several high schools, colleges, and universities in Ontario. In 1972 he helped to establish the Canadian Studies Programme at York University. In 1971 he founded the literary magazine, Impulse, and between 1975 and 1977, he was managing editor of Books in Canada. His novels include Fallout (1969), Riverrun (1973), and Dolphin's Wake (1979). He is also the author of Soundprints (1972), an introduction to the work of six Canadian composers, and Vanished Peoples (1978), a history of Newfoundland's aboriginal people. Such's other literary accomplishments include television scripts and films, plays and librettos.
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The first accrual was acquired in 1980 from Peter Such; the second accrual in 1985; the third accrual in 1996.
There have been three accruals. The first accrual measures 3 m, and has been arranged into the following series: manuscripts, correspondence, Impulse material, and other material. The second accrual measures 1 m, and has been arranged into the following series: manuscripts, correspondence, and other material. The third accrual (20-1997) measures .6 m, and consists of manuscripts and typescripts, notebooks, news clippings, correspondence, and photographs.
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Further accruals are expected.
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