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Series S0001 - Correspondence

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CA ACU SPC F0010-S0001




  • [1953-1973] (Creation)

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Correspondence with family, friends, editors, literary agents, publishers. Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent or corporation. Items within each file are arranged chronologically. M. Richler's outgoing letters have been interfiled.

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Some correspondence and several contracts relating to particular novels are filed in the correspondence series. Repository photocopies of the letters have been kept with the manuscripts where appropriate. Letters from unidentified correspondents, mostly fan mail, are filed together in a separate series.

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