Fonds F0059 - Descant fonds.
CA ACU SPC F0059
- 1971-1998 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
12.22 m of textual records. - 0.82 m of graphic records.
Name of creator
In 1970 the Graduate English Association at the University of Toronto published the first issue of Descant, a journal devoted to creative writing, graphic arts and critical reviews. Jane Shen was the first editor; Karen Muhallen edited the journal from 1973 to the present. Descant is published with the assistance of the Canada Council and Ontario Arts Council. Additional information available in The Oxford companion to Canadian Literature, 2nd ed., p. 289-290.
Acquired in several accessions between 1983 and 1999. MsC 305, consisting of a file of artwork and published works of Béla Egyedi, donated by Danielle Gauthier in 2004; filed in Msc 304, Box 47.9-54.3 (oversize).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of the following series: correspondence; financial; administration; promotion and marketing; manuscripts and artwork; and creative files.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Some files restricted.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
File level inventory for MsC 304 available at repository.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Title based on contents of the fonds.