Fonds F0108 - Karen Mulhallen fonds.

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Karen Mulhallen fonds.


  • 1970-2001 (Creation)

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4.53 m of textual records and other material.

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Biographical history

Canadian educator, author, editor and publisher Karen Mulhallen was born in Woodstock, Ontario, on May 1, 1942. Biographical information available in The Canadian who's who, 1992, p. 772.

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Donated by K. Mulhallen in 1988, 1991, 1993, 1997 and 2003.

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Fonds consists of correspondence; research material and informational files; material relating to K. Mulhallen's associations with Canadian Forum, Literary Review and Canadian Periodical Publishers' Association; manuscripts of articles, columns, lectures and poetry collection Sheba and Solomon; manuscripts of poetry by others submitted for a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Literary Competition (Poetry) judged by K. Mulhallen; introductory scripts and cassette recordings and transcripts of interviews of Canadian authors for CJRT-FM's Open College course The Tale and the Teller, taught by K. Mulhallen; and material relating to Brian Fawcett.

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Correspondence files relating to Brian Fawcett restricted during his lifetime.

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Text in English.

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File level inventory available at repository.

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Associated archival material relating to Karen Mulhullen located at Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario (Karen Mulhallen Papers). For additional archival material relating to K. Mulhallen see Descant fonds (MsC 304, 305).

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Includes ca. 230 slides, 17 photographs, 190 audio cassettes and 2 videocassettes.

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