Collection C0009 - Linda Sandler collection.

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Linda Sandler collection.


  • 1975-1976 (Creation)

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0.11 m of textual records and other material.

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Freelance writer and broadcaster. Born in 1948 in Newcastle, South Africa. Educated at University of Witwatersrand, Dalhousie University and the University of Toronto. Staff journalist in 1970s for the Financial Post, specializing in financial economics. Winner of Walter Bagehot Fellowship in economics and business journalism from Columbia University in 1980. Published in various Canadian periodicals.

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Acquired in 1977 from L. Sandler.

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File consists of correspondence with George Bowering, Margaret Atwood and other Canadian authors, chiefly relating to the special Margaret Atwood issue published by Malahat Review (no. 41, January 1977) and edited by L. Sandler; preliminary work, sound recordings, transcripts and several drafts of L. Sandler's Interview with Margaret Atwood, published in the special issue; drafts of the table of contents and preface written by L. Sandler; and draft of Tom Marshall's essay Atwood under and above water, also published in the special issue.

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Text in English.

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Includes 3 sound recordings.

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