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File FL0395 - Writers' Union Of Canada.

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CA ACU SPC F0018-S0011-FL0395

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Writers' Union Of Canada.

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  • [1973?], 1973 January 3 - 1977 January 6 (Creation)

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115 items (162 p. on 157 leaves)

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  • Correspondence between John Metcalf, Membership Committee and Quebec Representative, Writers' Union of Canada, and various Canadian authors and publishers.
  • File consists of letters relating to J. Metcalf's activities on the membership committee involved in establishing the Writers' Union of Canada and as Quebec representative of the Union. Membership committee correspondence includes letters relating to invitations to authors to join the Union and discussing criteria for membership in the Union; list of members originally contacted as potential members; and report of membership committee. Correspondence relating to J. Metcalf's acting as Quebec representative includes letters dealing with publishing problems encountered by members. Also includes letters relating to J. Metcalf's resignation from the Union. Includes duplicates of some outgoing letters.
  • Typescript, signed; holograph, signed; typescript (carbon copy); typescript (mimeograph); typescript (photocopy).

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Original membership committee of Writers' Union of Canada consisted of J. Metcalf, Clark Blaise, Fred Bodsworth, Timothy Findley, Larry Garber, Farley Mowat, Alice Munro and Rudy Wiebe.

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13.32

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