Accession 2022-009 - Accession 2022-009

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Accession 2022-009

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  • Textual record

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  • 1989-2015 (Creation)

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1.56 m of textual records
15 posters

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Accession consists of printed copies of the business email correspondence of M.G. Vassanji. Some correspondence pertains to literary submissions and other administrative matters concerning the operations of TSAR Publications (including correspondence sent and received by Nurjehan Aziz), while the majority of correspondence pertains to Vassanji’s own literary career. Also included in this accession is assorted memorabilia about Vassanji’s career as a writer and awards received, including the Order of Canada and the Giller Prize. These records include newspaper and magazine articles about Vassanji; articles written by Vassanji and published in journals, magazines and newspapers; event programs, notices, flyers and menus; award certificates; and posters.

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Accession was in a state of relative disorder upon acquisition. Email correspondence was organized chronologically for ease of researcher access.

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  • English

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2023/04/25 J. Grant. Creation.

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  • English


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