Fonds F0207 - Eliza Clark fonds

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Eliza Clark fonds

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0.3 m of textual records
2 video cassettes
2 audio cassettes

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Eliza Clark (1963- ), writer, was born in Toronto, Ont. and educated at York University (B.F.A., 1985) and the Banff School of Fine Arts (1988). She worked as a television producer and editor before writing fiction full time. She has taught creative writing at Ryerson Polytechnic University, the Humber School for Writers in Toronto and York University. Clark's major publications include "Miss you like crazy" (1991), which was short listed for the Trillium Award (1991) and the Stephen Leacock Medal (1992), "What you need" (1994), short listed for the Giller Prize (1994), "Butterflies and bottlecaps" (1996), "Seeing and believing" (1999, in collaboration with Vladyana Langer Krykorka) and "Bite the stars" (1999). Her work "Pride and joy" was adapted as a radio drama for CBC's Morningside.

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The fonds consists of manuscript and typescript drafts of Eliza Clark's work, personal and professional correspondence, copies of articles by or about Clark and other material that documents her career as a writer.

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Correspondence and subject files are closed during the life of the donor unless written permission is given; open thereafter. Unpublished creative works are closed during the life of the donor unless written permission is given; open thereafter. All permission requests must be directed via the University Archivist.

Material relating to published manuscripts is unrestricted.

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The fonds includes material from the following accrual: 2000-037. Further accruals are expected.

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2002/04/04 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/04 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2006/04/03 Sean Smith. Added series identification numbers and edited scope and content notes. Added note on access restrictions.
2006/04/03 Sean Smith. Checked fonds level description and resaved file.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM.
2019/04/09 KCP. Post-migration metadata clean-up. Addition of GMD and accession numbers. Published description and generated finding aid.

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