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Libby Scheier fonds
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"Expulsion" letter from Trotskyist League

Item is a letter from John Masters of the Political Bureau of the Trotskyist League of Canada rejecting Scheier's resignation and expelling her, and Yossi Schwartz, from the organization. Scheier is addressed by her code name, Lerner, in the letter.

"Kaddish" in progress

File consists of page proofs of the cover, title page, dedication and table of contents for Scheier's book, "Kaddish for my Father: New and Selected Poems 1970-1999".

"Pro-Choice News" : copies

File consists of issues of this Canadian Abortion Rights Action League (CARAL) publication from spring 1985 to fall/winter 1987-88.

"Pro-Choice News" : graphic material

File consists of photocopies or clippings of pro-choice cartoons and illustrations, a birth control poster for men produced by the London Family Planning Association, and photographs of Morris Manning and Lasha Morningstar, accumulated by Scheier for possible use in "Pro-Choice News".

Activism files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Scheier while involved with various socialist, social justice and feminist groups in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, including the Sparacist League, Students for a Democratic Society, the Trotskyist League of Canada, Women and Words, and the Canadian Abortion Rights Action League (CARAL). Records in this series include draft speeches, articles and notes written by Scheier, correspondence, publications, research files, meeting agendas and minutes.

Aftermath workshops : forms and notes

File consists of Scheier's notes and forms pertaining to her participation in workshops offered by Aftermath, an organization supporting survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Included in the file is a letter to Scheier from her mother.

Article about Libby Scheier

Item is a newspaper clipping pertaining to Scheier entitled "Girl, 9, wins U.S. Savings Bond as best want ad letter writer", which includes the text of her letter and a photography of Scheier and her brother, Michael, receiving the prize, as well as the original copy of the photograph.

Autograph book

Item is Scheier's childhood autograph book, signed by friends, teachers and classmates.

Barbara Novak

File consists of a short story manuscript by Novak entitled "Courtship" and a copy of published story by Novak entitled "If Gauthier Should Read This".

Buffalo : Stony Brook Leaflets

File consists of draft reports and papers written by Scheier pertaining to her involvement with the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) in Stony Brook, New York, while a graduate student at SUNY.

Copies of drawing-poems

File consists of typescript poems accompanied by abstract illustrations. Poems in this file are "Tight Space" and "Monkeys".

Corr. - 1982

File consists of incoming correspondence and copies of Scheier's outgoing correspondence. Correspondents include Scheier's parents, her brother and sister-in-law, Yossi Schwartz, Erin Moure, Sharon Berg, David Donnell, Les Baltimore, Paula Fischer, Gay Allison, and Bronwen Wallace. File includes letters from Alice Munro and Jane Rule with comments on Scheier's poetry book, "The Larger Life".

Corr. - 1982

File consists of incoming correspondence and copies of Scheier's outgoing correspondence. Correspondents include Scheier's parents, her brother and sister-in-law, Yossi Schwartz, Erin Moure, Sharon Berg, David Donnell, Les Baltimore, Paula Fischer, Gay Allison, and Bronwen Wallace. File includes letters from Alice Munro and Jane Rule with comments on Scheier's poetry book, "The Larger Life".

Corr. - 1983

File consists of incoming correspondence and copies of Scheier's outgoing correspondence. Correspondents include Scheier's parents, her brother and sister-in-law, Yossi Schwartz, Erin Moure, Tom Feenstra, Betsy Warland, Sue Levering and Les Baltimore.

Corr. - 1984

File consists of incoming correspondence and copies of Scheier's outgoing correspondence as well as some journal entries. Correspondents include Scheier's parents, her brother and sister-in-law, Yossi Schwartz, Erin Moure, and Tom Feenstra. Included is a photograph of Jacob Scheier.

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence received by Scheier and copies of her outgoing correspondence pertaining to personal and professional topics. Much of the correspondence is exchanged between Scheier and her family members.

Correspondence

File consists of correspondence mostly received by Scheier while a student at Sarah Lawrence College, including her time as an exchange student in Paris. Correspondents include Scheier's parents, brother Michael, Lois Scheier, Tim Levenson, Arnie Katz, and Monique Bensaid.

Correspondence

File consists of personal letters received by Scheier while a student at Sarah Lawrence College, including her semester abroad in Paris, and while she lived in Berkeley, California. Correspondents include Scheier's parents, Murray and Celia, her brother, Michael, her Aunt Ethel, and various friends, including Tim Levenson, Jerry Engelbach, Danny Press, Karen Heller, and Alan Brownstein.

Correspondence

File consists of personal letters received by Scheier while a student at Sarah Lawrence College, including her semester abroad in Paris, and while she lived in Berkeley, California. Correspondents include Scheier's parents, Murray and Celia, her brother, Michael, her Aunt Ethel, and various friends, including Tim Levenson, Jerry Engelbach, Danny Press, Karen Heller, and Alan Brownstein.

Correspondence

File consists of letters, postcards and cards received by Scheier. Correspondents include her parents and brother Michael, Sue Adams, Melinda Levine, Sue Levering, and Jon Brooks.

Correspondence

File consists of incoming letters and cards from Scheier's friends and family.

Correspondence

File consists of incoming correspondence and copies of Scheier's outgoing correspondence. Correspondents are mainly Scheier's parents, other relatives, and husband Yossi Schwartz.

Correspondence

File consists of incoming correspondence and copies of Scheier's outgoing correspondence. Correspondents include Scheier's parents and brother.

Correspondence

File consists of correspondence received by Scheier while a student at Sarah Lawrence College, including her time as an exchange student in Paris. Correspondents include Scheier's parents, brother Michael, Lois Scheier, Tim Levenson, Arnie Katz, and Monique Bensaid.

Correspondence

File consists of correspondence received by Scheier while a student at Sarah Lawrence College, particularly her time as an exchange student in Paris. Correspondents include Scheier's parents, brother Michael and other relatives, and friends Danny Press and Sue Levering.

Correspondence

File consists of letters, postcards and cards received by Scheier. Correspondents include her parents and brother Michael, Sue Adams, Melinda Levine, Sue Levering, and Jon Brooks.

Correspondence

File consists of letters and cards received by Scheier, as well as copies of some outgoing correspondence by Scheier, both personal and professional in nature. Correspondents include Scheier's mother, Ann Ireland, Mendelson Joe, June Callwood, Erin Moure, Sarah Sheard and Janice Williamson.

Correspondence

File consists of incoming correspondence and copies of Scheier's outgoing correspondence, including personal family correspondence and correspondence pertaining to Scheier's writing. Included in the file is a draft story by Scheier entitled "The Grandson".

Correspondence

File consists of personal letters received by Scheier while a student at Sarah Lawrence College, including her semester abroad in Paris, and while she lived in Berkeley, California. Correspondents include Scheier's parents, Murray and Celia, her brother, Michael, her Aunt Ethel, and various friends, including Tim Levenson, Jerry Engelbach, Danny Press, Karen Heller, and Alan Brownstein.

Correspondence

File consists of personal letters received by Scheier while a student at Sarah Lawrence College, including her semester abroad in Paris, and while she lived in Berkeley, California. Correspondents include Scheier's parents, Murray and Celia, her brother, Michael, her Aunt Ethel, and various friends, including Tim Levenson, Jerry Engelbach, Danny Press, Karen Heller, and Alan Brownstein.

Correspondence

File consists of Scheier's incoming correspondence and copies of her outgoing correspondence, mostly exchanged with her parents and brother Michael and sister-in-law Julie. Included are letters and circulars pertaining to Scheier's socialist activism and involvement with the Trotskyist League's University of Toronto club and the League for Socialist Action.

Correspondence

File consists of incoming correspondence and copies of Scheier's outgoing correspondence. Correspondents are mainly Scheier's family members.

Correspondence

File consists of incoming correspondence and copies of Scheier's outgoing correspondence. Correspondents include Scheier's mother and brother, Michael, Larry Seigle and Carol Auld.

Correspondence

File consists of Scheier's incoming correspondence and copies of her outgoing correspondence, as well as diary-style notes by Scheier. Correspondents include Scheier's parents, her brother, Michael, and sister-in-law, Julie, and Yossi Schwartz.

Correspondence

File consists of incoming correspondence and copies of Scheier's outgoing correspondence. Correspondents are Scheier's parents, brother and sister-in-law.

Correspondence

File consists of personal letters received by Scheier while a student at Sarah Lawrence College, including her semester abroad in Paris, and while she lived in Berkeley, California. Correspondents include Scheier's parents, Murray and Celia, her brother, Michael, her Aunt Ethel, and various friends, including Tim Levenson, Jerry Engelbach, Danny Press, Karen Heller, and Alan Brownstein.

Correspondence

File consists of two letters sent to Scheier by her brother, Michael, and a letter from Tim Levenson.

Correspondence

File consists of copies of Scheier's outgoing correspondence as well as incoming letters and cards. Correspondents include Scheier's parents, her brother, Michael, and sister-in-law Julie, Karen Heller and Les Baltimore.

Correspondence : 25.9.74 - mid-March 1975

File consists of incoming correspondence and copies of Scheier's outgoing correspondence, received and sent while she was living in Jerusalem. Correspondents include her socialist friends and colleagues as well as her family.

Correspondence : Aug. 1976 - July 1977

File consists of incoming correspondence and copies of Scheier's outgoing correspondence, on both personal and professional subjects. Correspondents are predominantly Scheier's parents, brother and sister-in-law.

Correspondence : Aug. 1976 - July 1977

File consists of incoming correspondence and copies of Scheier's outgoing correspondence, on both personal and professional subjects. Correspondents are predominantly Scheier's parents, brother and sister-in-law.

Correspondence : Aug. 1977-Dec. '77

File consists of personal correspondence received by Scheier, as well as copies of some of her outgoing correspondence. Correspondents include Scheier's brother, Michael, and her parents, Murray and Celia, as well as Susan Levering, Karen Heller and Tim Levenson.

Correspondence : Dec. 1975 - July 1976

File consists of Scheier's incoming correspondence and copies of her outgoing correspondence. Correspondents include Scheier's parents and friends from her socialist activist groups.

Correspondence : Jan. 78-Oct. 78

File consists of personal correspondence received by Scheier, as well as copies of some of her outgoing correspondence. Correspondents include Scheier's brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Julie, and her parents, Murray and Celia, as well as Tim Levenson, Larry Seigle, and Karen Heller.

Correspondence : business

File consists of Scheier's incoming correspondence and memoranda and copies of some outgoing correspondence pertaining to the publication of her writing, her role as managing editor of "Tomorrow", and her work as an instructor at York University. Some poems submitted for publication are included in the file, as well as York University Department of English minutes and other mailouts. Correspondents include David Schanoes of Arsenal Magazine, K.K. Richardson, Dorothy Livesay, Joan Pierson, CARAL, and various York University faculty members, union representatives and department heads.

Correspondence : mid-March 1975 - June 1975

File consists of incoming correspondence and copies of Scheier's outgoing correspondence, received and sent while she was living in Jerusalem. Correspondents include her socialist friends and colleagues as well as her family.

Correspondence : personal

File consists of Scheier's incoming correspondence. Correspondents include Yossi Schwartz, Celia Scheier, Michael Scheier and Julie Frankel, Barbara Gowdy, Margaret Atwood and Graeme Gibson, Beverly Daurio, Susan Swan, David Johnson, Phyllis Webb, and Jennifer Duncan.

Correspondence : poetry

File consists of incoming correspondence and copies of Scheier's outgoing correspondence pertaining to her efforts to get her poems published.

Correspondence : responses to personal ad

File consists of letters received by Scheier in response to her Toronto Star personal ad, with her annotations on some letters' envelopes. Included in the file are copies of a few of Scheier's responses to other people's ads.

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