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Canadian Speakers' and Writers' Service Ltd. fonds Public Archives of Canada
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McLuhan, Marshall

File consists of records related to Marshall McLuhan and his estate as clients of CSWS Ltd. Includes: correspondence with the Public Archives of Canada (1981); advertisement for a seminar given by McLuhan, Understanding Media: New Approaches to Management Communications and Organization (9-10 Dec. 1964); book review of "The Mechanical Bride" (Apr. 1952); draft contract with McLelland & Stewart for the book "Counterblast" (Mar. 1967); Centre for Culture and Technology: Intuition Awards, 1964.

McLuhan, Marshall

File consists of records related to Marshall McLuhan and his estate as clients of CSWS Ltd. Includes: letter from Mary McLuhan to Matie Molinaro; correspondence from Barrington Nevitt about his upcoming manuscript "The Communication Ecology"; correspondence from McGraw-Hill about requests for permission to cite from "Understanding Media"; reproductions of clippings about the acquisition of the McLuhan papers by the Public Archives of Canada in 1984.

Letters of Marshall McLuhan book project

File consists of preface drafts, clippings of reviews, and correspondence related to the book project "Letters of Marshall Mcluhan" (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1987). Also included is an annotated draft agreement between Corinne McLuhan and the Public Archives of Canada for the purchase of Marshall McLuhan's 'archive'.

McLuhan, Marshall: National Archives contract

File consists of records related to Marshall McLuhan and his estate as clients of CSWS Ltd. Includes: reproduction of the contract from 1984 between Corinne McLuhan and the Public Archives of Canada regarding the purchase of the McLuhan 'Archive', including an inventory of the records; correspondence with McLuhan family lawyer Ian Mang; correspondence about rights and reproductions of McLuhan's work.

Olsberg, Nicholas

File consists of correspondence and appraisal reports related to the sale of the McLuhan papers. Includes the appraisal report conducted by archival consultant Nicholas Olsberg along with related correspondence; correspondence with the Public Archives of Canada; correspondence with SUNY Buffalo along with their proposal to acquire the papers.

McLuhan, Marshall

File consists of records related to Marshall McLuhan and his estate as clients of CSWS Ltd. Includes: McLuhan Associates Ltd. stationery, circa 1970's; "Eliot and the Manichean Myth As Poetry" : typed copy of a speech by McLuhan given at a symposium of the Catholic Renascence Society on 19 April 1954; clippings of German-language book reviews of McLuhan's writings, from 1979; correspondence from CSWS Ltd. on behalf of Corinne McLuhan to the Public Archives of Canada discussing negotiations for the sale of Marshall McLuhan's papers, 1982; Domenico Pietropaolo, "McLuhan's Interpretation of Vico", 1990. [article offprint]; clipping from Fall 1997 Stoddart catalogue of W. Terrence Gordon's biography on Marshall McLuhan, "Marshall McLuhan: Escape Into Understanding".

McLuhan, Marshall

File consist of correspondence and descriptive reports related to the sale of the McLuhan papers. Includes description of the McLuhan papers by Matie Molinaro; correspondence with the University of Toronto, Public Archives of Canada, and Harvard University; partial inventory of the boxes and handwritten notes by Matie Molinaro.