Fonds F0386 - Linda Pyke fonds

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Linda Pyke fonds

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0.12 cm of textual records

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Linda Pyke (1948-1979), author and poet, died following an accident, at the age of 31. She was a part-time student at York University at the time of her death. Pyke was the author of 'Prisoner,' (1978) a collection of poetry.

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The fonds consists of typescripts, some with corrections, of Linda Pyke's poetry, including 'Prisoner,' 'Sara,' 'Women in rooms' and others.

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Donated by her publisher Douglas M. Gibson of McClelland & Stewart.


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No restrictions on access.

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File list appended as .PDF document.

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The fonds comprises the following accession: 1991-006. Further accruals may be expected.

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2002/04/08 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/08 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/05/06 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording in accruals, extent, access restrictions.
2018/02/23 Dubeau. Added immediate source of acquisition information.
2018/03/23 KCP. Added GMD.
2018/11/15 KCP. Uploaded legacy finding aid.

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  • English


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