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[ca. 1973]-1984 (Creation)
0.10 m of textual records
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The "Onion", the Toronto paper on the arts, was a twice-monthly tabloid newsprint publication. It published fiction, reviews, essays, and artwork. The paper was edited by Stephen Mezei, an author, scriptwriter and instructor in the arts at several institutions, including York University (1974-1975). The Onion's editorial board included Pauline Carey, John Hebert, and other Canadian and foreign writers.
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The fonds consists of typescript, corrected drafts of articles, subscriber correspondence, and correspondence with the Ontario Arts Council and the Ontario Ombudsman's Office concerning a dispute that the editor of Onion, Stephen Mezei, had with the Arts Council (1977-1979).
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Acquired from Stepehn Mezei in 1984.
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See Louis Applebaum fonds (F0254) for material related to the Ontario Arts Council.
The fonds comprises the following accession: 1984-012. Further accruals may be expected.
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2002/04/05 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/05 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/05/01 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording in accruals, access restrictions, extent, finding aid.
2003/12/02 Ken Hernden. Updated dates of creation, immediate source of acquisition and finding aid note.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM.
2018/12/10 KCP, N. Roz. Post-migration metadata clean-up. Addition of GMD and accession numbers. Published description and generated finding aid.