Series S00247 - Professional papers

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Professional papers

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  • 1962-2002 (Creation)

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14.12 m of textual records
0.79 m of graphic material

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Series consists of typescript and manuscript drafts of poems written by bissett, many of which include original bissett drawings or sketches in the margins. There are also copies of bissett's published works including 'Pomes for yoshi,' 'Space travl,' 'Wuns I saw it raining frogs' and others, art work by bissett including sketch pads, paintings, loose sketches, drawings and doodles as well as material exhibited in galleries. The series also includes posters and flyers publicizing new bissett publications, bissett readings or art exhibitions. There are also several examples of publications that contain reviews of bissett's poetry and/or interviews with him as well as anthologies in which either his poetry or art was published. The series also contains financial records related to bissett's professional life and work including book contracts, grant applications and reports to the Canada Council and to the Ontario Arts Council.

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2002/03/20 Marie-Josee Levesque:. (Creation)

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