Fonds F0442 - Waves fonds

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Waves fonds

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  • Textual record

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  • 1963-1988, predominant 1972-1987 (Creation)

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5.0 m of textual records

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Administrative history

'Waves' was a literary magazine originally produced at York University (1972-1980), that grew out of a poetry workshop conducted by Irving Layton at the university in the 1970-1971 school year. The journal was devoted to prose and poetry, and was issued three times a year. The editor of 'Waves,' Bernice Lever, also served as office and business manager, circulation manager, and eventually became owner of 'Waves,' in 1976. From 1980 until it ceased publication in 1987, 'Waves' was produced in her home.

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The fonds consists of records pertaining to the administration and publication of the literary magazine "Waves".

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No restrictions on access.

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File list for early accessions are appended as a PDF document.

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The fonds comprises the following accessions: 1976-026, 1989-008, 2009-040. Further accruals are expected.

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2002/04/08 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/08 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/05/07 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording in access restrictions, accruals.
2014/07/22 Last updated
2018/11/15 KCP. Uploaded legacy finding aid.
2018/04/03 KCP: added GMD, finding aid note, and published
2019/04/25 J. Grant. Addition of accession 2009-040.

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