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Accession Number: 89-005

Title

Canadian Forum. Additions. -- 1973-1986 ; predominant 1977-1986. -- 2 m of textual records. -- 21 photographs.

Biography / History

Founded in 1920 by a group of University of Toronto faculty members, Canadian Forum first began publication in October of that year. With particular emphasis on Canadian art and poetry, Canadian Forum provides a medium for public opinion on art, literature, politics, theology and science.

Custodial History

This fonds was created by and in the custody of the Canadian Forum before it was purchased by the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This addition to the fonds consists of records from the Canadian Forum magazine primarily from the years of 1979 to 1986, although some of the material dates back to 1973. Included are manuscripts from most issues between 1979 and 1986, as well as correspondence with the editors.

Notes

Title based on creator of fonds.

This fonds was purchased from the Canadian Forum.

Some of the records are in French.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

This fonds along with 95-007 is an addition to 82-015.

For related records see: 74-008, 86-001 and 89-009.

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Box 1

Folder:

1: Article manuscripts for May 1979 issue.

2: Article manuscripts for December 1980 - January 1981 issue.

3: Article manuscripts for February 1981 issue.

4: Article manuscripts for May 1981 issue.

5: Article manuscripts for June/July 1981 issue.

6: Article manuscripts for December 1981 - January 1982 issue.

7: Article manuscripts for February 1982 issue.

8: Article manuscripts for March 1982 issue.

9: Article manuscripts for April 1982 issue.

10: Article manuscripts for May 1982 issue.

11: Article manuscripts for June/July 1982 issue. Photograph of Yvon Deschamps (director) and of the play, C'est tout seul qu'on est l'plus nombreaux.

12: Article manuscripts for August 1982 issue.

13: Article manuscripts for September 1982 issue.

14: Article manuscripts for November 1982 issue.

15: Article manuscripts for December 1982 - January 1983 issue.

Box 2

Folder:

1: Article manuscripts for February 1983 .lm21 issue.

2: Article manuscripts for March 1983 issue. Photograph, unidentified, possibly of Douglas Lockhead.

3: Article manuscripts for April 1983 issue.

4: Article manuscripts for May 1983 issue. Photographs: one of the play O.D. on Paradise, three stills from the The King of Comedy, one of Marian Engel. 5: Article manuscripts for June 1983 issue.

6: Article manuscripts for December 1983 issue.

7: Article manuscripts for January 1984 issue.

8: Article manuscripts for February 1984 issue.

9: Article manuscripts for March 1984 issue.

10: Article manuscripts for April 1984 issue.

11: Article manuscripts for June/July 1984 issue.

12: Article manuscripts for August/September 1984 issue.

13: Article manuscripts for October 1984 issue.

14: Article manuscripts for November 1984 issue.

15: Article manuscripts for December 1984 issue.

16: Article manuscripts for January 1985 issue.

17: Article manuscripts for February 1985 issue.

Box 3

Folder:

1: Article manuscripts for March 1985 issue. Photograph of Ronald Reagan and Brian Mulroney in Washington.

2: Article manuscripts for June/July 1985 issue and map of Tofino, B.C.

3: Article manuscripts for August/September 1985 issue.

4: Article manuscripts for January 1986 issue. 3 photographs of the Canadian Opera Company's The Rake's Progress. Also, a photograph of Seymour Mayne.

5: Article manuscripts for April 1986 issue. Unidentified photograph.

6: Article manuscripts for May 1986 issue. 7: Article manuscripts for June/July 1986 issue.

8: Article manuscripts for August/September 1986 issue.

Box 4

Folder:

1: Article manuscripts for October 1986 .lm21 issue.

2: Article manuscripts for November 1986 issue.

3: Article manuscripts for December 1986 issue.

4: Correspondence to Sam Solecki (Fiction Editor) November - December 1981.

5: Correspondence to Sam Solecki November 1981 - January 1982.

6: Correspondence to Sam Solecki February 1982.

7: Editorial correspondence to Sam Solecki, April 1982.

8: Editorial correspondence May/June 1982.

9: Correspondence to John Hutcheson June 1982 - July 1983.

10: Correspondence June 1984 to October 1984.

11: Correspondence November 1984 to June 1985.

12: Correspondence June to November 1985.

Box 5

Folder:

1: Editorial correspondence November 1985 - May 1986.

2: Editorial correspondence June 1986 - January 1987.

3: Contributor correspondence 1979 - 1980.

Box 6

Folder:

1: Contributor correspondence November 1983 January 1985.

2: Contributor correspondence March 1985 to May 1986. Photograph of Judith Fitzgerald. 2 stills from the National Film Board film 90 Days. 4 stills from the film Joshua Then and Now. 1 still from the film My American Cousin. 3: Poetry correspondence/manuscripts 1983/84.

4: Poets' correspondence, January - February 1987.

5: Survival Foundation 1973 - 1982.

6: Editorial board, meetings and memos 1979 - 1981.

7: Classified ads 1981.

8: Miscellaneous sales 1982 - 1983.

9: Letters of permission to John Hutcheson (Book Review Editor) 1984 - 85.

10: Layout forms.   Photographs

89-005/1/11: - Yvon Deschamps (director) - C'est tout seul qu'on est l'plus nombreaux (play)

89-005/2/2: - Unidentified, possibly Douglas Lockhead

89-005/2/4: - O.D. on Paradise, (play) - three stills from the The King of Comedy, - Marian Engel

89-005/3/1: - Ronald Reagan and Brian Mulroney in Washington

89-005/3/4: - 3 photographs of the Canadian Opera Company's The Rake's Progress - Seymour Mayne

89-005/6/2: - Judith Fitzgerald - 2 stills from the National Film Board film 90 Days - 4 stills from the film Joshua Then and Now - 1 still from the film My American Cousin  

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