Fonds SC694 - George Galt fonds

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George Galt fonds

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  • Textual record

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  • 1974 - 2004 (Creation)
    Galt, George

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2.64 m of textual records.

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George Galt (b. 1948) is a Canadian author, poet and editor. His works include "Love Poems" (1974); "Trailing Pythagoras" (1982); "Whistlestop: A Journey Across Canada" (1987); "Scribes and Scoundrels" (1997). He was the associate editor and book reviews editor for Saturday Night and edited the books "The Purdy-Woodcock Letters: Selected Correspondence, 1964-1984" (1980); "The Saturday Night Traveller" (1990); "The Thinking Heart: Best Canadian Essays" (1991).

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The fonds consists of the literary archive of George Galt. Includes draft manuscripts and correspondence.

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Gift of George Galt, September 2023.


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Created by JF, September 7, 2023.

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  • English

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