Fonds F00506 - Gail Fox fonds

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Gail Fox fonds

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CA ON00239 F00506

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  • 1950-2010 (Creation)
    Creator
    Fox, Gail

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5.42 m of textual records

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(1942-)

Biographical history

Gail Fox, author, was born in Willimantic, Connecticut, in February, 1942. Her early years were spent in Connecticut and upper New York State. She studied music and history from 1959, receiving the B.A. degree in history in 1963. Ms. Fox came to Kingston in 1967 and it was then that she began her serious writing career.Her publications include Dangerous Season (1969), The Royal Collector of Dreams (1970), The Ringmaster's Circus (1973), and Flight of the Pterodactyl (1973). She has read her poetry at the National Arts Centre, Ottawa and at various universities and colleges. She currently resides in New Brunswick.

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Fonds consists of correspondence from various authors, family members, and friends; diaries; notebooks; manuscripts, including "Dark Side of the Moon"; drafts of writings and reviews; watercolours. Most of the manuscript material is contained within a series of notebooks (1968-1976).

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Good

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Purchase - Chancellor Richardson Memorial Fund

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  • English

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2062
2091
2134.2
2267.1
2287.5
2291.4
2291.6
3217.2

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Open, except for the following, which is accessible only with the permission of the creator: the "Fireclay" manuscript (closed for 50 years).

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Copyright restrictions may apply. Please consult with an archivist.

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  • Shelf: 2062
  • Shelf: 2091
  • Shelf: 2134.2
  • Shelf: 2267.1
  • Shelf: 2287.5
  • Shelf: 2291.4
  • Shelf: 2291.6
  • Shelf: 3217.2