After Pleet’s death, custody of the material passed to her son (name unknown), who then donated the fonds to the Jewish Public Library. The Jewish Public Library donated the materials to Concordia University Libraries in 2013.
Scope and content
The fonds documents Dora Pleet’s relationship with Irving Layton. It further contains material about Layton collected by Pleet. Material consists of correspondence, magazine and newspaper clippings, periodicals, a leaflet, a pamphlet, posters, and copies of various poems by Irving Layton. The Dora Pleet fonds is part of the Irving Layton Collection.
The fonds is divided into five series:
F019 / A. Correspondence
F019 / B. Clippings
F019 / C. Periodicals
F019 / D. Poems
F019 / E. Promotional material