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Dora Pleet fonds
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- Textual record
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- Source of title proper: Title based on provenance of the fonds.
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- Pleet, Dora
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8 cm of textual records
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Dora Pleet (née Lazarovitch) is the sister of Canadian poet Irving Layton.
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
Fonds contains material documenting Dora Pleet’s relationship with Irving Layton, as well as 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
Newspaper clippings are yellowed and fragile.
Immediate source of acquisition
The documents were donated to Concordia University Libraries in 2013 by the Jewish Public Library.
Original order of the material has been maintained.
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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Reproduction for scholarly purposes is permitted.
Use of material in a publication may only be done with consent of the copyright owner.
Box listing available.
No further accruals expected.
Documents were placed in acid-free file folders and archival quality boxes.
Copyright held by the creator(s).
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- Layton, Irving (Subject)
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F019, Dora Pleet fonds, “Postcards,” File F019-36-07, Concordia University Libraries, Montreal, QC, Canada.