Inventory of the
Onion fonds

Inventory #F0367

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0367
Title:Onion fonds
Dates:[ca. 1973]-1984
Extent:0.10 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
The "Onion", the Toronto paper on the arts, was a twice-monthly tabloid newsprint publication. It published fiction, reviews, essays, and artwork. The paper was edited by Stephen Mezei, an author, scriptwriter and instructor in the arts at several institutions, including York University (1974-1975). The Onion's editorial board included Pauline Carey, John Hebert, and other Canadian and foreign writers.
Scope and Content:

The fonds consists of typescript, corrected drafts of articles, subscriber correspondence, and correspondence with the Ontario Arts Council and the Ontario Ombudsman's Office concerning a dispute that the editor of Onion, Stephen Mezei, had with the Arts Council (1977-1979).

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
No restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: File list available.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/fonds/ON00370-f0000367.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 1984-012. Further accruals may be expected.
Related Records: See Louis Applebaum fonds (F0254) for material related to the Ontario Arts Council.
Immediate source of acquisition: Acquired from Stepehn Mezei in 1984.
Provenance Access Points:Onion.

Date of creation: 2002/04/05
Date of last revision: 2003/12/02
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