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|Title:||Janice Tyrwhitt fonds|
|Dates:||1953-1992, predominant 1970-1992|
|Extent:||6.3 m of textual records
|Janice Tyrwhitt (1928- ), author and editor, was born and educated in Canada, receiving the bachelor's degree from the University of Toronto (1950). She worked as an editor, staff writer and freelancer at 'Macleans' magazine (1950-1958), and 'Reader's digest,' (1965-1992). She also worked for several years as a manuscript appraiser for Macmillan (Canada). In addition, she served as a research assistant to Pierre Berton on his television series, 'The Pierre Berton show,' and published articles in 'Canadian magazine,' 'Star week,' 'Toronto life,' 'Saturday night,' and other Canadian publications. Tyrwhitt has also written, edited or done research for several books including, 'The mill,' (1976), 'Bartlett's Canada,' (1968), 'Report of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women,' (1970), 'How the Depression hit the West,' and other titles.|
|Scope and Content:||
The fonds consists of research notes, publication files for Janice Tyrwhitt's book, The Mill; copies of published articles, including the 'Reader's digest' articles that Tyrwhitt wrote or edited (1974-1992); correspondence and related material for Tyrwhitt's editorial and publishing career; and files related to the books written by Pierre Berton for which Tyrwhitt conducted research and answered correspondence.
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Access and Use:
|No restrictions on access. Written permission to photocopy these materials must be obtained from Janice Tyrwhitt and be directed to the Archivist, York University.|
|Finding Aid:||File lists are available.|
|URL of Finding Aid:||http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/fonds/ON00370-f0000437.pdf|
|Accruals:||The fonds comprises the following accessions: 1984-017, 1992-011. Further accruals are expected.|
|Provenance Access Points:||Tyrwhitt, Janice,1928-
Date of creation: 2002/04/08
Date of last revision: 2003/05/07