Inventory of the
Wayne Ray fonds

Inventory #F0389

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0389
Title:Wayne Ray fonds
Dates:1873-1993, predominant 1952-1987
Extent:3.5 m of textual records
3 sound recordings
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Wayne Scott Ray (1950- ), poet, was born in Alabama, United States and grew up in Stephenville, Newfoundland and Woodstock, Ontario. He is the founder of HMS Press, a book distribution company. He has served as secretary/treasurer of the Canadian Poetry Association (1985-1988) and was a co-chairman of the League of Canadian Poets. He served as the curator of the Field horticultural photographic collection. In 1988 he established the London chapter of the Canadian Poetry Association and in the following year he was recipient of the Editors' Prize, 'Canadian author and bookman', for best poet published in 1989.
Scope and Content:

The fonds consists of records relating to the Canadian Poetry Association, League of Canadian Poets and the HMS Press, as well as personal papers and manuscripts of Wayne Scott Ray.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
Some access restrictions apply. Consult the University Archives for details. Restriction on Accession 1990-009, Box 2 file 31, and Box 7 file 121.
Finding Aid: File and box lists available.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/fonds/ON00370-f0000389.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accessions: 1985-012, 1987-008, 1990-009, 1993-021. Further accruals are expected.
Provenance Access Points:Ray, Wayne, 1950-

Date of creation: 2002/04/08
Date of last revision: 2003/05/06
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