Inventory of the
Waves fonds

Inventory #F0442

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0442
Title:Waves fonds
Dates:1963-1988, predominant 1972-1987
Extent:5.0 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
'Waves' was a literary magazine originally produced at York University (1972-1980), that grew out of a poetry workshop conducted by Irving Layton at the university in the 1970-1971 school year. The journal was devoted to prose and poetry, and was issued three times a year. The editor of 'Waves,' Bernice Lever, also served as office and business manager, circulation manager, and eventually became owner of 'Waves,' in 1976. From 1980 until it ceased publication in 1987, 'Waves' was produced in her home.
Scope and Content:

The fonds consists of records pertaining to the administration and publication of the literary magazine "Waves".

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-f0000442.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accessions: 1976-026, 1989-008. Further accruals are expected.
Related Records: See Margaret Laurence fonds (F0341) for related material.
Provenance Access Points:Waves

Date of creation: 2002/04/08
Date of last revision: 2003/05/07
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