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Donna Morrissey fonds
General material designation
- Graphic material
- Graphic material (electronic)
- Textual record
- Textual record (electronic)
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Physical description area
1.7 m of textual records and other material. - 932.32 megabytes of electronic records. - 63,269.5 kilobytes of electronic records.
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Archival description area
Records were created or collected by Donna Morrissey and donated to Dalhousie University Archives in March 2005, July 2008, November 2012, November 2012, and December 2023.
Scope and content
Fonds contains records created and collected by Donna Morrissey that document her work as a creative writer. Records types include manuscripts (print and electronic), page proofs, illustrations, digital photographs, and published copies of her novels, scripts and short stories. There is also e-mail and printed correspondence, press material and book reviews, research materials and workshop resources.
Immediate source of acquisition
Unless otherwise noted, files in this fonds are arranged chronologically.
Language of material
- Multiple Languages
Script of material
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Language and script note
English and some German.
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Most manuscripts are available in electronic format.
Restrictions on access
All materials are open for research. Reproduction restrictions apply.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
For 20 years from the date of donation, users will be able to make photocopies of material from the fonds only with the written permission of the donor or her literary executor. Such copies will be for the user's own use and will be made in strict accordance with the University's copying policy and the copyright laws of Canada, as amended from time to time.
Further accruals are expected.
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Donna Morrissey fonds, MS-2-753, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.