Title: Poetry
Dates of Material:
1944-1987, n.d.
98 cm of textual records
Scope and content

Series consists of early poems, drafts and fragments, unpublished verse, note cards with research, handmade books of poetry written by others, Emblem Books artwork and issues, independent poetry publications, and proofs, reviews, ephemera relating to her published works.

Box 4
48Binder of poems and images titled "Types and Prototypes: An Iconography for Grete", Book 1 Dec. 1951
Box 5
51"An Iconography for Grete," Book 2 Dec. 1951
52"An Iconography for Grete," Book 3 Dec. 1951
533 notebooks of handwritten poems 1944, 1948, 1951, n.d.
542 notebooks of handwritten poems 1952, n.d.
55Notebook of poems by others that she's copied out n.d.
56Handmade books of P.K. Page, Thomas Traherne, T.S. Eliot, Sidney Keyes, and Gerard Manley Hopkins poems 1948, n.d.
57Typed poems by others and notes n.d.


Box 6
61Cecil Day Lewis poems she's copied out n.d.
63MS verse[ca. 1956]
64Boatman proofs1956-1957
65Boatman reviews and ephemera1957-1962
66Poems and fragments1960s
67Photocopied drafts of Welcoming Disaster poems held by Library and Archives Canada1970-1975
68Welcoming Disaster proofs[ca. 1974]
69"Uncollected Poems"[ca. 1970s]
610Published and unpublished verse1973-1982
611Ephemera re her poetry1951-1985
612Correspondence re publications1950-1969, 1975, 1981
613The Boatman and Other Poems first page proofsMarch 15, 1968
Box 7
71Emblem Books correspondence and ephemera1954-1963
72Emblem Books submissions1954, 1956, n.d.
73Emblem Books artwork, paste-ups, and issues1954, 1957, 1959
74Independent poetry publication orders1963-1965
75Submissions by others for Fiddlehead and Contemporary Verse1953, 1957, n.d.
76Poetry reviews she wrote1955, 1959, n.d.
77Daryl Hine poetry and ephemera1954-1959, 1969
78Independent poetry publications1941, 1960-1967, 1976, 1980, n.d.
79Independent poetry publications1957, 1966, 1996, n.d.
710Combustion, issues 1-14Jan. 1957-Aug. 1960
Box 8
81Note cards, A-Dn.d.
82Note cards, E-On.d.
83Note cards, P-Sn.d.
84Note cards, T-Zn.d.
85References for note cards, A-Zn.d.
86"English, Freemasons, Misc." note cards, A-Ln.d.
87"English, Freemasons, Misc." note cards, M-Zn.d.
Box 9
91Note cards, unorderedn.d.
92Note cards, unorderedn.d.
93Note cards, unorderedn.d.
94Note cards, unorderedn.d.
95Note cards, unorderedn.d.
Box 10
101Note cards, unorderedn.d.
102Note cards and notes, unorderedn.d.
103Hymns and music1963, 1966, n.d.
104"Travellers: Three Early Ontario Anthems for mixed choir and brass quartet"; texts she compiled from the hymns of William Henry Adams, Joseph Scriven, and David Willson1987