Fonds RBSC-ARC-1547 - Cedalia Alice Tarasoff fonds

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Cedalia Alice Tarasoff fonds

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70 cm of textual records

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Poet Cedalia Alice Tarasoff's writing spans the period from World War II through the 1980s. Her patriotic poems and anthems were printed in various newspapers during World War II and later appeared in anthologies. Her prose works and articles concern Canada and Australia, and also contain reminiscences of her childhood in Western Canada in the early 1900s. Tarasoff also wrote under the pseudonym Rosina Moores.

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The fonds consists of correspondence (1987) and poetry and prose written or collected by Tarasoff. Also included in the fonds are notations for the writings to be set to music, arranged by Colleen Coburn, and recordings of Tarasoff performing the songs, explanatory notes about the lyrics, and related correspondence. Record types include poetry, prose, song lyrics, musical notations, copyright certificates, correspondence, and audio cassettes.

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RBSC staff created a file level finding aid for the fonds in 1987, available through the RBSC online database. This was updated in spring of 2019 when the accrual was processed. A finding aid for this accrual is also available as a PDF attached to the fonds.

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Includes the following audio cassettes: RBSC-ARC-1547-SPC-01 to SPC-07.

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