Series - Reference Books series

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Reference Books series

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  • [1947]-2005 (Creation)

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6.68 m of textual records.
2 3½" floppy disks & 1 zip disk.

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The series consists of correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, notes, lists, contributor forms and printed material related to reference books such as guides and bibliographies authored by New. Works represented include Malcolm Lowry: A Reference Guide (1978), select essays in the Dictionary of Literary Biography (1986-2002), Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada (2002), and Janet Frame: An Enumerative Bibliography to 1990.

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UBC Archives does not currently have the hardware to read zip discs.

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