Fonds - Sonja Skarstedt

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Sonja Skarstedt

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  • 1926 - 2005 (Creation)
    Creator
    Sonja Skarstedt
    Place
    Halifax, Nova Scotia

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6.11 m of textual records
5 cm of drawings
2 photographs

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Fonds consists of records from Skarstedts various writing and publishing activities, as well as her personal life. The records contained in this fonds span Skarstedt's years as a secondary student up until the end of her life in 2009. Fonds consists of one sous-fonds - the Zymergy fonds - which contains records that reflect Skarstedt's involvement with the Zymergy literary magazine. Fonds consists of six series: Correspondence (1926-2005), Diaries (1977-1999), Notebooks (1946 - 1987), Artwork (1980 - [after 1996]), Photographs (1973 - [ca. 1995]), Manuscripts and Poems (1975 - 2005). The fonds encompasses analog and written communication (printed off e-mails) from Skarstedt

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Material was donated by Sonja's widow, Geof Isherwood, to the Mount Saint Vincent University Archives in February, 2011.

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Original order was maintained with most of the correspondence. Some of Skarstedt's manuscripts were incorporated into the Empyreal Press Fonds and Zymergy Fonds. Because Skarstedt self-published, layouts for her titles were kept with the Empyreal Press fonds.

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Copyright is held by Geof Isherwood, for published and unpublished manuscripts series. No reproduction is permitted without consent from copyright holder.

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Records pertaining to Skarstedt’s Empyreal Press activities can be found in the Empyreal Press Fonds, also held by the Mount Saint Vincent University Archives.

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