WORKING IN WOMEN'S ARCHIVES
BY HELEN M. BUSS AND MARLENE KADAR
WILFRID LAURIER UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2001
REVIEW BY RUTH LATTA
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Did you know that Nellie McClung wrote in children's scribblers at the kitchen table? That Lucy Maud Montgomery used her journals to vent her anger and discouragement? That "shopping lists and recipes sit alongside elegant prose passages and character sketches" in Marian Engel's notebooks?
These glimpses of Canadian women authors come from a book of seven essays compiled and edited by Helen M. Buss and Marlene Kadar, Working in Women's Archives: Researching Women's Private Literature and Archival …