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EADIE, TOM, 1941-

Tom Eadie fonds. - 1962-1967. - 50 cm of textual record.

Biographical Sketch

Poet, editor and librarian, Tom Eadie was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1941. He studied at Queen's University (B.A., 1968; M.A., 1971) and received his Master of Library Science from the University of Western Ontario in 1972. He has worked as a librarian at various university libraries. Eadie was editor of Quarry magazine, the student literary magazine of Queen's University, from 1962 to 1967. He was instrumental in transforming it, in 1965, from the annual student literary magazine, to a quarterly literary magazine open to writers from across Canada. In the same year, The Beast with Three Backs, a collection of poems by Tom Eadie, Tom Marshall and Colin Norman, was launched with the Quarry Press imprint. Eadie won an Ontario Arts Council Award for poetry in 1977, and published Dead Letters: Poems in 1996. Quarry has remained an important literary magazine in Canada.

Scope and Content

The Tom Eadie fonds includes correspondence, financial records, and manuscripts relating to Quarry magazine and the Quarry Press.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: received from Tom Eadie in 1987. [1987-13]

Language: material in the fonds is in English.

Restrictions: none.

Finding Aid: finding aid available.

Related Records Different Fonds: Tom Marshall fonds0125 [1985-14, 1993-09].

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