Fonds MsC-137 - Dandelion Magazine fonds

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Dandelion Magazine fonds

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  • Textual records
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  • 1979-2011 (Creation)
    Dandelion Magazine

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1.3 m of textual records
1 audio cassette

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The first issue of Dandelion appeared in 1975, and in 1979 Dandelion Magazine Society was incorporated to oversee the magazine’s publication. The magazine published innovative prose, poetry, and visual arts from writers and artists of local, national, and international renown until 2011. It was based in Calgary, Alberta.

Custodial history

Records were in the custody of former managing editor of Dandelion Magazine, Kathleen Brown, until their acquisition by Simon Fraser University Special Collections and Rare Books in 2013.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of files related to the publication of Dandelion Magazine, including invoices, cheque requisitions, bank statements, board bylaws, corporate registration information, subscriptions, advertising campaigns, minutes, promotional materials, grants, and correspondence. Fonds also consists of copies of Dandelion and Blue Buffalo magazines, and chapbooks published by the Dandelion Magazine Society.

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  • English

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Works in this fonds are under copyright. Researchers are required to secure permission from the copyright holders for usage of this material, except for those covered by fair dealing.

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Some records are in digital format.

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Created December 22, 2015. SS
Revised January 10, 2018 MH

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