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Malcolm Lowry Collection
McGill University, Rare Books and Special Collections Library

Lowry, Malcolm; English literature

The collection was purchased in 1970. It was formerly the collection of Thomas Judson Jackson of Carbondale, Illinois.

The collection includes early and variant editions of Malcolm Lowry's published works and translations of Under the volcano. As well, there are books and periodicals containing contributions by Lowry; books by his wife; and books and periodicals mentioning him or containing reviews and criticism. There is correspondence between the Canadian poet Earle Birney and Thomas J. Jackson, the creator of the collection, concerning the preparation of a bibliography (unpublished) of Lowry's work, 1966-1970.

English and translations in various European languages.

360 items.

Bibliographic Access
The collection has been briefly catalogued. A separate card catalogue is maintained in the Rare Book Department.

Physical Access
The collection is open to the public upon registration with the Department and the presentation of a suitable piece of identification. For further information visit:

Interlibrary Loan: No.

Reprography: Limited.

Reference Assistance: Yes.

Publications Describing Collection
None at present.