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Thoreau MacDonald Collection
Simon Fraser University, W.A.C. Bennett Library

MacDonald, Thoreau; Illustration of books

In 1993, the Library located this collection and it was subsequently purchased through the generosity of Mr. Morris Wosk of Vancouver.

The collection includes books, pamphlets, steel engravings, posters, a linocut, bookplates, and serial publications. The collection includes items not described in the standard bibliography on this subject (Edison, Margaret E. Thoreau MacDonald: A Catalogue of Design and Illustration).

Most of the items are in English, some are in French.

This collection includes more than 225 items.

Bibliographic Access
The cataloguing of this collection was started in late 1997.

Physical Access
The collection is in the SFU Special Collections area, which is open to the public. For further information visit:

Interlibrary Loan: No.

Reprography: Yes.

Reference Assistance: Yes.

Publications Describing Collection
None at present.