Fonds F0110 - Larry Zolf fonds

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Larry Zolf fonds

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  • Multiple media

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CA ON00370 F0110

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  • 1917-2011, predominant 1967-2011 (Creation)
    Zolf, Larry

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12 m of textual records

25 audio cassettes

46 video cassettes

ca. 20 photographs

8 audio reels

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Biographical history

Larry Zolf, journalist and writer, was born in 1934. He received a B.A. from the University of Manitoba in 1956, studied Law at Osgoode Law School, Toronto, and has held the position of writer, news and current affairs reporter, producer, and consultant for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto since 1962. He is the author of several books. His novel, 'Scorpions for Sale' (1989) won a nomination for the Leacock Award for Humour.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of files relating to Larry Zolf's activities as journalist and writer and to his career with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. The fonds includes personal and professional correspondence, drafts of television programs, magazine articles, dramatic works and reviews, notebooks, research files, diaries and financial records. It also includes draft manuscripts, research material, and correspondence related to his books "Dance of the dialectic," "Just watch me : remembering Pierre Trudeau," "Scorpions for sale," "Zolf," and "The Dialectical dancer," as well as for his online column, "Inside Zolf."

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Donated by Larry Zolf in 1995, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2006, and by the Estate of Larry Zolf in 2011.


Language of material

  • English

Script of material

  • Latin

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No restrictions on access.

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Fonds-level description available at:
File list for accession 1995-013 available at:
File list for accession 1999-061 available at:
File list for accession 2000-051 available at:
File list for accession 2002-046 available at:
File list for accession 2004-032 available at:
File list for accession 2006-059 available at:
File list for accession 2011-014 available at:

Associated materials

See the Larry Zolf collection (Reference number: R4714-0-1-E) at Library and Archives Canada for associated materials. (Formerly reference number: MG27-IIIG8.)

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The fonds comprises the following accessions: 1995-013, 1999-061, 2001-051, 2002-046, 2004-032, 2006-059, 2011-014. Further accruals may be expected.

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Fonds-level description created by Marie Josee Levesque: 2002/04/09.
Last revised by Michael Moir: 2012/06/26.
Uploaded to Archeion by Anna St.Onge: 2012/04/01.

Language of description

  • English

Script of description

  • Latin


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