Lister, Rota collection

Lister, Rota Herzberg, 1928-
Rota Lister collection.  - 1983.

26 cm of textual records.

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Collection consists of one ts. draft of "The Anthology of Canadian Women Writers" edited by Rota Herzberg Lister. Includes one ts. (primarily photocopies, with some originals) draft of the work composed of notes written by Rota on the various authors and excerpts from the author's writings. The women included in the anthology wrote between 1760-1980 and include Margaret Atwood, L.M. Montgomery, Pauline Johnson, Susanna Moodie, Mary Quayle Innis, Luella Crieghton, etc.

It does not appear that the work was ever published.


  • Title from content of the collection.
  • Formerly called "Anthology of Canadian Women Writers."
  • Extent is measured in linear metres of shelf space as occupied by the collection.
  • Gift of Dr. Rota H. Lister

Call number: WA 39