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Call Number: Mss 243 A.06-84

Title: Elizabeth Thornton/Mary George fonds.

Dates: 2003-2006.

Extent: 0.40m of textual records.

Biographical sketch: Mary George (pen name Elizabeth Thornton) was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, and taught school there for several years. In 1969, she emigrated to Canada with her family. She taught elementary school in Winnipeg until 1977, when she resigned to take a position as a lay minister with the Presbyterian church. In 1980, she enrolled in evening classes at the University of Manitoba, and received a B.A. in Classics in 1985. Her first romance novel was published in 1987, and in 1989 she became a full-time writer. She has published 22 romances and 2 novellas, and has received a number of romance writing awards.

Custodial history: Mary George donated the materials in 2006.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of correspondence related to the Thornton novels The Marriage Trap and The Bachelor Trap, manuscripts for The Bachelor Trap and The Marriage Trap, and galley corrections for both books. A paperback advance reading copy of The Bachelor Trap (2006) is also included.

Arrangement: No ordering of materials.

Source of supplied title: Title is based on subject of fonds.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material.

Accruals: No further accruals are expected.

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