Fonds 1228 - May Cutler Fonds

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May Cutler Fonds

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CA JPL-A 1228

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  • 1961-1969 (Creation)
    Cutler, May, 1923-2011

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0.02m of textual records ; 48 photographs : 20x24cm : b&w ; 1 drawing

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May Cutler (September 24, 1923 - March 3, 2011) was founder of Tundra Books in 1967 and ran the company until 1995. Also active in Montreal politics, Ms. Cutler served as mayor of the City of Westmount.

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Consists of photographs by May Cutler, an article acknowledging Cutler, and a sketch by artist Rita Briansky.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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This description was created by Archival Practicum Student Suzanne Ngsee on January 16th, 2024.

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