[The Persecutors drafts and manuscripts]
Title NoteTitle supplied from contents of file.
Date NoteDate range based on dated suggested by Barry Dunner in donor interview (September 2016), as well as date on envelope containing rejection letter from Maclean’s magazine (1948).
Scope & ContentFile contains drafts and manuscripts of “The Persecutors” (originally titled “The Persecution”) by Mrs. G. Warren. Although fictional, the twelve-page short story is based on Gisele’s experiences as a Jew in France during the Second World War; the protagonist’s running away from French police, for example, is based on a similar, real-life incident. File also contains manuscript submission to Maclean’s magazine, as well as rejection letter and original envelope.