Archives and Special Collections
Fonds F0166 - Canadian Authors Association, Calgary Branch fonds.
CA ACU SPC F0166
Canadian Authors Association, Calgary Branch fonds.
- 1973-1974 (Creation)
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Name of creator
A branch of the Canadian Authors Association was organized in Calgary, Alberta, in 1921 with Dr. George W. Kerby, Winnifred Reeve, Frank Morton and Enid Griffis as the first executive. The association promoted good writing among Calgary writers and organized readings and speakers dealing with topics of interest to local authors. In the 1980s the association changed its name to the Calgary Authors League and in 1989 to the Calgary Writers Association. For further information see Turning back the pages / by Richard W. Ramsay (Calgary : Calgary Writers Association, 1992).
Acquired in 1977.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists chiefly of letters to D. R. Doherty from Canadian authors interested in submitting literary work for publication consideration in an anthology, tentatively titled Calgary anthology, to be published by the Calgary Branch of the Canadian Authors Association.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
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Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Additional archival material located at Glenbow Archives, Calgary, Alberta.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Title based on contents of the fonds.
Holograph, signed ; typescript, signed.