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Fonds F0001 - Constance Beresford-Howe fonds.

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CA ACU SPC F0001

Title

Constance Beresford-Howe fonds.

Date(s)

  • 1941- (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

2.6 m. of textual records and other material.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Canadian author and educator. Born November 10, 1922 in Montreal, Quebec. Biographical information available in The Oxford companion to Canadian literature, 2nd ed., p. 94-95; and The feminist companion to literature in English : women writers from the Middle Ages to the present, p. 86-87.

Archival history

Acquired in 1987, 1991 and 1998 from C. Beresford-Howe.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of the following series: correspondence; manuscript; published work; scrapbook; works on Constance Beresford-Howe; miscellaneous; and sound recordings.

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Text in English and some French.

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Searchable online database. File level inventory for Accession 640/98.16 available at repository.

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Additional archival material, notably the manuscript for the novel The unreasoning heart, located at Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University Libraries, Montreal, Quebec.

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Title based on contents of fonds.

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Further accruals expected.

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Includes 8 sound recordings and 4 videocassettes.

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1545671

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