CA ACU SPC F0023
- 1928-1969 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1.375 m of textual records and other material.
Name of creator
Canadian poet, author and educator Alfred Earle Birney was born May 13, 1904 in Calgary, Alberta (then the Northwest Territories). Died September 3, 1995. Biographical information available in The Oxford companion to Canadian literature, 2nd ed., p. 122-123; and in Earle Birney : a life, by Elspeth Cameron (Toronto: Viking, 1994).
Acquired in 1967 and 1969.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of the following series: correspondence; poetry; fiction; drama; prose; published work; works on Earle Birney; audio-visual; miscellaneous; and works by other authors.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Some items restricted.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Select sound recordings have been digitized:
MsC 13, Box 7, 8
Print version of earliet accessions available.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of the fonds.
Includes 29 sound recordings, 67 photographs, 33 collages, 3 sketches and 0.0625 m of realia including baby moccasins and mountain goat horns.