Archives and Special Collections
Collection C0022 - Gyllian Raby collection of material relating to Canadian playwright Beverley Simons.
CA ACU SPC C0022
Gyllian Raby collection of material relating to Canadian playwright Beverley Simons.
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Name of creator
Canadian artistic director. Born in Wales. Came to Canada at age nineteen. Founding artistic director of One Yellow Rabbit. Became artistic director of Northern Light Theatre in Edmonton.
Donated by G. Raby in 1988.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
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Scope and content
Collection consists of material collected by G. Raby in researching her master's thesis, Beverley Simons : a critical evaluation (University of Calgary, 1982). Includes letters from B. Simons to G. Raby and others, discussing B. Simons' literary work; manuscripts of short stories and stage and television plays by B. Simons; reviews, essays and playbill relating to productions of Crabdance; curriculum vitae, biographical material, interviews, articles and essays relating to B. Simons and her work; and sound recordings of readings and a lecture given by B. Simons.
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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.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of the collection.
Includes 5 sound recordings.
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Name access points
- Simons, Beverley (Subject)