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Fonds F0092 - Leon Rooke fonds.

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CA ACU SPC F0092

Title

Leon Rooke fonds.

Date(s)

  • ca. 1955-1998 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

25.89 m of textual records and other material.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Author and playwright. Born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, on September 11, 1934; moved to Canada in 1969. Biographical information available in The Oxford companion to Canadian literature, 2nd ed., p. 1014-1015.

Archival history

Acquired in several accessions between 1983 and 1999.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of correspondence with editors, publishers, educators, authors and others; royalty statements and financial records; diaries; notebooks; interviews; photographs; manuscripts, ranging from rough drafts to final proofs and production scripts, of stage plays, short stories and novels; articles about L. Rooke; reviews; published work; and sound recordings of radio broadcasts featuring L. Rooke or his work, chiefly produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Some items restricted.

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Text in English.

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File level inventory available at repository.

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Related units of description

For additional archival material relating to Leon Rooke see the ECW Press fonds (Accession 297/82.11, 382/86.4).

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Title based on contents of the fonds.

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Includes ca. 400 photographs, 19 audio cassettes and 2 videocassettes.

Note

Further accruals expected.

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ckey

3198847

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