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Fonds F0098 - Max Braithwaite fonds.
CA ACU SPC F0098
Max Braithwaite fonds.
- 1931-1989 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
10.3 m of textual records.
Name of creator
Canadian author and playwright Max Braithwaite was born in Nokomis, Saskatchewan, on December 7, 1911. Biographical information available in Who's who in Canadian literature 1987-88, p. 43.
Acquired in 1986 and 1990. Accession 656/99.13 donated by Mrs. Aileen Braithwaite. MsC 308, consisting of a letter from M. Braithwaite to James (Jim) DeFelice, September 17, 1977, donated by J. DeFelice in 2001.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of business and personal correspondence, contracts and royalty statements; diaries; preliminary work and ideas; manuscripts, ranging from rough drafts to galleys, of radio and television plays, screenplays, radio and film scripts, novels, short stories, articles and speeches; newsclippings of reviews, articles and interviews; and miscellaneous material. Also includes manuscripts of short stories and scripts by other authors.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Conditions governing access
Some items restricted.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
File level inventory available at repository.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of the fonds.
Further accruals expected.