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Collection C0015 - Susan Stratton collection of material relating to Robertson Davies.

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Susan Stratton collection of material relating to Robertson Davies.


  • 197-?-1985 (Creation)

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7 cm of textual records.

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Author and educator Susan Stratton came to Canada from the U.S., joining the University of Calgary's English Department in 1971 (as Susan Stone). Her interest in Canadian drama, particularly that of Robertson Davies, led to correspondence and meetings with him, and the publication of her book Robertson Davies, playwright : a search for the self on the Canadian stage / by Susan Stone-Blackburn. (Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press, 1985).

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Donated by Susan Stratton in 2002.

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Fonds consists of correspondence, manuscript of Leaven of malice; a theatrical extravaganza, and photocopy of Robert Rogers' Ponteach : or the savages of America.

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Text in English.

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