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The incredible murder of Cardinal Tosca : stage play : promotional material

Typescript and typescript (carbon copy). Rough draft and clean copy of text published in promotional material such as small flyer in following file, MsC 40.40.2, and in playbills for several productions. Item 2 contains A. Nowlan's holograph annotation "Promo for play March 22 1977". Stage play co-authored by A. Nowlan and Walter J. Learning. Includes references to the following: The incredible murder of Cardinal Tosca : stage play.

Buckler, Ernest.

  • The glass roses and other stories : introduction, n.d.
  • Typescript (photocopy). Titled Introduction to The glass roses. This introduction by Ernest Buckler intended for a collection of short stories by A. Nowlan tentatively titled The glass roses and other stories, to have been published by Gregory M. Cook in the 1960s. Collection never published, but many of the stories later included in either Miracle at Indian River or Will ye let the mummers in?. Includes references to the following: The glass roses and other stories; Buckler, Ernest.

Visiting friends : poem

Typescript rough draft fragments; typescript rough draft with holograph annotation "Jerry + Leta"; and typescript (carbon copy) clean copy with A. Nowlan's signed holograph annotation of date. Item 3 includes second carbon copy; verso of MsC 40.61.49.1.f2 contains typescript fragment of column or book review. Variant titles on manuscripts include He pays a visit on St. Stephen's Day, He pays a visit to friends on St. Stephen's Day and St. Stephen's Day. Poem dedicated to Jerry (i.e. Gerry) and Leta Clayden. Includes references to the following: St. Stephen's Day; Visiting friends; He pays a visit on St. Stephen's Day; He pays a visit to friends on St. Stephen's Day.

Letter to the editor

Typescript (carbon copy). Letter to the editor, possibly of the Daily Gleaner, responding to an article about Canada Council grants. Includes references to the following: Letter to the editor.

Prose fragments

Holograph and typescript. Fragments of unidentified prose, articles and speeches. Item 1 titled Crime comics; remaining items untitled. Two items dated; several items show place of residence as Fredericton, therefore, written after 1967; remaining items undated. Includes references to the following: Crime comics; Prose fragments; Untitled prose.

Author's commentary on poems published in Salutation : prose

Typescript fair copy; and repository photocopy of letter to John Metcalf, 1969 September 4, which contains final draft of item. A. Nowlan's commentary on poems Atlantis, Cousins, A boy in a red loincloth and In the Hainesville Cemetery was published with the poems in Salutation, edited by J. Metcalf and Gordon Callaghan (Toronto: Ryerson, 1970). Includes references to the following: Cousins; Author's commentary on poems published in Salutation; A boy in a red loin cloth; In the Hainesville Cemetery; Atlantis
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Author's commentary : prose

Typescript rough draft fragments, some with holograph revisions; typescript good copy with holograph corrections and annotations; and typescript (carbon copy) clean copy. Items undated. Author's commentary, together with the short story The girl who went to Mexico, published in Sixteen by twelve : short stories by Canadian writers, edited by John Metcalf (Toronto: Ryerson, 1970). Includes references to the following: Author's commentary; The girl who went to Mexico.

Prefatory note for poem in Hurtig anthology : prose

Typescript (carbon copy) clean copy; undated. Published with the poem Ypres : 1915 in How do I love thee, edited by John Robert Colombo (Edmonton: Hurtig, 1970). Includes references to the following: Prefatory note for poem in Hurtig anthology; Ypres : 1915.

Membership acceptance, Richard Hatfield, Beaver Club : prose

Typescript (photocopy) research material consisting of copies of letters inviting Premier Hatfield to become member of the Beaver Club in Montreal; and typescript (carbon copy) clean copy of the Premier's acceptance. Assigned date based on text of item 2. Includes references to the following: Membership acceptance, Richard Hatfield, Beaver Club.

Gallagher, Mary.

  • The outer island of Passamaquoddy, n.d.
  • Typescript (photocopy) local history of Campobello Island; undated. Author not identified; however, Alden Nowlan in describing the Campobello material includes "Mrs. Gallagher's manuscript" in list of contents. In addition, acknowledgements page of the published volume Campobello : the outer island expresses appreciation to Mrs. Mary Gallagher "for the painstaking research which made this book possible". Manuscript has sections underlined, and cover contains A. Nowlan's holograph list of page numbers. Probably used as research material in writing Campobello : the outer island. Includes references to the following: Campobello : the outer island.
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