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Aritha van Herk fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0014
  • Fonds
  • 1970-2005

Fonds consists of correspondence; manuscripts of novels, short stories, articles, essays, lectures, papers, reviews, speeches, screenplay and thesis; material relating to A. van Herk's editing, teaching, membership in various organizations including the Writers Guild of Alberta and the Alberta Foundation for the Literary Arts, and on various committees; photographs; sound recordings; research material; published work; and works on A. van Herk. Also includes MsC 56, a small appendix consisting of material from the Canadian Book Information Centre described in entry for Canadian Book Information Centre; and MsC 330, an audio cassette recording of A. van Herk reading her short story, Mining darkness, on CBC Radio's Aircraft, March 1989. Accession 857/09.1 consists of 1.32 m of textual records donated by Aritha van Herk and Rudy Wiebe which is restricted during their lifetimes.

Van Herk, Aritha

Rudy Wiebe fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0015
  • Fonds
  • 1953-2008

Fonds consists of correspondence; research material; notes; manuscripts of novels, short stories, children's literature, television plays and screenplays; speeches; lectures; works on R. Wiebe; and material relating to R. Wiebe's editing of short story anthologies. Includes material relating to R. Wiebe's teaching creative writing courses at the University of Alberta and to his involvement with the Writers' Union of Canada and Canada Council, as well as conferences, writers' festivals, committees, workshops, juries and readings. Accession 349/84.16, consisting of Glenbow Foundation manuscript Frank Collicutt and his Willow Springs Herefords, 1957 (photocopy), Accession 350/84.17 consisting of Glenbow Foundation manuscript Claude Gallinger and his Killearn Shorthorns, 1957 (photocopy), and Accession 386/86.08, consisting of Foothills, v. 1, no. 1, April 2, 1985 with article Wiebe: Riel is a legitimate, authentic, mythic hero by Kelly Pitman and 2 audiocassettes with a Riel workshop and a reading by R. Wiebe, filed with Accession 329/83.26 (box 44).

Wiebe, Rudy

Helen Stadelbauer fonds.

  • CA ACU ARC F0015
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1996

Fonds consists of Stadelbauer's training certificates and course notes, personal and professional correspondence, travel scrapbooks, personal and students' sketches, departmental administrative records, minutes of numerous university committees, fine arts program development records, personal and departmental financial records, art facility building drawings, course outlines, teaching notes, students' essays and other coursework, exams, records from professional organisations such as the Allied Arts Council and the Alberta Society of Artists, photographs of people and completed artworks, and sound recordings including music and radio interviews.

The fonds also contains a small number (3 grey boxes) of records belonging to Helen's sister, Isabel Stadelbauer. These records include personal and professional correspondence, as well as records of the Alberta Society of Artists, for whom Isabel acted as Secretary-Treasurer for several years.

Stadelbauer, Helen

George Ryga fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0016
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1988

Fonds consists of personal and business correspondence; and manuscripts of and material relating to G. Ryga's poetry, short stories, novels, musical works, essays, addresses, screenplays, and radio, television and stage plays. Two small appendices (MsC 153, 154) consisting of material relating to G. Ryga and acquired from other sources include correspondence and photocopies of an essay by and articles about G. Ryga. Accession 614/97.3 consists of a long-play recording, The Ecstasy of Rita Joe, words by George Ryga, music by Ann Mortifee. (Ann Mortifee, vocalist; Chief Dan George, Ann Mortifee, Peter Haworth, voices; Paul Horn, flute; various musicians.) (Vancouver: Kerygma Records, [1973?]).

Ryga, George

Christie Harris fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0017
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1998

Fonds consists of the following series: correspondence; notebook; manuscript; published works; works on Christie Harris; and miscellaneous. Includes a small appendix (MsC 263) of 15 items consisting of material relating to the B.C. Gas Lifetime Achievement Award given to C. Harris May 23, 1998 in a public investiture ceremony at the Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver, B.C.

Harris, Christie

John Metcalf fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0018
  • Fonds
  • [196-?]-2011

Fonds consists of correspondence with authors, editors, publishers and educators and on various subjects as well as editorial correspondence relating to Biblioasis, Canadian Notes & Queries and Porcupine's Quill; notes and drafts of novels, short stories, prose, essays and memoirs, and documentation relating to anthologies edited by J. Metcalf; notebooks, scrapbooks, photographs and sound recordings including readings and discussions by the Montreal Storyteller Fiction Performance Group; works on J. Metcalf including awards; published works; and works by others.

Accession 895/12.12 highlights Metcalf's work as an editor and mentor of new literary voices. The records cover the period from 2008-2011, including the tumultuous period of 2008-2009 following the publishing of the Jane Urquhart edited Penguin Book of Canadian Short Stories; Metcalf spearheaded a backlash to Urquhart's story choices, efforts that included an issue of Canadian Notes & Queries with the title "Salon des Refusés." This accession includes correspondence with authors, publishers, rare book dealers and artists, samples of author's work and editorial critiques, personal correspondence and photographs. The accession also includes works by Metcalf including drafts of his short story "Ceazar Salad," and the novella "The Museum at the End of the World."

Metcalf, John

Myra Hess fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0019
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1961

Fonds consists of three scrapbooks chronicling Dame M. Hess's musical career. Scrapbooks contain newsclippings of articles about Dame M. Hess, concert programs, tour agendas, concert reviews and promotional material. Also includes holograph letter (MsC 292) from Dame M. Hess to Phyllis Matheson, a close friend.

Hess, Myra, Dame

Leona Gom fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0020
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2003

Fonds consists of correspondence; research material; manuscripts, ranging from rough to final drafts, of poems, poetry collections, short stories and novels; scrapbook; promotional material for poetry readings; and published works.
Likely the last accrual (Acc. 2016.024) of 4 boxes of material, with a date range of 1973-2008, was received in 2016. It includes manuscripts, correspondence and research for last novel Exclusion Principle (box 1-2), correspondence relating to novels, Hating Gladys, After Image, Double Negative, and Freeze Frame as well as a poetry collection Collected Poems. There are also notes for an early film script and early radio plays. Also included are some contracts, reviews of her work in newspapers and other publications, interviews and readings she gave for the media including CBC and the National Film Board which are recorded on audio cassette tapes, film (NFB), and VHS. Ms. Gom maintained a separate general correspondence series which she divided in literary and personal correspondence.

Gom, Leona

Hugh Hood fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0021
  • Fonds
  • 1953-2007

Fonds consists of correspondence with editors, publishers, educators, authors and others; contracts; royalty statements; scrapbooks; manuscripts, ranging from rough drafts to galley proofs, of poems, short stories, novels and prose; articles and theses about H. Hood; published work; and works by others.

Hood, Hugh

Marie Jakober fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0022
  • Fonds
  • 1953-2009

Fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts of novels, short stories, addresses to various organizations and conferences, and essays written by M. Jakober as a university student; published poetry and short stories; and other miscellaneous material.

Jakober, Marie

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