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Zoë Landale fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0142
  • Fonds
  • 1967-2008

Fonds consists of correspondence and manuscripts of poems, poetry collections, novels, short stories, prose, articles, book reviews, columns, essays and speeches. Also includes journals, notebooks and daytimers; university files including creative writing assignments and teaching-related material; Federation of British Columbia files; Vancouver Industrial Writers Union files including manuscripts for poetry anthology Shop talk edited by Z. Landale; articles, reviews and other material about Z. Landale and her family; material relating to conferences, courses and readings; miscellaneous material; works by others; and published works. Accession 933/13.32 includes records that are additions to existing series: Federation of British Columbia Writers (an award for service acknowledging Landale's presidency, 1989); Works about (articles, catalogues and reviews, 2008-2010); Daytimers and notebooks (2007-2010); Journals (including descriptions of Landale's travels in British Columbia and to New York, and reflections on faith). The accession also consists of personal and business correspondence and manuscript materials for the young adult novel, "Waterlight." A new series is included in this accession on Editing and includes records related to Landale's role as compiler and editor of the anthology "Slice Me Some Truth" (2008-2009).

Landale, Zoë

W.O. Mitchell fonds

  • CA ACU SPC F0007
  • Fonds
  • 1888-2011

Fonds includes material relating to the life and works of W. O. Mitchell as a writer, teacher, playwright and performer. Included are personal, general and business related correspondence; manuscripts of novels, short stories, stage plays, radio plays, television plays and film scripts; copies and drafts of articles in newspapers and magazines; audio-visual recordings of interviews with Mitchell and dramatizations of Mitchell’s works; promotional material such as posters; teaching records relating to his positions as writer-in-residence and lectures and presentations delivered to academic and primary schools; awards such as honorary degrees; personal records including scrapbooks; financial files including writing contracts and business records; photographs; and an electric typewriter used by Mitchell at his cabin on Mabel Lake, B.C.

Mitchell, William Ormond "W.O."

Winnipeg School Division No. 1 collection of material relating to W.O. Mitchell.

  • CA ACU SPC C0026
  • Collection
  • 1973-1975

Collection consists of material relating to W.O. Mitchell's term as writer-in-residence for Winnipeg School Division No. 1, September 15, 1974 - November 30, 1974. Includes samples of student papers using "Mitchell's messy method of creative writing"; professional materials consisting of videotapes of seminars on creative writing for teachers; presentations for elementary, junior high and senior high students consisting of videotapes of the presentations and questions from the students; audio and video recordings of readings by W.O. Mitchell from his own work; and audio and video recordings of W.O. Mitchell discussing theme and character in several of his own works. Textual records consist of samples of student papers, listing of the audio and video recordings and bibliography of related materials collected in a kit for use by schools in Winnipeg School Division No. 1 as well as two scrapbooks containing articles and photographs documenting W.O. Mitchell's work for the shool division. Also includes material relating to the seventy-fifth convocation of Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba, held November 9, 1974, at which Paul Hiebert, James Gray and W.O. Mitchell received honorary doctorates, particularly an audio tape of a symposium on creative writing by the three writers moderated by Brandon University chancellor Stanley Knowles, as well as photographs and newsclippings.

Winnipeg School Division No. 1.

Winnifred Eaton Reeve fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0177
  • Fonds
  • 1898-2002

Fonds consists of personal and business correspondence; contracts; biographical material; manuscripts of short stories, novels, articles, screenplays and screenplay adaptations; published work; newsclippings of articles about W. E. Reeve and reviews of novels and screenplays; and other miscellaneous material. An additional accession, MsC 329, consists of a videotape of Diana Birchall discussing her book, Onoto Watanna : the story of Winnifred Eaton Reeve, on Connie Martinson Talks Books, Santa Monica, California, May 2002.

Watanna, Onoto

William R. Watson fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0047
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1925-1948

Fonds consists of manuscripts ranging from rough drafts to galleys and page proofs; photographs, illustrative material and photo-lithographic plates; dust jacket and book cover designs; correspondence; reviews; and notebooks containing notes taken during law school courses at University of Alberta.

Watson, William R.

William Hawkins fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0170
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1971

Fonds consists of revised proof of The gift of space : selected poems 1960-1970 probably from New Press, publisher of the collection in 1971.

Hawkins, William

Wayson Choy fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0138
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2008

Fonds consists of correspondence; manuscripts of short stories, novels, stage plays, memoirs, filmscript, articles, essays and speeches; reviews; teaching material; material relating to conferences, writers' festivals and workshops, readings and consulting; photographs; sound recordings; moving images; works about W. Choy; awards including The Order of Canada; works by others; and published works.

Choy, Wayson

Susan Rudy fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0152
  • Fonds
  • 1978-2003

Fonds consists of material relating to Particular Arguments: a special issue on Bronwen Wallace, Open Letter, Seventh Series, No. 9, Winter 1991, guest edited by S. Rudy and Eric Savoy; material relating to "Les Femmes et Les Textes / Women and Texts: Langages, Technologies, Communautés, Languages, Technologies, Communities", an international conference co-organized by Susan Rudy at The University of Leeds, Leeds, England, July 2-5, 1997; and material relating to English Studies in Canada, Special Issue: Women and Texts: Part Two, v. 28, no. 2, June 2002, co-edited by S. Rudy and Mary Jane Edwards.

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