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Alden Nowlan reports : columns (Telegraph-Journal)

  • CA ACU SPC F0008-S0005-FL0381
  • File
  • 1973 January 6 - 1974 December 28
  • Part of Alden Nowlan fonds.

Typescript, typescript with holograph revisions, typescript (carbon copy) and holograph. Research notes, rough draft fragments, good and clean copy drafts, as well as several newsclippings for use as research material. Columns filed chronologically with research material, notes, fragments and preliminary drafts clipped behind typescript (carbon copy) draft of published version of each column. No columns published July 13 or July 27, 1974. Columns contain book reviews of Raymond Fraser's The Black Horse Tavern (1973 May 19); Alfred G. Bailey's Thanks for a drowned island (1973 October 2); Geoffrey Stevens's Stanfield, published title of review Stanfield: "The most improbable of politicians" (1973 October 13); Pierre Berton's Drifting home (1973 October 20); Stuart Trueman's The fascinating world of New Brunswick (1973 December 1); Brenton Stewart's Medicine in New Brunswick (1974 December 21); as well as seven brief book reviews (1974 November 23). Column for December 28, 1974, is reprint of A. Nowlan's Christmas guest column written for Aida Flemming's column Kindness Club notes. Manuscripts untitled and undated; repository annotations of published title and date of publication included with each manuscript. Published titles of individual columns not indexed. The column Alden Nowlan reports published weekly in the Telegraph-Journal from October 1968 to June 1983. Includes references to the following: Review of Raymond Fraser's The Black Horse Tavern; Alden Nowlan reports; Review of Alfred G. Bailey's Thanks for a drowned island; Review of Geoffrey Stevens's Stanfield; Review of Pierre Berton's Drifting home; Review of Stuart Trueman's The fascinating world of New Brunswick; Review of Brenton Stewart's Medicine in New Brunswick; Kindness Club notes : Christmas column.

Alden Nowlan reports : columns (Telegraph-Journal)

  • CA ACU SPC F0008-S0006-FL0424
  • File
  • 1973 January 6 - 1973 December 29
  • Part of Alden Nowlan fonds.

Scrapbook containing newsclippings of A. Nowlan's 1973 Telegraph-Journal weekly columns. Scrapbook title in Claudine Nowlan's handwriting. Columns contain book reviews of Raymond Fraser's The Black Horse Tavern (May 19); Alfred G. Bailey's Thanks for a drowned island (October 2); Geoffrey Stevens's Stanfield, published title of review Stanfield : "The most improbable of politicians" (October 13); Pierre Berton's Drifting home (October 20); and Stuart Trueman's The fascinating world of New Brunswick (December 1). Also contains a number of articles written by A. Nowlan including Junior councillors shocked their elders (Evening Times-Globe, June 9); Your time has come, Walter Learning! (July 2); Don't frighten the tourists (September 22); and Reviewer finds Irving book has fatal weaknesses, a review of Russell Hunt and Robert Campbell's K.C. Irving (Daily Gleaner, October 11). Also includes newsclippings of letters to the editor from readers in response to columns, as well as several in response to Maclean's article Testimony of a tent preacher; reviews of Alden Nowlan's Maritimes and Various persons named Kevin O'Brien; and articles about A. Nowlan. Newsclippings have only holograph annotations of dates of publication, which have not been verified. Includes references to the following: Alden Nowlan reports; Your time has come, Walter Learning!; Don't frighten the tourists; Junior councillors shocked their elders; Hodge Nowlan reports; Review of Raymond Fraser's The Black Horse Tavern; Review of Alfred G. Bailey's Thanks for a drowned island; Review of Pierre Berton's Drifting home; Review of Stuart Trueman's The fascinating world of New Brunswick; Review of Russell Hunt and Robert Campbell's K.C. Irving; Review of Geoffrey Stevens's Stanfield; Reviewer finds Irving book has fatal weaknesses; Stanfield : "The most improbable of politicians"; Testimony of a tent preacher; Alden Nowlan's Maritimes; Various persons named Kevin O'Brien.

Alden Nowlan's notebook : columns (Atlantic Advocate)

In the Atlantic Advocate, v. 64, no. 5 - v. 67, no. 4. (April 1975 issue missing.) May 1975 column contains A. Nowlan's holograph revision. February 1976 column contains book review of Pierre Berton's Hollywood's Canada. Among many topics, columns pay tribute to Mrs. Charlie Shaw, with whom A. Nowlan boarded in Hartland, N.B. (1974 August), and to George Frederick Clarke (1974 December). August 1974 column also discusses poem Husband and wife, dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. C. Shaw. September 1974 column is excerpt from Campobello : the outer island. Issues also include article reviewing Shaped by this land, letters to the editor from readers in response to A. Nowlan's columns and two articles briefly mentioning the author. Includes references to the following: Alden Nowlan's notebook; Review of Pierre Berton's Hollywood's Canada; Shaped by this land; Husband and wife; Campobello : the outer island.

Berton, Pierre.

  • Letter (1965 April 23), from Pierre Berton to Brian Moore, Studio City, Calif.
  • Typed letter(s) signed by the author forwarding the contract with the Canadian Centennial Publishing Company Limited for B. Moore's article on Gabrielle Roy, The woman on horseback, published in Great Canadians; A century of achievement.

Berton, Pierre.

  • Letter (1970 June 5), Toronto, Ont., from P. Berton to Hugh MacLennan.
  • Typed letter(s) signed by the author. with holograph postscript about Hugh MacLennan's review of The national dream for the Book-of-the Month Club.

Box office : [prose].

  • CA ACU SPC F0004-S0004-FL0004
  • File
  • 1968 January 5 - 1968 December 27
  • Part of Michael Cook fonds.

  • File consists of photocopies of M. Cook's column published in the Evening Telegram, St. John's, Nfld., beginning August 9, 1966. The column, a critical look at arts and entertainment was originally published every Tuesday and Friday but became primarily a weekly column in 1970. Columns include book reviews of Pierre Berton's The smug minority (1968 February 13); Irving Layton's The shattered plinths (1968 February 13); Mordecai Richler's Cocksure (1968 March 29) and Hunting tigers under glass (1968 November 8); Jack Sisson's Judge of the far north (1968 April 16); Brian Moore's I am Mary Dunne and Leonard Cohen's Selected poems (1968 June 28); Frank Rasky's The taming of the Canadian west (1968 September 20); Richard Gwyn's Smallwood, the revolutionary (1968 September 27); Farley Mowat's This rock within the sea (1968 October 22); Ernest Buckler's Ox bells and fireflies (1968 November 8); William Manchester's The arms of Krupp (1968 December 10); Paul O'Neill's Spindrift and morning light (1968 December 17). Includes duplicates of many items including original newspaper clippings for 29 items; these clippings are filed with oversize material. Published titles of individual columns, where present, are not indexed.
  • Title Box office was dropped from the column in 1970. See Evening Telegram column for continuation of the column published under M. Cook's byline.

Canadian Centennial Library.

  • Letter (1965 June 28), Toronto, Ont., from Pierre Berton, Canadian Centennial Library, to Brian Moore, Studio City, Calif.
  • Typed letter(s) signed by the author indicating that some cuts have been made in The woman on horseback.

Douglas, T. C.

  • Excerpts from speeches by T. C. Douglas : speeches : sound recording, n.d.
  • Recording of speeches by T. C. Douglas with narrative by Pierre Berton which G. P. Ringwood used for her stage play Mirage. Includes copy. Cassette holders have G. P. Ringwood's holograph annotation "Tommy Douglas".
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