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Alden Nowlan reports : columns (Telegraph-Journal)

  • CA ACU SPC F0008-S0005-FL0384
  • File
  • 1979 January 6 - 1980 December 27
  • Part of Alden Nowlan fonds.

Typescript, typescript with holograph revisions, holograph and typescript (carbon copy). Rough draft fragments and good and clean copy drafts, as well as notes and 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. Manuscript of May 5, 1979, column is part of Alden Nowlan in Cuba series and filed with that series; no column published December 15, 1979. Columns contain book reviews of Joyce Hibbert's The war brides (1979 March 31); John Edward Belliveau's The Coffin murder case (1979 April 14); David MacKay's The lumberjacks and Carol J. Lind's Big timber, big men (1979 May 19); Hal Lawrence's A bloody war (1979 September 8); Clive Cocking's Following the leaders (1980 March 1); John Sawatsky's Men in the shadows (1980 May 3); and Ted Ferguson's Desperate siege (1980 December 6). Manuscripts untitled. Although 1979- 1980 column manuscripts were dated by A. Nowlan, arrangement is by date of publication to maintain consistency with arrangement of earlier undated column manuscripts. 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: Alden Nowlan reports; Review of Joyce Hibbert's The war brides; Review of David MacKay's The lumberjacks; Review of Carol J. Lind's Big timber, big men; Review of Hal Lawrence's A bloody war; Review of Clive Cocking's Following the leaders; Review of John Sawatsky's Men in the shadows; Review of Ted Ferguson's Desperate siege; Review of John Edward Belliveau's The Coffin murder case.

Alden Nowlan reports : columns (Telegraph-Journal)

  • CA ACU SPC F0008-S0006-FL0430
  • File
  • 1979 January 6 - 1979 December 29
  • Part of Alden Nowlan fonds.

Scrapbook containing newsclippings of A. Nowlan's 1979 Telegraph-Journal weekly columns. Scrapbook title in Claudine Nowlan's handwriting. Column missing for May 5 (see Alden Nowlan in Cuba series for May 5 column); no column published December 15. Includes several extra columns, one titled Hodge Nowlan reports (September 15). Scrapbook also contains newsclipping of author's article When Christmas meant a time for rare treats (December 24). Columns contain book reviews of Joyce Hibbert's The war brides (March 31); John Edward Belliveau's The Coffin murder case (April 14); David MacKay's The lumberjacks and Carol J. Lind's Big timber, big men (May 19); and Hal Lawrence's A bloody war (September 8). Scrapbook also contains newsclippings of several letters to the editor from readers in response to columns. Includes duplicate newsclipping of one column. Some newsclippings have only holograph annotations of dates of publication, which have not been verified. Includes references to the following: Alden Nowlan reports; Hodge Nowlan reports; When Christmas meant a time for rare treats; Review of Joyce Hibbert's The war brides; Review of John Edward Belliveau's The Coffin murder case; Review of David MacKay's The lumberjacks; Review of Carol J. Lind's Big timber, big men; Review of Hal Lawrence's A bloody war.

Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, N.B.).

  • Correspondence (n.d., 1960 March 18 - 1983 May 27), between various representatives of the Telegraph-Journal and Evening Times-Globe and Alden Nowlan.
  • Correspondence discussing chiefly A. Nowlan's weekly Telegraph-Journal column, Alden Nowlan reports, which was published from October 5, 1968, to June 25, 1983; relating to article series resulting from A. Nowlan's travels in Cuba and Ireland and to other feature articles; offering comments and suggestions for various column topics and book reviews; and discussing the possibility of publishing a collection of A. Nowlan's Telegraph-Journal columns. Also represented is correspondence offering A. Nowlan employment with the Evening Times-Globe, the Telegraph-Journal and the Atlantic Advocate; announcing A. Nowlan's appointment as news editor at the Telegraph-Journal; offering A. Nowlan congratulations on various honours and awards received; discussing publication of Shaped by this land, the possibility of telecasts in New Brunswick of Up at ours series, Miracle at Indian River and the episode of Telescope featuring A. Nowlan and various other topics. Versos of several letters contain A. Nowlan's holograph annotations. Also includes poetry by Lois S. Welsford forwarded to A. Nowlan by Bert Burgoyne. Includes references to the following: Alden Nowlan's notebook; Alden Nowlan reports; Miracle at Indian River : short story collection; Review of Stuart Trueman's An intimate history of New Brunswick; Review of Stuart Trueman's You're only as old as you act; There was an old woman from Wexford : short story/novel chapter; Review of Dalton Camp's Gentlemen, players and politicans; Shaped by this land; Review of A. J. P. Taylor's Beaverbrook; Review of Stuart Trueman's My life as a rose-breasted grosbeak; Miracle at Indian River : television play; Life and times; Various persons named Kevin O'Brien; Campobello : the outer island; Testimony of a tent preacher; Review of Alfred G. Bailey's Thanks for a drowned island; Review of Geoffrey Stevens's Stanfield; Review of Pierre Berton's Drifting home; Frankenstein : the man who became god; Welfare without tears; Frankenstein : the play by Alden Nowlan and Walter Learning, the novel by Mary Shelley; Letter to the editor; Stage fright; If only I'd met Miller Brittain; The dollar woman : stage play; Review of John Edward Belliveau's The splendid life of Albert Smith and the women he left behind; Double exposure; Review of William M. Baker's Timothy Warren Anglin, 1822-96; Review of Heather Robertson's A terrible beauty; The incredible murder of Cardinal Tosca : stage play; Review of R. G. Moyles's The blood and fire in Canada; Review of David Adams Richards's Dancers at night; Review of Robert Gibbs's I've always felt sorry for decimals; The New Brunswick papers : what about the Irvings?; All on a summer's day; Review of David MacKay's The lumberjacks; Alden Nowlan in Cuba : Sorry we missed Fidel; Alden Nowlan asks : Mrs., Miss, Ms. - how about Ent?; A mild-mannered professor by day, he becomes 'Captain Poetry' at night; A black plastic button and a yellow yoyo : poetry collection; Playing the Jesus game : poetry collection; Up at ours : Treasures on earth; Up at ours : Full circle; Up at ours : The runaways; Treasures on earth : television play; Full circle : television play; The runaways; Alden Nowlan in Cuba : It's a farming country; Review of Cecil J. Houston and William J. Smyth's The sash Canada wore; Review of David J. Carter's Behind Canadian barbed wire; The 'Irving Press' that wasn't!; Review of Joel Garreau's The nine nations of North America; Review of Arlee D. McGee's It's up to you; The two Irelands : Belfast : friendliness amid the barbed wire; The two Irelands : Crossing a border that shouldn't be there; The two Irelands : Oh, how Dublin has changed!; The two Irelands : Hot tempers, quaint insults enliven Galway by-election; Review of Lawrence Martin's The presidents and the prime ministers; Hugh John had time to befriend a kid; Alden Nowlan in Cuba : Rum or beer...it costs plenty; Alden Nowlan in Cuba : Power breaks, flies and juicy tomatoes; Alden Nowlan in Cuba : Life is so much better than before Castro; Alden Nowlan in Cuba : No news is bad news; Alden Nowlan in Cuba : You notice the Russians; Alden Nowlan in Cuba : Unity crisis followed us
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