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Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

  • CA ACU SPC F0018-S0011-FL0070
  • File
  • 1972 April 7 - 1987 September 1
  • Part of John Metcalf fonds.

  • Correspondence and contracts between various officials of CBC, Toronto, Ont., and John Metcalf.
  • File consists of letters relating to submission of short stories for broadcast or telecast consideration on various CBC programs, including Anthology and State of the Arts; discussing radio programming, J. Metcalf's participation on writer-in-residence radio panel and discussion forum on CBC literary programming, 1975 short story conference in Ottawa dedicated to Robert Weaver, and various other topics; requesting short story submissions for possible publication in Tamarack Review (from Robert Weaver); and forwarding newsclippings of book reviews and letters expressing appreciation for J. Metcalf's radio script for series A sense of place on State of the Arts. Includes contracts for broadcast of various short stories and talks on CBC radio as well as for commission of short stories for radio broadcast.
  • Typescript, signed; typescript (carbon copy), some signed; holograph, signed (photocopy); typescript (photocopy), signed.
  • Includes references to the following: Men in bowler hats; General Ludd; Gentle as flowers make the stones; Girl in gingham; Kicking against the pricks : essays; Private parts : a memoir; Selected stories; The strange aberration of Mr. Ken Smythe; The teeth of my father : short story; Travelling northward; Notes on CBC literary programming for Geraldine Sherman; The narrative voice; Playground; Making it new; A sense of place; A sense of place : memoir of a farm; A sense of place : an old farmhouse and the Rideau Lakes; Talk by John Metcalf (CBC Anthology); Montreal Story Tellers #1; My favorite teacher; Lieutenant Lukas' cat; John Metcalf's magnificent obsession; Single gents only.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

  • CA ACU SPC F0016-S0002-FL0182
  • File
  • 1965 January 4 - 1965 December 18
  • Part of George Ryga fonds.

  • Correspondence between representatives of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and George Ryga.
  • Correspondence relating to submission and consideration of G. Ryga's television and radio scripts for possible production. Includes contract negotiations and partial revisions of Erosions and A white dog on a green lawn. Also includes unidentified script material on verso of items 1,3,6,7,8 and 16.
  • Includes references to the following: Bitter grass; The tulip garden; Indian; Why rock the boat?; Paracelsus; Night desk; Moderato cantabile; A white dog on a green lawn; Chelkash; Goodbye is for keeps; Two soldiers; Storm; The captive; Hungry hills; Ballad of a stonepicker; The stone angel; A ballad for Bill; Erosions; Man alive; Gold in the aspens; Legacy of the meek; Half-caste; Men of the mountain; A feast of thunder; First man; Unidentified manuscript material.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

  • Correspondence (1952 October 13-1983 January 10), between various representatives of CBC and Gwen Pharis Ringwood.
  • Correspondence about the submission and consideration of scripts for possible production on CBC television and radio including the successful production of Lament for harmonica by CBC television in Montreal and A remembrance of miracles by CBC Radio in B.C. and the purchase of Garage sale by CBC Radio, Vancouver. Includes a CBC Radio Program guide, v. 1, no. 2, October 7-20, 1979, and a brochure announcing the CBC Literary Competition IV.
  • Includes references to the following: Lament for harmonica; The courting of Marie Jenvrin; The road runs north; The magic carpets of Antonio Angelini; Still stands the house; Sammy Joe and the moose; Restez, Michelle, don't go; A remembrance of miracles; Some people's grandfathers give them cigarettes to smoke; The stranger; So gracious the time; Maya; A fine colored Easter egg; The bells of England; Heidi; It's up to you; Younger brother; Garage sale; The furies; The wall; The lodge; Scenes from a country life; The last fifteen minutes.