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.Sans titre
Subseries consists of published copies of essays, article and short stories featured in various newspapers, magazines, and journals; includes writing excerpts and samples.
Series consists of manuscripts of novels, stage plays, screen play, television plays, short stories, doctoral dissertation, speeches, book reviews and articles. Arranged in five subseries: stage play adaptation of novel The Unreasoning Heart for which there is no manuscript in the C. Beresford-Howe fonds; novels; short stories; television play; and non-fiction prose.
Subseries consists of materials related to screenplays, stage plays and television programs adapted from the works of Constance Beresford-Howe. Includes manuscripts, notes, drafts, edits, fragments, correspondence, scene sequences and other related documents.
Series consists of scrapbooks containing photocopies of various items relating to Constance Beresford-Howe including letters, articles, book reviews and promotional material originally collected in eight scrapbooks. Arranged chronologically by date of earliest item in each scrapbook.