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Winnipeg School Division No. 1 collection of material relating to W.O. Mitchell.
- CA ACU SPC C0026
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.
- CA ACU SPC F0105
Fonds consists of correspondence; research material and notes; preliminary work; manuscripts of novels, stage and radio plays, short stories and television play; reviews and promotional material; set designs and props for plays written or directed by K. Dyba; biographical material; published work; plays written by other authors; material relating to Canadian Actors' Equity Association, The Snail project and The vet project; proposals for various programs; photographs; sound recordings; videocassettes; and miscellaneous material. In addition to manuscripts, Accession 434/88.15 includes research material, such as photographs and sound recordings of Betty Mitchell interviews, used by K. Dyba in writing the biography Betty Mitchell (Calgary : Detselig Enterprises, 1986). Accessions 789/05.10 and 831/07.21 include materials relating to Wayson Choy including reviews, posters, itinerary, book catalogue, videotapes and photographs.
- CA ACU SPC F0092
- ca. 1955-1998
Fonds consists of correspondence with editors, publishers, educators, authors and others; royalty statements and financial records; diaries; notebooks; interviews; photographs; manuscripts, ranging from rough drafts to final proofs and production scripts, of stage plays, short stories and novels; articles about L. Rooke; reviews; published work; and sound recordings of radio broadcasts featuring L. Rooke or his work, chiefly produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
- CA ACU SPC F0152
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.
Paul Grescoe and Audrey Grescoe fonds.
- CA ACU SPC F0137
Fonds consists of research material relating to book The merchants of Venus: inside Harlequin and the empire of romance including Harlequin promotional material, photographs, interviews with various Harlequin executives and writers, articles on romance by other authors, notes and material relating to 1995 Romantic Times convention and issues of Pandora's Box, the newsletter of the Published Authors Network of Romance Writers of America (Acc 705/01.11). Acc 788/05.9 consists of correspondence, research material and manuscripts relating to other books by P. Grescoe and P. and A. Grescoe including Flesh wound, Blood vessel, Alaska: the cruise lover's guide, The book of letters, The book of war letters, Flight path, The mavericks and Secret riches. Includes copies of the published books. Acc 835/07.25 consists of material, mainly correspondence, relating to P. and A. Grescoe's The book of love letters; Canadian kinship, friendship, and romance (Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 2005). Acc 863/09.7 primarily consists of material relating to books P. Grescoe wrote with Richard F. Haskayne: Northern tigers: building ethical Canadian corporate champions: a memoir and a manifesto (Toronto: Key Porter Books, 2007); Wayne Skene: Wheels: the legacy of Lloyd Cooper and his Calgary roller rink (Bowen Island: Tribute Books, 2007); Sean Rossiter: Safe and sound: the story of The Justice Institute of British Columbia (Bowen Island: Tribute Books, 2008); and Harley Hotchkiss: A life in the hockey rink, oil patch and community (Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2009).
- CA ACU SPC F0143
Fonds consists of correspondence to and from various members of the Simmins family, principally to Barbara Simmins, and Richard Simmins' photocards to Marjorie Simmins; material relating to B. Simmins' career, estate and financial matters; material relating to the death of Susette Simmins in 2007; drafts of B. Simmins' manuscript Should angels come: a letter to my daughter; articles by and about Philip Simmins, Richard Simmins and Geoffrey Simmins; daytimers and diaries written by B. Simmins (?) and Marjorie Mabel Beaufort Simmins; Karen Simmins' journals, poems, childhood drawings, stories and letters; photographs of members of the Simmins and Atkinson families, including several photo albums.
- CA ACU SPC F0146
Fonds consists of correspondence; daytimers, diaries and journals; manuscripts of fiction - novels, poetry, radio play, short stories, stage plays; and non-fiction - thesis and dissertation, prose monographs, autobiography, articles, book reviews and academic papers; published works; material relating to H.M. Buss's education and teaching and other professional activities including editing; works about H.M. Buss and miscellaneous. Fonds also includes 0.125 metres of manuscript material by H.J. Clarke (H.M. Buss's father) and his brother Leonard Clarke.
Buss, Helen M.
- CA ACU SPC F0123
Fonds consists of material relating to James DeFelice's theatrical work as a writer, actor, director and dramaturge. Includes correspondence, manuscripts of screenplays, stage plays and radio play including adaptations of Max Braithwaite's novel Why shoot the teacher? as well as books by Grant MacEwan and Sinclair Ross; and playbills, articles and reviews about J. Defelice and his work.
DeFelice, James "Jim"
- CA ACU SPC F0129
Fonds consists of correspondence; manuscripts of novels, short stories, stage and radio plays, articles and reviews; works about G. Wing; and published work.
- CA ACU SPC F0135
Fonds consists of research material on Brian Moore and Alice Munro including correspondence, articles, reviews, interviews, as well as newspaper clippings about many other Canadian writers; correspondence with publishers; manuscripts of critical works; lecture notes; material relating to H. Dahlie's career including M.A. and Ph.D. essays, professional correspondence, reviews, articles and papers; photographs of H. Dahlie and other writers including Brian Moore, Alice Munro and Mavis Gallant; and H. Dahlie's book Memoirs of a young immigrant : Norway to the Balkley Valley, 1929-1942 (Sundre : Peak Printing, 2002). Accession 815/07.5 includes 5 sound recordings of interviews of various writers including B. Moore, A. Munro, Mavis Gallant and Robert Kroetsch.