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Fonds F0174 - John Murrell fonds.

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CA ACU SPC F0174

Title

John Murrell fonds.

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  • [196-]-2006 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

10.675 m of textual records and other material.

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Biographical history

Canadian playwright and actor John Murrell was born in Lubbock, Texas, on October 15, 1945. Came to Canada after receiving a B.F.A. in 1966. Biographical information available in The Oxford companion to Canadian theatre, 2nd ed., p. 779-780; and The Oxford companion to Canadian literature, p. 538-539.

Archival history

Acquired in 1985, 1995 and 2006. Accession 580/95.18 donated by J. Murrell through the University of Calgary Foundation.

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Fonds consists of correspondence; manuscripts, ranging from rough drafts and fragments to production scripts, of stage, radio and television plays, screenplays and operas (Filumena and Frobisher); English translations by J. Murrell of plays by Henrik Ibsen, Victorien Sardou and others; promotional, production and review material; works about J. Murrell; works by others; miscellaneous; published work; and moving image of Waiting for the parade.

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Text in English.

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Includes 34 photographs and 6 videocassettes.

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Further accruals expected.

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