Collection C0013 - Kathleen M. Snow collection of material relating to biography of Maxwell Bates.

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Kathleen M. Snow collection of material relating to biography of Maxwell Bates.


  • 1963-1993 (Creation)

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65 cm of textual records and other material.

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Biographical history

Educator, librarian and author Kathleen M. Snow, née Allen, was born in Calgary, Alberta, on January 27, 1918. Obtained a B.A. from the University of Alberta, a B.L.S. from the University of Washington, and a B.Ed. and M.A. from the University of Calgary. Taught in the Faculty of Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Calgary from 1964 to 1980. Married artist John Snow in 1963. Died in Calgary, Alberta, on February 5, 1995.

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Acquired in 1994 and 1997.

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Collection consists of research material relating to K.M. Snow's Maxwell Bates : biography of an artist (Calgary : University of Calgary Press, 1993) including correspondence, interviews, photographs, sound recordings, works by and relating to Maxwell Bates as well as drafts (2) and galley proofs of biography.

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No restrictions on access.

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Text in English.

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For additional archival material relating to Maxwell Bates see Maxwell Bates fonds (Acc 439/89.1, 510/92.8, 529/93.4).

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Includes 40 photographs and 3 audio cassettes.

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