Fonds F0032 - Marion Kathleen Henry fonds.

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Marion Kathleen Henry fonds.


  • 1914-1922, 1948-1973 (Creation)

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0.05 m of textual records and other materials.

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Canadian poet Marion Kathleen Henry, née Waddell, was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, in 1893. Poetry published in various periodicals and anthologies. Past President and Poetry Convenor of Canadian Authors Association, Calgary Branch. Died 1973.

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Donated by Joyce Goodwin in 1977; art originals donated by P. G. Gabriel and Ada-Marie Nechka in 1990.

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Fonds consists of manuscript and published edition of poetry chapbook Centaurs of the wind. - Toronto : Ryerson Press, 1956; reviews of and other material relating to Centaurs of the wind; manuscripts of thirty-five poems; biographical sketches of the poet; newsclippings of poetry by and articles about M. K. Henry; photographs of the author and others; and sketches and watercolours by M. K. Henry. Includes explanatory notes by M. K. Henry's daughter, Joyce Goodwin.

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Text in English.

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Includes 12 photographs, 4 sketches and 4 watercolours.

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