File FL0970 - Pride, Sylvia.

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CA ACU SPC F0008-S0001-FL0970


Pride, Sylvia.


  • [1966-1983] (Creation)

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150 items : 188 pages on 149 leaves ; 249 pages on 174 leaves.

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  • Correspondence (n.d., 1966 October 4 - 1983 June 1), between S. Pride and Alden Nowlan.
  • Correspondence relating personal news; discussing current literary projects and careers, politics, religion, spiritualism and many other topics; and recalling childhood memories of rural Nova Scotia. Letter dated November 29, 1974, describes an event from A. Nowlan's childhood which was used as the basis for a chapter in The wanton troopers. Includes an issue of Supportive Lifestyles, v. 7, no. 5, November 1981, containing a feature article on S. Pride (Rachel Paulson Pride). (Archival note: MsC 61, described in Appendix B, consists of material relating to A. Nowlan collected by R. P. Pride. S. Pride, née Reese, changed her name to Rachel Paulson Pride in the early 1980s. R. P. Pride, A. Nowlan's cousin, is the daughter of Sylvester Reese, a brother of the author's mother, Grace Reese Nowlan.) Includes references to the following: Lyndon Johnson and Bismarck's ghost; Bread, wine and salt; For Jamil Baroody; Miracle at Indian River : short story collection; The mysterious naked man : poetry collection; Playing the Jesus game : poetry collection; A darkness in the earth; Gardens of the wind; Alden Nowlan reports; Alden Nowlan's notebook; Various persons named Kevin O'Brien; Hatfield country; Between tears and laughter; The rose and the puritan : poetry collection; Guide to the New Brunswick Legislative Assembly Building; Campobello : the outer island; Alden Nowlan's Maritimes; Husband and wife; Frankenstein : the man who became god; I'm a stranger here myself; The first game of the finals; Shaped by this land; Passing the time with Gerry Regan; Stage fright; In PEI the Legion is not just an organization - it is the organization; It's hats off to the colors in New Brunswick; Come blow our horn; The incredible murder of Cardinal Tosca : stage play; I might not tell everybody this; Atlantis; A gift to last; The wanton troopers; Speech, Saint Andrew's Society (Black's Harbour, N.B.) annual dinner.

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