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Fonds F0015 - Rudy Wiebe fonds.
CA ACU SPC F0015
Rudy Wiebe fonds.
- 1953-2008 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
34.07 m of textual records and other material ;cm.
Name of creator
Canadian author and editor Rudy Wiebe was born in Fairholme, Saskatchewan, on October 4, 1934. Biographical information available in The Oxford companion to Canadian literature, 2nd ed., p. 1178-1180.
Acquired between 1976 and 2012. Accession 563/95.1, consisting of a videocassette recording of Maxine Hancock interviewing R. Wiebe at Strawberry Creek, Alberta, for the television series Stories of Our Becoming, donated by Winterborne Productions in 1994.
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Scope and content
Fonds consists of correspondence; research material; notes; manuscripts of novels, short stories, children's literature, television plays and screenplays; speeches; lectures; works on R. Wiebe; and material relating to R. Wiebe's editing of short story anthologies. Includes material relating to R. Wiebe's teaching creative writing courses at the University of Alberta and to his involvement with the Writers' Union of Canada and Canada Council, as well as conferences, writers' festivals, committees, workshops, juries and readings. Accession 349/84.16, consisting of Glenbow Foundation manuscript Frank Collicutt and his Willow Springs Herefords, 1957 (photocopy), Accession 350/84.17 consisting of Glenbow Foundation manuscript Claude Gallinger and his Killearn Shorthorns, 1957 (photocopy), and Accession 386/86.08, consisting of Foothills, v. 1, no. 1, April 2, 1985 with article Wiebe: Riel is a legitimate, authentic, mythic hero by Kelly Pitman and 2 audiocassettes with a Riel workshop and a reading by R. Wiebe, filed with Accession 329/83.26 (box 44).
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Some items restricted.
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Searchable online database. File level inventory for Accessions 329/83.26 to 522/92.20 and 888/12.5 available at repository.
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Title based on contents of fonds.
Further accruals expected.
Includes 20 photographs, 13 diskettes, 3 videocassettes and 2 audiocassettes.
Subject access points
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Name access points
- Wiebe, Rudy Henry (Subject)