Fonds F0009 - Sharon Pollock fonds.

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CA ACU SPC F0009

Title

Sharon Pollock fonds.

Date(s)

  • ca. 1965-2011 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

2.6 m of textual records and other material

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Canadian playwright and author Sharon Pollock (née Mary Sharon Chalmers) was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on April 19, 1936. Biographical information available in The Oxford companion to Canadian literature, 2nd ed., p. 955-957; and The Oxford companion to Canadian theatre, p. 424-426.

Archival history

Msc 54 acquired in 1985. MsC 295 donated by Dorothy Jones and Msc 296 donated by Dr. Malcolm Page in 2003. MsC 320 and 326 donated by Sherrill Grace in 2005 and 2007. MsC 331 donated by James DeFelice in 2008. Acc 890/12.7 donated by S. Pollock in 2012.

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Fonds consists of the following series for MsC 54: correspondence ([19--], 1965-1984); manuscript ([19--], 1971-1984); audio ([19--], 1971-1981); works by other authors (1976-1984); and miscellaneous ([19--], ca. 1965-1984). MsC 295 consists of holograph thank-you to Dorothy Jones from S. Pollock; three typescript (photocopy) letters to Bill Millerd, Vancouver Arts Club, from S. Pollock; two production photographs of S. Pollock in Douglas College production of Lysistrata; and one production photograph of S. Pollock in Douglas College production of her own play, My name is Lisbeth. MsC 320 consists of compact disk recording of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation production of radio play Constance Kent by S. Pollock with S. Pollock in the title role, 1990. MsC 326 consists of letter from S. Pollock to members of Playwrights Union of Canada regarding contracts. MsC 331 consists of letter (June 23, 2001) from S. Pollock to James DeFelice. Filed with MsC 54.2.3. Acc 890/12.7 consists of correspondence; research material and manuscripts of stage plays, articles and speeches; collaborative projects including a scenario for a ballet; contracts; royalty statements; publicity materials; playbills; programmes and reviews; works about S. Pollack including biographical material; Interviews and newsclippings; and 3 videocassettes of various play productions.

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      Text in English.

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      Title based on contents of fonds.

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      Further accruals expected.

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      Includes 6 sound recordings, 3 videocassettes, and 12 photographs.

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      1548423

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