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Fonds F0134 - Shirlee Smith Matheson fonds.

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CA ACU SPC F0134

Title

Shirlee Smith Matheson fonds.

Date(s)

  • 1941-2010 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

17.41 m of textual records and other material.

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Biographical history

Canadian author Shirlee Smith Matheson was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on October 16, 1943. Biographical information available in The literary history of Alberta, v. 2, p. 114 and 164; Who's who in The Writers' Union of Canada, 1993, p. 208; and Writers of the Okanagan Mainline, p. 281-284.

Archival history

Donated by Shirlee Smith Matheson between 2000 and 2012.

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Fonds consist of correspondence; manuscripts of poetry, short stories, stage plays, articles, columns, young adult fiction and adult non-fiction; audio tapes of interviews; and material relating to readings, workshops, adjudication and other professional activities.

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Text in English.

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Title based on contents of the fonds.

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Includes ca. 1900 photographs; ca. 275 slides; 138 sound recordings; 6 videocassettes; 2 DVDs; and ca. 0.32 m of realia relating to Petal Pets project including stuffed toys, garden gloves, nametags and buttons.

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Further accruals expected.

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3211209

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