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Fonds F0134 - Shirlee Smith Matheson fonds.
CA ACU SPC F0134
Shirlee Smith Matheson fonds.
- 1941-2010 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
17.41 m of textual records and other material.
Name of creator
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.
Donated by Shirlee Smith Matheson between 2000 and 2012.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Some items restricted.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
File level inventory available at repository.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of the fonds.
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.
Further accruals expected.