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Al Purdy fonds

  • CA ON00239 F02017
  • Fonds
  • [192-]-2012

The fonds consists of manuscripts, correpospondence, photographs and audio recordings documenting the life's work and literary activities of Canadian poet Al Purdy and, to a lesser extent, the life of his wife Eurithe Mary Jane Purdy (b. Parkhurst). Includes correspondence with many of the major figures of Canadian literature including Margaret Atwood, Earle Birney, Michael Ondaatje, Dennis Lee, Timothy Findley, Diane Dawber, Susan Musgrave, George Woodcock, H.R. "Bill" Percy, Margaret Dyment, Rosemary Sullivan, Sid Marty, Fraser Sutherland, Ralph Gustafson, John Metcalf, James C. Deahl, Irving Layton, George Woodcock, Robert Fulford and many others. Carbon copies of many of Purdy's letters, both "incoming" and "outgoing," are also represented. The manuscripts cover all aspects of Purdy's literary activities, foremost as a poet, but also include rough notes drafts and final versions of his prose, plays, articles and reviews. Nearly every publication by Purdy throughout his career is represented, although his work from 1970 to 2000 is available in its entirety within this fonds, with drafts of some earlier works residing with other archival institutions. Also includes notes for speeches, lectures and presentations. Among the photographs are images of Purdy taken by professional photographers for book covers or other promotional purposes, family photographs and documents of trips to Peru, Mexico, Greece, among other destinations. Also includes photos from poetry readings. The fonds also contains published items, such as copies of Purdy's poems, prose and reviews; clippings and reviews of his work; and general articles about the author. Other material represented in this fonds document Purdy's activities judging writing contests, book tours, conferences and his own personal life.

Purdy, Alfred Wellington

Blanche Hume fonds

  • CA ON00239 F00441
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1965

The fonds consists of correspondence (mainly from Lorne Pierce to Miss Hume), memoranda, articles by and about Pierce, news clippings, and biography of Pierce. Photographs include pictures of Lorne Pierce, Bliss Carman, Charles G.D. Roberts, Marshall Saunders, Marjorie Pickthall and others.

Hume, Blanche

Bronwen Wallace fonds

  • CA ON00239 F02405
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1997

The fonds consists of textual documents reflecting the literary and other professional activities of Bronwen Wallace over a 10 year period. Predominantly, the fonds reflects the activities undertaken in the last five years of her life. There is an obvious cross-over between Wallace's literary and personal life, but the majority of this material pertains to her literary career. The material has been arranged by the archivist into the following series: Correspondence, Writings, Administrative files, and Working files.

Wallace, Bronwen

Burns' Literary Society fonds

  • CA ON00239 F00498
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1932

Fonds consists of minute books, 1898-1932, and financial records, 1898-1915.

Burns' Literary Society (Toronto, Ontario)

Craven Langstroth Betts fonds

  • CA ON00239 F00570
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1916]

Typescript of several of his collections of poetry.

Betts, Craven Langstroth

Dorothy Murray Sliter fonds

  • CA ON00239 F01017
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1997

Correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and material relating to Canadian and American authors.

Sliter, Dorothy Murray

Francis Reginald Scott fonds

  • CA ON00239 F01158
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1987

This fonds consists of correspondence with poets and students, completed works and working files of poetry, translations and photographs.

Scott, F. R. (Francis Reginald)

Frederick Philip Grove fonds

  • CA ON00239 F00438
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1945

The fonds consists of phjotocopied correspondence with Mrs. Grove, Watson Kirkconnell and Desmond Pacey, and an original manuscript draft of novel about Abe Spalding, which was later revised and published as 'Fruits of the Earth', 1933. The microfilm contains drafts of several of Grove's manuscripts including, Fruits of the Earth, The Master of The Mill, The Weatherhead Fortunes, The White Range Line House and Consider Her Ways.

Grove, Frederick Philip

Helen Humphreys fonds

  • CA ON00239 F02258
  • Fonds
  • 1974-2005

The fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts (both published and unpublished), poems, plays, notebooks, and daybooks. The material reflects Humphrey's literary life from her teenage years up until 2010, and shows the process of writing books of both poetry and prose from beginning to end. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Correspondence; Daybooks; Promotional material; Teaching Material and Writings.

Humphreys, Helen

James Cappon fonds

  • CA ON00239 F00499
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1919

The fonds consists of letters related to several authors' works and his suggestions for possible publication. Also includes a programme for the 100th anniversary celebration of the birth of James Russell Lowell.

Cappon, James

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