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D. Harold Turner fonds
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- Turner, D. Harold
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0.6 m of textual records
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Born and educated in Winnipeg, D. Harold Turner taught speech, drama and children's literature in the Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba. He was active in the Manitoba Festival of Arts as a committee chairman and adjudicator and in the Manitoba Historical Society and Drama League. He received the Centennial Medal for his contribution to drama in the Manitoba community. It was for his contribution to children's literature that D. Harold Turner will be remembered. His first publication, To Hang A Rebel, was a Children's Book Centre choice in 1978. He later published Quips and Cranks of George Ashton (1978) and Atomic Archers: Target Terror (1983).
This collection was donated to the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections in 1987 by Mr. Jim Worth of Dalnavert House for which Dr. Turner wrote short stories and histories for young readers.
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The collection consists of Turner's later known literary manuscripts, both novel and short story, and some personal papers.
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This collection is organized into 1 series, Literary Manuscripts
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The finding aid was created by Richard E. Bennett (1995). Encoded by Julianna Trivers (December 2002). Revision History: July 26, 2005 - MSS 110 converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
Revised by: N. Courrier (September 2019).