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Dorothy Livesay fonds

The collection consists of photographs of Livesay, family members, friends, and fellow writers. There are photographs of family homes and other places where Livesay has lived and worked, notably Manitoba, British Columbia, and Zambia. In the listing, identifications transcribed from the photographs themselves are placed within double quotation marks. Many of the photographs are held also as slides and negatives, a few in slide or negative form only: the notations "P," "S"' and "N" beside the item number indicate the formats (Print, Slide, Negative). All negatives are stored in Box #4. Slides are stored separately in the slides cabinet.

Livesay, Dorothy

Dorothy Livesay fonds

The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, drafts, and versions of Livesay's writings of all genres. Over half of the Livesay collection consists of papers that are strictly non-literary yet directly related to her life and work. This material is divided into five categories: autobiographical, biographical, bibliographical, business papers regarding her writing and her personal business papers. The remainder of the manuscript collection consists of plays, reviews, poems, short stories, essays, talks and addresses, and memoirs.

Livesay, Dorothy

Ogilvie Flour Mills Company fonds

The first Ogilvie family mill was erected at Jacques Cartier in 1801. While the collection does not contain records back to the Company's inception, there are land deeds dating back to 1847 and material running concurrently up to 1983. The files include: financial records, income tax returns, shareholders lists, balance sheets, and ledgers. The legal records include deeds, land titles and agreements. The corporate files (including ledgers) consist of Board of Directors minutes, annual reports, letters patent, and correspondence from several Ogilvie Flour Mills Co. Ltd. presidents. There are administrative records that offer a glimpse into the day-to-day running of a flour mill with renovation costs and personnel files. The fond contains bound volumes of The Jolly Miller, the Company's publication.

Ogilvie Flour Mills Company

Ogilvie Flour Mills Company fonds

There are 419 blueprints in the collection. They are arranged by location and filed in chronological order. The blueprints are stored in the map cabinets.

Ogilvie Flour Mills Company

Ogilvie Flour Mills Company fonds

The photograph collection contains over 1500 images. Where possible, individual shots have been separated with personalities identified and exact dates. Most of these photographs have appeared in the Jolly Miller between the years 1937-1969. Where dates are not readily available, an attempt has been made to be decade specific. There are eight photo albums that mainly display mill operations. They have been kept intact and given their own numbering system. ( ie: P.C. 122-A-001). All negatives that came with the collection have been stored separately.

Ogilvie Flour Mills Company

Iraida Tarnawecky fonds

The fonds consists of the following series: Biographical; Correspondence; Research Material; Publications by I. Tarnawecky; Miscellaneous; Audio-recordings; Photographs.

Tarnawecky, Iraida

Iraida Tarnawecky fonds

The fonds consists of the following seven series: Biographical; Correspondence (subseries: Career and Personal); Publications by I. Tarnawecky; Research Material; Photographs; Audio-recordings (Ukrainian pioneer recordings conducted by Ms. Dorothy Cherewick); Miscellaneous.

Tarnawecky, Iraida

Heather Robertson fonds

The fonds are separated into 9 series. They include: Biographical & personal material, literary career, research material, publishing contracts, correspondence, areas of interest, photographs, tapes & electronic records.

Robertson, Heather

Colleen Helgason Nelson fonds

The fonds is divided into four series, the first of which is biographical information. The second series contains copies of Nelson’s articles. By far the largest series is research material utilized in Nelson’s. It contains sketches & research notes on hundreds of different kinds of waterfowl. The final series contains Nelson’s research cards complete with negatives of the various species.

Betty Jane Wylie fonds

The fonds consists of material mainly relating to Betty Jane Wylie's writing career, created between the early 1940s and 2000. This includes correspondence, notes, drafts, manuscripts, programs, essays, speeches, talks, tear sheets, promotional materials, audio recordings, videocassettes, and photographs.

Wylie, Betty Jane

Betty Jane Wylie fonds

The fonds consists of 12 series:
Biographical information & awards
Play, opera, television & film scripts
Writing
Organizations
Diaries - Bunting Institute
Correspondence
Day Planners & Journals
Books
Ephemera
Photographs & Videocassettes
Audiotapes
Electronic Records

Wylie, Betty Jane

Thistledown Press Ltd. fonds

The Thistledown Press Ltd. fonds documents all of the activities of this Saskatoon-based literary publishing house from its inception in 1975 until 1985. Its business records consist of daily office journals (1977-1985), budgets, business correspondence (with granting institutions, governments of Saskatchewan and Alberta, arts councils and literary presses), legal, accounting, marketing and taxation records.

Of the fonds' important literary holdings, there are a substantial number of original manuscripts and a collection of every book published by Thistledown Press at the time of processing the fonds (101 titles in all, many of which are in both hardcover and softcover). These are all in mint condition (some are signed) and have been included after each series of manuscripts.

Also included are submission and rejection records, literary correspondence with poets, editors and other writers, author tours, workshops and book launchings. The overall coverage of the fonds is its greatest strength. The number of original manuscripts is most significant. Contained in literary correspondence records are letters from such luminaries as Earle Birney, W.P. Kinsella, Robert Kroetsch, Margaret Laurence, Dorothy Livesay, John Newlove and Alden Nowlan.

The Thistledown Press Photograph Collection consists mainly of authors' photographs as they appeared in the published books. In some cases there are photographs which were used in the book itself. The collection is fairly complete until the early-1980s. The records indicate at the beginning of press, author's and book photographs were retained, but by the early-1980s, they were routinely returned to authors.

Thistledown Press Ltd.

Thistledown Press Ltd. fonds

The Thistledown Press collection documents all of the activities of this Saskatoon-based literary publishing house from 1975 until 2001. Non-literary records include business correspondence (with granting institutions, governments of Saskatchewan and Alberta, arts councils and literary presses), legal records and promotional material. Of the collection's important literary holdings, there are a substantial number of original manuscripts and a collection of every book published by Thistledown Press from 1987-2001 (142 titles in all, primarily in softcover). These are all in mint condition (some are signed). Also included are submission and rejection records, literary correspondence with poets, editors and other writers, book reviews, author tours, workshops and book launchings. The overall coverage of the collection is its greatest strength. The number of original manuscripts is most significant.

Thistledown Press Ltd.

Andrew Suknaski fonds

In 1987, having wearied of transporting his personal papers during his frequent moves, Suknaski burned twenty years of records in a bonfire in his backyard. What remains of his papers encompasses the years 1977-1992. The collection comprises 15 linear feet. There are drafts of many of his published works as well as correspondence with literary figures like Eli Mandel, John Newlove, Robert Kroetsch and Kristjana Gunnars. The fond contains many unpublished poems and several drafts of the films that Suknaski worked on for the National Film Board and CBC. Perhaps the most valuable portion of the collection are the unpublished manuscripts that Suknaski worked on during the 1980s, including Divining the West, Ussuri Line and In Search of Parinti/History of the Roumanians in Western Canada.

Suknaski, Andrew

Heather Robertson fonds

The fonds contains correspondence, legal documents, and other supporting documentation regarding to the Robertson v. Thomson Corp. case.

Robertson, Heather

Heather Robertson fonds

The fonds contains literary manuscripts of most of her books, personal and professional correspondence, material pertaining to both her literary and academic careers, 1000+ photographs, 33 audio-cassettes, 1 videocassette, and 3 computer diskettes. The 2012 accession of the fonds consists of legal documents and correspondence relating to the Robertson v. Thomson Corp. class action lawsuit, as well as awards, portraits and other corresondence.

Robertson, Heather

Heather Robertson fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 77-A2010-052
  • Accession
  • 1942-2007, predominant 1961-1963 and 2006-2007
  • Part of Heather Robertson fonds

This accrual of the Heather Robertson fonds consists of photographs and scrapbook pages from Robertson's childhood and youth, letters sent home during her time at Columbia University, publications from Robertson's time at the University of Manitoba, and material relating to archival research for her book Measuring Mother Earth: How Joe the Kid Became Tyrrell of the North .

Robertson, Heather

Heather Robertson fonds

The fonds contains literary manuscripts of Magical, Mysterious Lake of the Woods (2003), research material re: Willie: a romance (1983) about Mackenzie King; tape and electronic collections.

Robertson, Heather

Heather Robertson fonds

The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence and research materials relating to the books Meeting Death and Magical, Mysterious Lake of the Woods as well as 20 years worth of Robertson's correspondence with friend and coauthor Melinda McCracken. It also includes 103 photographs, 12 audio cassettes and 1 videocassette.

Robertson, Heather

Heather Robertson fonds

The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence and research materials relating to the two books The Road Well Kept: Branksome Hall Celebrates 100 Years and Driving Force, My Life With Birds as well as several of Robertson's other projects between 1971 and 2001. It also includes 11 audio cassettes and 17 audio reels.

Robertson, Heather

Heather Robertson fonds

The fonds documents Heather Robertson's life, including her literary and academic career, from 1942 to 1992. There are drafts of many of her books, reviews of her books and in some instances reviews or articles of interest to her. There is correspondence between the author and her publishers and editors, and subjects she interviewed and wrote about. As well, there is personal correspondence with her parents between the years 1969 and 1991. These letters document both her private life and her literary career. There are also dozens of articles that Robertson published between the years 1965 and 1992. Pertaining to her academic career, there is a large scrapbook that contains pictures, awards, and other information that spans her entire public school career, as well as some postgraduate academic work. There are also two drafts of Robertson's M.A. thesis for English Literature at Columbia University. Besides copies of books that Robertson wrote, there are also several publications that she used in her research.

There is a photograph collection (PC 7) containing over 1000 photographs, and a tape collection (TC 67) that contains 11 audio tapes.

Robertson, Heather

William O. Pruitt Jr. fonds

A2012-75 contains audio cassettes with material on Andrew Taylor and "Wild Harmony interviews". A2012-106 of the William O. Pruitt Jr. fonds contains correspondence and research materials, copies of journal articles and presentation materials, photographs, slides, a VHS cassette, a 16 mm film reel, and a map.

Pruitt, William O.

Stella Hryniuk fonds

The accession consists of copies of scholarly articles, graduate student course papers, book reviews, University of Manitoba History department pamphlets, and other materials collected by Stella Hryniuk during and after her years as a graduate student. It also contains copies of her Doctoral Dissertation (University of Manitoba, 1984), the Doctoral dissertation of her partner, Professor Frederick G. Stambrook (University of London, 1960), and a copy of her commemorative book “Holy Family Home: The First 50 Years” (2007). Correspondence concerning Stella Hryniuk’s interest in genealogy, and materials related to her activity in the Ukrainian-Canadian community are also included.

Hryniuk, Stella M.

Stella Hryniuk fonds

The fonds consists of Dr. Stella Hryniuk's manuscripts, articles and lecture notes on Galicia and multiculturalism; the material regarding her academic activities as an International Liaison Officer at the University of Manitoba and a facilitator for the projects in Ukraine; the material regarding her involvement with the Ukrainian Canadian Community; and the research material on Galicia.

Hryniuk, Stella M.

William O. Pruitt Jr. fonds

The fonds are divided into 11 series:
Articles, book reviews & reports
Organizations
Taiga Biological Station
Correspondence, Research Material
Mould Damaged Journals
Photo Collection (PC 281)
Tape Collection (TC 155)
Microfilm Collection (Mf. 32)
Electronic Records (EL 25)
Maps (MC 34)

Pruitt, William O.

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