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Eli Mandel fonds

  • MSS 18-A1984-037, A1985-011, A1987-056, A1992-022
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  • 1922-1986
  • Part of Eli Mandel fonds

The collection reflects the work of Eli Mandel as a creative writer and as an academic scholar. There are manuscript and typescript copies of most of his poems and critical works, frequently in many drafts, as well as drafts of his published anthologies. His formal articles are supplemented by notes for his lectures to university classes and other audiences. The correspondence includes exchanges of letters with many of his contemporary Canadian writers and scholars. There is a limited amount of material concerning members of Mandel's family, especially his first wife, Miriam (Minovitch) Mandel.

Mandel, Eli

J. Edgar Rea fonds

MSS 73 contains transcriptions of ten oral histories conducted by Brian McKillop and Paul Barker in 1969-1970 with prominent Winnipeg political, labour, and social leaders of the 1920s and 1930s. These include interviews with Stanley Knowles, C.E. Simonite, Michael Harris, Mitch Sago, Tom Green, Fred Tipping, Gloria Queen-Hughes, Chester King, Norman Penner, and Marshall J. Gauvin.

Rea, J. Edgar

J. Edgar Rea fonds

This collection contains 203 unpublished student research papers submitted to Professor Rea by his leading students between 1968 and 1987 on the broad subjects of Manitoba and western Canadian history. Topics include Manitoba and Winnipeg biographies (43), Manitoba provincial and Winnipeg municipal politics (28), labour history (16), ethnic history (15), social history (10), business history (9), Native history (7), agriculture history (7), educational history (7), fur trade history (5), Red River Settlement history (5), women's history (4) and medical history (4).

Rea, J. Edgar

Dorothy Livesay fonds

The fonds is divided into eighteen series biographical information, family correspondence, correspondence, bibliographical information, reviews, Livesay's notes, Book-Journey With Myselves, short stories, essays & articles, poetry drafts, business papers, academic material, talks & addresses, organizations & associations, articles (mainly for newspapers, programs, pamphlets & publisher's calendar, newspaper articles of interest and writing by others.

Livesay, Dorothy

William Neville fonds

The William F.W. Neville Collection is organized into three series. The first series consists primarily of material relating to his years on Winnipeg's City Council, the second series contains his personal and university material, and the third series relates to his time as Executive Assistant to Sidney Spivak.

The City Council series contains correspondence, unpublished minutes and research reports from many of the committees that Neville served on during his years on City Council. These include the Executive Policy Committee, the Historic Buildings Committee, the Committee on Environment, the Committee on Protection, Parks and Culture as well as numerous ad hoc committees. As a city councillor Neville took an active interest in heritage and artistic issues and the collection is strong in these areas. As well there is much information concerning major capital development projects in Winnipeg during the 1980s. These include the Core Area Agreement, the North Portage Development and issues surrounding the development of Plan Winnipeg.

The personal and university series contains documents relating to the establishment of the Canadian Studies program at the University of Manitoba which Neville was responsible for as Coordinator of Canadian Studies from 1978 to 1982. Also included are materials regarding the Symons Commission. This commission, headed by Prof. T.H.B. Symons of Trent University, strongly criticized Canadian universities for their general neglect of Canadian Studies.

This series also contains lecture notes for courses in International Relations and Politics that Neville taught at Trent University in the late 1960s and early 1970s, Department of Political Studies material from the University of Manitoba, dated from 1981 to 1992, and drafts of Neville's Free Press columns as well as material from the many community organizations that Neville has been involved with throughout his career. These include the Manitoba Heritage Council, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the Winnipeg Contemporary Dancers and the Winnipeg Folk Festival.

Personal correspondence, newspaper clippings regarding his term as student body President at the University of Manitoba, and material relating to his work on the 1974 election campaign for Duff Roblin are also part of this series.

The third series contains material relating to Neville's work as Executive Assistant to Sidney Spivak, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party.

Neville, William

Melinda McCracken fonds

The fonds consists of ten series: Biographical; Correspondence; Literary Career; Manitoba Energy and Mines; Organizations; Academic Career; Miscellaneous; Original Letters; and Photographs and Audio Tapes

Correspondence is separated into two sub-series: Professional and Personal. The professional correspondence generally deals with the publication of McCracken's work, job applications, and grant information. There are also letters from several notable people including: Margaret Laurence, Eric Wilson, Timothy Findley, Peter C. Newman, Brian Mulroney, and David Suzuki. The personal correspondence includes letters from her father, brother and mother, and her friends: Sarah Yates-Howorth, David, Heather Robertson (see MSS 77), Joy Tataryn, and Myfwany Philips. As well, there is extensive correspondence with poet Coney Burns during the 1970s and 1980s, including samples of his poetry.

The Literary Career series is divided into research, drafts, and published materials. There are newspaper clippings and book reviews regarding her literary work. As well, there is a small section of published work by other authors.

The Manitoba Energy and Mines series includes performance appraisals from 1986 and 1988, as well as speeches and other material that she produced during her years there.

The Organizations series includes records from The Writers' Union of Canada, Re:Visions, St. Norbert Arts and Cultural Centre, the Payment for Public Use/Book Committee, The Status of Women Writers Committee, the Manitoba Arts Council, the Manitoba Writers' Guild, Women and Words, the Manitoba Film Board, and The Canada Council.

The Academic Career series includes a University of Manitoba transcript, English notes from Red River Community College, and material from Writers Who Teach Writing Roundtable 1997, and Artists in the School 1997.

The Miscellaneous series includes ephemera from 1969, including tickets to see the newly formed band, Led Zeppelin, as well as a receipt from a John Lennon/Yoko Ono concert in Toronto. There are also several folders of personal writings that include information on love, pregnancy, adoption, unemployment, and her college course, as well as other notes. These personal writings are considered confidential.

The Photograph Collection (PC 147) consists of 69 photographs, and the Audio Collection (TC 93) consists of 18 audio tapes and 1 record.

McCracken, Melinda

Steve Snyder (Guy Maddin) Fonds

The fonds consists of a copy of the film Archangel as well as the log books and continuity books for Careful given to Mr. Snyder by director, Guy Maddin, and producer, Greg Klymkiw. The log books detail every aspect of the shoot and were integral to Mr. Snyder's work as diarist on the film. There is also a draft of a script that Mr. Maddin wrote on teen pregnancy and a draft script by Paul Donovan.

Snyder, Steve

J. Edgar Rea fonds

A2004-018 (MSS 195) contains research material related to the Harry Crowe affair (1958-1959), and one file on the University of Manitoba Land Grant. There are also three student papers in the collection.

Rea, J. Edgar

A.H. Reginald Buller fonds

This accession contains numerous objects used for scientific experiments and imaging by Dr. Buller. There are also numerous glass lantern slides which he used for lectures and teaching.

Buller, A.H. Reginald

Dorothy Livesay Tape Collection

The collection consists of audio tapes of poetry readings, memoirs, interviews, music, and recordings of CBC programs.

Livesay, Dorothy

William Neville fonds

The fonds is separated into 6 series: Biographical Material, Correspondence, Articles & Writings, Organizations & Conferences, Other Interests & Issues, Photographs.

Neville, William

A.H. Reginald Buller fonds

This accession contains an array of photographs, illustrations, and manuscripts relating to Buller's research and publications. It also includes many of Buller's notebooks from his own education at Mason Science College.

Buller, A.H. Reginald

William Neville fonds

The Neville fonds contains 12 series: Biographical Information & Awards, Speeches, Citations & Commentaries, Articles & Book Chapters, Historic Sites & Monuments Board of Canada, Manitoba Heritage Council, Heritage Winnipeg, City of Winnipeg, Winnipeg Public Library, Correspondence, Academic Material, Meech Lake Accord Research & Research Material.

Neville, William

Eli Mandel fonds

This accrual includes poems, lectures, essays, and correspondence.

Mandel, Eli

Gordon Reeve fonds

A2012-086 consists of VHS tapes, Betamax tapes, Betacam tapes, U-matic tapes, Hi-8 tapes, 16-mm film reels, 16-mm audio reels, audio tapes, and 4 digital audio tapes from the production of the films "The Will to Win" ("La rage de vaincre") and "Moment of Light - The Dance of Evelyn Hart," as well as some material related to the films "I am the Hornblower," "Harawi," and “In Hidden Gardens,” directed by Reeve.

Reeve, Gordon

A.H. Reginald Buller fonds

This accession involves Buller's cremation and his remains. The urn is enclosed in the Tyndall stone monument in front of the Buller Biological Laboratories at the University of Manitoba Fort Garry campus. The plaque in this accession was previously installed at the Cereal Research Centre where Buller's remains were held.

Buller, A.H. Reginald

A.H. Reginald Buller fonds

This accession consists of a wide range of ephemera and documents from Buller. It includes attendee pins and luggage tags as well as several maps, correspondence and drafts relating to Fungi of Manitoba, and Buller's applications for several teaching positions from the early 1900s.

Buller, A.H. Reginald

A.H. Reginald Buller fonds

This accession consists primarily of lithographed wall charts purchased by Buller for teaching during his tenure at the University. There are also court records from a real estate dispute and a poem.

Buller, A.H. Reginald

A.H. Reginald Buller fonds

This accession consists of lantern slides which Buller used from his lectures and presentations.

Buller, A.H. Reginald

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