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William Neville fonds

This collection contains Neville’s extensive correspondence, samples of his writings in completed published and handwritten draft form, and a large amount of information related to causes he was involved in as well as friends and acquaintances. Particularly present are his work as a city councilor, executive assistant and political science instructor, as well as samples of the many newspaper columns and speeches he wrote or presented.

Neville, William

Fredelle Maynard fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 136-A1991-010, A1992-012
  • Accession
  • ca.1915-1989; predominately 1932-1989
  • Part of Fredelle Maynard fonds

Fonds consists of materials created throughout the course of Maynard's career as a teacher, writer and journalist. There are also some materials pertaining to her personal life in the form of correspondence and photographs.

Fonds were created from 1915 to 1989, with the prominent dates of creation being 1950 to 1989. Maynard created the records both in Canada and the United States, with the bulk of the records being created in Durham, New Hampshire and Toronto, Ontario.

Fonds consists of four main series. The first is Correspondence. This is divided into two sections. The professional section consists of letters to and from Maynard's agents, editors, fans and other groups related to her literary career. The correspondence spans the years 1964-1989. The personal correspondence section is fairly small at the moment. It contains a letter from the Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba (1945), a letter from Maynard's parents (mid-1940s), a letter to Max Maynard (1946), a letter from J.D. Salinger (1972), letters from Ruth Small (1985), letters from Marion Mainwaring, and other correspondence from friends and family.

The second series covers her Literary Career. There are sections regarding three of her books, Raisins and Almonds , The Child Care Crisis, and The Tree of Life . As well, her published magazine articles, including both drafts and final versions, are located here. The topics of articles include children, health, marriage, travel, and education and span the years 1950 to 1989. There is also a newspaper clipping section. There are some clippings regarding Maynard and her family from 1932, the 1940s and the 1960s. Most of the clippings are reviews or reactions to her published books. There is a section in this series that deals with Maynard's television show on parenting. This section includes scripts and sound rolls from 1984. There is an unpublished material section that includes typescripts and manuscripts, as well as poetry and other writings by Maynard. Most of the poetry is from the 1930s, when Maynard was a schoolchild.

The third series covers Maynard's academic career. This includes correspondence with students and parents from Dover High School in the 1960s. As well, there is marked student work, speeches, articles and examples of grading. The series involves the years that Maynard spent as a high school honors English teacher at over High School in New Hampshire.

The final section includes material from Maynard's Public Speaking Career. It includes typescripts of speeches she gave on many different occasions. The topics include her books, education, children, writing, midlife, Jewish mothers, an acceptance speech, and an eulogy. There are also dozens of brochures indicating when and where Maynard spoke that span the years 1982 to 1989.

Besides the four main series there is also a miscellaneous section. This includes recipes and partial notes; a transcript of her appearance on Donahue; several calling cards created by her daughter, Joyce Maynard; a script of the 1985 Raisins and Almonds theatre production; and material relating to The Radcliffe Institute, of which Maynard was a member, spanning the years 1967 to 1972.

Another section is the Other Family Members section. This consists mainly of correspondence to and from other family members of Maynard's. There are many letters between her parents, Boris and Rona Slobinsky, during their courtship in 1915. There are letters to Rona Bruser regarding the 1964 publication of Maynard's article, "Jewish Christmas." There is a letter to Maynard's sister, Celia, from their mother. As well, there is correspondence with Joyce Maynard from her father (1965), Doubleday Books (1971-72), J.D. Salinger (1972), and a fan (1989). There is a letter to Max Maynard from a student, and a 1980 letter to Sydney Bacon from Carl Rakosi. Finally, there are several articles written by Joyce Maynard for The New York Times in the 1970s.

There is also a Photograph Collection (PC 143). Included in this collection is a photograph of a letter from Boris Bruser to Rona Slobinsky (1915), a photograph of Maynard (1983), five photographs of Maynard and Sydney Bacon's wedding (1989), and a photo collage from Maynard's memorial service (1990). There are also thirteen video cassettes regarding Maynard's television show in the mid-1980s.

Included in the Tape Collection (TC 90) are twenty-two tapes dealing with various subjects including speeches, interviews, and conversations. The audio tapes are mainly from 1983-1988, with a few undated.

Maynard, Fredelle

Eileen Sykes fonds

The collection consists of literary works, her scrapbooks, illustrations from Fanella and the Forest Folk books and correspondence. It also contains collection of her photographs and tape recordings of her interviews.

Margaret Stobie fonds

The tape collection consists of a description of the original project for linguistic study of the Scotch-Cree dialect called Bungi ; transcriptions of all tapes as made by the Indian History Film Project, and the spectrograms and analysis of Margaret Stobie's dialectal study.

Stobie, Margaret

Margaret Stobie fonds

Contains research material used in writing her book Frederick Philip Grove (1973). Includes correspondence, interviews (tapes and typescripts), research notes and news articles. There are also copies of three articles on the Graphic Press plus a paper on "Friedrich Hebbel" delivered to the English Club in Simcoe, Ontario (1932). The fifteen tapes have been transferred to the Tape Collection, TC 2.

The Collection gives a glimpse of the rural Manitoba towns in which Frederick Grove lived and taught. The private interviews, based on recollections, reflect the communities' attitudes and feelings toward Grove. The collection especially highlight recollections of former students and show a personal, intimate aspect of Grove's unique character and lifestyle.

Stobie, Margaret

Ed Schreyer fonds

This collection contains material from Schreyer's political career and includes the period when Schreyer was Governor General (1978-1984). The collection also includes some personal correspondence and photographs and material from courses that Schreyer taught.

Ed Schreyer fonds

The accession contains Ed Schreyer's biographical info; speeches; research material and conferences re: environmental issues, energy resources and new technologies; East Side Lake Winnipeg Broad Area Planning Initiative papers; and various newspaper and internet articles re: environmental issues and energy management.

Ed Schreyer fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 145-MSS 145 (A1989-046, A1992-052, A2003-063)
  • Accession
  • 1950-1988
  • Part of Ed Schreyer fonds

The fonds consists of eight series, the first seven of which are compiled in chronological order. The first covers Schreyer’s time teaching at Beausejour Collegiate, pursuing his own academic career as well as lecturing at St. Paul’s College. It contains many term papers and course notes. The second are his files from two terms as an M.L.A. The third depicts his terms as an M.P. these files have been maintained in the filing order that Schreyer kept them using his system of record keeping. The largest series covers Schreyer’s tenure as Premier of Manitoba and is comprised of daily journals, election correspondence, Hydro Inquiries, meeting minutes & speeches. The fifth series documents the year that he was Leader of the Opposition. The other large series comprises Schreyer’s five-year term as Governor General of Canada. It consists of correspondence, reports, speeches, itinerary of his many visits and appointment books. The seventh series covers Schreyer’s time as High Commissioner to Australia and includes diaries, correspondence and speeches. The final series is personal material including scrapbooks and quest books from many personal and professional occasions.

Schreyer, Ed

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 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 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

Stobie Family fonds

This accession consists primarily of Margaret Stobie’s research and publication drafts along with a photographic collection of Margaret and William Stobie’s early years. The accession consists of a manuscript and photographic collection. The Manuscript collection is divided into six series consisting of Publication Drafts, Correspondence, Research, Biographical, Publications, and Miscellaneous materials. The photographic collection consists of 77 photographs, 4 albums, and 18 photo negatives.

Stobie Family

Stobie Family fonds

The fonds is separated into seven series. The first pertains to Margaret Stobie's research with the Bunji [or Bungee] dialect (1965-1969) The second concerns the Northern Studies Project (1965-1977). The third series related to the Winnipeg Little Theatre company and the merging with Theatre 77 to create the Manitoba Theatre Centre (1950-1982). The fourth series deals with William Stobie's involvement with the University of Manitoba's academic unions (1949-1976). The fifth series relates to William Stobie's committee work while at the University of Manitoba (1948-1975). The sixth series contains information on Professor Harry Crowe's dismissal from United College (1958-1959). Theatre, ballet and concert program make up the seventh series. (1936-1979).

Stobie Family

Eileen Sykes fonds

The collection consists of literary manuscripts of her books and poems; tape recordings of her interviews; and some scattered correspondence. As a participant in Dr. T. Glendenning Hamilton's experiments on parapsychology, Sykes' few notes on those studies are included here.

Sykes, Eileen

University of Manitoba Students' Union fonds

Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, financial records, reports, proposals, statistics, constitutions, by-laws, publications, newspaper clippings, artifacts and other materials created in the course of UMSU day-to-day operations from the period 1964-1995. Most of the material dates from 1975-1995.

University of Manitoba Students' Union

Jake MacDonald fonds

The fonds consists of 8 series. They include: Biographical & Family Material; Published & Unpublished manuscripts; Copies of MacDonald's Books; and Poems, Short Stories, Articles and Screenplays; Correspondence; Day Planners; Photographs; and Tapes.

MacDonald, Jake

Myroslav Shkandrij fonds

The fonds consists of his correspondence and general research material; material pertaining to the Ukrainian Avant-Garde art (David Burliuk, Mykhailo Boichuk ); an article and a research material re: Winnipeg Ukrainian artist Roman Kowal; Shkandrij's unpublished manuscript “Monumentalists: Mykhailo Boichuk”, and Photograph Collection (photographs and slides of the Ukrainian Avant-Garde art, publications, architecture, and Roman Kowal's art).

Shkandrij, Myroslav

Myroslav Shkandrij fonds

The fonds contains issues of the underground student journal "Diyaloh"; correspondence; minutes of meetings; files and notes pertaining to the journals "Diyaloh" and "Meta". It contains info about Leonid Plyushch's visit to Canada in 1976 and the Grigorenko meeting in Toronto in May 1978.

Shkandrij, Myroslav

Irena Knysh fonds

The fonds consists of Irena Knysh's biographical information, her articles and research material pertaining to her writings (Ukrainian women's movement in Canada and America), and her photograph collection.

Knysh, Irena

Irena Knysh fonds

The fonds consists of Irena Knysh's biographical information, her articles and research material pertaining to her writings (Ukrainian women's movement in Canada and America); correspondence including correspondence with Vasyl Avramenko, Ukrainian dance teacher; and a photograph collection.

Knysh, Irena

Winnipeg Commodity Clearing Ltd.

The collection consists of financial statements, notices of meetings, correspondence, agendas, proxies, minutes, applications, membership listings, draft agreements, memorandums, and by-laws concerning the Winnipeg Commodity Clearing Ltd. The material predominantly concerns the transition of the commodity clearing responsibilities for the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange from the Winnipeg Commodity Clearing Ltd. to the Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation and the subsequent dissolution of the WCCL.

Winnipeg Commodity Clearing Ltd.

Alumni Association Inc. of the University of Manitoba fonds

The fonds contains: minutes and correspondence of the Board of Directors and Committees, including the Centennial Committee; files on awards, fund raising and advertising activities; correspondence with branches of the Association and other Canadian and American Alumni Associations; annual reports; miscellaneous correspondence of former Alumni Executive Director, John M. Gordon. Most records date from 1950 to 1975.

Alumni Association Inc.

Alumni Association Inc. of the University of Manitoba fonds

The photograph collection contains 222 images. Where possible, dates and names of individuals in the images have been listed. Many of the photographs appeared in the Alumni Journal and The Manitoban between the years 1960 and 1973. There are 29 oversized photographs of early 20th century graduating classes and intercollegiate activities.

Alumni Association Inc.

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