Accession A2008-028, A2009-063 - Steve Snyder (Guy Maddin) Fonds

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Steve Snyder (Guy Maddin) Fonds

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  • Multiple media

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MSS 171-A2008-028, A2009-063

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  • 1984-2009 (Creation)
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    Snyder, Steve

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.025m of textual and audiovisual material, photographs, and artifacts.

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William Steven Snyder obtained his B.A.O. and M.A. degrees from the University of Idaho before completing a P.H.D. from the University of Florida. In 1976 he was hired by the University of Manitoba's English Department to teach Film Studies and is currently an associate professor. In 1980-1981 he enrolled in a filmmaking course at the San Francisco Art Institute and began making short films. He has maintained a long friendship with the internationally acclaimed local filmmaker Guy Maddin, helping him in most of his projects. He worked as a photographer on Mr. Maddin's first film The Dead Father and has acted in others including Archangel . For the film shot of Careful , he was the project's official diarist. In 2005 Snyder appeared as a newspaperman in Jeff Solylo’s movie, East of Euclid .

Custodial history

The contents of the fonds were donated to Archives & Special Collections by Steve Snyder in 2009.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of original artwork from Maddin, published articles, photographs, scripts written by other people, and correspondence including emails to and from Maddin. It also contains audio-visual material including films made by people other than Maddin as well as artifacts from one of the films.

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A finding aid can be downloaded from the fonds-level description by clicking on the “Download’ link under “Finding Aid” on the right hand side of the screen.

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186

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146

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Partial

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Finding aid created and encoded by Emma Prescott (September 2009). Revised by N. Courrier (September 2019).

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