Fonds spec-2516 - Constance Beresford-Howe fonds.

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Constance Beresford-Howe fonds.

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CA ACU SPC spec-2516

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2.6 m of textual records. -- 8 sound recordings. -- 4 videocassettes.

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Canadian author and educator. Born November 10, 1922 in Montreal, Quebec. Biographical information available in The Oxford companion to Canadian literature, 2nd ed., p. 94-95; and The feminist companion to literature in English : women writers from the Middle Ages to the present, p. 86-87.

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Fonds consists of the following series: correspondence; manuscript; published work; scrapbook; works on Constance Beresford-Howe; miscellaneous; and sound recordings.

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Acquired in 1987, 1991 and 1998 from C. Beresford-Howe.


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  • Text in English and some French.

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Published inventory (for Msc 250) The Constance Beresford-Howe papers. - (Canadian archival inventory series: literary papers, no. 17). - Calgary : University of Calgary Press, 1996. File level inventory for Accession 640/98.16 avaiable at repository.

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Additional archival material, notably the manuscript for the novel The unreasoning heart, located at Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University Libraries, Montreal, Quebec.

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Record No. MsC 250;Acc 640/98.16<br><br>

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