Fonds MsC 122 - BC Book Prizes fonds

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BC Book Prizes fonds

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  • Graphic material
  • Textual record

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MsC 122

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  • 2006-2009 (Creation)
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    BC Book Prizes

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12 cm of textual records
5 photographs

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(1985-)

Administrative history

The BC Book Prizes, including The Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence, are presented annually at the Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prize Gala in April.
The awards carry a cash prize of $2000 plus a certificate. The exception is the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence, which is a separate prize category. Prizes include: Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize, Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize, Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize, Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize and the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence, and the Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award.

Custodial history

Records were in the custody of the BC Book Prizes organization from the time of creation until their donation to Special Collections in 2010.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of promotional materials, most notably full-colour posters, surrounding the shortlisting and adjudication of potential winners and the subsequent selection and celebration of winners of the prestigious prizes. Also included are media clippings and press releases surrounding the event.

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Immediate source of acquisition

The BC Book Prizes fonds was donated in 2010 by Monica Miller, a representative from The BC Book Prizes organization.

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The fonds is arranged into series according to year.

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Simon Fraser University Library Special Collections and Rare Books

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Published

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created May 12, 2014 LZ

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  • English

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