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Correspondence of Robin Blaser

Series consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues. Material includes handwritten and typed correspondence as well as facsimile and email correspondence of both a personal and professional nature. Additional material includes enclosed contracts, poetry, and other textual records. The series is divided into five sub-series: Incoming correspondence; Outgoing correspondence; Alphabetical correspondence; Chronological correspondence; and General correspondence.

Honors and awards records

Series consists of records related to Blaser’s appointment to the Order of Canada and winning the Griffin Award for Excellence in Poetry. Items include correspondence, agendas and schedules, event programs, posters, photographs and negatives, and a video recording of the Order of Canada ceremony that Blaser participated in.

Photographs

Series consists of black and white and color print photographs, color photograph slides, and photograph negatives of Blaser and his family, friends, and colleagues. The series also includes print photographs and photograph negatives that belonged to James Felts, a former partner of Blaser’s. The series is divided into seven sub-series: Family print photographs; Blaser family friends print photographs; Friends of Robin Blaser print photographs; Photographs of Robin Blaser; General print photographs; Color slides; and Photograph negatives.

Family records and other genealogical materials

Series consists of family history records related to Blaser’s lineage, such as family pedigree charts, vital records of other family members, books on Blaser’s paternal lineage as well as areas where his relatives first settled in the United States, obituaries, cemetery deeds, guardianship records, and graduation programs. The series also includes poems and stories written by Blaser’s mother and records related to the trucking business Blaser’s father started.

Works by other authors

Series consists of written works by other authors including drafts, articles, poems, and book manuscripts. In addition to these the series also includes collected published works by other authors including books, chapbooks, broadsides, journals, and other types of published materials. The series is divided into two sub-series: Collected publications; and General works.

Ephemera

Series consists of various types of textual ephemera, including newspaper clippings, event programs and ticket stubs, curriculum vitae of other colleagues, as well as other personal mementos and textual material.

Research articles

Series consists of photocopied scholarly articles used by Blaser for personal and academic research.

Conference material

Series consists of material related to poetry conferences attended by Blaser. Records include essays, poems, correspondence, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings. Series is divided into the following two sub-series: Recovery of the Public World, 70th birthday conference; and General conferences.

Promotional material

Series consists of promotional materials for art exhibits, poetry readings, and music and play performances held by those other than Blaser, as well as press catalogs and announcements promoting book releases.

Artistic material

Series consists of material relating to artistic works completed by those other than Blaser. Records include reproductions and prints, gallery posters, sheet music, brochures, book launch invitation, and a piece of a collage presumably created by Jack Spicer.

Correspondence of others

Series consists of correspondence of individuals other than Blaser, including poet Jack Spicer, artist Jess Collins, writer Stan Persky, Blaser’s partner David Farwell, Blaser’s mother Ina Blaser, Blaser’s maternal grandmother Sophia Auer, and other friends and family. Includes handwritten and typed correspondence as well as email correspondence. Series is divided into the following seven sub-series: Correspondence of Jack Spicer (1959-1962); Correspondence of Jess Collins ([196-?]-1967); Correspondence of Stan Persky (1963-1967); Correspondence of David Farwell (2006-2009); Correspondence of Ina Blaser (1919-1978); Correspondence of Sophia Auer (1916-1941); and General correspondence of others (1956, 1975).

Written works by Blaser

Series consists of written works by Blaser. Material includes drafts, unpublished and published poetry, essays, opera librettos, music lyrics, book manuscripts, journals and notes, speeches, grant applications, and promotional comments. The series is divided into the following six sub-series: Poems; Essays; Book manuscripts; The Last Supper opera libretto draft, revisions and final text; Published works; and General works.

Poetry readings and other performance records

Series consists of textual, visual, and audio materials related to poetry readings and performances of materials written by Blaser as well as other individuals. The series is divided into the following five sub-series: Readings and performances by Blaser records; Promotional materials for readings and performances by Blaser; Audio and video recordings of readings and performances by Blaser; Audio and video recordings of readings and performances of others; and The Last Supper (opera) related records.

Travel records

Series consists of textual records and photographs relating to locations to which Blaser traveled. Records include travel schedules, receipts, handwritten notes, boarding passes, event programs, ticket stubs, and brochures.

Teaching and academic related records

Series consists of records related to Blaser’s lectures and talks, his involvement with the Naropa Summer Writing Series, reading and research notes, student papers, and faculty meeting agendas and memos from his employment with Simon Fraser University.

Business and financial records

Series consists of records related to Blaser’s finances, including contracts, royalties and speaking honorariums, personal budgets, bank and personal loan information, pension records, tax records, mutual funds and stocks held by Blaser, and life insurance policies purchased by Blaser.

Personal records and other biographical material

Series includes personal and biographical material, including Blaser’s birth certificate, records related to his honorary Ph.D. from Simon Fraser University, Blaser’s high school diploma, records related to his health towards the end of his life, records from his employment at San Francisco State University, handwritten personal notes and book lists, a handwritten will, Blaser’s curriculum vitae, and yearbooks from his high school and college years.

Manuscripts

Series consists of typed and handwritten manuscripts of stories, novels, and poems written by June Skinner. It also contains galley proofs from several of her novels. Series is arranged into two sub-series: Published ([195-?]-1981), and Unpublished (1936-[1992?]).

Skinner, June Margaret

Contracts

Series contains correspondence (both incoming and outgoing), contracts for book publishing and movie adaptations, and copyright applications for June Skinner's novels.

Skinner, June Margaret

Correspondence

Series contains both incoming and outgoing correspondence. The correspondence relates to June's professional life as a writer and her personal life. It is arranged in six sub-series: Correspondence related to novels (1959-1992); Correspondence from publishing companies (1953-1965); Correspondence with agents (1954-1981); Correspondence with Al Hart (1960-1990); General (1958-1992); and Personal ([1949?]-2000).

Skinner, June Margaret

Research

Series contains handwritten text, and copies of newspaper clippings. The handwritten text may relate to A Voice was Heard in Ramah. The newspaper clippings were used for research when writing Bleak November.

Skinner, June Margaret

Personal

This series contains newspaper clippings, quotes (many with June's personal commentary), and photographs. Most of which were created before June was married or while she was a newlywed. Other records in this series are a report card, and birthday cards for a baby.

Skinner, June Margaret

Finance

This series contains records relating to June Skinner's finances, primarily her income tax returns and royalty statements. The two sub-series are: Income Tax and Royalty Statements.

Skinner, June Margaret

Biographical material

Series consists of biographical materials compiled in 2013, including a bibliography of Bringhurst's publications, and a timeline outlining major life events and works.

Personal records

Series consists of personal records from Bringhurst and his immediate family. Personal records from his parents include letters between the two, as well as official records such as birth, death, and marriage certificates. Materials arising from Bringhurst's personal activities include passports and numerous daybooks, dating from 2000-2013.

Chronological files

Series consists of records created or accumulated by Bringhurst's various professional activities. Such activities include writing, editorial work, his role as judge for various literary and typographic prizes, and speaking engagements at numerous conferences, festivals, and other events around the world. Records include drafts of talks and written works such as essays and books, notes and research related to talks and writings, page proofs, correspondence with event organizers, travel tickets and itineraries, and newspaper articles, brochures, conferences programs and other ephemera documenting events he participated in.

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence to and from Bringhurst, arising from personal and professional activities. Sub-series include correspondence with publishers; general outbound correspondence; general inbound correspondence; and inbound correspondence sorted by name.

Manuscripts

Series consists of manuscripts from 2 works, "A Guide to the Native Literatures of North America," and "Women in Native American Literature," both unpublished at the time of donation.

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