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Simon Fraser University Special Collections and Rare Books Sub-series
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Key people

This sub-series consists of various documents that pertain to the specific individuals within the Doukhobor community that belong to or had relations with the Sons of Freedom group. The documents found in this sub-series include: correspondence, writings, messages, statements, petitions, resolutions, appeals, notebooks, clippings, articles and account of events. This sub-series includes following themes: Doukhobor leadership issues, splits in the Doukhobor community, arson, imprisonments, children education and children’s removal from homes by the government, the Sons of Freedom and the Reformed Doukhobors. Documents are in Russian or English, some are printed and some handwritten.

Land related documents

This sub-series documents land disputes that existed between the Sons of Freedom, the CCBRD and the CCUB and the USCC. The documents include: open letters, memos, resolutions, appeals, statements, excerpts from publications, proceedings of the hearings, clippings, and articles. This sub-series includes printed, mimeographed and handwritten documents in Russian and/or English. Some are original documents and some are photocopies. In some cases, Russian handwritten document is supplied with a Russian and English version mimeograph.

Arson related documents

This sub-series documents the Sons of Freedom involvement in arson and bombing, including of the burning of J. J. Verigin’s house in Brilliant, BC. The sub-series consists of witness statements, articles and newspaper clippings. This sub-series includes printed, mimeographed and handwritten documents in Russian and/or English. Some are original documents and some are photocopies. In some cases, Russian handwritten document is supplied with a Russian and English version mimeograph.

General records

Sub-series consists of records relating to Wah's professional service and activities, including his service on various groups and committees (excluding the Writers’ Union of Canada), his work as a judge for literary prizes, his applications for grants, and related activities. Records include correspondence, manuscripts and drafts of works of others, and administrative records.

Published by Nunaga/Antonson

Series consists of project files for books and magazines published by Nunaga/Antonson Publishing Ltd. Titles include "In Search of a Legend: Slumach’s Gold," "A Seagull’s Cry," "Canadian Frontier Magazine" and "Prison Doctor."

The Judas hills records

Sub-series consists of records relating to Peter Trower's 2000 novel "The Judas Hills." Records include notes, outline and manuscripts from various stages of the novel's development (including first and final drafts), editorial comments by John Moore, Trower's storyboard sketches, and Trower's comments on the novel's cover design.

Coast news articles, reviews and poems

Sub-series consists of newspaper articles, reviews, and poems, written by Peter Trower and published in the Coast News newspaper. Includes some original articles and some photocopied reproductions. Articles are often accompanied by explanatory comments added by Trower at a later date.

Poems for a dark Sunday records

Sub-series consists of copies of Peter Trower’s first collection of poetry, "Poems for a Dark Sunday" published in 1964 as a mimeo. Includes a copy with comments made by Trower at a later date, a copy with comments by Ted Poole, and a revised version created in 1969.

Ragged horizons records

Sub-series consists of records relating to the development and promotion of Trower's 1978 book "Ragged Horizons." Includes the final selection of poems, as well as correspondence, corrections, a draft of Al Purdy’s introduction, and promotional material.

A ship called Destiny records

Sub-series consists of records relating to Trower's 2000 "A Ship Called Destiny: Poems of Love and Travel," originally titled "Yvonne’s Book." Includes the first selection of poems, an edited manuscript, the author’s introduction, postscript and table of contents, and galley proofs with photographs.

Records relating to unpublished stories

Sub-series consists of records relating to Flood’s unpublished work. Records include drafts, correspondence, and handwritten manuscripts of stories, essays and poetry.

"Making a Stone of the Heart" records

Sub-series consists of records relating to the writing and publishing of Flood’s novel, "Making a Stone of the Heart." Records include reviews, correspondence, publicity materials, manuscripts of early versions of the novel, an excerpt published in "Grain" journal (2008) and research materials.

Outgoing correspondence

File consists of correspondence sent by Gladys Hindmarch relating to personal and professional matters. Correspondents include Cliff Andstein, Roy Kiyooka, Stan Persky, and Daphne Marlatt, among others.

Pesticides subject files and photographs

Sub-series consists of records relating to the Canadian Farmworkers Union’s research and advocacy of pesticide education and safety, including chemical information, publications, and educational materials. Records include newspaper clippings and research materials, correspondence, reports, and reference photographs. Educational materials in the file include a slide presentation on pesticide safety.

Occupational health and safety subject files and photographs

Sub-series consists of records relating to the Canadian Farmworkers Union’s research and advocacy of occupational health and safety awareness and legislation, including correspondence, briefs prepared for government, newspaper clippings, and reference materials. Records also include awareness posters, blueprints of worker housing, educational materials, and photographs of child workers on farms.

Labour and rights movements subject files

Sub-series consists of records relating to the Canadian Farmworkers Union’s connections to and support of other labour and rights movements, including women’s rights, labour rights, and other agricultural workers’ organizations. Records include briefs and reports, newspaper clippings, and a Manitoba Farm Workers Association banner.

Photographs

Series consists of photographs taken by Susan Stewart for the “Drawing the Line” photographic series, as well as photographs taken by others at various “Drawing the Line” shows. Records include photographs, negatives, and contact sheets, as well as notes relating to contact sheets with commentary on specific photographs.

Exhibition records

Series consists of records relating to the “Drawing the Line” exhibition. Includes records that document installation and display of the show, as well as those relating to other aspects of the show. Records include photographs, audio cassette tape, text of an artists’ talk, exhibition plan and installation instructions, and a legal agreement.

Promotional materials and reviews

Series consists of records relating to the promotion of the “Drawing the Line” exhibition, as well as articles about and reviews of the show. Records include pamphlets, promotional postcards, magazines, and newspaper clippings. Contains photocopied reproductions of several articles and reviews.

"The Portside" records

Sub-series consists of records relating to the short film "The Portside," written by Daphne Marlatt. Released in 2009, the film was part of the Out on Screen Queer History Project. Records document the writing of the film as well as its production and submission to film festivals. Records include screenplay drafts, correspondence, research records, and administrative records.

"Shadow Catch" records

Sub-series consists of records relating to the chamber opera "Shadow Catch," for which Marlatt composed the libretto. The opera was affiliated with the Pro Musica Society of Vancouver's Further East Further West Series, as well as the City of Vancouver's 125th Anniversary Celebration. "Shadow Catch" ran from December 2-4, 2011 at the Firehall Arts Centre in Vancouver. Records include draft scripts, correspondence, articles, musical scores, photographs, programs, and advertisements.

"Readings From the Labyrinth" records

Sub-series consists of records relating to the book "Readings from the Labyrinth," a collection of essays by Daphne Marlatt. Records include manuscripts, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other conference material.

Reviews of other writers

Sub-series consists of drafts, articles, correspondence and research records relating to Daphne Marlatt's reviews of other writers.

Awards and honours

Sub-series consists of records relating to awards and honours Daphne Marlatt and her publications have received. They include the Order of Canada, the Diamond Jubilee Medal, and an honourary degree from Mount St. Vincent University. Records include certificates, correspondence, and brochures.

Correspondence

Sub-series consists of general internal correspondence as well as correspondence between the Canadian Farmworkers Union and media, other unions, and members.

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