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Simon Fraser University Special Collections and Rare Books Series
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Awards and honours records

Series consists of correspondence, certificates, and promotional material relating to various awards and honours received by Peter Trower. Includes records relating to Trower’s receipt of a BC 2000 Book Award, the BC Gas Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002 and the Canadian Author’s Association Jack Chalmers Poetry Award in 2005. Series also includes records relating to his third place finish for the BC Book Prizes Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize in 2001 and his nomination for a 2003 ReLit Award in the poetry category.

Personal records

Series consists of records of a personal nature created or acumulated by Peter Trower. Records include material relating to The Dylan Thomas Circle of Vancouver (an organization that promotes an appreciation of Dylan Thomas’ works), pamphlets from memorial services of Trower's friends, an invitation to Trower's nephew's wedding, and a photograph of Trower's former girlfriend June Boe.

Exhibition records

Series consists of exhibit panels with stamps, postcards and didactic information written by Henshaw, exhibit planning records, and awards received for exhibitions created and displayed at various locations across North America, including the Vancouver Public Library and conferences Henshaw attended as a member of the BC Philatelic Society.

Manuscripts, correspondence and other records relating to Flood's novels

Series consists of records relating to Flood’s two novels, one published and one unpublished. Records include handwritten and typed manuscripts, correspondence, drafts, research materials, publishing records and a published excerpt. The series is divided into two sub-series: The woman in the window (1974-1980) and Making a stone of the heart (1994-2004).

Essays, talks, reviews and related records

Series consists of records relating to essays, talks and reviews written or given by Flood. Records include drafts, notes and correspondence. Series also includes seven publications in which Flood’s stories are printed: "Paris Transcontinental" (1995); "Event" (1991); "Canadian Forum" (1983, 1993); "The Reader" (Summer 1994, Winter 1994); and "Books In Canada" (1993).

General business correspondence

Series consists of records related to Duke’s personal and administrative affairs. This diverse series includes:
• Personal notes and memos written by Duke for family, friends and staff
• Correspondence received by Duke from family, friends and business associates
• Administrative correspondence received by Duke from agents, publishers and other associates
• Receipts, bills and other financial records
• Personal and administrative faxes

Personal journals

Series consists of notebooks, journals, notes and press clippings. From about 1945 to 2005 Duke made nearly daily entries in notebooks. These notebooks contain Duke’s thoughts, observations and concepts for future projects ranging from articles to screenplays, legal proceedings, housing plans and travel accounts.

Personal records

Series consists of correspondence and other records pertaining to the career, projects and interests of Anita Rau Badami. Records include her thesis and videocassettes with her interviews. Series also contains invitations to the Vancouver International Writers and Readers Festival and Adelaide Festivals

Can You Hear the Nightbird Call?

Series consists of notebooks containing drafts and notes, unbound drafts, and copies edited for the novel Can You Hear the Nightbird Call? It also includes articles, interviews and reviews from Canadian and international newspapers.

George Stanley poems and other writings

Series documents Stanley’s creative process, including research, writing, and editing in preparation for publication.

Series includes: research notes, drafts, notebooks, typescripts, manuscripts, and chapbooks. Files in the series are arranged alphabetically by title of work, and include a file of miscellaneous poetry

Stanley, George Anthony

Literary events and publication

Series documents the publication and critical reception of Stanley’s work and his interaction with the broader literary community.

Series includes: correspondence, financial records, contracts, and sound recordings of readings.

Stanley, George Anthony

Court case records

Series consists of records related to the court case between the City of Vancouver and Sean O’Flynn-Magee, Jane Doe, John Doe and other unknown persons. It includes: affidavits of Garrick Bradshaw, Penny Ballem, Murray Wightman, Frank Dodich, John McKearney, Cael Hopwood, Brenda Proksen, Blake Chersinoff, and Will Johnston; short leave requisition; notice of civil claim; and notice of application.

Adbusters

Series consists of material relating to Occupy Vancouver either created or received by Adbusters. Included are two flags similar to the American and Canadian flags. The first flag contains the symbols of large corporations. The second flag is decorated with multiple maple leaves that form “99%.” It also includes a copy of the Adbusters magazine The Big Ideas of 2012 and a copy of the book Meme Wars: The Creative Destruction of Neoclassical Economics.

Harry Jerome Awards programs

The series contains textual records that pertain to the Harry Jerome Awards, an annual ceremony that is arranged and presented by the Black Business and Professional Association. The series is arranged into one file, containing ceremony programs. The first ceremony was conducted in 1983. The ceremony was created by Hamlin Grange, Al Hamilton, Denham Jolly, Al Mercury and Errol Townshend, who had gathered in Toronto in November 1982 to discuss how to celebrate six Black athletes who had distinguished themselves at the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia. The group had planned to host a reception and decided to invite Harry Jerome as the keynote speaker; however, when Harry Jerome suddenly died in December 1982, the group decided to name the awards banquet after him. The first ceremony was held on March 5, 1983. In the first year of the ceremony, awards were only given based on athletic achievements. In 1984, the categories were expanded to include academics and arts. In addition, it was decided to honour members of the Black community who had contributed to the community.

Photographs

The series contains photographs, negatives, and slides created and accumulated by both Harry and Valerie Jerome. The photographs dates from 1919-[2005] and reflect the personal and professional lives of Harry, Valerie, and the Jerome family in general.

Photographs

Series consists of various production, personal and publicity photographs as well as photographs used for legal purposes.

Correspondence

Series consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence of a personal and business nature between Rimmer and various members of the printing community, including Paul Duensing, Jules Remedios Faye, Richard L. Hopkins, Richard Kegler, Robert R. Reid, William Rueter, Andrew Steeves, Christopher Stern and Alan C. Waring. Correspondence includes technical advice and comments on recent work. Records also include contact information, thank you letters and prints, as well as correspondence related to various organizations, including the American Typecasting Fellowship, Typochondriacs and the Alcuin Society.

Rimmer, Jim

Pie Tree Press publications and related material

Series consists of material related to publications issued by Pie Tree Press, including books, prints, and broadsides. Includes material relating to Rimmer’s work on an abandoned book entitled “Fred Goudy, Type Designer,” and the development and publication of A Christmas Carol, Shadow River: the Selected and Illustrated Poems of Pauline Johnson, Leaves from the Pie Tree and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, as well as various Wayzgoose publications. Types of material in this series include drafts, mock-ups, proofs, prints, drawings, illustrations, pamphlets, booklets, broadsides, linocuts, and master patterns.

Rimmer, Jim

Art prints and illustrations

Series consists of numerous prints and illustrations created by Rimmer as art pieces, as well as linocut blocks, woodcut blocks and stencils created by Rimmer to produce prints. Includes images of animals, people, still life, Frederic W. Goudy and keepsakes created for the American Typecasting Fellowship, (A.T.F.) and other associations.

Rimmer, Jim

General photographs

Series consists of slides and prints featuring images of Jim Rimmer, as well as various aspects and stages of the printing process and the design and cutting of metal typefaces in his studio. Also included is an image of Gerald Giampa.

Writings

This series contains textual materials that Martin Bartlett wrote during the course of his career. Some are academic texts on composition and the use of electronics or tuning systems. Others are published works from yachting magazines, others are musings on the nature of art, beauty, and nature. There is also some information from grant applications and concert programs.

Notebooks

Series consists of notebooks kept by Gladys Maria Hindmarch. Notebooks contain journal entries, notes and drafts for her writings, drafts of outgoing letters, and other personal notes.

Illustrations and cartoons

Series consists of editorial cartoons drawn for newspapers, illustrations created for newspapers and other publications, Christmas cards illustrated by Innes, and sketches. The majority of the cartoons pertain to World War I.

Innes, John Clarke

Education

Series consists of course outlines, certificates, articles, print-outs of PowerPoint slides, and notes written by Betty Krawczyk when completing courses from the Institute of Indigenous Government concerning Aboriginal Women’s Studies. File also includes one Simon Fraser University course outline.

Legal records and related materials

Series consists of legal reports, court statements, affidavits, legal notices, court speeches, financial papers, request forms, behavioral reports, and government correspondence with Betty Krawczyk. Series also contains research Krawczyk performed while preparing for her court cases. There are numerous copies of diverse legal acts and other court case examples from throughout North America.

Newspaper clippings and media coverage

Series consists of newspaper clippings, articles from magazines, print-outs of online articles, flyers for the Burnaby Correctional Institute for Women Library, pamphlets, newsletters, associated correspondence, and press releases related to Betty Krawczyk’s environmental activities, prison sentence, and court case. Reviews of Betty’s published works are included in the series. Series also contains print copies of Betty’s blog posts. There is coverage of various community activism groups, including aboriginal issues in British Columbia. Some of the records are photocopies and photographs.

Diaries

Series consists of diaries written by Betty Krawczyk while she was incarcerated at Burnaby Correctional Centre for Women. Series includes three files containing two bound dairies and handwritten notes on loose-leaf paper.

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