Fonds RBSC-ARC-1235 - Ellen Harris fonds

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Ellen Harris fonds

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RBSC-ARC-1235

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  • 1893-1967 (Creation)
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    Harris, Ellen

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6.4 m of textual records;451 photographs

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(1904-1967)

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In the 1920s and 1930s Ellen Harris was active in organizing the Children's Theatre Group. She was a prominent radio broadcaster during the 1940s and the 1950s, with her program "Morning Visit" which ran from 1944 to 1952. Harris appeared in many other radio shows and in the early 1950s she was involved in CBC school broadcasts.

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The fonds consists of broadcast scripts and speeches; manuscripts of plays, poetry, and prose; notebooks; diaries; scrapbooks and correspondence. The fonds also includes subject files, printed materials, fan mail, financial records and many subgroups relating to other family members and photographs.

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Inventory available. PDF document attached.

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