Series - Federation of BC Writers/BC Caucus of Writers Union of Canada.

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Federation of BC Writers/BC Caucus of Writers Union of Canada.

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  • 1985-1987 (Creation)

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16.25 cm of textual records

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(1935 –)

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This series consists of the correspondence, minutes of meeting and newsletters of both the Writers’ Union and the BC Federation of Writers. Drabek was a floating representative to the National Council of the Writers’ Union of Canada and president and chairman of the Federation of BC Writers in the late 1980s. Material includes the Federation’s application for a license to form a new radio station, cultural plans for Vancouver, plans for a permanent workspace in Vancouver for writers, workshop information, grant applications and correspondence regarding a proposed schools program in which writers planned to visit school children to talk about writing. Annual general meeting material, liaison activity with other writers’ groups, as well as budget information is included.

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