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Correspondence series.

This series contains all correspondence related to the compilation of research for both the proposed bibliography and biography of Roderick Haig-Brown. It includes correspondence from both Ann and Valerie Haig-Brown, as well as requests directed to various publications for copies of any records they might have relating to Haig-Brown. Of note is a letter (original) of a letter from Haig-Brown to Professor Stanley Read of the University of Victoria, presumably obtained from Read when Butler was one of his students.

Manuscripts series.

This series contains drafts of material related to Butler’s M.A. thesis. Also enclosed is an unpublished manuscript of two chapters of an unfinished book by Roderick Haig-Brown, obtained from Valerie Haig-Brown.

Printed materials series.

This series contains secondary material collected by Butler. It is made up of clippings of articles either by or about Haig-Brown or his works.

Publisher’s ledgers series.

This series contains photocopies of the ledgers made and retained by the publishers of the various books written by Roderick Haig-Brown. The sheets list monthly or quarterly sales of each book, as well as details of royalties paid out.

Richard Butler fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1091
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1979

This material was created and compiled in the course of research for the preparation, firstly, of a bibliography of Roderick Haig-Brown’s writings, and secondly, for a biography of Haig-Brown.

Butler, Richard

Subject files series.

This series contains material collected by Butler while doing background research for his proposed bibliography of Haig-Brown’s works.