Fonds UBCA-ARC-1067 - Roy Daniells fonds TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE DURING STORAGE UPGRADE PROJECT

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Roy Daniells fonds TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE DURING STORAGE UPGRADE PROJECT

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UBCA-ARC-1067

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  • 1902 - 1979 (creator)
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    Daniells, Roy
  • 1884-1979 (Creation)

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8.3 m of textual records and other material.

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Fonds consists of Daniells' personal and professional incoming and outgoing correspondence, diaries, speeches, radio broadcasts, manuscripts, poetry, subject files, research files, postcards and postcard collections, clippings, financial records, audio material, photographs, memorabilia and printed material. Also included are the records of Roy's parents, James and Constance Daniells. The correspondence series contains thousands of letters from prominent literary figures such as Earle Birney, Robert Finch, Desmond Pacey, Northrop Frye, Herbert Davis, E.K. Brown, A.S.P. Woodhouse, as well as writers, poets, and artists such as Paul Hiebert (Sara Binks), Carol Coates, Max Maynard, Jack Shadbolt and others. His works are represented by manuscripts of his poetry, fiction, drama, scholarly work on Milton and modernism and Canadian literature, speeches and broadcasts, autobiography, diaries, and many letters to his family. The fonds also contains notes of sympathy received by Daniells' family after his death.

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Donated to University Archives by Laurenda Daniells, in December 1990. File 49-4a (Correspondence with Reg Ingram) donated by Doreen Ingram in October 1990.

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Some materials were vandalized in a burglary before being transferred to the Archives, and it was not possible in all cases to restore the original order.

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More extensive biographical and scope notes are available in the "hard copy" version of this file list.

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Includes: ca. 1500 photographs, 7 sound recordings, and 2 video recordings.

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Updated in January 2021, JM.

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