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RINGWOOD, GWEN PHARIS, 1910-1984.

Gwen Pharis Ringwood fonds.
1913 - 1986.
6.5 m of textual records. - ca 335 photographs. - 44 audio cassettes.

Canadian playwright and author. Born in Anatone, Washington, on August 13, 1910. Moved to Lethbridge, Alberta, in 1913. Died May 27, 1984. Biographical information available in The Oxford companion to Canadian literature, 2nd ed., p. 1003-1004; and The Oxford companion to Canadian theatre, p. 468-469.
Fonds consists of the following series: family and personal correspondence (19--, 1913-1984); general business correspondence (19--, 1935-1986); manuscript (19--, 1924-1984); creative arts education (19--, 1938-1983); published works (19--, 1930-1982); sound cassette (19--, 1975-1983); works on Gwen Pharis Ringwood (19--, 1938-1984); miscellaneous (19--, 1945-1983); and three small appendices (MsC 51, 52, 57) consisting of material relating to G. P. Ringwood and acquired from other sources. For description of appendices see entries under Metropolitan Toronto Library Board, Linda Marilyn Potts and Enid Delgatty Rutland.
Previously known as Gwen Pharis Ringwood papers.
Acquired between 1980 and 1987.
Text in English.
Some items restricted.
Published inventory The Gwen Pharis Ringwood papers. - (Canadian archival inventory series, no. 11). - Calgary : University of Calgary Press, 1987. Biocritical essay by Dr. Geraldine Anthony, S.C.
MsC 51, 52, 57 described as appendices in the published inventory.
MsC 25, 51, 52, 57

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