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Sharon Pollock fonds.
[ca. 1965] - 1987.
1.6 m of textual records. - 6 sound recordings. - 12 photographs.

Canadian playwright and author Sharon Pollock (née Mary Sharon Chalmers) was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on April 19, 1936. Biographical information available in The Oxford companion to Canadian literature, 2nd ed., p. 955-957; and The Oxford companion to Canadian theatre, p. 424-426.
Fonds consists of the following series for MsC 54: correspondence ([19--], 1965-1984); manuscript ([19--], 1971-1984); audio ([19--], 1971-1981); works by other authors (1976-1984); and miscellaneous ([19--], ca. 1965-1984). MsC 295 consists of holograph thank-you to Dorothy Jones from S. Pollock; three typescript (photocopy) letters to Bill Millerd, Vancouver Arts Club, from S. Pollock; two production photographs of S. Pollock in Douglas College production of Lysistrata; and one production photograph of S. Pollock in Douglas College production of her own play, My name is Lisbeth. MsC 320 consists of compact disk recording of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation production of radio play Constance Kent by S. Pollock with S. Pollock in the title role, 1990. MsC 326 consists of letter from S. Pollock to members of Playwrights Union of Canada regarding contracts.
Previously known as Sharon Pollock papers.
Msc 54 acquired in 1985. MsC 295 donated by Dorothy Jones and Msc 296 donated by Dr. Malcolm Page in 2003. MsC 320 and 326 donated by Sherrill Grace in 2005 and 2007.
Text in English.
Some items restricted.
Published inventory The Sharon Pollock papers : first accession - (Canadian archival inventory series, no. 19). - Calgary : University of Calgary Press, 1989. Biocritical essay by Denis Salter.
Further accruals expected.
MsC 54, 295, 296, 320, 326

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