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Charles Lillard fonds
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- Multiple media
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1962 - 1998 (Creation)
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2.5 m of textual records and other material
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Charles Lillard was a poet, dramatist, historian, writer, bibliographer, critic, editor and publisher specializing in the Northwest Coast. He was born in California and grew up in Alaska. He taught English at both UBC and UVIC. He had several volumes of poetry published, including "Drunk on Wood" (1972). He also worked as a columnist for several papers and contributed fiction and non-fiction to magazines. In addition, he edited and re-published several out of print historical works. Together with Robin Skelton and Rhonda Batchelor, he founded Reference West. He died in Victoria, B.C.
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The fonds consists of: 1) correspondence - mainly with fellow writers including Patrick Lane, Susan Musgrave, George Payerle, Robin Skelton, and George Woodcock and with publishers; 2) manuscripts - mainly of his own poetry, drama, and prose, including a BC Bibliography of Literature; 3) notebooks - in which appear ideas, diary entries, drafts of work, etc.; and 4) audio cassettes (not yet listed).
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Includes 36 audio cassettes.
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Revised by JF, May 26, 2020.
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