Reeks 2005-015 - Manuscripts, Correspondence

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Manuscripts, Correspondence

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CA UVICARCH SC085-2005-015


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  • 1937-2003 (Vervaardig)

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4.2 meters of textual records and other material. (14 boxes)

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The accrual consists of manuscripts and correspondence files. It documents Murray’s personal and professional life and contains textual records as well as audio-visual material and records in electronic form. Records relate to Murray’s career as a writer and university lecturer in British Columbia. Also included are records created while Murray attended university in the United States of America, Canada, and England.


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Arranged into seven series: Poetry, Plays, Short Stories/Essays/Articles, Novels, Correspondence and Ephemera, Coursework, Teaching Material, Audio-Visual Material, as well as Electronic Material. These series contain records reflecting Murray’s activities as an author, student, and teacher. Series containing audio-visual and electronic material correspond to each of Murray’s activities. Series relating to Murray’s literary career include Poetry, Plays, Short Stories, Essays, and Articles, as well as Novels. Series Coursework contains records pertaining to Murray’s education and series Teaching Material includes records reflecting Murray’s work as a lecturer. Correspondence and Ephemera series contains records relating to various aspects of Murray’s life. Files within series are in the order as received at UVic Special Collections and are in neither chronological nor alphabetical order.

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Murray’s literary executor Michael Walbank classified Murray’s papers and an inventory is available providing item level descriptions.

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Contains drafts of poems, novels, articles, essays, plays, and short stories for both published and unpublished material. Murray’s student coursework (such as notes and thesis) are included in the fonds as are Murray’s teaching materials (lecture notes etc.). Both professional and personal correspondence are included in the file as well as various ephemera (such as posters and newspaper clippings).

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