Jennifer S. H. Brown:

An Inventory of her papers at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Lewis St. George Stubbs
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
Elizabeth Dafoe Library
(2011)

Finding aid encoded by Lewis St. George Stubbs (2011)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Title:
Jennifer S. H. Brown fonds

Dates:
1945-2010

Quantity:
2.75 m. of textual records

Identification:
MSS 336 A. 10-111

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Biographical Sketch

Jennifer Stacey Harcourt Brown was born in Providence, Rhode Island on December 30, 1940. She obtained an A.B. (Hons) in Ancient & Medieval Culture from Brown University in 1962. She received an A.M. in Classical Archaeology from Harvard University the following year. In 1976 she completed her Ph.D in Cultural/Social Anthropology at University of Chicago. Brown taught at Colby College in Waterville, Maine from 1966-1969. She taught at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb intermittently from 1969-1982 and also on a sessional basis at Chiang Mai University, Thailand, and Indiana University. She was editor for the Middle American Research Institute at Tulane University from 1975-1982. She came to the University of Winnipeg as an Associate Professor in History in 1983. She was made a full professor in 1988. In 1997 she became the Director of the Centre for Rupert's Land Studies. In 2004 she became Canada Research Chair for Aboriginal Peoples and Histories. Dr. Brown has published extensively in fur trade and Aboriginal history. Her book Strangers in Blood, published by University of British Columbia Press, received Honorable Mention for the Canadian Historical Association's Sir John A. Macdonald Prize. In 2002 she received a British Academy Visiting Professorship at the Institute of Social & Cultural Anthropology and Pitt Rivers Museum at the University of Oxford. She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Academy II (Social Sciences) in 2008. For a more in-depth account of her career consult Brown's vitae in Box 1 Fd. 1 of both of the first two accessions. Dr. Brown retired in 2011.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The fonds are processed in the order that the donor provided & comprise one large series.

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Restrictions on Access

Some student correspondence & papers have been restricted.

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Restrictions on Use

Some student papers & correspondence & papers have been restricted

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Custodial History

The fonds were donated by Dr. Jennifer Brown in 2010

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Jennifer Brown fonds [ 1945-2010 ]

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11 Brown's vitae 2010
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1A1 An annotated list of files provided by Dr. Brown (Box numbers will differ) 2010
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12 Camp Wapomeo - Taylor Statten Camps, Canoe Lake, Ontario 1956
3 Lincoln School, Providence, RI, & Glen Bernard Camp, Ontario 1945-1950
4 Classical High School, Providence, Rhode Island 1954-1958
5 Brown's essays Classical High School 1954-1958
6 Pembroke College, Brown University material 1958-1962
7 Summer School/ Archaeology Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala 1959
8 Brown University - Brown student papers in Medieval Art, History, French 1958-1960
9 Brown University - first anthropology courses taken 1959-1960
10 Brown's student papers in Religious Studies & Honors Thesis on Book of Revelation 1959-1962
11 Prizes, Awards Brown University 1958-1962
12 Summer Course - Roman Archaeology - University of Durham - Corbridge 1961
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21 Junior Year abroad - Paris 1960-1961
2 Summer Course - Medieval Archaeology - University of Birmingham 1961
3 Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, MA Studies, Harvard University 1961-1963
4 Brown University course notebooks & other materials 1959-1962
5 Brown University course notebooks 1960-1962
6 Classical Archaeology papers Harvard 1962-1963
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31 Harvard University MA Studies in Classical Archaeology 1962-1963
2 Harvard University Anthropology - correspondence, awards & grades 1963-1966
3 Studies in Peru 1963-1964
4 Harvard Archaeology Seminar - Stephen Williams 1964-1965 - reflections on the course 1991,1995
5 Sociology teaching notebook - Colby College - Waterville, Maine 1966-1968
6 Colby College, teaching - Department of Sociology 1966-1969
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41 Colby College - courses on Sociology of Language/ Sociology of Art - selected student papers 1967-1969
2 Colby College - Sociology of the Family - selected student papers 1967-1969
3 Colby College - Introduction to Sociology, Great Social Thinkers (team-taught) 1967-1969
4 Colby College - "January Plan" student reports, projects, Honors papers 1967-1969
5 Colby College - Teaching - New World Archaeology, Maine Indians - Red Man's Burden 1967-1969
6 Maine Indians - Special course at Colby College- course material 1968-1969
7 Indians of Maine - original reports, newsletters 1968-1969
8 Teaching notes re: Anthropology courses taught at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb 1969-1970
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51 University of Chicago Department of Anthropology 1970-1976
2 Historical Anthropology - Bibliographical papers for Cohn 1971 - University of Chicago 1969-1971
3 Ph.D proposals University of Chicago, finances 1971-1972
4 University of Chicago 1970-1976
5 University of Chicago- Ph.D studies, course notes 1970-1976
6 University of Chicago - course & seminar papers, notes, reports, some correspondence 1970-1976
7 Aborigines Protection Society 1971
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61 Company Men & Native Families - Dissertation chapter drafts - University of Chicago 1975-1976
2 American Society for Ethnohistory meetings, programs, business 1969-1990
3 Inquiries, applications for jobs, grants & related correspondence 1969-1982
4 Brown's Windigo paper in the American Anthropologist 1970-1971
5 American Anthropological Association meetings & correspondence [1970s]
6 Historical Documents & North American Indians Symposium 1972-1973
7 Central States Anthropological Society 1970-1973
8 Algonquian Conferences - programs, papers, notes - misc 1970-1990
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71 Middle American Research Institute - Tulane University 1975-1994
2 Thailand - Research on Thai faculty women - Chiang Mai University 1977-1979
3 Indiana University - teaching in the Department of Anthropology 1978-1979
4 Teaching at Northern Illinois University - DeKalb 1978-1982
5 Arctic Anthropology - Brown as assistant editor to Dr. Catharine McClellan 1978-1982
6 Indiana University selected course evaluations 1979-1980
7 Indians of North America Course - Rockford, Northern Illinois University 1980
8 Publishers' correspondence Strangers in Blood non UBC 1977-1979
9 Strangers in Blood, UBC Press, Jane Fredeman/ University of Oklahoma Press (co-publication) 1979-1996
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81 Strangers in Blood edited chapters 1979
2 Strangers in Blood - reviews & response 1980-2004
3 Festschrift for Fred Eggan - Brown essay "Fur Trade as Centrifuge" 1980-1995
4 Dictionary of Canadian Biography [1990s]
5 University of Alberta Press - manuscript reviews & correspondence 1981-1992
6 Susan Jackel correspondence - re: Brown's Distinguished Visiting Professorship at University of Alberta 1982
7 Native Peoples, The Canadian Experience - chapter correspondence & text 1982-1995
8 "The Metis in North America" - Newberry Library International Conference 1980-1981
9 Marcel Giraud - Metis Conference 1981-2003
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91 Peterson & Brown, The New Peoples, reviews 1986-1991
2 Daughters of the Country - 4 part NFB film on which Brown advised 1987
3 McGill University - Canadian Studies Lecture - "Fur Trade as Centrifuge" 1983
4 "Woman as Centre and Symbol...." - Metis Symposium - Canadian Journal of Native Studies 1982-1983
5 Newberry Library Fellowship 1982
6 Peterson & Brown - editing, publishing & correspondence Re: The New Peoples 1982-1999
7 University of Winnipeg - reports, tenure/promotion 1981-1988
8 Brown's conference paper on George Nelson 1982-1985
9 Jennifer Brown & Robert Brightman - research, editing & publishing of Orders of the Dreamed 1982-1996
10 Orders of the Dreamed - reviews & responses 1988-1992
11 Rev. Tom Collings - Native Ministry Conference, includes copy of Brown's lecture 1984-1987
12 Jennifer Brown, " A Cree Nurse in a Cradle of Methodism" For Women in Manitoba History - conference & published in First Days Fighting Days 1984-1991
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101 Scottish Heritage Festival - Guelph, includes Brown's paper 1983
2 "Parcel of Upstart Scotsmen..." Brown's article in the Beaver Magazine 1988
3 Laurier Conference 1982-1983
4 Canadian History of Education Conference - Vancouver 1983
5 Brown's talk to the Westerners' Chicago Corral 1983
6 Society for Applied Anthropology - Canada/Manitoba 1983-1985
7 Brown's article in Native Peoples Native Lands - Bruce Cox, ed. 1984-1987
8 Research travel, release time expenses 1984-1990
9 Graduate Administration U. of Manitoba./ U. of Winnipeg - correspondence 1984-1994
10 Social History / Hist. Sociale - Advisory Board 1985-1991
11 Native Educators' Conferences [1980s]
12 "A Quest Across Continents" Maureen Matthews profile of Jennifer Brown - University of Winnipeg Journal 1986
13 Native Canadian Anthropology & History A Selected Bibliography - Rupert's Land Research Centre Volume 1 - Brown general editor 1986
14 Jay Gitlin WHA Conference paper - Billings Montana - Brown commentator 1986-1987
15 Brown's rejoinder to Peter C. Newman in the Canadian Historical Review 1986-1987
16 "People of Myth, People of History....." Brown's article in Acadiensis Journal of the Atlantic Region 1986-1988
17 "A Place in Your Mind for Them All" Chief William Berens - Brown's chapter in "Being and Becoming Indian" edited by James A. Clifton 1986-1988
18 University of Oklahoma Press - multiple manuscript reviews, projects 1986-1996
19 Harold Hickerson Project - new edition Waveland Press with Laura Peers 1987-1988
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111 Ft. Chipewyan/ Ft. Vermillion Conference Committee - Brown plenary speaker 1987-1992
2 MacDonald Prize - Canadian Historical Association - Brown on Selection Committee 1987-1990
3 Brown's lecture & visits to Dartmouth College 1987-1990
4 Handbook of North American Indians - Plains volume - Brown's draft chapter The Plains of Rupert's Land (Western Canada) to 1870 1987-1999
5 Aboriginal Resource Use Conference - University of Manitoba 1988
6 Entries for LARG International Dictionary of Anthropologists 1988-1991
7 Robert Houle - Winnipeg Art Gallery exhibit - Brown commissioned for an essay 1989-1990
8 University of Alaska Fairbanks - Institute of Circum Polar Studies - Brown gave 3 presentations 1989
9 Book review: "Sous Le signe de l'ours....." Emmanuel Desveaux in Anthropos 1989-1990
10 Henry Budd Conference - The Pas 1989-1991
11 Manitoba Hydro/ Public Utilities Board/ Symbion Consultancy 1990
12 History of Art & correspondence 1988-1990
13 Alberta Culture - Fur Trade / Native History Workshop 1990
14 Canadian Historical Review Board - editorial advisory 1990-1994
15 Canadian Indian / Native Studies Association - Brandon - Brown's notes for talk on Women, Berens River 1991
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121 Canadian Historical Association - Amateurs, Professionals and the Politics of Canadian Fur Trade Historiography - Brown commentator 1991
2 Brown talks A. I. Hallowell 1991
3 Champlain Society paper: after 1991-1992, "Documentary Editing: Whose Voices?" 1991-1992
4 American Historical Association paper "Metis, Halfbreeds, and other Real People....." published in the History Teacher 1991-1993
5 GST Issues 1991-1994
6 Article for Fisher/Coates volume - not published 1991-1994
7 Issues & Problems in Native History Research: Anthropological Approaches - prepared by Brown for Parks Canada historians seminar 1989-1990
8 2 lectures presented by Brown at the University of Toronto 1990
9 Hallowell - Berens River book - correspondence & funding 1989-1994
10 Hallowell Ojibwa of Berens River edited manuscript 1991
11 Hallowell, A. Irving - Transcript of Ojibwa of Berens River, edited & annotated by Brown 1992
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131 Hallowell's manuscript chapters for The Ojibwa of Berens River with Brown's notes 1990-1992
2 Copy of the Ojibwa of Berens River with preface & foreword by Brown published by Harcourt Brace 1998
3 Canadian Historical Association - Charlottetown - Brown commentaries on 3 papers 1991-1992
4 North West Co./ L. Paquin re: marketing heritage, support 1991-1994
5 Elizabeth Losey, Let Them be Remembered: The Story of the Fur Trade Forts - publication efforts & assistance 1992-2000
6 Rupert's Land Research Committee - Issues, problems, reformation, transition 1992-1996
7 Canadian Historical Review - Brown referees article 1993
8 Fair Wind paper - Canadian Historical Association - Ottawa 1993-1994
9 Decentring the Renaissance Conference - Victoria University 1993-1997
10 Poster for First Words ....... Lecture by Stan Cuthand at the University of Winnipeg 1994
11 A Guide to Resources for the Study of Aboriginal History & Peoples at the University of Winnipeg & Downtown Winnipeg - Brown edited 1994
12 American Society for Ethnohistory - Committee for Women & Missions session, publication 1994-1996
13 Essay for Bumsted volume readings in Canadian History cancelled by Oxford Press 1994-1998
14 Northern Great Plains Conference - Brandon 1995
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141 Tales from the Bay - Brown letter 1995
2 American Society for Ethnohistory - meeting Kalamazoo, Michigan 1995
3 Brown book reviews - Labrador winter.... & Grateful Prey - Canadian Historical Review 1995
4 Brown's Houston Memorial Address, Ontario Genealogical Society, Thunder Bay 1995-1996
5 Strangers in Blood reprint Unversity of Oklahoma Press & UBC Press 1995
6 American Anthropological Association " American Indians & the Development of American Anthropology - includes Brown's paper on the Ojibwa 1995
7 American Anthropological Association- Fogelson session 1996
8 Montana - Museum of the Rockies - Brown lecture - "Revisiting Fur Trade Families: Fieldnotes, Headnotes & Footnotes" 1996
9 Fort Langley Workshop - talk 1996-1997
10 Royal Ontario Museum talk - E.S. Rogers Annual Lecture in Anthropology - "Going to School in Dreams" 1996-1997
11 American Anthropological Association - Session in honor of George Stocking - Brown paper on Hallowell & Stocking 1997
12 University of Nebraska Press - re: Mss reviews & projects 1996-2002
13 Consulting - birth mother / foetus duty of care case 1997
14 Consulting "Sniffer" case Supreme Court 1997
15 "Canada's Legal History: Past, Present, Future" Conference - includes correspondence, program & Brown's paper 1997
16 Chacmool Conference - Calgary - Brown paper "Texts as Artifacts, Artifacts as Texts" 1997-2000
17 Human Relations Area Files - article on Ojibwa 1997-2001
18 American Society for Ethnohistory 1998
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151 J. Brown & Theresa Schenck "Metis, Mestizo, & Mixed Blood", Blackwell Companion to Native American History 1998-1999
2 AAA session in Honor of R. Fogelson (1996) and Kan & Strong eds., festschrift for Fogelson with Brown paper written for book - "Fields of Dreams" 1998-2003
3 Canada - A People's History - C.B.C. - Consulting & Critique 1998-2001
4 Encarta Encyclopedia articles on North West Company & Rupert's Land 1999
5 AAA session on reasssessing revitilization movements, Michael Harkin ,ed. - Brown's AAA paper - revision for book 1999-2003
6 Fur Trade/ Public History Workshop - Grand Portage , Minnesota - Brown's paper " Reading the Labels in Fur Trade History" 2000
7 American Society for Ethnohistory Meeting - London, Ontario - Brown session chair 2000
8 Mennonites/Aboriginal People Conference - Brown paper " Writing the Stories of Aboriginal-Missionary Encounters: A Place in our Minds for Them All 1999-2001
9 Bonnie Dickie, film proposal on Sandy Lake - Fiddler Windigo case 2001
10 Articles for Oxford University Press - Oxford Companion to Canadian History 2001-2002
11 Berkshire Conference on the History of Women - University of Connecticut - Brown's paper Native/Newcomer Gender Relations in Rupert's Land Local Knowledge & Local Learning 2001-2002
12 Canadian Historical Review Special Issue - Brown's paper - "Doing Aboriginal History on the Prairies: A View from Winnipeg" 2001-2005
13 Brown's British Academy visiting professorship University of Oxford 2000-2002
14 Louis Bird transcripts Telling Our Stories 1999-2004
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161 Louis Bird & editors - Telling Our Stories manuscript - Broadview Press 2003-2005
2 Louis Bird - Telling Our Stories manuscript & related material 2004-2006
3 Louis Bird conference on Aboriginal Language 2004
4 Historic Sites & Monuments Board of Canada - Ottawa 2003-2004
5 Metis Conference - Saskatoon - Brown paper "Cores & Boundaries: Metis Identity Issues in Historical Writing" 2003-2004
6 Brown's article "Cores & Boundaries Historiography Across a Generation: Native Studies Review 2005-2006
7 Brown book review: The False Traitor: Louis Riel in Canadian Culture Albert Braz in American Historical Review 2004
8 Orality Conference - University of Winnipeg - Brown on panel 2004
9 Metis Symposium, Beyond Red River - Michigan State University - Brown's paper " The Metis & their Relatives; A Forest of Family Trees" 2005-2006
10 Canada's North: Whose North? Graduate Student's Colloquium St. John's College 2006
11 Monarchist League of Manitoba Lecture at the University Women's Club 2006
12 Ethnohistory & Ethnoarchaelogy Conference - Irkutsk, Siberia - Brown invited to give keynote address 2006-2007, declined
13 Historica Foundation Council 2006-2008
14 Papers of the Algonquian Conference - Issues & the University of Manitoba decision 2007 to end support
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171 Reviews of MSS, alphabetical by name, or by press/journal A-B 1998-2009
2 Reviews of MSS & of tenure/promotion, grant applications C-D 1997-2009
3 Reviews of MSS applications, grants E-F 1984-1993
4 Reviews of MSS, applications & grants G-H 1996-1998
5 Reviews of MSS, applications, grants I-L 1991-2010
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181 Reviews of MSS, applications, grants M-Mac 1985-2006
2 Reviews of MSS, grants, applications N-P 1972-2006
3 Reviews of MSS, grants, applications Q-S 1988-2005
4 Reviews of MSS, applications & reviews T-Z 1998-2008
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191 American Society for Ethnohistory - Brown as President 1988-1990
2 American Society for Ethnohistory - Brown as Past-President & chair of nomination committee 1991-1996
3 Misc. correspondence alphabetical A-Z [1970s]
4 Misc. correspondence A-L [1980s]
5 Misc. correspondence M-Z [1980s]
6 Misc. correspondence A-Z [1990s]
7 Gary C. Anderson - Western History Association 1983
8 James Axtell correspondence 1974-2007
9 Dr. Peter Bakker guest lecture correspondence 1998
10 Jeremy Beckett ASE correspondence 1988-1989
11 Robert E. Bieder correspondence 1979-1986
12 Theodore Binnema 1995-2004
13 Charles Bishop correspondence 1972-1989
14 Michael Bliss & Peter Brimelow correspondence on Peter Newman 1986-1988
15 Ian W. Brown - Algoma University College - Native History course design / Laura Peers 1988
16 Jack Bumsted correspondence 1981-1989
17 Sarah Carter talks, correspondence & fellowship at University of Winnipeg 1983-1997
18 Paul Chartrand correspondence 1984-2003
19 Nancy Christie correspondence 1987-1998
20 Sally Cole correspondence 1996-1998
21 George Colpitts correspondence 1997
22 Ramsay Cook & related visit to York University etc. 1988-1997
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201 Julie Cruikshank correspondence 1989-2009
2 Malcolm Davidson - University of Toronto 1985-1989
3 Raymond DeMallie - various correspondence 1979-1998
4 Olive P. Dickason correspondence 1974-2004
5 Ann Harper Fender 1989-1990
6 R. Fogelson correspondence 1970-1988
7 Martha H. Foster 1995-2003
8 Brian Gallagher correspondence 1989-1991
9 Frederic Gleach correspondence 1995-1999
10 Rayna Green 1988-1994
11 John C. Jackson correspondence 1985-1986
12 Philippe Jacquin correspondence 1981-2001
13C Sergei Kan correspondence & references 1982-1997
14 Alice Kehoe correspondence 2004-2006
15 M.T. Kelly correspondence & reviews 1988-1990
16 Kenneth E. Kidd correspondence 1958-1990
17 Arnold Krupat - Re: Settee documents 1992
18 John S. Long correspondence 1980-1998
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211 Victor Lytwyn correspondence 1986-1997
2 Catharine McClellan correspondence 1972-2001
3C Patricia A. McCormack - correspondence & references 1976-2009
4 Ian S. MacLaren correspondence 1990-1994
5 Maureen Matthews correspondence 1992-2009
6 Melissa Meyer 1985-1993
7 David R. Miller correspondence 1983-1998
8 David Miller - Re: promotion 2007
9 Toby Morantz correspondence 1984-2010
10 Kenneth M. Morrison 1975-1982
11 Trudy Nicks 1982-1998
12 Ronald Niezen correspondence - U. of W. affiliated Cross Lake Hydro Conference 1998-2003
13 Charlotte Otten correspondence and writings [1970-1990]
14 Joy Parr correspondence Re: Children of the Fur Trade 1979-1985
15 Laura Peers correspondence 1985-1998
16 Laura Peers correspondence 1998-2002
17 Carolyn Podruchny correspondence 1989
18 Juliet Pollard - PHD defense 1984-1993
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221 John Richthammer correspondence 1993-1995
2 Mary Black Rogers & Edward S. Rogers correspondence 1981-2001
3 R.I. Ruggles 1975-1992
4C Mark Ruml correspondence & job references 1998-2006
5C Theresa Schenck correspondence & references 1991-2001
6C Theresa Schenck correspondence & hiring issues Anthro Dept. University of Winnipeg 1998
7 Nan Shipley 1989
8 Donald Smith correspondence 1983-2006
9 James G.E. Smith 1970-1989
10 Irene Spry correspondence 1973-1998
11 W.R. Swagerty correspondence 1984-2002
12C Tanis Thorne correspondence & references 1979-1996
13 Neil Van Sickle correspondence 1995-2008
14 Germain Warkentin correspondence 1991-2000
15 Lynn Whidden correspondence 1984-1995
16 Glyndwr Williams correspondence 1978-1997
17C Linda Wimmer - correspondence, references & talk at the University of Wpg. 1998-1999
18 H.C. Wolfart correspondence 1997

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