John Newlove:

An Inventory of His Records at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Heinz Kattenfeld
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
331 Elizabeth Dafoe Library, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2
(1991)

Finding aid encoded by Brett Lougheed (June 2006)
Finding aid written in English.


Table of Contents

Collection Summary

Biography of John Newlove

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Restrictions on Use

Related Materials

Custodial History

Detailed Description of the Collection

Diaries and Journals, 1962-1986

Poetry, 1960-1983

Published Works and Manuscripts. 1965-1986

Foreign Anthologies and Periodicals, 183, 1985

Foreign Periodicals, 1979

Periodicals and Journals, 1966-1986

Manuscripts Edited by Newlove, 1969-1985

Manuscripts Sent to John Newlove for Comments and Advice, 1971-1986

Correspondence with Family and Friends, 1962-1987

General Correspondence, 1964-1985

Correspondence Relating to Institutions, 1963-1986

Correspondence: Readings, Employment, Publishers, 1965-1986

Financial and Housekeeping Records, 1974-1985

Works Written on Newlove, 1969-1985

Photograph Collection (PC 81), 1954-1985

Tape Collection (TC 51), 1968-1986


Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
331 Elizabeth Dafoe Library, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2

Creator:
John Newlove

Title:
John Newlove fonds

Dates:
1954-1987

Quantity:
3.25 m of textual records and other material

Identification:
MSS 70, PC 81, TC 51 (A.86-24, A.86-25, A.86-27, A.86-29, A.86-32, A.86-37, A.86-40, A.86-43, A.88-12)

English

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Biography of John Newlove

John Newlove was born in Regina on June 13, 1938. His father, Thomas Harold Newlove, was a lawyer and his mother, Mary Constant (Monteith) Newlove, was a teacher. John Newlove grew up in a number of small towns in Saskatchewan, including Ituna, Yellowgrass, Lloydminster, Grenfell, Veregin, and from 1949 to 1956, in Kamsack. He graduated from the Kamsack Collegiate Institute in 1956 and spent the following year at the University of Saskatchewan.

While enrolled at university John Newlove began writing poetry and he continued his writing while employed at a variety of jobs. He worked as a high school teacher in Birtle, Manitoba, a social worker in Yorkton and in radio in Weyburn, Regina, and Swift Current. He also held numerous jobs in British Columbia and on the Prairies.

From 1960 to 1967 he lived in Vancouver from which he made many hitch-hiking trips to the prairies, Toronto, Montreal, and Chicago. He was married in 1966 to Susan Mary Phillips and had two step-children, Jeremy and Tamsin. He spent most of 1967 in eastern California and Portugese Cove, Halifax, and Wolfville, Nova Scotia. He lived in Prince George and Terrace, British Columbia, until 1970, when he moved to Toronto. The following years were spent in Quebec, Ontario and Saskatchewan in writer-in-residence appointments. In 1982 he moved to Nelson, British Columbia, and taught at the David Thompson University Centre. He lived in Ottawa in his later years.

John Newlove was the senior trade editor for McClelland and Stewart from 1970 to 1974, where he was involved in editing, budget, design and production control. He edited a variety of books, including verse, fiction, non-fiction, picture books and calendars. Books of verse by Ralph Gustafson and F.R. Scott and a novel by Rudy Weibe edited by John Newlove received Governor General Awards.

He has also consulted and/or edited on a freelance basis for McClelland and Stewart, Jonathon Jones Books, Hurtig Publishers, Thistledown Press, the Governor General's Awards Committee, the Canada Council, the Manitoba Arts Council and the Saskatchewan Arts Board.

He was the writer-in-residence at Loyola College, Montreal (1974-1975), where he consulted with students and taught two credit classes in Creative Writing. In the summer of 1975 he worked as a writer in the Communications Branch of the Office of the Prime Minister. He was the writer-in-residence at the University of Western Ontario (1975-1976), Massey College, University of Toronto, (1976-1977) and the Regina Public Library (1979-1980). All of these residencies included personal consultations, seminars, workshops, public and private readings and lectures.

From 1982-1983 he was an instructor at the David Thompson University Centre giving creative writing workshops for first, second and third year students. John Newlove also read and lectured at many universities, and literary societies throughout North America. As a freelance editor, writer, researcher in Ottawa, he did extensive work for the Office of the Commissioners of Official Languages and contracted with the Complaints Commission of the RCMP, the National Library and the Debates Branch of the Senate.

John Newlove received a Koerner Foundation Grant (1964), several Canada Council grants, the Governor General's Award (1972), The Founder's Award of the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild in 1984, the Literary Press Group Award (1988) and the Archibald Lampman Award (1993).

His poems have been published in numerous magazines and anthologies in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Chile, England, France, Belgium, Germany, Romania, India, Australia, Italy, the former Yugoslavia and Hungary.

John Newlove had thirteen chapbooks and published books: Grave Sirs (Vancouver: Robert Reid and Takao Tanabe, 1962); Elephants, Mothers & Others (Vancouver: Periwinkle Press, 1963. 31 pp.); Moving in Alone (Toronto: Contact, 1965. 83 pp.) 2nd edition (Lantzvelle, British Columbia: Oolichan Books, 1977. 88 pp.); Notebook Pages (Portfolio, Toronto: Charles Pachter, 1966); What They Say (Kitchener: Weed/Flower, 1967. 23 pp.) 2nd printing, 1968; Black Night Window (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1968. 112 pp.); The Cave (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1970. 85 pp.); 7 Disaster, 3 Theses, and Welcome Home, Click . (Vancouver: Very Stone House, 1971); Lies (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1973. 96 pp.); The Fat Man: Selected Poems, 1962-1972 (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1971. 127 pp.); Canadian Poetry: The Modern Era (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1977). editor & contributor; The Green Plain (Lantzville, British Columbia: Oolichan Books, 1981); and The Night the Dog Smiled (Toronto: ECW Press, 1986. 78 pp.)

Newlove's poetry was most popular in the 1960s and 1970s when he and Eli Mandel were considered to be among the dominant voices of Canadian prairie poetry. John Newlove died suddenly in Ottawa on December 23, 2003. He was 65.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

This fonds includes manuscripts of several of John Newlove's poetry books and short stories. Of his twelve publications, this fonds contains literary manuscripts of nine of them along with the related correspondence. Typescripts of publications included are Grave Sirs (1962), Moving in Alone (1965), The Cave (1968), Lies (1972), and The Night the Dog Smiled (1986). An unpublished manuscript is also included. Most of the collection is comprised of journals, correspondence, manuscripts and notes from the mid-1960s to 1986.

There is a large amount of correspondence, both private and business. The private correspondence includes letters to and from Newlove's family, friends and writers. The correspondence includes substantial communications between Newlove and other writers such as Earle Birney, Irving Layton, Al Purdy, John Metcalf, Alden Nowlan, Bernie Childs, Patrick Lane, and others. The business correspondence deals with publishers, universities, various magazines and organizations. The correspondence is essential in understanding how the Canadian literary and publishing scenes "work".

John Newlove's literary essays are also included as are a number of others about Newlove. Also included are John Newlove's opinions and reports and manuscripts and their authors which he edited or was asked to advise on.

Most of this fonds deals with the literary and personal development of John Newlove as reflected in the journals, manuscripts, edited revisions, reviews, reports, essays and correspondence.

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Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged into sixteen series: Diaries and Journals; Poetry; Published Works and Manuscripts; Foreign Anthologies and Periodicals; Foreign Periodicals; Periodicals and Journals; Manuscripts Edited by Newlove; Manuscripts Sent to John Newlove for Comments and Advice; Correspondence with Family and Friends; General Correspondence; Correspondence Relating to Institutions; Correspondence: Reading, Employment, Publishers; Financial and Housekeeping Records; Works Written on Newlove; Photograph Collection (PC 81); and Tape Collection (TC 51)

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Restrictions on Use

The fonds is open to all users. Copyright must be respected and permission to publish any findings must be granted by the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections.

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Related Materials

Unprocessed material (A.86-27, A.98-68). The Thomas Fisher Library of the University of Toronto acquired a portion of Newlove's earlier works several years ago. These holdings include drafts of poems; typescripts and proofs of Grave Sirs , Moving in Alone , Elephants, Mothers & Others , and Black Night Window ; and correspondence with publishers and other Canadian authors. There is a box of materials at the University of Texas, Humanities Research Center. These holdings include page proofs, etc., for Newlove's contributions to el caorno emplumado/the plumed horn (Mexico City), No. 13 (January 1965), No. 17 (January 1966), and No. 19 (July 1966), and eleven letters from Newlove to el caorno emplumado/the plumed horn (Mexico City) dated 1964-1965.

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Custodial History

The material in this fonds was donated to Archives & Special Collections in nine different accessions between 1986 and 1988.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Diaries and Journals, [ 1962-1986 ]

The diaries and journals are in a variety of forms, from index cards to bound calendars. The cover the years from 1962 to 1984. The most complete entries are from 1962 to 1965 and 1969 to 1970. Entries for the remaining years were not done on a regular basis. Also included is autobiographical and biographical material.

BoxFolder
11 Diaries, notes and reflections (8 pp.), January 30, 1962 - May 27, 1962
2 Notebooks (5) with journal entries, December 5, 1963 - February 1, 1965
3 Notebooks (7) with journal entries, February 23, 1965 - January 12, 1970
4 Loose pages with journal entries, September 15, 1965 - June 12, 1986
5 Autobiographical material and related correspondence, 1980-1985
5 5 bound calendar journal, 1977-1979, 1983-1984
5 The Newlove Family Tree . Thomas Vernon Newlove, 1971
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2 Index cards, journal entries, October 1969 - August 1974
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3 Index cards, journal entries, April 1971 - August 1974

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Poetry, 1960-1983

The majority of Newlove's literary output is poetry, with some short fiction. Most of the manuscripts are typed and collected in notebooks. Working copies of his poems are also included and are arranged alphabetically by title. Handwritten notes and ideas for his writing complete this part of the collection.

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41 Ideas and reflections from his reading, 1960-1965
2 Ideas and reflections, 1960-1965
3 Notebooks (3) containing business, current affairs and correspondence notes, 1971-1983
4 Notebooks (4) with typed drafts of poems, ca. 1963
5 Notebooks (4) with typed drafts of poems, 1965-1966
6 Notebooks (4) with typed drafts of poems, 1966-1970
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51 Poems (A-E), n.d.
2 Poems (F-M), n.d.
3 Poems (N-S), n.d.
4 Poems (T-Z), n.d.
5 "Notes From Among the Wars" poem and materials used for CBC productions, n.d.
6 Versions of Sanskrit and Oriental poems by Newlove, also Translation of Newlove into German, n.d.
7 Short prose, untitled, n.d.
8 Poems, untitled, n.d.
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61 Quotes and recollections by Newlove on books which he had read, n.d.
2 Quotations and recollections by Newlove on books read, n.d.
3 3 articles by Newlove, n.d.
3 Index cards with lines for poems, n.d.
3 Index cards noting which poems were accepted for publication and who published them, n.d.
4 Typed poems used for poetry readings, n.d.

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Published Works and Manuscripts. 1965-1986

The published works and manuscripts are listed in the next section. Several of John Newlove's books are included as are anthologies and literary journals with Newlove contributions. There is also one unpublished manuscript of selected poems. Any correspondence and review pertaining to the books are also included. The books and anthologies are arranged chronologically.

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71 Moving in Alone , first published in 1965 and reprinted in 1977, 1965
2 What They Say , 1967
3 The Cave , manuscript with editor's notes, 1967
4 The Cave , manuscript, 1970
5 The Cave , production manuscript, 1970
6 The Cave , cloth copy, 1970
7 The Cave , reviews, n.d.
8 Lies , first manuscript, n.d.
9 Lies , production manuscript and artwork for cover, n.d.
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81 Lies , manuscript, 1972
2 The Fat Man , manuscript, n.d.
3 The Fat Man , paper copy, 1977
4 The Green Plain , 1981
5 Three poems published by Gorse Press, 1985
6 The Night the Dog Smiled , manuscript and editor's notes, n.d.
7 The Night the Dog Smiled , manuscript, n.d.
8 The Night the Dog Smiled , cloth copy, 1986
9 Unpublished manuscript of selected poems for Talonbooks, n.d.
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9 Anthologies, Newlove contributions in (p. ?), 1968-1978
  • Purdy, Al, ed., The New Romans: Candid Canadian Opinions of the U.S. Edmonton: M.G. Hurtig Ltd., 1968 (pp. 135)
  • Wainwright, Andy, ed., Notes for a Native Land. Toronto: Oberon Press, 1969 (pp. 64-71)
  • Featherling, Doug, ed., Thumbprints. Toronto: Peter Martin Assoc. Ltd., 1969 (pp. 15-28)
  • Geddes, Gary, ed., 15 Canadian Poets. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1970 (pp. 199-216)
  • Woollatt, Richard, ed., Generation Now. Toronto: Longman Canada Ltd., 1970 (p. 135)
  • Weaver, Robert, ed., Poems for Voices. Toronto: CBC, 1970 (pp. 29-39)
  • Gibbons, Maurice, ed., Reaching Out. Vancouver: Resource Publications, 1970
  • Newlove, John, ed., Book Cellar's Choice. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Ltd., 1971
  • Gill, John, ed., New American and Canadian Poetry. Boston: Beacon Press, 1971 (pp. 179-185)
  • David, Jack, ed., Brave New Wave. Windsor: Black Moss Press, 1978 (p. 196)
  • Peck, Edward, ed., Transitions III: Poetry. Vancouver: CommCept Publishing Ltd., 1978 (pp. 96, 106, 142, 157)
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10 Anthologies, Newlove contributions in (pp. ?), 1980-1983
  • Bowering, George, ed., Fiction of Contemporary Canada. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1980. (p. 33)
  • Regina Book Festival Committee. 40 Saskatchewan Poets. National Book Festival, 1980. (p. 27)
  • Pacey, Desmond, ed., Our Literary Heritage. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd., 1982. (pp. 584-585)
  • Ursell, Geoffrey, ed., Saskatchewan Gold. Moose Jaw: Thunder Creek Publishing Co-op Ltd., 1982. (pp. 96-101)
  • Landy, Alice, ed., The Heath Introduction to Literature, Canada. Toronto: D.C. Heath Canada Ltd., 1982. (pp. 889, 905)
  • Bennett, Donna, ed., An Anthology of Canadian Literature in English, Vol. II. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1983. (pp. 427-440)
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11 Anthologies, Newlove contributions in (pp. ?), 1983-1986
  • Brennan, Peter, ed., Echoes I. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1983. (p. 136)
  • Daniel, Lorne, ed., Ride off any Horizon. Edmonton: NeWest Press, 1983. (pp. 9-12)
  • Paustian, Shirley, ed., Through the Open Window. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1983. (p. 157)
  • Bowering, George, ed., The Contemporary Canadian Poem Anthology. Toronto: The Coach House Press, 1984. (pp. 230-248)
  • Ireland, Robert J., ed., The Poet's Craft. Don Mills: Academic Press Canada, 1984. (p. 73)
  • Amabile, George, ed., No Feather, No Ink. Saskatoon: Thistledown Press, 1985. (pp. 64, 71)
  • Dyck, E.F., ed., Essays on Saskatchewan Writing. Regina: Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, 1986. (p. 193)
  • Geddes, Gary, ed., Vancouver: Soul of a City. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1986. (pp. 34, 56, 317)
  • Taggart, John, ed., Poems for John Coltrane. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, n.d. (p. 41)

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Foreign Anthologies and Periodicals, 183, 1985
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121 Kopeczi, Bela, ed., Gotika a Vadonban, Kanadai Angel Nyelvu Koltok . Hungary: Europa Konyvkiado (pp. 201-206), 1983
2 Romero, Amelio, ed., Antologia de la Poesia Anglo-canadiense Contemporanea . Barcelona: Impreso en Diagrafic (pp. 187-197), 1985
3 Dusterhaus, Gerhard, ed., Growing up on the Prairies . Munich: Max Hueber Verlag (p. 76), 1985

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Foreign Periodicals, 1979
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123 Gautier, Achilles, ed., Yang 91 , No. 6, December 1979

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Periodicals and Journals, 1966-1986
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124
  • The Fiddlehead. March & April 1969, University of New Brunswick.
  • The Tamarack Review. No. 49, 1969, Toronto.
  • Fall Book Supplement. December 1970.
  • The Far Point. No. 5, Winter 1970, Winnipeg.
5
  • Imago 16. 1971, Montreal.
  • Gnosis. Vol. 3, No. 1, March 1977, University of Waterloo.
  • The Headless Angel. Spring 1977, Toronto.
  • The Headless Angel 2. Spring 1978, Toronto.
  • Essays on Canadian Writing. Summer/Fall 1980, York.
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131
  • Essays on Canadian Writing. Spring 1982, York.
  • Grain. Vol. 10, No. 3, August 1982, Saskatchewan Writers' Guild.
  • Zest. November 1983, Nelson, British Columbia.
  • Writing 8. Winter 1984, David Thompson University Centre.
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  • Contemporary Verse 2. Vol. 9, No. 1, Summer 1985, University of Manitoba.
  • Quarry. Vol. 34, No. 3, Summer 1985, Kingston.
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133
  • Event. Vol. 14, No. 2, 1985, New Westminster.
  • The Malahat Review. No. 73, January 1986, University of Victoria.
4 The Newcomers , 1979

(Canadian historical series sponsored by Imperial Oil. Newlove's notes, drafts and related correspondence.)

5 Book Reviews (3) by Newlove, 1966-1985
6 "An Accidential Life," 1989

(First Saskatchewan Writers' Guild Caroline Heath Memorial Lecture. Broadcast later on CBC Saskatchewan. To be published in Canadian Notes & Queries , 1998)

7 Newlove's letters to the editor, 1977-1985

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Manuscripts Edited by Newlove, 1969-1985

The following material is made up of the manuscripts which John Newlove edited and reported on. Also includes a historical manuscript John Newlove prepared. Correspondence related to each manuscript is included in the file.

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141 Newlove's edition of A Summer with the Pawnees , background notes and manuscript (pp. 1-100), n.d.
2 A Summer with the Pawnees (pp. 101-238) and correspondence, 1969-1976
3 Al Purdy's manuscripts ( Sun Dance at Dusk , Storm Warning and In Search of Owen Roblin ), n.d.
4 Canadian Poetry Anthology , galley proofs, 1976
5 Correspondence, re: Canadian Poetry Anthology from contributing poets and McClelland and Stewart, 1975-1977
6 Outgoing Correspondence, 1975-1977
7 Jacket design for Canadian Poetry: The Modern Era , Newlove's selection and editorial notes, n.d.
8 Reviews, Canadian Poetry: The Modern Era , n.d.
9 Earle Birney manuscript with Newlove corrections, n.d.
10 Review, Earle Birney's Selections Poems , n.d.
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151 The Pullen Expedition manuscript, n.d.
2 The Gods , manuscript, Dennis Lee, n.d.
3 Collected Poems of F.R. Scott , Advertising copy along with Newlove's design, content and index notes, n.d.
4 Collected Poems of F.R. Scott (pp. 1-172), n.d.
5 Collected Poems of F.R. Scott (pp. 173-357), n.d.
6 Collected Poems of F.R. Scott , Correspondence, 1980-1981
7 Collected Poems of F.R. Scott , Reviews, n.d.
8 Romanian Poetry Anthology, Correspondence, 1969-1980
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161 Huston, Golf and Murphy's Law , correspondence and editing notes, 1981
2 McNeil, Florence, Baskerville , editing notes, n.d.
3 Baskerville , correspondence, 1981
4 Hicks, John, The Mice Below the Stair , editing notes, 1982
5 The Mice Below the Stair , correspondence, 1981-1985
6 Cooley, Dennis, Fielding , editing notes, n.d.
7 Fielding , correspondence, n.d.
8 Gustafson, Ralph, Fire on Stone , n.d.
9 Fire on Stone , correspondence, n.d.

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Manuscripts Sent to John Newlove for Comments and Advice, 1971-1986
BoxFolder
1610 Allen, A Shored up House , n.d.
11 Baker, Casual Observations and Epiphanies , n.d.
12 Berry, David, 9 views of Heaven , n.d.
13 Bringhurst, Robert, The Heart is a White Mountain , 1981-1982
14 Clark, Burlesque in D Minorr , 1985
15 Gutteridge, Don, Coppermine: a Quest for the North , 1971
16 Harvey, Ralph, Isaac's Song , 1981
17 Havemann, Ernest, An Interview , 1985
18 Henderson, Florence, Migration of Light , 1983
19 Horst, Remember When we Were 5 , 1978
20 Kogawa, Joy, Obasan , 1973-1977
21 Lampert, Chestnut Flower Eye of Venus , n.d.
22 Chestnut Flower Eye of Venus , n.d.
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171 Lane, Patrick, Poems , n.d.
2 Layton, Irvin, The Pole Vaulter , 1983
3 Metcalf, John, Polly Ongle and The Girl in Gingham , n.d.
4 Miller, Dead Reckoning , n.d.
5 Moore, Brian, Catholics , n.d.
6 Plourde, Marc, Poems , 1971-1975
7 Rush, Jerry, Earth Dreams , 1982
8 Schroeder, Andreas, Toccata in D , n.d.
9 Silcox, David, Milne , n.d.
10 Soobotin, Poems , n.d.
11 Story, Gertrude, 2 short stories, n.d.
12 Suknaski, Andrew, Selected and Wood Mountain Poems , 1985
13 Wah, Fred, Contemporary Saskatchewan Poetry , 1986
14 Zieroth, Dale, The Pioneers , n.d.

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Correspondence with Family and Friends, 1962-1987
BoxFolder
181 Susan Newlove, 1970-1982
2 Cards from Susan Newlove, 1979-1985
3 Jeremy and Tasmin Gilbert, 1980-1984
4 Donald Newlove, 1981
5 Correspondence dealing with Newlove family history and genealogy, 1968-1985
6 Anne Greer, 1967-1968
7 Margaret Atwood [33], 1965-1981
8 Dean Baker, 1974-1976
9 Alison Beaumont, 1987
10 Hazelle Bergstrom, 1982-1986
11 David Berry, 1975-1985
12 Earle Birney [11], 1971-1985
13 Bill Bissett [6], 1970-1976
14 George Bowering, outgoing [41], 1965-1986
15 George Bowering, incoming [103], 1964-1986
16 Robert Bringhurst, 1981-1986
17 Bobby Byrd [26], 1965-1971
18 Donald Cameron, 1968-1983
19 Barney Childs, outgoing [51], 1966-1986
20 Barney Childs, incoming [71], 1960-1969
21 Barney Childs, incoming [54], 1970-1986
22 Barney Childs, postcards, undated letters and related material, n.d.
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191 John Columbo [17], 1963-1984
2 Jim and Maija Crane, 1964
3 June Creighton, 1973
4 Rienzi Crusz, 1971-1985
5 Bernd Dietz, 1983-1985
6 Peter Dorn, 1977
7 Fred Douglas, 1965
8 Louis Dudek, 1965
9 Mike Elson, 1963
10 Doug Featherling, 1968-1985
11 Robert Finch, 1976
12 Brian Fischer, 1967-1985
13 Bob Flanagan, 1978
14 R.A.D. Ford, 1971-1972
15 Wynne Francis, 1965
16 Garry Gedes, 1972
17 Gerry Gilbert, 1963
18 Dave and Ellen Godfrey, 1968-1969
19 Mary Rebecca Gould, 1973
20 Ralph Gustafson [26], 1966-1978
21 Rolf Harvey, 1980-1985
22 Lee Harwood, 1965
23 Caroline Heath, 1978-1985
24 Anselm Hollo, 1965
25 Michael Hornyansky, n.d.
26 Hugh Hood, 1978
27 Ed and Judi Jewinski, 1981-1986
27 Hans and Trish Jewinski, 1979
28 George Johnston, 1985-1986
29 Doug Jones, 1964-1981
30 Roy Kiyooka [20], 1965-1972
31 Joy Kogawa [2], 1972
32 Patrick Lane [49], 1969-1986
33 Irving Layton [7], 1970-1981
34 Marc Lebel, 1975-1976
35 Dennis Lee [48], 1968-1983
36 Dorothy Livesay [3], 1971
37 Tim Longville, 1968-1985
38 Don MacLeod, 1967-1976
39 Jack MacLeod, 1970-1986
40 Michael Makarchuk, 1975
41 Bert Malanga, 1965
42 Eli Mandel [5], 1965-1985
43 John Marshall, 1978-1982
44 Sid Marty, 1971-1986
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201 Roy Massey, 1973-1974
2 Seymour Mayne, 1964-1965
3 Cavan McCarthy, 1965
4 Barry McKinnon, 1972-1986
5 Florence McNeil, 1976-1977
6 George McWhirter, 1970-1971
7 John Metcalf, outgoing [22], 1971-1986
8 John Metcalf, incoming [49], 1973-1979
9 John Metcalf, incoming [44], 1980-1986
10 Peter Miller, 1966-1967
11 Peter Milroy, 1981-1985
12 Farley Mowat [2], 1980-1981
13 Susan Musgrave, 1974-1977
14 Alden Nowlan [39], 1968-1981
15 Brosi Nutting, 1964-1970
16 Michael Ondaatje [17], 1965-1985
17 Vern Pederson, 1965
18 ?, Phillips, 1965
19 Phil Piffer, 1970-1972
20 Al Purdy, outgoing [22], 1970-1985
21 Al Purdy, incoming [84], 1965-1985
22 Al Purdy, incoming [29], n.d. (ca. 1965-1970)
23 Jamie Reid, 1964-1965
24 Carlos Reyes, 1965
25 Joe Rosenblatt [51], 1975-1985
26 Ted Ruhl, 1970-1976
27 Alan Safarik [20], 1972-1985
28 F.R. Scott [7], 1972-1985
29 Howard Sergeant, 1965
30 Tim Shay, 1983-1984
31 Richard Shelton, 1965
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211 Glen Sorestad [32], 1969-1985
2 Andrew Suknaski [19], 1964-1985
3 D.H. Sullivan, 1972-1979
4 Scott Symons, 1971-1976
5 John Taggart, 1966-1970
6 Peter Trower, 1974-1978
7 Lorna Uher, 1983-1985
8 Susan Whitney (Crozier), 1979
9 Tom Williams, 1962-1971
10 Keith Wilson, 1965-1970
11 Paul and Jean Wolf, 1965
12 Roy Wreggit, 1962
13 J. Michael Yates [58], 1967-1985
14 Dale Zieroth, 1971-1973

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General Correspondence, 1964-1985
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2115 Outgoing (A-E), n.d.
16 Outgoing (F-J), n.d.
17 Outgoing (K-P), n.d.
18 Outgoing (Q-Z), n.d.
19 Incoming (A-E), n.d.
20 Incoming (F-J), n.d.
21 Incoming (K-P), n.d.
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221 Incoming (Q-Z), n.d.
2 Unverified outgoing, n.d.
3 Unverified incoming, n.d.
4 Unverified and undated incoming, n.d.
5 Letters of congratulations, n.d.
6 Cards & postcards, 1964-1979
7 Cards & postcards, 1980-1985
8 Undated cards, n.d.
9 Card from John Newlove, 1982

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Correspondence Relating to Institutions, 1963-1986

The following correspondence relates to institutions, such as arts councils and various writers' associations.

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2210 Arts Policy, 1981-1985
11 CBC - Correspondence and contracts, 1966-1980
12 Canada Council (CC) grant applications, 1966-1986
13 CC manuscript recommendations, 1970-1985
14 CC correspondence, 1966-1986
15 Governor General's Literary Awards Committee, 1976-1979
16 Laurie Hill Ltd., correspondence related to the sale of Newlove's early manuscripts, 1963-1969
17 League of Canadian Poets, 1968-1986
18 Leo and Theo Koerner Foundation, 1965-1968
19 Manitoba Arts Council, 1980-1981
20 Ontario Arts Council, 1976-1982
21 Saskatchewan Arts Board, 1980-1982
22 Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, 1981-1986

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Correspondence: Readings, Employment, Publishers, 1965-1986

The following material deals with readings, employment, publishers and general correspondence with various magazines and publishing houses.

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231 Readings, 1970-1985
2 Reading lists, 1985
3 David Thompson University Centre, 1982-1983
4 Loyola College, 1974
5 Regina Public Library, 1980
6 University of Toronto, 1976-1977
7 University of Western Ontario, 1975-1976
8 Job applications and enquiries, 1967-1985
9 Champlain Society, 1978-1979
10 Coach House Press, 1980-1985
11 Contact Press, 1965-1970
12 ECW Press, 1980-1986
13 Jewish Dialogue, 1975-1978
14 McClelland and Stewart, outgoing, 1968-1986
15 McClelland and Stewart, incoming, 1969-1985
16 McClelland and Stewart, reports, 1972-1980
17 Oolichan Books, 1977-1986
18 Red Kite Press, 1985
19 Romanian publishers, 1970-1978
20 Talon Books, 1970-1971
21 William Hoffer, 1982-1986
22 Yang (Belgian magazine), 1978
23 General correspondence with other publishers, 1965-1986
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241 Letters of permission and requests, outgoing, 1965-1986
2 Letters of permission and requests, incoming, 1965-1975
3 Letters of permission and requests, incoming, 1970-1985

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Financial and Housekeeping Records, 1974-1985
BoxFolder
244 Kawalgo Investments, 1984-1985
5 Income tax forms, 1974-1980
6 Unemployment Insurance, 1980-1983

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Works Written on Newlove, 1969-1985
BoxFolder
247 Robert Lecker and David O'Rourke, Annotated Bibliography , 1982
8 Interviews with John Newlove, 1974, 1977
  • Judy Ackerman (1974)
  • Colin MacLean (1977) "The Dance of Words"
9 Articles on Newlove, 1972-1979
  • Margaret Atwood. "How do I get out of here ... The Poetry of John Newlove," 1973
  • Douglas Barbour. "The Search for Roots: A Meditative Sermon of Sorts," 1972
  • Jan Bartley. "Something in Which to Believe for Once: The Poetry of John Newlove," 1978
  • Donald Clement. "A Dance of Mind and Sound: The Poetry of John Newlove," 1979
10 Articles on Newlove, 1975-1980
  • Yvette Crane. "John Newlove," n.d.
  • Mary Rebecca Gould. The Several Masks of John Newlove, 1975 (MA thesis, Queen's)
  • H.J.C. Hill. "No Pleasure: John Newlove's Craftsmanship," 1975
  • Susan Wood. "Participation in the Past: John Newlove and the Pride," 1980
11 Newspaper articles, 1975-1985
12 Newspaper announcements of Newlove's awards and appointments, 1969-1982
13 Newspaper reviews of Newlove's readings, 1970-1985

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Photograph Collection (PC 81), 1954-1985
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11 Snapshots of John Newlove, 1965-1968
  • #1 - 1965 or 1966
  • #2 - 1967 - with Barney Childs
  • #3 - 1968
  • #4 - ca. 1968
2 Snapshots of John Newlove, 1973-1978
  • #1 - 1973
  • #2 - ca. 1974
  • #3 - ca. 1974
  • #4 - ca. 1974
  • #5 - ca. 1974
  • #6 - ca. 1974
  • #7 - ca. 1974
  • #8 - ca. 1974
  • #9 - ca. 1974
  • #10 - ca. 1974
  • #11 - 1978
3 Snapshots of John Newlove, 1980-1984
  • #1 - ca. 1980
  • #2 - ca. 1981
  • #3 - 1981
  • #4 - 1981
  • #5 - ca. 1983
  • #6 - ca. 1984
  • #7 - ca. 1984
  • #8 - ca. 1984
4 Snapshots of John Newlove, 1984
  • #1 - 1984
  • #2 - 1984
  • #3 - 1984
  • #4 - 1984
  • #5 - 1984
  • #6 - 1984
  • #7 - 1984
5 Snapshots of John Newlove, 1985, n.d.
  • #1 - 1985
  • #2 - 1985
  • #3 - 1985
  • #4 - 1985
  • #5 - 1985
  • #6 - 1985
  • #7 - n.d.
6 Newlove's Relatives and Susan Newlove, 1954, 1985
  • #1 - 1954
  • #2 - 1954
  • #3 - 1985
  • #4 - 1985
  • #5 - 1985
  • #6 - 1985
7 Miscellaneous, 1983, 1985, n.d.
  • #1 - 1983
  • #2 - 1985
  • #3 - n.d.
8 Friends, ca. 1970-1981, n.d.
  • #1 - n.d.
  • #2 - ca. 1970
  • #3 - 1979
  • #4 - n.d.
  • #5 - 1981
9 Friends of John Newlove, 1980-1981
  • #1 - 1980
  • #2 - 1981
10 Friends of John Newlove, 1985
  • #1 - 1985
  • #2 - 1985
  • #3 - 1985
  • #4 - 1985
  • #5 - 1985
  • #6 - 1985
11 Friends of John Newlove, 1985
  • #1 - 1985
  • #2 - ca. 1985
  • #3 - ca. 1985

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Tape Collection (TC 51), 1968-1986
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  • #1 - John Newlove Poetry Readings: May 4, 1968
  • #2 - John Newlove Poetry Readings: Vancouver Poetry Festival, 1969
  • #3 - John Newlove Poetry Readings: November 24, 1971
  • #4 - John Newlove Poetry Readings: April 18, 1985
  • #5 - John Newlove Poetry Readings: n.d.
  • #6 - John Newlove Poetry Readings: n.d.
  • #7 - John Newlove Poetry Readings: n.d.
  • #8 - Music Collaboration with Barney Childs: Lynn Valley - April 3, 1968
  • #9 - Music Collaboration with Barney Childs: Lynn Valley - May 23, 1968
  • #10 - Interviews: John Newlove going over his papers with Dr. Richard Bennett, Head of Archives & Special Collections, University of Manitoba, October 29, 1986
  • #11 - Interviews: George Bowering, January 20, 1986
  • #12 - Video: Poetry Reading by John Newlove, November 20, 1985

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