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Halifax (N.S.) Fiction
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Allan Bevan fonds

  • MS-2-472
  • Fonds
  • Bulk, 1960-1980
Fonds contains textual records relating to the history of the activities of the Dalhousie University English Department and to Bevan's academic activities. The fonds consist of research notes generated during Bevan's study of Dryden's literature; academic and departmental correspondence and documentation created while Bevan was head of the English department and afterwards; documents and correspondence relating to operations at the Dalhousie Review from 1972-1980; fiction and other writings; material pertaining to courses he taught from 1949 to 1976; and various undated papers written by his students.

Bevan, Allan, Dr., 1913-1981

Personal papers of Ian Colford

  • MS-2-751
  • Fonds
  • 1979-2010
Fond contains manuscripts and assorted materials created by Ian Colford, including correspondence regarding reading series, manuscript rejection letters and general correspondence; student essays; notebooks; an academic transcript; class notes; and miscellaneous writings.

Colford, Ian

Sophie's Blood: the confessions of Joseph Blanchard [typescript]

Item consists of the typescript of Sophie's Blood: the confessions of Joseph Blanchard by Ian Colford. The work won the 24th Atlantic Writing Competition award for unpublished novels. Ian Colford's pseudonym / pen name Packard Bell appears on the title page, for the competition. Includes a letter from Jane Buss, Executive Director, Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia, to Ian Colfard announcing the winner. Also includes two judges reviews (3 pages)

The Story of Hector Tomàs [typescript]

File consists of an early version of the opening chapter of the typescript The Story of Hector Tomàs by Ian Colford, a current work-in-progress. Lynne Kinney, a Toronto literary agent, received a copy of this version.

Coterminous [typescript]

File consists of the early draft typescript of Coterminous by Ian Colford, written in the summer of 2004. The Coterminous title was later changed to Evidence.

Evidence [typescript]

File consists of the revised version of the typescript Evidence by Ian Colford. This version was submitted to Porcupine's Quill in August 2006. The editorial notes are by Doris Cowan, a free lance editor working for Porcupine's Quill