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Anne Campbell fonds
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1938-1995, predominant 1954-1995 (Creation)
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5.05 m of textual records
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Born in Paddockwood, Saskatchewan, poet and writer Anne Campbell attended school in Saskatoon and Hanley, Saskatchewan. Following graduation from the Hanley High School, she studied drama at the Conservatory of Music, University of Saskatchewan, Regina College (1960-1962), and has continued to take courses and workshops on writing and other topics of interest. She has worked in the area of public relations and communications for several cultural and arts organizations, including the Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery in Regina (1975-1978), the Glenbow Museum (1979-1980), and the Heritage Park Society (1980-1981) in Calgary. She has been Head of the Public Relations Department at the Regina Public Library since 1981. Anne Campbell has published four collections of poetry: 'No Memory of a Move' (1983); 'Death is an Anxious Mother' (1986); 'Red Earth, Yellow Stone' (1989); and 'Angel Wings All Over' (1994). Her poetry and prose have been featured in numerous journals, magazines, and anthologies, and have been broadcast on CBC Radio, local and national. She has garnered a number of awards for her writing including a Saskatchewan Arts Board Award (1990) and Saskatchewan Writers Guild Major Awards (1984, 1989). She has presented readings, talks and workshops across Canada, and was a founding member of the Correction Line Poetry Group. She is an active member of several professional organizations including the Saskatchewan Writers Guild, League of Comedian Poets, and the Writers Union of Canada. Beyond her writing, Anne Campbell is interested in issues related to museums and heritage preservation. She has served on the Regina Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee (1986-1989), and is a member of numerous museum, heritage, arts and cultural organizations.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of personal and professional papers created by Saskatchewan poet and writer, Anne Campbell. The papers are arranged in twelve series reflecting her numerous interests and activities: Arts/Cultural Organizations; Clippings; Correspondence files; Educational Institutions; Employment files; Exhibition Brochures/Invitations/Programs; Interests; Personal files; Photographs; Professional Organizations; Publications/Writings/Drafts by Anne Campbell; and Publications/ Writings/Drafts by others. Of particular interest is the extensive series of correspondence with family, relatives, friends, writers, artists, and colleagues, as well as drafts, manuscripts, reviews, and published versions of her writings. Taken together with her calendars, diaries, notes, and photographs these papers provide personal insights into Anne Campbell and the development of her work. Beyond that, files relating to the numerous cultural and professional organizations with which she was involved, especially the Saskatchewan Writer's Guild, the Writers union of Canada, and the League of Canadian poets, cast light on the craft of writing and creating poetry in Saskatchewan and on the milieu in which those activities occur. Additionally, files relating to local cultural groups, including an extensive series on Heritage Regina, provide evidence of the local cultural scene.
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Original order not deemed usable; new file titles and new order was created.
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Open for research except confidential correspondence in Accession 87-40, Box 28 which is closed until 2035.
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Copyright remains with the donor.
Inventories for 87-40 and 96-1 are available.
Includes 41 oversize items.