Item MG 418 - Robert and Holly Borgerson Calder fonds

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Robert and Holly Borgerson Calder fonds

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MG 418

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  • 1910-2015 (inclusive); 1970-2010 (predominant). (Creation)

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5.88 metres of textual records, 42 photographs, 14 negatives, 3 contact sheets; 11 postcards; ephemera (posters).

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The first accession (2011-053) contains a scrapbook, art catalogues and theatre playbill programs.
The second accession (2016-147) is a record of Calder’s activities in three areas: personal life and career as student and faculty member, career as an internationally published author, and contributions to the Saskatchewan writing community.

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2016 accession donated to the University Archives & Special Collections by Robert Calder.


This fonds was organized and described in two separate accessions. The first is a straightforward listing of items, and the second is organized into these three series by the donor; subseries have been imposed by the archivist:
Series 1: Personal and Professional Academic
1.1 – Personal
1.2 - Professional
Series 2: The Somerset Maugham Papers and Other Writing Material
2.1 - Material Relating to Maugham
2.2 – Books
Series 3: The Saskatchewan and Canadian Writing Community
3.1 – Correspondence – Authors
3.2 – Sage Hill Writing Experience
3.3 – Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild
3.4 – MFA in Writing

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Some restrictions apply; please consult with the archivist.

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Robert Calder retains copyright on his published and unpublished work.

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