Title and statement of responsibility area
B. W. Powe fonds
General material designation
- Textual record
- Graphic material
- Moving images
- Sound recording
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
- Powe, B. W (Bruce W.), 1955-
Physical description area
10.53 m of textual records
605 photographs : b&w and col. ; 28 x 21.5 cm or smaller
23 photographs : col. negatives ; 35 mm
31 videocassettes : VHS
5 videocassettes : MiniDV
12 audio cassettes
5 compact discs
2 film reels
31 computer disks ; 9 x 9 cm
1 painting : watercolour
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Archival description area
Name of creator
Bruce William Powe, writer and educator, was born in Ottawa, Ontario. He moved to Toronto in 1959 and remained there. He graduated from York University with a BA in English in 1977, received his MA from the University of Toronto in 1981 and his PhD from York University in 2009. In addition to several published works, Powe has written reviews, essays, articles and stories for journals, magazine and newspapers in both the United States and Canada. He has been a professor of English and Humanities at York University since 1989 and was Academic Advisor at Winters College from 1996-2000.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of diaries, journals, professional and personal correspondence, manuscript drafts and other material that document Powe's career as a writer and educator.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Bruce W. Powe in 1995, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2010, 2012, and 2017.
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Restrictions on access
Some restrictions on access apply. See series-level descriptions for more detailed information.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Generated finding aid
The fonds comprises the following accessions: 1995-018, 1999-043, 2001-031, 2003-018, 2003-043, 2010-049, 2012-052, 2017-002. Further accruals are expected.
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Place access points
Name access points
- Winters College (Subject)
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Dates of creation, revision and deletion
2002/04/08 Jizi Chen:. (Creation)
2002/04/08 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2002/10/10 Shannon MacDonald. Update wording in Biographical sketch, scope and content, restrictions and accruals. Delete 'other notes'.
2003/04/02 Shannon MacDonald. Add URL for finding aid.
2003/10/14 Sean Smith. Updated description to include accessions 2003-018 and 2003-043. Added series descriptions.
2003/10/15 Ken Hernden. Updated extent and accruals note. Updated provenance access point.
2009/03/18 Dubeau. Corrected title of fonds to conform with authorized name, and corrected bio sketch to reflect actual academic title.
2013/07/09 J.Grant. Updated extent, dates and bio to reflect addition of 2010 and 2012 accruals.
2013/07/10 J.Grant. Change to dates of creation and extent.
2013/07/10 J. Grant. Change to extent.
2018/05/29 J. Grant. Addition of 2017 accession. Metadata clean-up of earlier accessions.
2020/03/26 KCP, N. Somerset. Added subject access points.