Showing 40 results

Archival description
Jane Urquhart fonds.
Advanced search options
Print preview View:

Jane Urquhart fonds.

The fonds consists of a single diary kept by Jane Urquhart from 1974 to 1981, before she began her writing career, and documents primarily several trips to Europe taken with Tony Urquhart. This diary served as a sketchbook, journal and trip diary, and contains drawings and sketches, photographs, ephemera, plant material, etc. Its 258 pages contain 71 sketches, drawings and watercolours including 27 by Tony Urquhart, 32 by Jane Urquhart, 2 by Michael Ondaatje and 10 by other artists.

Urquhart, Jane

Jane Urquhart fonds : 2015 accrual.

Accrual consists of materials created and accumulated by Jane Urquhart relating to her personal and professional life. Includes mss. and tss. of Urquhart's works, research materials, correspondence, biographical materials, and materials relating to other professional commitments.

Urquhart, Jane

Biographical

Series consists of materials relating to the personal life of Jane Urquhart. Includes correspondence, clippings, calling cards, CVs, a diary, etc.

Urquhart, Jane

Clippings.

File consists of two clippings relating to the life of Jane Urquhart. One is a book review for "Some Other Garden" and the other is a photocopy of an article relating to the dredging of a pond in Wellesley township near the former Urquhart home.

Urquhart, Jane

Correspondence.

File consists of 91 items of correspondence between Jane Urquhart and others, primarily for the year 2000. Correspondents include: Albright, Mary Atwood, Margaret Basset, Ralph Batty, Christina Burnett, Virgil Burton, Nik Busch, Fred [C.], Joan Canadian House and Home Canadian Irish Studies Foundation CBC Clarkson, Adrienne Coffey, Anne Conradi, Arnulf Council of Independent Teachers of English Dickson, Jennifer Farrell, Peter M. Findley, Timothy Fitzgerland, Kathleen Goisbault, Hugues Griffin, Margot Griffin Trust Huggan, Isabel Hughes, Glyn International Festival of Authors Lakehead University Levine, Ellen Mamta, Griffin and Akash Massiah, Diana McAleese, Mary McClelland and Stewart Memorial University Moore, Jessica National Arts Centre National Capital Commission OsKarima Pratt, Mary Pen Canada Public Works and Government Services Canada Quirt, [Brian] Radhf, Berthold Read, Janet Richler, Mordecai Rogers Television Rosemary Royal Ontario Museum Shields, Carol Stratford Festival of Canada University of Ottawa University of Toronto Vernadet, Carole Winterset Award
*Writers' Trust of Canada.

Also includes two items of correspondence, one between Emily and Tony Urquhart and one between Emily Urquhart and her grandmother Marian Carter.

Urquhart, Jane

Day planner.

File consists of one pocket size day planner for the year 1993. Day planner is housed in a plastic box.

Urquhart, Jane

Diary.

File consists of one diary kept by Jane Urquhart between 1993 and 2010. Includes handwritten diary entries as well as pasted in and loose photographs, ephemera, clippings, correspondence, etc.

Urquhart, Jane

Professional Life and Writing

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Jane Urquhart relating to her professional commitments and writing. Includes handwritten and typed drafts of many of Urquhart's works, research for her works, as well as material relating to other professional commitments including prize judging, readings, etc.

Urquhart, Jane

Away.

File consists of of handwritten and typed notes and drafts, as well as photocopies of research materials and handwritten research notes for Uruqhart's novel "Away."

Urquhart, Jane

Elsewhere.

File consists of one typed (computer printout, 1 leaf) poem with handwritten corrections titled "Elsewhere."

Urquhart, Jane

The Giller Prize.

File consists of materials accumulated by Jane Urquhart related to her time as a member of the jury panel for the 2000 Giller Prize. Includes correspondence, lists of nominees, ephemera, photographs, etc.

Urquhart, Jane

Lucy Maud Montgomery.

File consists of one typed (computer printout, 111 pp.) draft of "Lucy Maud Montgomery" written by Urquhart for the Penguin "Extraordinary Canadians" series.

Urquhart, Jane

The Night Stages.

File consists of one typed draft (computer printout, 335 pp.) of Urquhart's novel "The Night Stages." handwritten note on front cover reads "Clean draft of The Night Stages."

Urquhart, Jane

Notebook.

File consists of one notebook with handwritten notes of personal thoughts, as well as prose and poetry writing.

Urquhart, Jane

Poetry.

File consists of 28 poems (27 typed and one handwritten) written by Urquhart. Some are collected under the title "Twenty One Tales I'm not Likely to Tell You."

Urquhart, Jane

Record book of SS No. 23 Cramahe Township.

File consists of one record book for SS No. 23 in Cramahe Township for the years 1918-1932. The book records student grades in five forms at Easter and Christmas as well as the accounting for the fall fair. The notebook was used as inspiration by Urquhart for her novel "Sanctuary Line."

Urquhart, Jane

Sanctuary Line.

File consists of one typed (computer printout, 272 pp.) draft with handwritten corrections of Urquhart's novel "Sanctuary Line."

Urquhart, Jane

Sanctuary Line 1.

File consists of one notebook with handwritten notes and drafts of Urquhart's novel "Sanctuary Line."

Urquhart, Jane

Sanctuary Line 2.

File consists of one notebook with handwritten notes and drafts of Urquhart's novel "Sanctuary Line."

Urquhart, Jane

Sanctuary Line 3.

File consists of one notebook with handwritten notes and drafts of Urquhart's novel "Sanctuary Line."

Urquhart, Jane

Sir Isaac Brock letters.

File consists of photocopies of two Sir Isaac Brock letters. Letters may have been used to inform part of Urquhart's novel "The Whirlpool."

Urquhart, Jane

The Underpainter.

File consists of a photocopy of a notebook with handwritten notes and a draft of Urquhart's novel "The Underpainter."

Urquhart, Jane

The Underpainter.

File consists of one typed (computer printout, 64 pp.) of Urquhart's novel "The Underpainter."

Urquhart, Jane

The Way There.

File consists of one typed (computer printout, 1 leaf) poem with handwritten corrections.

Urquhart, Jane

The Whirlpool : programme.

File consists of one programme for the Tarragon Theatre production of "The Whirlpool" based on Urquhart's novel of the same name.

Urquhart, Jane

Writers and friends fundraiser.

File consists of two programmes from the "Writers & Friends" fundraiser for Horizons of Friendship help November 12, 2000 in Port Hope. Urquhart was one of the contributing authors.

Urquhart, Jane

Agriculture school notebook.

File consists of one school notebook kept by Edward Andrus (great uncle of Jane Urquhart) with notes on agriculture. The notebook was used as inspiration by Urquhart for her novel "Sanctuary Line."

Urquhart, Jane

Photographs

Series consists of photographs created and accumulated by Jane Urquhart. Includes photographs of Urquhart's hometown of Little Long Lac, Tilman's bridge and of Urquhart.

Urquhart, Jane

Little Long Lac.

File consists of thirty nine photographs, primarily postcards, and one Christmas card, showing views of Little Long Lac, Geraldton, and surrounding areas. Shots include the gold mine, downtown Geraldton, school in Little Long Lac, Baxton's Point, the hospital, Little Long Lac bridge, Nipigon, a dog sled, the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, a bush fire, and more. Jane Urquhart was born in Little Long Lac where her parents moved in the early 1930's.

Urquhart, Jane

Tilman's bridge.

File consists of fifteen photographs with accompanying negatives of Tilman's bridge over the Nith River in Wellesley Township. The bridge and surrounding area are a location in Urquhart's novel "The Stone Carvers."

Urquhart, Jane

Urquhart, Jane.

File consists of two photographs of Jane Urquhart speaking at the John Adams Institute in Amsterdam.

Urquhart, Jane