Inventory of the
B. W. Powe fonds

Inventory #F0103

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0103
Title:B. W. Powe fonds
Extent:8.83 m of textual records
12 audio cassettes
31 videocassettes
1 film reel
2 CDs
3 DVDs
4 posters
581 photographs : b&w and col. ; 28 x 21.5 cm or smaller
23 photographs : col. negatives ; 35 mm
4 computer disks ; 9 x 9 cm
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
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 documents Powe's career as a writer and educator.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:

S00181Correspondence and Subject files
S00182Personal files
S00183Literary Manuscripts and Other Writings
S00184Academic and Teaching files
S00185Printed Material
S00188Journals, Calendars and Notebooks
Restrictions on
Access and Use:
Some restrictions on access apply.
Finding Aid: Series-level descriptions with corresponding file lists are complete at this time. Individual accession file lists are available separately; see accruals note.
URL of Finding Aid:
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accessions: 1995-018, 1999-043, 2001-031, 2003-018, 2003-043, 2010-049, 2012-052. Further accruals may be expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Bruce W. Powe in 1995, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2010, and 2012.
Provenance Access Points:Powe, B. W (Bruce W.), 1955-.

Date of creation: 2002/04/08
Date of last revision: 2013/07/10
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