Inventory of the
Bruce Powe fonds

Inventory #F0104

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0104
Title:Bruce Powe fonds
Extent:4.53 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Bruce Allen Powe, writer and publicist, was born in Edmonton, Alberta in June 1925. He received an MA in economics from the University of Alberta in 1951. His public relations career included working for the Government of Canada, Imperial Oil, the Ontario Liberal Association, Baker Advertising, and Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association. He has published works of fiction, articles, and book reviews.
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of Bruce Allen Powe's diaries, personal correspondence and correspondence, writings, and other files relating to provincial Liberal politics (1960-1965), journals, his M.A. thesis and research files. There are manuscript drafts for his works "The Ice Eaters," "Expresso 67," "The Mounties Always Gets His," "Killing Ground," "The Last Days of the American Empire", "The Aberhart Summer", and other writings along with related correspondence. Also included are manuscripts for reviews, essays, articles, and press clippings of reviews on his published works. In addition, there is some personal correspondence and World War II papers and military service memorabilia.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
Access to political diaries and designated political correspondence is restricted until 2010. Permission to consult restricted files must be obtained in writing from Bruce Allen Powe. Requests must be directed via the University Archivist.
Finding Aid: File list available.
URL of Finding Aid:
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 1995-028. Further accruals are expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Bruce Powe in 1995.
Provenance Access Points:Powe, Bruce, 1925-

Date of creation: 2002/04/08
Date of last revision: 2008/10/01
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