Fonds RC0075 - Claire Mowat fonds

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Claire Mowat fonds

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Juridiction responsable et dénomination (philatélique)

Zone des dates de production


  • 1962-2005 (Production)

Zone de description matérielle

Description matérielle

4.76 m of textual records and graphic material.

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Numérotation à l'intérieur de la collection

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Nom du producteur


Notice biographique

Claire Angel Wheeler Mowat, A.O.C.A., author and illustrator, was born in Toronto, Ont. on February 5, 1933. She was educated at Havergal College and the Ontario College of Art. She is married to the author Farley Mowat. In her early career, she worked as a graphic artist and travelled extensively. She has collaborated with her husband on research and illustrations for various books. Travels for these projects have included Siberia, Greenland, Iceland and the Canadian Arctic.

Over the years, the emphasis of her work has changed from the visual arts to writing. Claire Mowat is the author of The Outport People (1983), Pomp and Circumstances (1989), The Girl from Away (1992) and The French Isles (1994).

Historique de la conservation

Portée et contenu

The fonds consists of five accruals. The first accrual measures 1.35 m, and consists of material relating to The Outport People and 7 journals. The second accrual measures 75 cm, and consists of material related to Pomp and Circumstances and 5 journals. The third accrual (02-1992) measures 66 cm, and is arranged in two series consisting of journals and correspondence. The fourth accrual (03-1993) measures 66 cm, and is arranged in three series consisting of: manuscripts, correspondence and journals. The fifth accrual (09-1997) measures 70 cm, and is arranged in four series consisting of: fan mail, fan mail to Farley Mowat answered by Claire Mowat, manuscripts and research material primarily devoted to Pomp and Circumstances, and journals. The sixth accrual (17-2006) measures 64 cm and consists of manuscripts and research material, predomiantly drafts of the author's books Girl from Away, The French Islands, Last Summer in Louisbourg and Travels with Farley.

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Source immédiate d'acquisition

The first accrual was acquired in December 1985; the second in 1990; the third in 1992; the fourth in 1993; the fifth in 1997; the sixth in 2006, all from Claire Mowat.


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Restrictions d'accès

Access to all journals and some correspondence is restricted until the death of Claire Mowat:
1st accrual: Journals (Volumes 1-7, not boxed).
2nd accrual: Journals (Boxes 9A and 9B and one unboxed).
3rd accrual: Journals (Box 9C).
4th accrual: Journals (Box 12). Correspondence (Box 11).
5th accrual: Journals (1 binder, unboxed).
6th accrual: no restrictions.

Délais d'utilisation, de reproduction et de publication

Instruments de recherche

First accrual: Online Finding Aid
Second accrual: Online Finding Aid
Third accrual: Online Finding Aid
Fourth accrual: Online Finding Aid
Fifth accrual: Online Finding Aid
Sixth accrual: Online Finding Aid

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Further accruals are expected.

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Mots-clés - Sujets

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