University of Calgary
UofC Navigation

Home

Search archival collections at the University of Calgary

Fonds F0173 - Rob McLennan fonds.

Open original Digital object

Identity area

Reference code

CA ACU SPC F0173

Title

Rob McLennan fonds.

Date(s)

  • 1989 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

8.965 m of textual records.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Canadian poet, essayist, editor and publisher rob mclennan was born in Ottawa, Ontario, on March 15, 1970. He is the author of fifteen poetry collections, three collections of essays, white, a novel, and Ottawa: the unknown city, as well as numerous poetry chapbooks, contributions to anthologies, reviews and a regular blog. He has edited collections of essays on Andrew Suknaski, John Newlove and George Bowering published by Guernica Editions, as well as the ottawa poetry newsletter, ottawater and Poetics.ca. He is the founder of above/ground press and ottawater and the co-founder of Chaudiere Books. In 2007-2008, he was Writer-In-Residence at the University of Alberta. He currently lives in Ottawa, Ontario. Additional biographical information available in Who's Who in The League of Canadian Poets, 1999/2000, p. 100.

Archival history

Donated by r. mclennan in 2008 and 2012.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Fonds consists of correspondence; notebooks, manuscripts of poems, poetry collections, novels, essay collections, articles, book reviews, essays, conference papers, interviews and prose from rob mclennan's blog; editing and publishing files; material relating to Factory (West) Reading Series; articles, interviews, reviews and other material about r. mclennan; works by others; and miscellaneous materials of interest collected by r. mclennan.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

No restrictions on access.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Text in English.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

File level inventory for Accession 855/08.16 available at repository.

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Note

Title based on contents of the fonds.

Note

Further accruals expected.

Alternative identifier(s)

ckey

3247393

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area