Dennis Cooley:

An Inventory of His Papers at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Karen Clavelle
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
Winnipeg, Manitoba
(2009)

Finding aid encoded by V. Zvonik (2009)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections,
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Creator:
Dennis Cooley

Title:
Dennis Cooley fonds

Dates:
ca.1960 - 2008

Quantity:
23.5 m of textual records and other material

Identification:
Mss 305, A.08-149 (A.07-54, A.08-01, A.08-85, A.08-140, A.08-149)

English

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Biography of Dennis Cooley

Dennis Cooley, a prairie poet, is a professor in the English Department at the University of Manitoba. His literary work is a great contribution to the prairie literature. As a founding member of the Turnstone Press and a president of the Manitoba Writer's Guild, he helped many aspiring new writers to establish themselves in the Canadian literary world. He provided a valuable expertise as an editor and a literary critic.

Dennis Cooley was born in Estevan, Saskatchewan, on August 27, 1944 and graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with B.E. (1966) and B.A. (1967). He received his M.A. 1(968) from the University of Saskatchewan and his Ph.D.(1971) from the University of Rochester. His teaching experience started at the University of Saskatchewan in 1967 and now he has over 40 years of teaching as a professor at the University of Manitoba and a visiting professor at the prestigious European Universities.

Dennis Cooley is the author of various poetry collections: Leaving (1980); Fielding (1983); Bloody Jack (1984, 2002); Sunfall (1986); This Only Home (1992) Irene (2000); Seeing Red (2003); Coutry Music (2004); The Bentleys (2006); Correction line (2008); and many unpublished manuscripts in process as Love in a Dry Land and others. As a literary critic , he published collections of essays on prairie writers such as Vernacular Muse (1987); Eli Mandel and His Work (1992); and the anthology of a prairie poetry Inscriptions (1992). He kept detailed journals of his European travel and share his experience with his readers by publishing some of them: Passwords (1996); Scotland (unpublished). He also contributes articles to many literary periodicals: Prairie Fire, CVII, Canadian Poetry; Canadian Forum, Border Crossing,ECW, and many more. By publishing two anthologies: RePlacing (1980) and Draft: an Anthology of Prairie Poetry (1981) he introduced the prairie writers to the readers in Canada and Europe. Dennis Cooley's main interest lies in the contemporary poetry. He is still teaching courses at the University of Manitoba.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

This fonds consists of published and unpublished manuscripts of poetry, essays, book reviews, interviews, and articles. The fonds includes Dennis Cooley's CV's, awards, correspondence, conferences and courses taught at the University of Manitoba. There are also minutes, reports and cultural events of the Manitoba Writer's Guild, Turnstone Press, and many journals from Dennis Cooley's professional travels.

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Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged into 16 series and EL 15 (Electronic format) collection.

  • 1. Manuscript Series
  • 2. Miscellaneous Poetry Series
  • 3. Essays, Reviews, Articles, Interviews, Readings
  • 4. Travel Series
  • 5. Academic Education Series
  • 6. Professional Series - CV's, Achievements
  • 7. Academic Teaching
  • 8. Awards/ Publicity/Reviews Series
  • 9. Cultural Series - Manitoba Writer's Guild Series
  • 10.Conferences/ Readings/ Research Travel Series
  • 11.General Correspondence Series
  • 12.Business Correspondence Series I.
  • 13.Anthology of Prairie Poetry, Cooley's Publications - Books, Periodicals
  • 14.Restricted
  • 15. Writers Series
  • 16. Business Correspondence II.
  • EL 15 (Electronic format) - Biography and Conversation with D. Cooley by K. Clavelle

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Restrictions on Access

There are restrictions on access.

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Restrictions on Use

There are restrictions on use.

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Custodial History

The fonds were donated by Dennis Cooley to the Archives & Special Collections, the University of Manitoba in 2007 (A.07-54) and in 2008 (A.08-01, A.08-85, A.08-140, A.08-149).

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Manuscript Series []
BoxFolder
11 Bloody Jack - Krafchenko poems; notes
2 Bloody Jack "Cowboy Song"
3 Bloody Jack poems
4-6 Bloody Jack "Krafchenko MS"
7 Bloody Jack (notes; drafts; revisions)
8 Bloody Jack ("cunning;" "con jobs")
9 Bloody Jack (prison language poems)
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21 Bloody Jack (Krafchenko discards)
2 Bloody Jack (drafts)
3 Bloody Jack (unbound book & cover)
4 Bloody Jack (research documents)
5 Bloody Jack (book: Outlaws of Manitoba)
6 Bloody Jack (photos; archival research)
7 Bloody Jack (miscellany: Bloody Jack)

  • book cover
  • publication celebration invitation
  • Sandra Nelkin interview on Bloody Jack" by Dennis Cooley for Bloody Jack, 2nd ed.
  • Manitoba Writers' Guild Newsletter (Dec. 1984) with article on David Arnason launch of The Circus Performer's Bar
  • Turnstone Press catalogue, 1984

8 Bloody Jack (script)
9 Bloody Jack (items sent to CBC)
10 Bloody Jack (promotional materials)
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31 Bloody Jack (publicity)
2 Bloody Jack - Correspondence, March - June, 1984

  • Letters from Brenda Riches for "Grain"
  • Poems
  • Letter from Merit Jansen re: Manitoba Arts Council agreement with Cooley to jointly develop a script for a feature film called "Bloody Jack", 1989
  • Letter from Manuela Dias, 1998

3 Bloody Jack 1st ed. reading copy
4 Bloody Jack sources
5 Winnipeg Free Press newspapers 1914
6 Index of poems in Bloody Jack (1st edition)
7-10 Bloody Jack - Poems

(for complete lists of poems see EL 15, CD no.3)

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41-10 Bloody Jack - Poems
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51-2 Bloody Jack - Poems
3 publicity for Bloody Jack 2nd ed.
4 Essays on Bloody Jack

  • Mahoney, Shelley. "Playing with Performance"
  • Hames, Scott. "How the poem doesn't mean: A Formal Deconstruction of Dennis Cooley's "boating"
  • Stubbs, Andrew. "Assessing the Criminal Paradise in Dennis Cooley's Bloody Jack and Other Outlaw Fiction"
  • Reimer, Douglas. :you have my word"; Excess and the Promise of Story in Dennis Cooley's Bloody Jack
  • ANONYMOUS , NO TITLE
  • Reimer, David. " The Functions of Montage in The Collected Works of Billy the Kid, and Bloody Jack"
  • Dowling, David. "Dennis Cooley Bloody Jack and Body Parts"
  • Beebe, Rhonda. "A Term Paper on Bloody Jack

5 Bloody Jack - old material and discards
6 Bloody Jack - cunning drafts and notes (all handwritten)
7 Bloody Jack - reviews and correspondence to and from Cooley; University of Alberta Press Release
8 Bloody Jack - email; University of Alberta Press catalogue
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61 Bloody Jack - email; launch ads; travel archives
2 Bloody Jack - notes; "the muse of absence;" U Alberta fall releases 2002; ad in Notes and Dispatches, Fall 2002; ad in Prairie Books NOW, fall/winter 2002

Folder entitled authors:

  • quote from Robert Kroetsch regarding Bloody Jack as Cooley was writing the 1st edition
  • "Brenda Welkin"
  • "this is true"
  • "Coroner's Report"
  • " in the days of B.S.
3 Bloody Jack - cover (2nd ed. )
  • music (by Lawrence Ritchey)
  • archival photos from Manitoba Archives
  • "an envelope for Penny
  • correspondence concerning the re-issue of Bloody Jack
4 Bloody Jack -correspondence concerning the re-issue of Bloody Jack
5 Bloody Jack new material - poems
6 Bloody Jack additions and corrections (early 2002)
7-8 Bloody Jack additions to the 2nd ed. - poems
9 Bloody Jack - correspondence

  • from L. Vermeer, U Alberta Press re: Bloody Jack reprint, 2000
  • from Herb Bjarnason 408 Oakland Ave. Winnipeg, R2G 0B4 re: "Ballad of Bloody Jack" includes copy of the found ballad, n.d.
  • proposed draft for a documentary movie on Bloody Jack
  • proposed script for a movie on Bloody Jack "Town of Plum Coulee"
  • Document from Manitoba History on Krafchenko
  • Document from Literary Encyclopedia on Cooley's Bloody Jack
  • The Krafchenko case
  • O'Skeleton's Notes on Witnesses, Royal Commission
  • Statement by Cooley on the poem
  • Krafchenko's orality

10 Bloody Jack - manuscript
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71 Bloody Jack proofs, Oct. 25, 2002
2-6 Bloody Jack - early drafts of Krafchenko poems

Early drafts of Krafchenko poems, many handwritten. "The Making of Bloody Jack for prairie Theatre Exchange" typed drafts of poems

7 Bloody Jack (camera ready version)
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81-5 Bloody Jack - early drafts of Krafchenko poems

Early drafts of Krafchenko poems, many handwritten. "The Making of Bloody Jack for prairie Theatre Exchange" typed drafts of poems

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91 Bloody Jack -early drafts of Krafchenko poems (Laws)
2 "The Making of Bloody Jack for Prairie Theatre Exchange (cartoon)
3 List of Krafchenko poems, January 1984
4 Bloody Jack - xerox copies of handwritten notes to Krafchenko (from Krafchenko files)
5 Bloody Jack - early drafts of Krafchenko poems

  • they leave their traces
  • the crow case
  • drag line

6 Documents on Krafchenko from newspaper clippings and books
7 Bloody Jack - early drafts of Krafchenko poems (cunning linguist)
8 Bloody Jack - notes and poems
9 Bloody Jack - poetry, e-mail correspondence, reviews, literary encyclopedia entry for Bloody Jack (1984)

(includes 2 Ukrainian textbooks)

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101-2 The Bentleys, 1990
3 The Bentleys - University of Alberta Press (copy to Cooley)
4 The Bentleys launch
5 "The Whisky Trail 2000" pachyderm 2000
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111 "The Whisky Trail 2000" pachyderm 2000
2-4 The Bentleys - Correspondence, Publicity, University of Alberta 2003-2007
5 The Bentleys - manuscript
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121-3 The Bentleys, 1992
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131 The Bentleys, 1992
2-3 The Bentleys, 1990, 1991
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141-2 The Bentleys, n.d
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151 Eli Mandel and His Work - Essays in Canadian Writing Press - notes

The files on Eli Mandel comprise research and drafts of the monograph published by ECW Press. Note: few of the drafts are dated

2 Eli Mandel and His Work - monograph bibliography (early version)
3 Eli Mandel and His Work - manuscript
4 Eli Mandel - "The First Four Books"
5-7 Eli Mandel - monograph drafts
8 Eli Mandel - monograph, 1992
9 Eli Mandel - monograph (1st keyed version, revised)
10 Eli Mandel - monograph
11 Eli Mandel - ECW Correspondence, 1992
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161 Eli Mandel - monograph
2 Eli Mandel and His Work - research notes on "Black and Secret Man" (1964)
3 Eli Mandel and His Work - research notes on "Crusoe" (1973)
4 Eli Mandel and His Work - research notes on "Jusili Poems" (1960)
5 Eli Mandel and His Work - research notes on "An Idiot Joy" (1967)
6 Eli Mandel and His Work - research notes on "Stony Plain" (1973)
7 Eli Mandel and His Work - research notes on "Trio" (1954)
8 Essays - "Confessions of a non-golfer", 1993
9 Essays - documents in the long postmodern prairie poem, 2002
10 Essays - introduction to Myrna Kostash, St. Andrew's College, University of Manitoba, Tarnawecky Award Recipient, 2007
11 Kroetsch interview, 1976
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171 Irene - correspondence, drafts of Poems, 1990-93

(For detailed descriptions of the folders see EL 15 (electronic format) CD no.3

2-6 Irene - drafts of poems, notes
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181-5 Irene - drafts of poems, notes
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191 Irene - notes consolidated; correspondence

  • Letter from Cooley to Irene
  • Irene's phone list
  • Drafts of poems

2 Irene - correspondence about Irene, drafts of poems, notes

(For detailed descriptions of the folders see EL 15 (electronic format) CD no.3

3 Irene - manuscript, draft
4 Irene - notes consolidated, correspondence, photographs: family in the trailer, Summer 1990 (Irene Cooley in Regina Hospital),
5 Irene - manuscript, draft
6 Irene - correspondence, drafts of poems 2000-2002

  • e-mail correspondence
  • Ivory Echoes - program, Nov. 18, 1993
  • newspaper clippings, reviews
  • Turnstone Press invite to the launch of Irene, August 30, 2000
  • drafts of poems

7 Irene - manuscript, January 19, 1998
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201-4 Irene - manuscript, drafts
5 Irene - manuscript, January 19, 1998
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211 Love in a Dry Country [Love in a Dry Land] manuscript sent to Quarry Press, April 1991
2 Love in a Dry Land / Country Music, 1999-2000
3 Love in a Dry Land, June 1993
4 Love in a Dry Land - poems, January 1993
4 Love in a Dry Land, April 1993
5 Love in a Dry Land, November 1992
6 Love in a Dry Land, October 1992
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221-5 Love in a Dry Land, July 1992
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231 Love in a Dry Land, December 1991
2 Love in a Dry Land - poems,
3 Love in a Dry Land, February 1992
4 Love in Dry Land (unpublished, 685 pages) 2008
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241 Country Music - Love in a Dry Land / Country Music (eds. Lent and McLuckie, Kalamalka Press, [ 2004 ]
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251 Love in a Dry Land, June 2002, September 2003, December 2003
2-4 Love in a Dry Land - manuscript
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261-2 Love in a Dry Land, July 2001 - December 2001
3 Love in a Dry Land, August 2000 - February 2001
4 Love in a Dry Land, July 2000
5-7 Love in a Dry Land, n.d.
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271 Love in a Dry Land, June 2000
2 Love in a Dry Land, August 1999
3 Love in a Dry Land, October 1999
4 Love in a Dry Land, November 1999
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281 Love in a Dry Land, January 1999
2 Love in a Dry Land/ Coutry Music, 2002
3 Love in a Dry Land, May - June, 1992
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291 Love in a Dry Land, May - December 2004
2 Love in a Dry Land, January - April 2005
3 Love in a Dry Land, May - December 2005
4 Love in a Dry Land, March 1992
5 Love in a Dry Land/ Coutry Music - correspondence, planning 2004-2005
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301 Love in a Dry Land, January - April 2004
2 Love in a Dry Land, May - July 2004
3 Love in a Dry Land - redistributed poems - notes, drafts of poems November 25, 2005
4 Love in a Dry Land - poems
5-6 Love in a Dry Land notes, drafts, 2008
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311 Love in a Dry Land - poems
2 Love in a Dry Land - in process, January 2008
3-4 Love in a Dry Land (unpublished) - in process, 2008
5-6 Love in a Dry Land - in process, 2007
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321-2 Love in a Dry Land, 1994-1995
3-5 Love in a Dry Land, 1998-1999
6-8 Love in a Dry Land, 1992-1995
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331-3 Love in a Dry Land (longest version), November 1992
4 Love in a Dry Land, October 1992
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341 Seeing Red - poem: "crewel work"
2 Seeing Red - Dracula I, January 7 1992
3 Seeing Red - Dracula II, January 7, 1992
4 Seeing Red, March 18, 2003
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351-2 Seeing Red - Dracula - poems, correspondence, notes, 1994 1995
3 Seeing Red, - poems, correspondence, notes, 2003-2004
4 Seeing Red, - poems, correspondence, notes, 2003 -2004
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361-3 Seeing Red - Burglar of Blood, 1992
4-6 Seeing Red - Dracula notes, drafts of poems, 1991-1992
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371-3 Seeing Red - drafts of poems
4 Seeing Red - correspondence, newspaper clipping (re: Dracula)
5 Seeing Red - Manitoba Writing and Publishing Awards - Manuela Dias Book Design of the Year Award, 2004
6 Seeing Red - drafts of poems
7 Seeing Red - Burglar of Blood, Pachyderm Press, 1994
8 Seeing Red - Burglar of Blood, 2000
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381-4 Seeing Red - drafts of poems, 1990-1992
5 Seeing Red - drafts of poems, 1989-1990
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391 Seeing Red, 1990-1991
2-4 Seeing Red, 1991

(includes a review by L. Stark, 2008)

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401 Fielding - notes, 1980
2 Fielding, 1983
3 Fielding - correspondence with "Grain", 1981
4 Fielding - drafts, 1980
5 Fielding - correspondence, drafts, 1981-1983
6 Leaving - drafts, 1978-1979
7 Dedications - drafts, 1985-1986
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411 Soul Searching - draft, 1986-1988
2 Dedications - drafts, 1987-1988
3 Perishable light - manuscript, 1988-1989
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421-6 The Trier Journal (Passwords) - draft, 1991-1992
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431-5 The Trier Journal (Passwords) - poems and notes, correspondence, travel documents
6 Passwords, 1990

(includes correspondence)

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441 Passwords - notes, 1996
2 Passwords - correspondence, 1995-1996
3 Passwords - draft no.5
4 Passwords - draft no.4
5 Passwords - draft no.3
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451-4 Passwords - drafts
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461-2 Passwords - drafts
3 Scotland (unpublished) - manuscript, 2000
4 Frosting House (unpublished) - manuscript, 1987
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471 This Only Home, January 1992
2-4 This Only Home - draft (Turnstone)
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481 This Only Home - draft (Turnstone)
2 This Only Home, April 1991
3-7 This Only House - poems,
8 This Only Home - drafts of poems, October 20, 1989 to January 22, 1990
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491 This Only Home - drafts of poems, February 8, 1990- December 11, 1990
2 This Only Home - drafts of poems, August 27, 1991 - September 9, 1991
3 This Only Home - drafts of poems, September 23-26, 1991
4 This Only Home - drafts of poems, September 27, 1991 - January 12, 1992
5 This Only Home - drafts of poems "Magellan"
6 Goldfinger - manuscript
7 Goldfinger - "Goldfinger; Hansel & Gretel"
8-12 Goldfinger - manuscript
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501 Vernacular Muse - correspondence

Turnstone receipts; publicity ACCUTE newsletter various royalty statements anonymous poems Cooley read for Turnstone

2 Vernacular Muse - Boundary Walker
3 Vernacular Muse - I am Here on the Edge
4-6 Vernacular Muse - Breaking and Entering
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511-3 Vernacular Muse - Placing the Vernacular
4 Vernacular Muse - correspondence
5 Vernacular Muse - Articles on Prairie Literature
6 Vernacular Muse - Poems about the Prairies, Visitors Poems
7 Vernacular Muse in Prairie Poetry
8 Vernacular Muse - Breaking and Entering
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521 Vernacular Muse - Boundary Walker: Robert Duncan

includes D. Cooley's review of "Keeping the Green: Robert Duncan's Pastoral Vision"

2 Vernacular Muse - Margaret Laurence
3 Vernacular Muse - Sinclair Ross
4 Vernacular Muse - Eli Mandel
5 Vernacular Muse - Dorothy Livesay
6 Vernacular Muse - I am Here on the Edge: Michael Ondaatje
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531 Vernacular Muse - Line Breaks
2 Vernacular Muse - After 1910 and All That: Ken Hugers
3 Vernacular Muse - poem: "a poem for the other wise"
4-5 Vernacular Muse - The Eye in Sinclair Ross's Short Stories
6-10 Vernacular Muse - The Vernacular Muse in Prairie Poetry, drafts, corrected drafts

(draft read by David Arnason)

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541 Vernacular Muse - The Vernacular Muse in Prarie Poetry, draft
2 Vernacular Muse - The Vernacular Muse in Prarie Poetry, drafts, notes, letter from Leyden
3 Vernacular Muse - The Vernacular Muse in Prairie Poetry, correspondence, notes and sources
4 Vernacular Muse - Antimacassared in the Wilderness: Margaret Laurence
5-6 Vernacular Muse - manuscript
7-8 Vernacular Muse - Livesay's Political Poetry
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551-2 Vernacular Muse - Livesay's Political Poetry
3 Vernacular Muse - The Vernacular Muse in Prarie Poetry
4 Vernacular Muse - Boundary Walker
5 Vernacular Muse - Breaking and Entering
6 Vernacular Muse - I am Here on the Edge
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561 Inscriptions (Draft)

  • invitations to launch
  • guestbook from launch
Photo no. 1 Raymond Hebert, Dennis Cooley, Stella Hryniuk
Photo no. 2 Bob Kroetsch
Photo no. 3 Dennis Cooley
Photo no. 4 Dave Arnason
Photo no. 5 Pat Sanders and son, Nile Swanson
Photo no. 6 Raymond Hebert, Christine Paulos, Marilyn Morton
Photo no. 7 Dennis Cooley
Photo no. 8 Dawne McCance, Dave Carr, Carol Dahlstrom, Wayne Tefs, Allison Campbell, Mhari Mackintosh
Photo no. 9 George Amabile
Photo no.10 Patrick Friesen
Photo no.11 Christine Paulos
Photo no.12 Dave Arnason
Photo no.13-14 Dennis Cooley (1988)
Photo no.15 David Arnason, Dennis Cooley, Stella Hryniuk at St. John's College
Photo no.16-19 Cartoon drawings by Heather Spears - Dennis Cooley (photocopies), 1999
32 photographs Travel

2 Inscriptions (Draft)- manuscript
3 Inscriptions (Draft) - introduction
4 Inscriptions - George Amabile
5 Inscriptions - Douglas Barbour
6 Inscriptions - E.D. Blodgett
7 Inscriptions - Elizabeth Brewster
8 Inscriptions - Dennis Cooley
9 Inscriptions - Lorna Crozier
10 Inscriptions - E.F. Dyck
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571 Inscriptions - Patrick Friesen
2 Inscriptions - Kristjana Gunnars
3 Inscriptions - John V. Hicks
4 Inscriptions - Robert Kroetsch
5 Inscriptions - Eli Mandel
6 Inscriptions - John Newlove
7 Inscriptions - Glen Sorestad
8 Inscriptions -Andrew Suknaski
9 Inscriptions - Anne Szumigalski
10 Inscriptions - Jon Whyte
11 Inscriptions - Christopher Wiseman
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581-2 Andrew Suknaski's manuscript edited by D. Cooley, drafts

(includes correspondence)

3 Sunfall: New and Selected Poems - manuscript, August 23, 1996
4 Sunfall: New and Selected Poems - correspondence, Agreement with Anansi, 1992-1996
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591- 6 Sunfall: New and Selected Poems - poems
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601-2 Correction Line - poems, 2008
2 Correction Line - correspondence, 2007-2008
3 Correction Line - correspondence, manuscript
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611-3 Correction Line - poems
4 Correction Line - correspondence
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621-3 Children of Light (unpublished) - poems
3-4 Hospital (unpublished) - poems, notes
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631 Birds & Bees (unpublished) - poems
2-3 Unchaperoned Heart/ Infidelity (unpublished) - poems
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641-2 Unchaperoned Heart/ Infidelity (unpublished) - poems
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651 Unchaperoned Heart - "unchaperoned heart" (alphabetically); lists of poems for "occasional poems", "birds & bees", "children of light"

2 Muse poems (unpublished) July - December 2007
3 Muse poems (unpublished), July 2006 - April 2007
4 Muse poems (unpublished), August 2006 - June 2007
5 Muse poems (unpublished) - poems
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661 Muse poems (unpublished), November 2005 - January 2006
2 Muse poems (unpublished), April - November 2005
3 Muse poems (unpublished), February - April, 2005
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671 Muse poems (unpublished), July 2004 - February 2005

(some poems are dated June 2007 and June 2008)

2 Muse poems (unpublished), February - October 2008
3 Muse poems (unpublished), January 2006 - November 2008
4 Muse poems (unpublished), March 2006 - January 2008
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681 Essays on Canadian Writing: Prairie Poetry Anthology - correspondence, 1978-1980
2 Essays on Canadian Writing (ECW): Prairie Poetry Anthology (RePlacing) - list of authors, poems, correspondence
3 ECW - correspondence, 1979
4 ECW - poems, correspondence, 1978-79
5 ECW - poems, correspondence, notes, 1978-79
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691 ECW - Canadian Conference of Writers and Critics, University of Calgary and the Banff Centre, February 8-10, 1973

(program of the Conference, "RePlacing", notes)

2 ECW - Beckman, Susan, 1979
3-5 RePlacing - Prairie Poetry Anthology

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Miscellaneous Poetry Series
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701-2 Early Poems - Sage Advice, 2005
3 Early Poems - Sage, May 2004 - 2005
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711 Early Poems - Sage, August 2003 - June 2004
2 Early Poems - Sage, 2004
3 Early Poems - Sage Advice (unpublished) - manuscript, p.1-245
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721 Early Poems - Sage, 2002-2004
2 Early Poems - Sage, 2002
3 Early Poems - Sage, 2001-2002
4 Early Poems - Sage, 2001
5 Early Poems - Muse Signs (submission to Coach House Press), 2006
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761 Unpublished Poems - Crow (poems), October - November 2005
2 Unpublished Poems - Garden (poems), October 2005
3 Unpublished Poems - Muse December 2005, February 2006
4 Unpublished Poems - Misc. poems, January 2006
5 Unpublished Poems - New and revised, January 2005
6 Unpublished Poems - Poems about Poetry, July 2002
7 Unpublished Poems - Poetry notes, April 2005
8-9 Unpublished Poems - Family Poems, October 2005, February 2006
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771-2 Unpublished Poems - The Birds & the Bees, December 1992 - February 1993, June - August 2002
3-4 Unpublished Poems - Occasional Poems, December 1992 - February 1993, June - December 2002, 2005
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781 Unpublished Poems - Regathered Poems, 1993
2-3 Unpublished Poems -Children of Light, 1992-1993, January - October 2005
4 Unpublished Poems - Figures, 1992-1993, 1998-1999
5 Unpublished Poems - Unchaperoned Heart, 1992-93, June - July 2002
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791-4 Miscellaneous poems, 1989
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801 Miscellaneous poems, 1989
2 Miscellaneous poems, 1990
3-4 Miscellaneous poems 1990-1991
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811 Miscellaneous poems, 1991-1992
2 Miscellaneous poems - Megan, 1993
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821 Miscellaneous poems, 1992-1999
2 Miscellaneous poems, 2001
3 Miscellaneous poems -Gone Idiom for Robert Kroetsch, 2000
4 Miscellaneous poems, 2002
5 Miscellaneous poems, 1993-1994
6 Miscellaneous poems, 1993
7 Miscellaneous poems, 1992-1993
8 Miscellaneous poems - Children of Light, 2001
9 Miscellaneous poems, 1992-1993
10 Miscellaneous poems - Cooley Poem
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831 Miscellaneous poems - Revisions, January - October, 2005
2 Miscellaneous poems - Revisions, November - December 2005
3 Miscellaneous poems - Revisions, January - March, 2004
4 Miscellaneous poems - Revisions, June - August, 2004
5 Miscellaneous poems - Revisions, September - October 2004
6 Miscellaneous poems - Revisions, November - December 2004
7 Miscellaneous poems - Revisions, August 2003
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841 Miscellaneous poems - Revisions, December - June 2002
2-4 Miscellaneous poems, 1988
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851 Miscellaneous poems - PoetryFest (two nights of poetry and jazz, Kitchener) 2007

(correspondence, selected poems)

2 Miscellaneous poems - Ivan Eyre Project, 2005
3 Miscellaneous poems - Fair, Circus Poems

(includes researcy material)

4 Miscellaneous poems -Body Poems
5 Miscellaneous poems - It's catching my love, etc., August 28, 1994
6 Miscellaneous poems - 40 below
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861-5 Miscellaneous poems
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871-4 Miscellaneous poems
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881-3 Miscellaneous poems
4 Miscellaneous poems - Computer files, Catalog of Macintosh HD 1991-1992, 1995
5 Miscellaneous poems, 2007-2008
6 "Fielding" (for my father), 1979
7 Prairie Poetry Anthology - Drafts, 1992
8 Miscellaneous Poetry, 1980's - 2005

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Essays, Reviews, Articles, Interviews, Readings
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891 Essays - Breaking the Silence; New Essays
2 Essays - The Ampersand in the Garden
3 Essays - A Note on Sinclair Ross and the City, 2005-2006
4 Essays - Playing Around: Don't Talk Nonsense Cooley

(some thoughts on gaming, Sage Hill Retreat, 1999)

5 Essays - Robert Duncan's Green Wor(l)ds, 1976-1977

(includes correspondence)

6 Essays - "we will try to act like human beings" Celestial Navigation as anti-authoritarian (Paulette Jiles)
7 Essays - Dorothy Livesay
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901 Articles - "Sense of Place in Prairie Poetry"
2 Articles -"Trip to the U.S.S.R."
3 Essays - Robert Kroetsch (for CV2)
4 Review of Kroetsch's poetry book
5 Articles - "Reading"
6 Articles - "Afterword" to Gabrielle Roy, Garden in the Wind
7 Articles - "The Eh Team" for Border Crossings
8 Review for Books in Canada - Miriam Wassington, Apartment Seven: Essays Selected and New
9 Review for Books in Canada - Barry Broadfoot, Next-Year Country: Voices of Prairie People
10 Letter to the Editor, Winnipeg Free Press, 1989
11 Review of Robert Thacker, The Great Prairie Fact and the Literary Imagination
12 Review of George Elliott Clarke, Lush Dreams, Blue Exile
13 English Department Self-Review Committee Minority Report
14 Articles - "Dear Editors"
15 Dennis Cooley Interview - Michael Bonar
16 Dennis Cooley Interview, April 2003
17 Review of Dennis Lee's new poetry book
18 Review of David McFadden's "The human heart delivers itself"
19 Review of Don Gayton's "Wheatgrass Mechanism"; Review of Erin Moure's "Domestic Fuel"
20 Articles - Notes on the History of Canadian Literature
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911 Review of Christopher Wiseman's "Post-Cards Home: Poems New & Selected"
2 Articles - "hidden grief in Robert Kroetsch's Seed Catalogue"
3 Articles - Making the World Safe for Dada (Colin Morton's The Merzbook)
4 Articles - The origins of Turnstone
5 Articles - Heroes & the Heroic in Canadian Literature
6 Talk - "we could dance a little", some motes on prairie literature - Spain, December 1998
7 Articles - Note on regionalism for the League of Canadian Poets
8 Border Crossings - Carnal Love; Engendered Species; The Monied Muse, 1990-1994

(includes correspondence -Cooley winner of the 8th Annual Western Magazine Awards)

9 Border Crossings Columns, 1990-1993
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921 Border Crossings Columns - Art and Technology
2 Border Crossings Columns - Bearing Witness
3 Border Crossings Columns - Engendered Species
4 Border Crossings Columns - The Eye and Poetry
5 Border Crossings Columns - Loving Words
6 Border Crossings Columns - The Monied Muse
7 Border Crossings Columns - Native Writing in Canada
8 Border Crossings Columns - Talking Turkey
9 Border Crossings Columns - Two Saskatchewan Poets
10 Border Crossings Columns - "Wrestling with the Real: The Critical Reception of Prairie Literature"
11 Essays -Afterward to Gabrielle Roy's "Garden in the Wind"
12 Essays - Antimacassared in the Wilderness: Art and Nature in "The Stone Angel"
13 Essays - Eh Team "Books in Canada"
14 Essays - Eulogy: bp nichol 1988
15 Essays - Doing the First Reading
16 Essays - Groundswell Statement, 1993
17 Essays - Heroes and Heroic in Canadian Literature
18 Essays - How Do You Grow a Critic?
19 Essays - Introduction to Robert Kroetsch's "Seed Catalogue", Red Deer Press, Summer 2004
20 Essays - "Land and Language in Canadian Poetry" - unpublished manuscript
21 Essays - Northrop Frye
22 Note on Sinclair Ross and the City
24 Notes for Eye/Ear Essays
25 Notes on Origins of Turnstone
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931 Notes on Saint Sammy's Speech
2 Notes on "The Stone Angel"
3 Notes for Theory class
4 Notes on "The Words of My Roaring"
5 Essays - Poetics of Robert Duncan
6 Essays - Poet Laureate
7 Essays - Prairie Literature
8 Essays - On Being a Canadian Writer
9 Essays - West of Eden: Essay on Canadian Prairie Literature, 2008
10 Essays - Stumbling Toward Names: Ross and the (Un)Common Noun
11 Essays - Teaching Canadian Literature in Germany, 1990
12 Essays - Vernacular Muse in Prairie Poetry (Paper for ACS Conference), Spring 1986
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941 Review of Barry Broadfoot' "Next Year Country: voices of Prairie People"
2 Review of Su Crol's "Worlda Mirth" - Carnal Love
3 Review of George E. Clarke's "Lush Dreams, Blue Exile"
4 Review of "Robert Kroetsch Essays"
5 Review of Don Domanski's "Hammerstroke"
6 Review of Eli Mandel's "Out of Place" and "Another Time" - Double or Nothing
7 Review of Don Gayton's "The Wheatgrass Mechinism" in "Books in Canada", 1991
8 Review of Jim Greeen's "Beyond Here". 1983
9 Review of Don Gutteridge's "Borderlands" and Sid Stephen's "Beothuck Poems"
10 Review of "One West, Two Myths" edited by C. Hiugham and R. Thacker
11 Review of Paulette Jiles' "Celestian Navigation", 1984
12 Review of Robert Kroetsch's "Field Notes" (in CV2)
13 Review of Dennis Lee's "Savage Fields: An Essay on Literature and Cosmology"
14 Review of Dennis Lee's "The Gods" - Loss and Confusion
15 Review of Colin Morton's "The Merzbook" - Making the World Safe for Dada
16 Review of Robin Matthews' "Canadian Literature: Surrender or Revolution" in "Canadian Dimension", 1978
17 Review of Erin Moure's "Domestic Fuel"
18 Report on "Wider Boundaries of Daring: The Modernist Impulse in Canadian Women's Writing"
19 Review of the Tish Books - The Tish Material: A Few Small Books without Dislike or Suspicion
20 Review of Miriam Waddington's "Apartment Seven: New and Selected"
21 Review of Christopher Wiseman's "Post-cards Home: Poems New and Selected"
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951 Writers Series Interviews - Daphne Marlatt, St. Johns, March 1976
2 Writers Series Interviews - Don Gutteridge, 1977
3 Writers Series - Poem for George Bowering, [ 2005 ]
4 Writers Series - Margaret Laurence Citation for University of Manitoba Convocation
5 Writers Series - Notes: Communications Model for Literature
6 Writers Series - Report on Waddington and Kostash Reading
7 Writers Series - Dennis Cooley Interview - 12 or 20 questions: with Dennis Cooley, 2007

(posted by Rob Mclennan)

8 Writers Series - Dennis Cooley Interview, Michael Bondar for ECW
9 Writers Series - Dennis Cooley Interview, Bruce/Budde

( in electronic format)

10 Writers Series - Dennis Cooley Interview (CV2), Clarise Foster, 2004
11 Writers Series - Dennis Cooley Interview, Daniel S. Lenoski, 1986
12 Writers Series - Dennis Cooley Interview, Terry Lulashnyk, 1994

(Cottager, vol. 3 (1994) no.1)

13 Writers Series - Dennis Cooley Interview, 2003

(conducted over e-mail by McLennan)

14 Writers Series - Special Issue of Prairie Fire - Writing Contests, 1997-98

(Cooley's selection)

15 Conversation with Dennis Cooley - University of Manitoba Alumni Journal

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Travel Series
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961 Europe 1994 (Germany, France, Spain) - Journal []
2 Europe 1994 - Information
3 Europe 1994 (Germany) - Journal
4 Europe 1994 - Information
5 Portuguese Journal 1995 (6) - Journal
6 Portuguese Journal 1995 - Correspondence
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971 Portuguese Journal 1995 - handwritten manuscript
2 Portuguese Journal 1995 (1) - printed manuscript
3 Portuguese Journal 1995 (22)- printed manuscript
4 Portuguese Journal 1995 (20)- printed manuscript
5 Portuguese Journal 1995 (3)- printed manuscript, January 1996
6 Portuguese Journal 1995 (4)- printed manuscript, January 1996
7 Portuguese Journal 1995 - printed manuscript, June 1997
8 Portuguese Journal 1995 (5)- printed manuscript, June 11, 1997
9 Portuguese Journal 1995 - notes, selected poetry, 1995-1998
10 Portuguese Journal 1997
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981-2 Augsburg 1996 - teaching/travel
3 Polish Journal 1999 - Journal
4 Portuguese Journal 2001 - Journal
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991-2 Europe 2002 Journal (unpublished)
3 Europe 2002 Journal - Correspondence
4 Europe 2002 Journal - Travel Arrangements
5 Europe 2002 Journal - Information
6 Spain 2002 - Correspondence
7 Portugal 2002 - Correspondence
8 Hungary 2002 - Correspondence
9 Europe 2002 - Correspondence
10 Europe 2000 - Schedules, Journal
11 Portugal 2002 - Correspondence, Photos, Travel Documents
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1001-2 Trier 2005 - Correspondence
3 Trier 2005 - Travel Info
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1011 Trier - University of Manitoba/ University of Trier Partnership - Conferences, Correspondence, 1990
2 Germany 1995 - Canadian Studies Contacts
3 Trier Summer 2006 - Correspondence
4 Trier October 2008
5 Saarbrucken Conference 2002

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Academic Education
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1021 PhD. Thesis, "The Poetics of Robert Duncan" - draft
2 Ph.D. Thesis, Chapter I "Psyche"
3 Ph.D. Thesis, Chapter II "Permutations of Renewal Keeping the Green"
4 Ph.D. Thesis, Chapter II
5 Ph.D. Thesis, Chapter II "A Poem Beginning with a Line by Pindar"
6 Ph.D Thesis, Chapter III
7-8 Ph.D. Thesis, Chapter IV
9 Ph.D. Thesis Introduction
10 Ph.D. Candidacy Certificate - University of Rochester, 1970
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1031 Ph.D. Thesis research, Robert Duncan
2 Ph.D. Chapter, IV research
3-4 Ph.D. Thesis proposal
5-6 Ph.D. Thesis, "The Fire"
7 Ph.D. Thesis, "Keeping the Green Robert Duncan's Pastoral Vision
8 Ph.D. Thesis, "Pindar Poem"
9 Ph.D. Thesis, Chapter III "Burning the Grassland" ("The Fire")
10 Ph.D. Thesis, Chapter IV "The Comic Resolution"
11 Ph. D Thesis, research notes (handwritten, in notebook)
12-13 Ph. D Thesis, research notes
14 Ph.D. Thesis research (handwritten notebooks)
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1041 Ph.D. Thesis research - Index card "Bibliography", notebooks
2 Ph.D. Thesis - Microfiche from Duncan Collection at Berkeley
3-4 Ph.D. Thesis research - Robert Duncan Poems, photocopies
5 Ph.D. Thesis research - Correspondence from Robert Duncan, 1976
6 Ph.D. Thesis research - Vancouver by Robert Duncan, photocopy
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1051 Ph.D. Thesis research - Faust Foutu an Entertainment by R. Duncan, photocopies
2 Ph.D. Thesis research - Articles by R. Duncan, photocopies
3 Ph.D. Thesis research - Meeting of Poets & Theologians
4 Ph.D. Thesis research - "Poem Beginning with a Line by Pindar" - Ken Hughes notes
5-6 Ph.D. Thesis research
7 Ph.D. Thesis research - Classnotes
8 M.A. Thesis - "Imagery and Symbolism of Stephen Crane, 1968
9 M.A. Thesis - Classnotes
10 Notebook, 1973
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1061 Bachelor of Education - Classnotes, 1966
2 Bachelor of Education - Diploma, 1966

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Professional Series - CV's, Achievements
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1063 Sabbaticals, 1981-2001
4 Teaching Excellence Awards, 2004
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1071 Dennis Cooley - CV, 1987
2 Dennis Cooley - CV, 1988
3-4 Dennis Cooley - CV, 1981-82
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1081 Dennis Cooley - CV, 1984
2 Dennis Cooley - CV, 1987
3 Dennis Cooley - CV, 1988
4 Dennis Cooley - CV, 1988-1990
5 Dennis Cooley - CV, 1989
6 Dennis Cooley - CV, 1991-1994
7 Dennis Cooley - CV, 1995
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1091 Dennis Cooley - CV, 2000
2 Dennis Cooley Chronology, 2000
3 Dennis Cooley - CV, 1999-2002
4 Dennis Cooley - CV, 2003
5 Dennis Cooley - CV, 2004
6 Dennis Cooley - CV, 2002
7 Dennis Cooley - CV, 2006
8 Dennis Cooley Activity Reports, 1999-2006

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Academic Teaching
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1101 Canadian Literature (4.237) 1976-1977
2 Canadian Survey, Beausejour, 1977-1978
3 French Canadian Literature (44.247)
4 Contemporary Canadian American Poetry (4.769), 1981

(Grad Course)

5 Canadian Survey (4.227), 1980-1981
6 Early Twentieth Century Poetry (4.769), 1982

(Grad Course)

7 Canadian Survey (4.227), 1982-1983
8 Canadian Literature (4.126), 1983-1984
9 Canadian Literature (4.227), 1983-1984
10 Canadian Novel (4.378), 1984-1985
11 Canadian Literature (4.772), 1985

(Grad Course)

12 Canadian Honours (4.275), 1986-87
13 Canadian Literature (4.227) - Correspondence, Course Manual, 1986-1987
14 20th Century Literature (4.126), 1988
15 Canadian Prairie Literature, 1989
16 Canadian Novel (4.378), 1991-1992
17 Canadian Poetry (4.377), 1991-1992
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1111 Canadian Poetry (4.377), 1991-1992

(includes Cooley's draft of Mandel Essay)

2 Canadian Novel (4.378), 1993-1994
3 Survey of Canadian Literature (4.227), 1993-1994
4 Canadian Literature (4.378), 1994-1995
5 Canadian Literature (4.338), 1994-1995
6 Canadian Literature to1967 ((4.288), 1995-1996
7 Studies in Canadian Literature (4.338), 1995-1996
8 Canadian Literature since 1967 (4.289), 1996-1997
9 Canadian Writers in Self-construction
10 Studies in Canadian Prairie Literature (4.327), 2005
11 Sample Essay for English (4.130), 2004-2005
12 Canadian Poetry (4.377) - Examinations, 1976-1992
13 Canadian Poetry Assignments
14 Canadian Poetry (4.126) - Analysis of a Poem
15 Canadian Poetry, 1976-1992
16 Critical Theory (4.253), 1994-1995
17 20th Century Literature (4.126), 2003-2004
18 Literature since 1900, 2004-2005
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1121 Literature and Composition - English 102(43), University of Saskatchewan, 1967-1968
2 Modern American Literature (4.325), 1974-1975
3 Modern American Literature (4.325), 1975-1976
4 American Literature (4.373), 1975-1976
5 English Composition (091), 1976-1977
6 American Literature (4.373), 1985-1986
7 Representative Literary Works (4.120), 1985-1986
8 20th Century Literature (4.126) - Syllabus, 1992-1993
9 Survey of Canadian Literature (4.227), 1993-1994
10 20th Century Literature (4.126), 1994-1995
11 20th Century Literature (4.126), 1995-1996
12 20th Century Literature (4.126), 1997-1998
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1131 20th Century Literature (4.126), 2002-2003
2 20th Century Literature (4.120, 4.126) - Assignments
3 20th Century Literature (4.126) - Essay Advice
4 20th Century Literature (4.126) - Examinations, 1974-
5 Classes 1995 - Time Tables
6 Audio-video Media - Canadian Literature
7 Books on Order
8 American Literature Titles
9 Canadian Bibliography
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1141 Course Outlines
2 Essay Topics
3 English Course (4.126) - Lahr/Baden, Germany
4 Teaching Literature at the University (4.759)

(related to 4.126)

5 Notes - "Coutry Wife", "Winter's Tale"
6 Textbook Orders
7 Examinations
8 Literary Notes
9 Workshop on Line Break
10 Proposed Graduate Courses, 1990-1993
11 Academic Timetables, 1990-2004
12 Department of English Newsletters, 1998-2006
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1151 American Literature, 2003-2004
2 Canadian Literature - Thompson, Manitoba, 1976

(correspondence)

3 Prairie Literature (4.288), 1997-1998
4 Canadian Literature (Eng. 2270), 2007-2008
5 Contemporary Critical Theory ( 4.254)- Class Assignment, Textbooks, 2000-2001
6 Radio Course (Eng.126), 1976-1977
7 English (4.126) - Course Outline, Assignments, Articles, 2002-2003
8 English (4.126), 2003-2004
9 English (4.130) - Course Outline, Assignments, 2004-2005
10 English (1300) - Course Outline, Assignments, 2006-2007
11 English (1300) - Handouts, Assignments, 2007-2008
12 English Romanticism 242 - Course Outline, Assignments, 1977-1978, 1978-1979
13 English Romanticism 242 - Course Research and Notes, 1977-1978, 1978-1979
14 English Romanticism 242 - William Blake
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1161 English Romanticism 242 - Lord Byron
2 English Romanticism 242- Samuel T. Coleridge
3 English Romanticism 242 - Frankenstein
4 English Romanticism 242 - Gothic Novel
5 English Romanticism 242 - John Keats
6 English Romanticism 242 -Percy B. Shelley
7 English Romanticism 242 - William Wordsworth
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168 English Romanticism 242 - Wuthering Heights
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1169 Course Handouts, Tips on Reading Poetry, 2006
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1171 Advanced Creative Writing (4.379), 1998-1999

(correspondence)

2 Advanced Creative Writing, 1999-2000
3-5 Advanced Creative Writing, 2002-2003
6 Advance Creative Writing, 2003-2004
7-8 Advance Creative Writing , 2006-2007
9 Where to Write: A Guide to Post-Secondary Creative Writing Programs in Canada, 2003
10 Getting Published - Preparing and submitting a poetry ms. for publication
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1181-5 Canadian Literature (4.227) - Typed manuscript, p.1-493

(Instructional material)

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1191- Canadian Literature (4.227) - Typed manuscript

(Instructional material)

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1201 Canadian Literature - Instructional material
2 Canadian Literature - Background, History
3 Canadian Literature - Introduction
4 Canadian Literature - Margaret Laurence
5 Canadian Literature - Margaret Atwood
6 Canadian Literature - F.R. Scott

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Awards/ Publicity/Reviews
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1211 McNally Robinson Award for Manitoba Book or the Year 1988 - Perishable Light
2 The Western Magazine Awards - BP Nichol/The Eye and Poetry , Border Crossings (1989), 1990
3 Teaching Excellence Wins Awards, , 1979, 1992
4 Publicity - Newspaper clippings, Correspondence, Media Releases, Announcements, Reviews, 1989-1995
5 Publicity - Newspaper clippings, Correspondence, Media Releases, Announcements, Reviews, 1980-2000
6 Publicity - Internet Citations re: Cooley, 2001-2005
7 Publicity - Newspaper clippings, Correspondence, Media Releases, Reviews 2002-2007
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1221 Publicity - Newspaper clippings, Correspondence, Media Releases, Reviews 1990-2007
2 Publicity - Newspaper clippings, Correspondence, Media Releases, Reviews 1980-2007
3 Publicity - Newspaper clippings, Correspondence, Media Releases, Reviews 1982-2007
4 Publicity - Newspaper clippings, Correspondence, Media Releases, Reviews 1982-2004
5 Publicity - Newspaper clippings, Correspondence, Media Releases, Reviews 1982-1989
6 Publicity - Newspaper clippings, Correspondence, Media Releases, Reviews 2006
7 Publicity - Newspaper clippings, Correspondence, Media Releases, Reviews 1985-2003

(Bloody Jack)

8 Publicity - Annoucements 1995-1999
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1231 Publicity - Evergreen Festival, 1984-1985
2 Publicity - Newspaper clippings, Correspondence, Media Releases, Reviews, 1984 - 2001
3 Publicity - Newspaper clippings, Correspondence, 1983-1984
4 Publicity - Correspondence, Reviews, Assorted Poetry, 1986-2007
5 Publicity - "Fielding", 1983-1984
6 Publicity - D. Cooley's collaboration with musicians, 1992
7 Publicity - Newspaper clippings, Correspondence, Media Releases, Reviews, 1980's - 1990's

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Cultural Series - Manitoba Writer's Guild

(for detailed description of the contents in the folders see the "Lists of Dennis Cooley's Papers at the University of Manitoba Archives" (EL 15)

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1241 Season's Reading - Spectrum Cabaret, December 12, 1990
2 PoetiX: Poetry Resource Guide, 1997
3 Executive Membership, Correspondence, Newsletter, 1990-1991

(Dennis Cooley, President)

4 Minutes, Correspondence, Executive Director's Report, 1989-1995
5 Minutes, Correspondence, Financial Statements, President's Report, 1988-1999
6 Minutes, Correspondence, Financial Statements, President's Report, 1987-1995
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1251 Minutes, Correspondence, Events, 1990-1993
2 Minutes, Correspondence, Executive Director's Report, 1987-1991
3 Minutes, Correspondence, Announcements, 1988-1991
4 Common Ground - Literary Conference, 1989
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1261 There and Back: Celebrating Our Words - Literary Conference, 1996
2 Minutes, Correspondence, Financial Statements, Membership, Executive Reports, 1989-1990
3 Announcements, 1993-1994
4 Canadian-American Writers Festival (1990), Correspondence, 1990- 2006

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Conferences/ Readings/ Research Travel
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1271 Plains/Prairie Literature Conference, Nebraska, March 1982
2 Weyburn Writers' Conference, Weyburn, April 1989
3 NeWest Institute Forum for the Arts, Nordegg, July 1988
4 Kroetsch Conference, France, 1994
5 MLA Washington, December 1989
6 Readings, Talks, Workshops in Portugal and Germany, 1995
7 Travel - Portugal, 1997
8 Tarragona and Lleida Talks, Spain, 1998
9 University of Lleida Conference, Spain, 1998
10 Readings, Talks, Workshops, Poland, 1999
11 Conference on the Canadian Long Poem, 1985
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1281 Travel - Hungary, 2000
2 Coimbra Poetry Festival - Travel, Portugal, 2001
3 Talk on Canadian Postmodernism; Talk on Margaret Atwood, Poland, 2002
4 CanaDays, University of Lleida, Spain, 2004-2005
5 Wildword Conference -Kroetsch's Seed Catalogue, Calgary, 2005
6 Creative Writing Workshop, University of Lleila, Spain, 2006
7 Book Fest/Reading, University of Winsor, 2007
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1291 Travel - Research in the Robert Kroetsch Archives - Correspondence, Calgary, 2008
2 Talking Fresh 6 Conference, University of Regina, 2008

D. Cooley's paper " Some uses of history in Canadian poetry"

3 Travel - Portugal, 1999
4 Conference on Dorothy Livesay and the Evolution of Canadian Poetry, University of St. Jerome's College, 1983
5 Travel - Portugal, 1996
6 Viking Connection: Canada Continentalist Perspectives, Germany, 1996
7 Seeking the edge: a day of Canadian Literature, Marburg, Germany, 1996
8 International Interdisciplinary Conference, Dijon, France, 1997
9 Kroetsch Conference, St. Jerome's College, Waterloo, 1997
10-11 World of Local Voices: Poetry in English Today (1999), Saarbruecken, Germany, 1999- 2003

( D. Cooley's paper, correspondence)

12 Conference - Margaret Laurence and Her Times, 1997
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1301 Giving Voice - University of Manitoba/ University of Trier Partnership Conference, 2000
2 Wildword Conference -Kroetsch's Seed Catalogue, Calgary, 2005
3 Sage Hill Writing Experience: Poetry Workshop, 1998
4 Flin Flon Writers Guild, 1998
5 Thunder Bay Public Library - Talk on getting published, 1999
6-7 Speaking out of Place: Strategies in Writing Poetry from the Prairies (5th Autumn Summer School), Kiel, Germany, 2000
8 Winnipeg Young Authors Conference, 2001
9 Canada - (6th Autumn Summer School on the New Literature in English), 2002
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1311 Summer School of the New Literature - Correspondence, Trier, 2007
2 Trier Partnership Conference, Lleida - Correspondence, 2006
3 Trier Conference/Workshops - Correspondence, 2005
4 Travel Scotland - Correspondence, 2003
5 Culture and Science - 4th Partnership Conference, University of Iceland, 2005
6 Travel Scotland - Correspondence, 2000-2001
7 Nation Building - British Association for Canadian Studies, 25th Annual Conference, Edinburg, 2000
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1321 Defining the Prairies: a Multidisciplinary Conference on the Canadian Prairies - Planning, Registration Forms, 1998
2 Defining the Prairies: a Multidisciplinary Conference on the Canadian Prairies - Planning, Schedule, 1998
3-4 Defining the Prairies: a Multidisciplinary Conference on the Canadian Prairies - Grants, Financial Statements, Correspondence, 1998
5 Defining the Prairies: a Multidisciplinary Conference on the Canadian Prairies - Correspondence, Musical Program, 1998
6 Defining the Prairies: a Multidisciplinary Conference on the Canadian Prairies - Correspondence, March - January 1998
7 Defining the Prairies: a Multidisciplinary Conference on the Canadian Prairies - Correspondence, April - November 1998
8 Defining the Prairies: a Multidisciplinary Conference on the Canadian Prairies - Correspondence, Douglas Barbour, 1998
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1331 St. John's Literary Conference, 1987
2 St. John's Canadian Studies Conference, 1994
3 St. John's Conference - Iconicity and Narrative in Canadian Literature, 1995
4 St. John's Conference - The Prairies: Visited and Revisited, 2001
5 St. John's Conference - The Prairies Lost and Found, 2004
6-7 St. John's Conference - The Prairies in 3-D, 2007
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1341 Conference/ Readings - Calgary, 2007
2 Conference/Readings - Kitchener, 2007
3 Conference/Readings - Edmonton, 2007
4 Conference/Readings - Sechelt, 2006
5 Conference/Readings - Winnipeg Writer's Festival (Thin Air), 2005
6 Conference/Readings - Scotland, 2005
7 Conference/Readings - Word on the Street, Calgary, 2004
8-10 Conference/Readings - Vernon, BC, 2004
11 Conference/Readings - Worcester, 2004
12 Conference/Readings - Winnipeg, 2003
13 Conference/Readings - Alberta, 2003
14 Conference/Readings - Montreal, 2003
15 Conference/Readings - Prince George, BC, 2002
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1351 Conference/Readings - London, ON, 2002
2 Conference/Readings -Alberta, 2001
3 Conference/Readings - Edmonton, 2000
4 Conference/Readings - Moose Jaw, 1999
5 Conference/Readings - Alberta, 1999
6 Conference/Readings - Toronto, 1997
7 Conference/Readings - Regina, 1997
8 Conference/Readings - Edmonton, 1990
9 The Prairies: Lost & Found - Proposals, 2004
10 The Prairies: Lost & Found - Correspondence, Robert Kroetsch Readings, 2004
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1361 The Prairies: Lost & Found - Schedules
2 The Archaeology of Water: Five Prairie Poems, Winnipeg, 2004
3 St. John's Conference - The Prairies: Visited and Revisited - Book Displays, 2001
4 The Prairies: Visited and Revisited - Call for Papers, 2001
5 The Prairies: Visited and Revisited - Calls for Information, 2001
6 The Prairies: Visited and Revisited - Conference Package, 2001
7 The Prairies: Visited and Revisited - Equipment, Readings, Performances, 2001
8 The Prairies: Visited and Revisited - Funding, Applications, 2001
9 The Prairies: Visited and Revisited - Posting on Internet, 2001
10 The Prairies: Visited and Revisited - Meetings, Planning, 2001
11 The Prairies: Visited and Revisited - Participants e-mail addresses, 2001
12 The Prairies: Visited and Revisited - Participants withdrawn, 2001
13 The Prairies: Visited and Revisited - Posters, 2001
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1371 The Prairies: Visited and Revisited - Paper Proposals, 2001
2 The Prairies: Visited and Revisited - Schedules, 2001
3 The Prairies: Visited and Revisited - Volunteers, 2001
4 St. John's Conference - First Annual Manitoba Poetry Conference, 1978
5 St. John's Conference - Defining the Prairies - Conference Package 1998
6 St. John's Conference - Canadian Studies Conference: The Canadian University in the Twenty-First Century, 1994
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1381 St. John's College - Misc. Announcements, Correspondence, 1980's - 1990's
2-3 University of Manitoba - Misc. Announcements, Correspondence, 1980's - 1990's
4 Reading - Toronto, Hamilton, 2005
5 Reading - Austrian Scholars, Winnipeg, 2008
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1391 Reading - Invitation to Word on the Street, Calgary, 2007
2 Reading - Edmonton, 2003
3 Reading - CBC Identities,
4 Readings (various)
5 Readings - Selection for Readings
6 Reading - Edmonton - Correspondence, 2008
7 Freedom of Expression - Censorship, 1992
8 Eli Mandel Heritage Park Dedication - Mandel Citations, 1990
9 Estevan Talk - Eli Mandel, 1995
10 Feminism in Contemporary Canadian Poetry
11 Guest Talk - English Composition Class, 2002
12 Note on Regionalism for the League of Canadian Poets
13 Place and Poetry - League of Canadian Poets, 1999
14 Postmodernism and Regionalism - notes
15 Prairie Literature - Talk in Spain
16 Reading the Postmodern, a Canadian Literature Symposium, Ottawa, 2008
17 Response to John Wortley's "Daniel Tales", 2001
18 Response to Moti Sojania's "Charles and Diana", 1994
19 Talk for Saskatchewan Writers' Guild
20 Talk - Sense of Place in Prairie Poetry, Bemidji
21 Talk - Theory of Knowledge, 1994

(one letter)

22 Value of Canadian Writing - Tri-University English Department Symposium, Winnipeg, 2007
23 Talk -We Could Dance a Little: Some Notes on Prairie Literature, Spain, 1998
24 Reading - West End Cultural Centre - Jane Urguhart, 1992
25 Reading - Moose Jaw Movement, 1976

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General Correspondence
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1401 Amabile, George, 1982-1992
2 Anderson, Jim, 2006-2008
3 Armstrong, Jill, 1999-2008
4 Arnason, David, 1980-2007
5 Banting, Pamela, 1989-2000
6 Barbour, Douglas, 1998-2005
7 Beach, Kimmy, 2000-2007
8 Bedell, Alan, 1996-2008
9 Benton, Yvonne,
10 Bertholf, Robert, 1989-2007
11 Besner, Neil, 1995-2008
12 Bowering, George, 1991-2007
13 Brock, Kathy, 1995-1997
14 Budde, Robert, 2003-2007
15 Bureu, Nela, 1997-2008
16 Burke, Nancy, 2001-2002
17 Butling, Pauline, 1983-2000
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1411 Calder, Alison, 2003-2007
2 Cariou, Warren, 2003-2007
3 Carrera-Suarez, Isabel, 1989-2005
4 Caseburg, Sharon, 2005-2008
5 Chotka, Angela, 1994
6 Clavelle, Karen, 2002-2008
7 Cook, Meira, 1994-2008
8 Courtney, Virginia, 1990
9 Crozier, Lorna, 1996
10 Dahlstrom, Carol, 1987-2006
11 Dales, Jennifer, 2000-2008
12 Davey, Frank, 1989-1994
13 Debicki, Chris, 2004-2007
14 Diehl-Jones, Charlene, 1997-2007
15 Dowling, David, 1996-2001
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1421 Elliot, Cheryl, 2004-2007
2 Enns, Victor, 1982-1999
3 Enright, Robert, 1992-1993
4 Fiorentino, Jon, 2000-2004
5 Friesen, Glenys, 2000-2001
6 Gantzert, Patricia and Rene, 1994-1995
7 Garnett, Heidi, 2006
8 Goertschacher, Wolfgang, 1999-2002
9 Goldie, Terry, 1998-2001
10 Grace, Sherrill, 2000-2003

(contains a poem by Cooley on Tom Thomson)

11 Graham, Lea, 2005-2006
12 Graham, Lea, 2003-2006
13 Gressnich, Dorothee, 1989
14 Halfe, Louise, 1993
15 Harris, Maureen, 1995-2000
16 Haarwood - Jones, Troy, 1995
17 Havelda, John, 2001-2003
18 Hiebert, Luann, 2006-2008
19 Hill, Gerry, 1997-2001
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1431 Horner, Jan, 2000-2008
2 Horner, Jan, 1992-2008
3 Hughes, Ken, 1984-1991
4 Karlinsky, Amy, 2005-2006
5 Klooss, Wolfgang, 1991-2003
6 Kortje, Treena, 1998-2001
7 Kowal, Ken, 2000-2006
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1441 Kristjanson, Donna, 1989 - 2007
2 Kuester, Martin, 1996-1999
3 Kurdelbusch, Katja, 1991-1997
4 Ledohowski, Lindy, 2003-2008
5 Leggo, Carl, 2007
6 Lemos, Roger, 1997-2006
7 Lenk, Uta, 1997
8 Lenoski, Daniel, 1978-2005
9 Lent, John, 2004-2008
10 Libin, Mark, 1995-2007
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1451 Lissen, Heike 1998-2000
2 Lynes, Jennifer, 1988-1999
3 Lyon, George, 1988
4 Mueller, Markus, 2003-2007
5 Mueller, Markus, 2001-2004
6 Mueller, Markus, 1998-2000
7 Mueller, Markus, 1997
8 Mueller, Markus, 1996
9 Mueller, Markus, 1993-1995
10 Muller, Adam, 2007
11 Muller, Jonathan, 2007
12 Muller, Scott, 1980-81
13 Mundwiler, Leslie, 2003
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1461 Margoshes, Dave, 1991-1992
2 Markotic, Nicole, 1999-2006
3 Marlatt, Daphne, 1974-1985
4 McCance, Dawne, 1996-2007
5 McLennan, Rob, 2000-2008
6 McLucky, Craig, 2004-2006
7 McPhee, Peter, 1997-1998
8 Mill, Andrew, 1998-2000
9 Minor, Carolyn, 1998-2007
10 Montgomery, Scott, 2003-2005
11 O'Brian-Moran, Michael, 2007
12 Moreland, Sean, 2008
13 Neumann, Shirley

(one letter)

14 Nurse, Andrew, 2008
15 Olito, Mike
16 O'Kell, Robert, 2004-2007
17 Owens, Judith, 2007-2008
18 Papendieck, Ines, 1998
19 Paulson, Jamis, 2007-2008
20 Peterson, Lesley, 1980-2004
21 Philpot, Don, 1999
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1471 Pianos, Tamara, 1997-2002
2 Portella, Manuel, 1991-2008
3 Press, Karen, 2001-2005
4 Probert, Ken, 2000-2003
5 Rees, Roberta, 1988

(one letter)

6 Rempel, John, 1998-2007
7 Riley, Barb, 1980

(Christmas cards)

8 Ristock, Janice, 2008
9 Rittberg, Jacqueline, 2006

(one letter)

10 Rogge, Helma, 2001

(one letter)

11 Ross, Colleen, 1995-2007
12 Rotstein, Nancy-Gay, 1989
13 Scarth, Todd, 2001
14 Schafer, Murray, 1984-1985
15 Schaub, Danielle, 1996-2006
16 Schnell, Melanie, 2008
17 Schott, Barb, 2002-2005
18 Schowalter, Lutz, 1999-2005
19 Schuler, Robert, 1993
20 Schwartz, Leonard, 2007
21 Scollard, Rose, 2002

(one letter)

22 Severt, Bryan, 2008
23 Reilly, Theresa, 2008
24 Sharkey, Michael, 2005-2007
25 Sheldon, Clark, 2005
26 Sigurdson, Richard, 2008

(one letter)

27-28 Simonson, Sheila, 2001-2008
29 Sinclair, Struan, 2006-2008
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1481 Skoblow, Jeffrey, 2007
2 Smith, Joan-Dianne, 2007
3 Smith, David, 2008

(one letter)

4 Smith, Steve, 1998-2003
5 Sorestad, Glen,
6 Spence, Herb, 1994
7 Sproxton, Birk, 1987-2007
8 Sproxton, Lorraine, 2007-2008
9 Staines, David, 1990-1994
10 Stubbs, Andrew, 1994-1998
11 Strudensky, Andrea, 2001-2002
12 Sweatman, Margaret, 1996-2008
13 Syed, Khalida, 1998-2006
14 Szigeti, Lawrence, 2000-2002
15 Taverner, Ken, 1999

(one letter)

16 Tefs, Wayne, 2005-2008
17 Terheyden, Mareike, 1998-2004
18 Thomas, Joan, 2008
19 Thornton, Duncan, 1992-1994
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1491 Thorpe, Doug, 2007
2 Tiessen, Hildi, 1989
3 Trevenen, Katheryn, 1994-1995
4 van Herk, Aritha, 1987- 2007
5 Vauthier, Simone, 1991-2006
6 Vijayah, Tanantha, 2001

(one letter)

7 Vikar, Dora, 2000-2001
8 Wallace, Martin, 2006
9 Walz, Eugene, 2001-2007
10 Wayman, Tom, 2005
11 Weier, John, 2007
12 Weil, Herb, 1998-2008
13 Wells, Lynn, 2007
14 Wershier, Darren, 1990
15 Wiebe, Reginald, 2007-2008
16 Wiens, Jason, 1995-2008
17 Wilson, Dawn, 1999-2001
18 Winfield, Julian, 1994-2006
19 Wojcik, Elizabeta, 1999-2001
20 Wolf, George, 1998
21 Young, Andrew, 2003
22 Young, Kathrine, 1999-2007
23 Zacharias, Robert, 2005

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Business Correspondence I.
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1501 Creative Writing Workshops - Book Review Club, 1981
2 Creative Writing Workshops - David Livingstone, ERC, 1987
3 Creative Writing Workshop - Estevan, Saskatchewan, 1990
4 Creative Writing Workshops - Hasting School, 1995
5 Creative Writing Workshops - Manitoba Association of Teachers' of English, 1986-1987
6 Creative Writing Workshops - Sir Sam Steele School, 1987
7 Creative Writing Workshops - Sage Hill, 2002
8 Creative Writing Workshops - Summer Institute for Gifted, 1994-1995
9 Creative Writing Workshops - University of Saskatchewan/ Thistledown Press, 1985
10 Creative Writing Workshops - Workshop Evaluations (MWG)
11 Correspondence - Creative Expression, Creative Education Book Project (Carl Leggo), 2007
12 Correspondence - University of Toronto Quarterly - Reviews, 2007
13 Correspondence - Writer Series - David Carr, Jon Krocker, Gloe Cormie, 2006-2007
14 Correspondence - League of Canadian Poets, 1995
15 Correspondence, Minutes - CVII: a Quarterly of Canadian Poetry Criticism, 1979-1980
16 Poetry Submissions - Knighton, Ryan - Capilano Review, 1999-2001
17 Poetry Submissions - Luhashnyk, Terry - The Cottager, 1994
18 Poetry Submissions - Sharanpal, Kaur - CV2 Fundraiser, 2003
19 Poetry Submissions - Dandelion Magazine, University of Calgary, 2001-2006
20 Poetry Submissions - Descant, Toronto, 1984-1987
21 Poetry Submissions - Beaulieu, Derek - Housepress, 2001-2002
22 Poetry Submissions - Dyer, Klay - Canadian Literature, 1999-2000
23 Poetry Submissions -Precosky, Don - It's Still Winter, 2000-2002
24 Poetry Submissions - Ivory Echoes - Love in a Dry Land, 1993
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1511 Poetry Submissions - Malahan Review, 2007
2 Poetry Submissions - Manitoba Writers' Guild (MWG), 2005-2007
3 Poetry Submissions - Paulson, Jamis - MWG, 2003-2004
4 Poetry Submissions - Poetry Wales, 2000
5 Poetry Submissions - Poetry Canada, 1990
6 Poetry Submissions - Prairie Fire Press, 1995-1997
7 Poetry Submissions - Morin, Francine - River Prairie Poetry, 2003
8 Poetry Submissions - Norris, Ken - Somewhere Across the Boarder, 1996-1997
9 Poetry Submissions - Dunlop, Rishma - Studio, 2007
10 Poetry Submissions

  • Carousel
  • Prairie Vernacular - Calendar entry - 2008
  • Quarry Press - 1985
  • Quills - 2003

11 Poetry Submissions - Swift Current, 1983-1984
12 Poetry Submissions - Sundal, Ivan (Father Poems), 1994
13 Poetry Submissions- Beaulieu, Derek - Talon Books "Voice", 2001
14 Poetry Submissions - West Coast Line, 1994
15 Poetry Submissions - Yawnghwe, Onjana - Xerography, 2003
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1521 Turnstone - Eli Mandel Gallery Proofs, 1987
2 Turnstone - Riches, Brenda, 1990
3 Turnstone - Literary Press Group, Meetings, 1981
4 Turnstone Correspondence, 1990-1992
5 Turnstone - Hoogland, Cornelia, 1989
6 Turnstone - Financial Statements, 1985-2002
7 Turnstone Correspondence, 2004-2006
8 Turnstone Correspondence, 1982-1994
9 Turnstone Bookcovers
10 Turnstone - Financial information, 1990
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1531 Business Correspondence, 1975-2006
2 Press Launch - Irene
3 St. John's College 13th Annual Literary Conference, 1992
4 Correspondence - The Prairies: Visited and Revisited, 2001
5-6 Correspondence - incoming (Acknowledgements),

(includes newspaper articles re: D. Cooley)

7 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1984-1999
8-10 Correspondence - Canadian Literature Archives, 1996-2006
11 Correspondence - International Authors and Writers Who's Who, Requests for Information, 1998-2002
12 Ariel Magazine Correspondence, 1984
13 Correspondence re: Poems - Literary Magazines 1985-1986
14 Contemporary Verse 2 (CV2) Correspondence, 1986-1987
15 Correspondence - Literary Magazines 1984-1991
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1541 Correspondence - WestEnd Cultural Centre, 1988
2 Correspondence - League of Canadian Poets, 1999-2001
3 Correspondence - St. Norbert Arts Centre, 1997-2002
4 Correspondence - CBC Manitoba Writers for Radio and Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1988-1995
5 Correspondence - Coteau Books, 1989-1991
6 Turnstone Press - Correspondence, Proofreading info; Meetings, Financial Statements, 1978-1988
7 Sage Hill - Conference/Workshop, 2000
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1551-2 Sage Hill - Conference/Workshop, 1999
3 Sage Hill - Conference/Workshop, 1998
4 Sage Hill - Conference/Workshop, 1993
5 Sage Hill - Conference/Workshop, 1992
6 D. Cooley - Poetry essay for Prairie Fire (Millennial issue), 1998-1999
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1561 Task Force on Professional Trainig for the Cultural Sector in Canada, 1990
2 Proposal for French-English Cultural Magazine, 1989
3 Library Book Orders, 1970's
4 Correspondence - Border Crossings, Arts Manitoba Meetings, 1982-1992

(includes newspaper clippings)

5 Correspondence, Meetings - GroundSwell, 1992-1993
6 Correspondence re: Publishing - Invitation to Contribute/Review/Jury, 1993-2008
7 Correspondence, Reviews, Permissions to Reprint, Citations of Cooley's Work, 1993-2008

(includes newspaper clippings re: D. Cooley

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1571-3 Correspondence

  • Actra
  • Association for Canadian Studies
  • Canada Council Explorations
  • Canadian Studies: Awards for Students
  • International Council for Canadian Studies
  • League of Canadian Poets, 1987-2000s
  • SSHRC Travel Grants
  • Writers' Union of Canada, 1993

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1581 Correspondence - Submissions

  • Kristjana Gunnars, 1986
  • Athanor
  • Hope Movitt, 1986

2 St. Boniface General Hospital Donations, 1987
3-4 Correspondence

  • Deborah Keahey, 1999-2001
  • Canadian Regional Literature Class, 2001
  • Cooley Interviews, 1999
  • Wanda Hurbert, 2001

5 Correspondence - Pauline Butling re: Origins of Turnstone, 2000
6 Correspondence - Response to Students, 2001-2002
7 Correspondence - Statements on Writing, [2001]
8 Correspondence - Riches, Brenda, 1994
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1591 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1980-1989
2 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1990-1999
3 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 2000-2001
4 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 2002-2003
5 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 2004-2005
6 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 2006-2008
7 Miscellaneous Correspondence (undated)
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1601 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1980-2006
2 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1988-1991

(Anthology of New Writing - Mark Vinz and Dave Williamson)

3 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1990-1994
4 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1990-2001
6 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1975-2003
7 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 2001-2005
8 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1982-1997
9-11 Address Books

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Anthology of Prairie Poetry, Cooley's Publications - Books
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1611 Draft: an Anthology of Prairie Poetry/ ed. by Dennis Cooley - 1st copy of Draft, 1981
2 Draft - Correspondence, 1983
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162-164 Dennis Cooley's Publications - Books

(in Annex)

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Restricted
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165 English Department - Students - correspondence, marks, id's

(in Annex)

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166 Student evaluations

(in Annex)

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167 Student records

(in Annex)

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Writers Series
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1681 Adam, Ian
2 Armstrong, Jim
3-8 Arnason, David
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1691 Arnason, David - Publishing in Saskatchewan: a report
2 Ball, Jonathan
3 Beach, Kimmy
4 Besner, Neil
5 Beaulieu, Derek
6 Bornais, Glen
7 Bruce, Todd
8 Budde, Rob
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1701 Caseburg, Sharon (Turnstone)
2-4 Clavelle, Karen
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1711 Cormie, Gloe
2 Diehl, Charlene
3 Donahue, James
4 Francis, Marvin
5 Garfinkel, Jonathan
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1721 Gordon, Sarah
2 Harrison, Dick
3 Horodyski, Mary
4-6 Keahey, Deborah (D'Aoust)
7 Knopf, Kerstin
8 Klar (Fuchs) Barbara
9 Legris, Sylvia
10 MacDonald, Tanis
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1731 McCance, Dawne
2-3 McLennan, Rob
4 MacLeod, Heather
5 Mariabia, Iurllaro
6-7 Petersen, Lesley, 2003-2004
8 Petersen, Lesley, 1991-1996
8 Petersen, Lesley, 2000-2001
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1741 Quaife, Darlene
2 Reimer, Douglas
3 Scobie, Stephen
4 Smith, Steven
5 Sorestad, Glen
6 Sproxton, Birk, 2002-2004
7 Sproxton, Birk, 2000-2001
8 Sproxton, Birk, 1999
9 Sproxton, Birk, 1996-1998
10 Sproxton, Birk, 1991-1995
11 Sproxton, Birk, 1982-1989
12 Sproxton, Birk - Mickey's Book (draft of part 1)
13 Sproxton, Birk - Hockey Fan Came Riding (ms)
14 Tribune to Birk Sproxton
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1751 Staines, David
2 Sundal, Ivan
3 Tefs, Wayne
4 Trainor, Yvonne
5 van Herk, Aritha
6 Weier, John
7 Wiebe, Rudy (Fragments from a Cube)
8 Wylie, Betty Jane
9-10 Music - Duncan, Chester
11 Music - Keahey, Delores
12 Music - Matthews, Michael
13 Music - Wittgraf, Michael
14 Poems for Cooley

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Business Correspondence II.
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1761 Border Crossings, 1989
2 Winnipeg Free Press, 1989

(includes newspaper clipping)

3 Manitoba Writers' Guild - Minutes, Reports, Newsletters, 1986-1987
4 Manitoba Writers' Guild - Minutes, Reports, Newsletters, 1988-2008
5 Pachyderms Press, 1992-1999
6 Manitoba Writers' Guild Conference, September 1990
7 Manitoba Poetry Book Award - Sharon Caseberg,, 2006-2007
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1771 Prairie Fire - Publishing Committee - Meetings, Minutes, November 1986 - July 1989

(Dennis Cooley - President)

2 Prairie Fire - Correspondence, 1986-1990
3 Winnipeg Arts Club, 1986
4 Canadian Studies Contacts - Australia/ New Zealand, Brazil, British Columbia, 1990-1999
5 Canadian Studies Contacts - China, 1992-2000
6 Canadian Studies Contacts - Cuba, Czechoslovakia, 1997
7 Canadian Studies Contacts - Europe, Denmark, Finland, 1980-2005
8 Canadian Studies Contacts - France, 1999
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1781 Canadian Studies Contacts - Great Britain, 1996-1999
2 Canadian Studies Contacts - India/ Pakistan, 1980-2001
3 Canadian Studies Contacts - Ireland, Israel, Italy, 1995-2000
4 Canadian Studies Contacts - Japan, 1993-1995
5 Canadian Studies Contacts - Paraguay, Poland, 1997-2000
6 Canadian Studies Contacts - Scotland, 1996-2000
7 Canadian Studies Contacts - USA, 1988-2002
8 Canadian Studies Contracts - Yugoslavia, 1996
9 Correspondence re: celebration of Kroetsch's 80th birthday, 2007
10 Correspondence - Germany

  • Apitzsch, Linda
  • Bacher, Christiane
  • Dell, Kerstin
  • El-Hassan, Karla
  • Gross, Konny
  • Haywood, Helen
  • Ickstadt, Heinz

11 Correspondence - Germany

  • Katz, Michaela
  • Klooss, Wolfgang
  • Knopf, Kerstin
  • Kobock, Kathrin
  • Krampe, Christian
  • Kuester, Martin
  • Kurdlebusch, Katje

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1791 Correspondence - Germany

  • Marchewka, Ruth
  • Metz, Annekatrin
  • Mueller, Markus
  • Muller, Kurt
  • Muller, Marianne

2 Correspondence - Germany

  • Pache, Walter
  • Petry, Julie
  • Philipp, Cornelia

3 Correspondence - Germany

  • Schafer, Henning "Colt"
  • Schiffmann, Andreas
  • Schowalter, Lutz
  • Stilz, Gerhard

4 Correspondence - Germany

  • Teschemacher, Claudia
  • Walden, Olli
  • Zagratzki, Uwe

5 Correspondence - Germany, 1980-2001

  • Zirker, Herbert

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1801 Correspondence - Trier, 1990
2 Correspondence - Poland - Bela, Teresa, 1997-2002
3 Correspondence - Poland

  • Bucholtz, Mira (Torun)
  • Duda, Janina
  • Filipczak, Dorota

4 Correspondence - Poland

  • Misztal, Mariusz
  • Reczynska, Anna
  • Sojka, Eugenia

5 Correspondence - Poland - Spiechlanin, Katarzna
6 Correspondence - Poland - Swieckowska, Delfina
7 Correspondence - Trier Partnership - Kloss, Mueller, April 2008
8 Correspondence - Robert Kroetsch, 1978-1999
9 Correspondence - Robert Kroetsch, 2000-2005
10 Correspondence - Robert Kroetsch, 2006-2007
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1811 Correspondence - Gary Hyland, Bernard Katz, 2000-2003
2-3 Correspondence - Writers Series - Birk Sproxton, 2005-2007
4 Correspondence - Writers Series - Barbara Schott, 1991-2007
5 Correspondence - NeWest Institute for Western Canadian Studies Inc., 1988 - 1990
6 Correspondence - Sandie Drzewiecki, Mark Morton, 1999-2000
7 Correspondence - Turnstone Press, 1980's - 1990's
8 Correspondence - Thistledown Press, 1980's - 1990's
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1821 Correspondence - Red Deer College Press, 1980's - 1990's
2 Correspondence - Coteau Press, 1980's - 1990's
3 Correspondence - Grain Press, 1970's-1990's
4 Correspondence - Essays on Canadian Writing Press, 1994-1999
5 Correspondence - Prairie Fire Press, 1980's - 1990's
6-7 Cultural Events, Book Launches, Announcements (Winnipeg), 1990's
8 Cultural Events, Book Launches, Announcements, 1990's
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1831 Cultural Events, Book Launches, Announcements, 1990's
2 Writers' Requests for Feedback -

  • Kenneth, Bjornson
  • Driedger, Holly
  • Packer, Subah
  • Pearce, Lorraine
  • MacDonald, Marylea "Ninian"
  • Schroeder, Margaret

3 Don Domanski's letter re: Review of Don Domanski's "Hammerstroke" by Dennis Cooley, 1991

(includes a review - manuscript)

4 Clavelle, Karen - Correspondence, Applications, CV, 1998
5 Cards, Notes from Students, 1970s - 1990's
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1841 Correspondence - Prairie Books Now Questions (Interview), 2008
2 Correspondence - Erica Robinson (Creative Scholarship, Criticism), 2008
3 Notes to Students, 2000-2001
4 Statements to Students re: Poetry, 2002
5 Statements to Students re: Poetry, Author Interview, 1999-2001
6 Royalties - Access
7 Royalties - Anansi
8 Royalties - Coteau Books
9 Royalties - ECW Press
10 Royalties - Kalamaka
11 Royalties - Public Lending Rights
12 Royalties - Red Deer College Press
13 Royalties - Thistledown Press
14 Royalties - Turnstone
15 Royalties - University of Alberta Press
16 Royalties - Contracts

  • Turnstone, 1987-1991
  • Red Deer College Press, 1987
  • ECW Press, 1986

17 Royalties - CanCopy

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EL 15 (Electronic format) - Biography and Conversation with D. Cooley by K. Clavelle

(shelved with MSS 305, Box 161, Fd.3)

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11 Dennis Cooley - Biography by K. Clavelle, 2008
2 Conversations with Dennis Cooley - K. Clavelle, 2008
3 List of Dennis Cooley's Papers at the University of Manitoba Archives, 2008

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