MSS 170 (A.01-15)
Title: Ed Kleiman fonds
Extent: 1.13 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch: Ed Kleiman graduated from
the University of Manitoba in 1953. Six years later he received
an M.A. from the University of Toronto with Northrop Frye as his
thesis supervisor. In 1961 he returned to Winnipeg and started as
a lecturer with the English Department of the University of Manitoba.
He was an Associate Professor at the time of his retirement in 1996.
Beyond his academic career, Kleiman found time to write three books
of short stories and numerous articles. His first book The Immortals,
published by Newest Press in 1980, delves into the lives of families
living in Winnipeg's ethnic and culturally diverse North End. Eight
years later A New-Found Ecstasy was published by Newest
Press and in 1998 The World Beaters was published by Thistledown
Custodial History: The fonds was donated to Archives
& Special Collections by Ed Kleiman in 2000.
Scope and Content: The fonds consist of personal
correspondence, including letters from friends Adele Wiseman, James
Reaney, and Fredelle Maynard. There are various drafts of his manuscripts
and articles. Also included are Kleiman's teaching notes accrued
over his thirty-seven year career.
Source of Supplied Title: Title based upon content
of the fonds
Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access
to this material.
Accruals: Further accruals to this fonds are expected.
Finding Aid: A printed finding aid is available
in the Archives reading room.