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MSS 77, PC 7, TC 67 (A.79-16, A.79-26, A.80-18, A.84-39, A.85-21, A.88-29, A.91-03, A.92-02, A.92-45, A.93-17, A.95-29, A.96-07, A.00-19, A.03-90, A.05-17)

Title: Heather Robertson fonds

Dates: 1872-2004

Extent: 3.9 m of textual records and other materials

Biographical Sketch: Heather Robertson received her B.A. from the University of Manitoba and her M.A. from Columbia University. She was a columnist for The Winnipeg Tribune and editor of the University of Manitoba student newspaper, The Manitoban. She went on to become a radio producer with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Robertson has published several books to add to her reputation as a distinguished and often controversial writer and journalist.

Her publications include: Reservations Are for Indians (1970), Grass Roots (1973), Salt of the Earth (1974), A Terrible Beauty (1977), Willie (1983), Lily, A Rhapsody in Red (1986), Igor (1989), A Gentleman Adventurer: The Arctic Diaries of R.H.G. Bonnycastle (1985), More Than a Rose (1991), On The Hill (1992), Meeting Death (2000), The Road Well Kept: Branksome Hall Celebrates 100 Years (2001), Driving Force: The McLaughlin Family and the Age of the Car (2003) and Magical, Mysterious Lake of the Woods (2003).

Custodial History: Donated by Heather Robertson in several instalments between 1979 and 2005

Scope and Content: The collection contains literary manuscripts of most of her books, personal and professional correspondence, material pertaining to both her literary and academic careers, over one thousand photographs, twenty-four audio cassettes and one videocassette.

Restrictions: Access and copyright restrictions apply

Accruals: Further accruals are expected

Finding Aid: On-line finding aids are available at the link below and printed finding aids are available in the Archives & Special Collections' reading room.

MSS 77, PC 7, TC 67 (A.79-16, A.79-26, A.80-18, A.84-39, A.85-21, A.88-29, A.91-03, A.92-02, A.92-45, A.93-17, A.95-29, A.96-07)

MSS 77, PC 7, TC 67 (A.03-90)

MSS 77, PC 7, TC 67 (A.05-17)

We greatly acknowledge the financial support of the Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism and the Heritage Grants Advisory Council in the creation of this finding aid.