MSS SC 74, MSS SC 76
Title: Kenneth Hughes fonds
Extent: 17 cm of textual records
Biographical Sketch: Born in 1932, Kenneth James
Hughes has published numerous essays, articles and reviews. Hughes
is perhaps best known for his biographies of Canadian artists Jackson
Beardy and Kelly Clark. He lives in Winnipeg and is now retired
from teaching English at St. John's College of the University of
Custodial History: The fonds was donated by Kenneth
J. Hughes in 1981. The McCleary Drope manuscript was initially
placed in a separate fonds entitled McCleary Drope fonds,
MSS SC 74. Due to its provenance it was added to the Kenneth J.
Hughes fonds, MSS SC 76, in February 2002. However, it can still
be found under its old location number, MSS SC 74.
Scope and Content: The fonds consists of a biographical
scrapbook of Manitoba artist Tony Tascona, a photocopy of an unpublished
compilation on the life of Tony Tascona, Tascona In Context:
A Documentary History and Source Book by Kenneth James Hughes
(Winnipeg: 1981), and an unpublished literary manuscript entitled
McCleary Drope. The Tascona scrapbook includes copies of
numerous newspaper clippings about Tascona, as well as copies of
Tascona's personal documents such as sketches, correspondence, military
service records, etc.
Source of Supplied Title: Title based on provenance
Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this
Finding Aid: Finding aid is currently unavailable.