MSS SC 141
Title: Arthur E. Millward fonds
Dates: 1950-53; 1989-94
Extent: 2 cm of textual records
Biographical Sketch: Rev. A.E. Millward received
his B.A from Toronto, his A.M. from Harvard, his A.L.A. from Leeds,
and his Ph.D. from Toronto. He arrived in Winnipeg in 1959 to work
at St. John's College as a librarian. Millward remained at the University
of Manitoba until his retirement in 1993 from the cataloguing department
of Elizabeth Dafoe Library.
Custodial History: The fonds was donated to Archives
& Special Collections by A.E. Millward in 1994 and 1996.
Scope and Content: The fonds consists of two folders
of personal correspondence addressed to Millward from prominent
Canadian writers Robert Finch and James Reaney. Finch, born in 1900,
published numerous books of poetry as well as a book of literary
criticism on early modern French poetry. Reaney, born in 1926 has
published over 30 monographs ranging from poetry and printed music
to fiction. Folder 1 is made up of correspondence from poet and
novelist Robert Finch to A.E. Millward, dated between December 1990
and March 1994. Topics include Finch's work in Malawi and Brunei-Darussalam.
Folder 2 consists of correspondence from poet/novelist James Reaney
to Millward, primarily between 1950 and 1953, but also includes
one letter from both 1989 and 1990. Topics include Reaney's writing,
life in Winnipeg and Reaney's travels.
Source of Supplied Title: Title based on provenance
Restrictions: Open to all researchers.
Finding Aid: Finding aid is currently unavailable.