1941 - 1997.
2.6 m. of textual records. - 8 sound recordings. - 4 videocassettes.
Canadian author and educator. Born November 10, 1922 in Montreal, Quebec. Biographical information available in The Oxford companion to Canadian literature, 2nd ed., p. 94-95; and The feminist companion to literature in English : women writers from the Middle Ages to the present, p. 86-87.
Fonds consists of the following series: correspondence; manuscript; published work; scrapbook; works on Constance Beresford-Howe; miscellaneous; and sound recordings.
Acquired in 1987, 1991 and 1998 from C. Beresford-Howe.
Text in English and some French.
Some items restricted.
Published inventory (for MsC 250) The Constance Beresford-Howe papers. - (Canadian archival inventory series, no. 17). - Calgary : University of Calgary Press, 1996. Biocritical essay by Lorraine McMullen. File level inventory for Accession 640/98.16 available at repository.
Additional archival material, notably the manuscript for the novel The unreasoning heart, located at Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University Libraries, Montreal, Quebec.
Further accruals expected.