1931 - 1989.
10.3 m of textual records.
Canadian author and playwright Max Braithwaite was born in Nokomis, Saskatchewan, on December 7, 1911. Biographical information available in Who's who in Canadian literature 1987-88, p. 43.
Fonds consists of business and personal correspondence, contracts and royalty statements; diaries; preliminary work and ideas; manuscripts, ranging from rough drafts to galleys, of radio and television plays, screenplays, radio and film scripts, novels, short stories, articles and speeches; newsclippings of reviews, articles and interviews; and miscellaneous material. Also includes manuscripts of short stories and scripts by other authors.
Acquired in 1986 and 1990. Accession 656/99.13 donated by Mrs. Aileen Braithwaite. MsC 308, consisting of a letter from M. Braithwaite to James (Jim) DeFelice, September 17, 1977, donated by J. DeFelice in 2001.
Text in English.
Some items restricted.
File level inventory available at repository.
Further accruals expected.
For additional archival material relating to Max Braithwaite see James DeFelice fonds (Accession 584/95.22 and 673/00.4)).
Acc 397/87.4, 485/90.25, 656/99.13