Collections and Fonds – 4948417

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    Thomas King fonds [multiple media]
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  • Fonds / Collection includes:
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    1961-2016, predominant 1990-2016.
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    20 m. textual records. 25 artworks. 67 videocassettes. 1 betamax. 69 audio cassettes; 9 cd roms.
    37.55 MB of textual records : 907 files.
    41.32 MB of photographs : 48 files.
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    Fonds consists of predominantly textual records, the majority of of which are notes for and drafts of works of fiction and non-fiction, and scripts for radio, television, and film. Titles from this period include Dreadful Water series (2002, 2006); Green Grass, Running Water (1993); Medicine River (1990); Truth and Bright Water (1999); Coyote Sings to the Moon (1998); A Short History of Indians in Canada (2005); The Truth About Stories (2003 - Massey Lectures); The Back of the Turtle (2014); and The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America (2012). They also include incoming correspondence, agendas, reviews, teaching material, fan mail, lectures, promotion material including readings, and federal campaign-related records. The donation also includes 67 vhs tapes, 1 betamax, 9 cd roms, 41 floppy disks, and 69 audio cassettes.
    The records were created between 1990 and 2016. The donation also includes some early writing from the 1960s.
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