John Hulcoop fonds [multiple media]
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John Hulcoop fonds [multiple media]
- Hierarchical level:
- R11752-0-0-E, LMS-0236
- Type of material:
- Textual material, Photographs, Maps and cartographic material, Sound recordings
- Found in:
- Archives / Collections and Fonds
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Record Information – Details
- Fonds includes:
5 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)
- Bilingual equivalent:
- Place of creation:
1.42 m of textual records and other material.
29 photographs : 11 col. and 18 b&w.
1 audio compact disk.
- Language of material:
- Scope and content:
Fonds contains correspondence with writers such as Phyllis Webb, Jane Rule, Timothy Findley and David Watmough; as well as handwritten drafts, typescripts and final typescripts for writing by Jane Rule, Phyllis Webb, David Watmough and for Hulcoop's own poetic works. In many cases, the files include notes to researchers by the fonds creator indicating the relevance of the material. The fonds contains the following series: Series I. Phyllis Webb, Series II. Jane Rule, Series III. Various Correspondence, Series IV. Poetry by John Hulcoop, and Series V. Sally Hulcoop.
- Biography/Administrative history:
Hulcoop, John F., 1930- : Scholar, critic, editor and poet John Hulcoop was born in London, England in 1930, and pursued his education at University College London. Hulcoop immigrated to Canada in the 1950s and began teaching in the English department at the University of British Columbia, where he is now Professor Emeritus. A 19th century scholar by training, Hulcoop has written on both the novel and the long poem, and has published works on Robert Browning, George Eliot, Truman Capote, and Virginia Woolf. As an editor and critic of Phyllis Webb's work, he edited and wrote the introduction to Phyllis Webb's "Selected Poems of Phyllis Webb, 1954-65" (Talonbooks, 1971) and published "Phyllis Webb and Her Works" (ECW Press, 1990). John Hulcoop has also maintained a long friendship with Phyllis Webb. During his college days at University College London, Hulcoop met Jane Rule resulting in another important friendship. As a critic, Hulcoop pursued a critical interest in Timothy Findley and produced the first major critical essay on Findley's work for "Canadian Literature" (Winter 1981). As an editor and poet he has come into contact with a number of other Canadian writers and has produced two works of poetry, "Three Ring Circus Songs" (Talonbooks, 1968) and "Untuning the Sky" (Pamina Publishing, 2000). John Hulcoop lives and works in Vancouver.
- Finding aid:
Textual records; graphic material; cartographic material (Electronic) This finding aid is a combination of the calendar of items submitted by John Hulcoop along with the material and a RAD (Rules for Archival Description) description to the file level by the archivist. The itemized lists by John Hulcoop inserted after the RAD description of each file is noted for their personal detail and assistance to the researcher. (90: Open)
http://data2.archives.ca/pdf/pdf002/p000003529.pdfTextual records; graphic material (Electronic) Finding aid describes volumes 6 to 12 at the file level. Textual records (photo). (90: Open)
- Additional information:
- Arrangement note:
- Photographs are located in volumes 11 and 12.
- Restrictions on access note:
- Correspondence with Sally Hulcoop is restricted and will remain sealed until her death. Correspondence with Phyllis Webb requires the permission of both Phyllis Webb and John Hulcoop.
- Container note(s):
7 : Files 1, 3-5, 8-15 are open code 90.
8 : Files 1 and 5 are open code 90.
3 : 1 slide in file 3
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Credit: Library and Archives Canada.
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