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Writing records
MsC-174-0-1 · Series · [194-]–2001
Part of Doris French Shackleton fonds

Series consists of correspondence, notes, contracts, newspaper clippings and other records accumulated by Doris French Shackleton in her career as a broadcaster, journalist and freelance writer. Series has been arranged into the following four sub-series: Journalism and broadcasting records (1960-2000); Non-fiction works records (1943-1999); Fiction and poetry records (1963-2001); and General writing records ([194-]-1993).

Shackleton, Doris French
MsC-174-0-7 · Series · [196-?]–1995
Part of Doris French Shackleton fonds

Series is made up of souvenirs, personal notes, and ephemera kept by French Shackleton from or about places she visited. Destinations include the U.K., Martinique, Mexico, the Bahamas, St. Kitts and New Orleans.

Shackleton, Doris French
"Tommy Douglas"
MsC-174-0-1-2-3 · Sub-sub-series · 1943–1999
Part of Doris French Shackleton fonds

Sub-sub-series consists of research, interviews, clippings, contracts, royalties, correspondence, photograph and accounts relating to Shackleton’s book, published 1975 by McClelland & Stewart, and subsequent article on Tommy Douglas. "Tommy Douglas" was reissued by Formac in 1983.

Shackleton, Doris French
MsC-174-0-5 · Series · 1983–2001
Part of Doris French Shackleton fonds

Series consists of records accumulated during Doris French Shackleton’s involvement with professional writing organizations and associations, including Public Lending Right, CanCopy, The Writers Union of Canada, and the Federation of BC Writers.

Shackleton, Doris French
MsC-174-0-1-2-4 · Sub-sub-series · 1973–1986
Part of Doris French Shackleton fonds

Sub-sub-series consists of a contract, royalties, notes, correspondence and publicity clippings related to “Powertown: Democracy Discarded,” by Doris French Shackleton, published in 1977 by McClelland & Stewart.

Shackleton, Doris French
Political records
MsC-174-0-4 · Series · 1944–1979
Part of Doris French Shackleton fonds

Series consists of photographs, publicity, correspondence, electoral results, notes, newspaper clippings, policy documents and pay statements from Doris French Shackleton’s work as CCYM organizer, her two failed runs for the federal NDP, and her time as Councillor of the Township of Gloucestor.

Shackleton, Doris French
Personal subject files
MsC-174-0-6 · Series · [19--]–2001
Part of Doris French Shackleton fonds

Series is made up of clippings, photographs, correspondence and other records relating to Shackleton’s professional contacts, friends and family members. Records are organized in files named by the individual subject or in general/miscellaneous files.

Shackleton, Doris French
Non-fiction works records
MsC-174-0-1-2 · Sub-series · 1943–1999
Part of Doris French Shackleton fonds

Sub-series consists of research, correspondence, publicity, contracts, royalty statements, photographs and other material relating to Shackleton’s published works of non-fiction. Sub-series is arranged into the following sub-sub-series: “Ask No Quarter: A Biography of Agnes Macphail” (1956-1995); “High Button Bootstraps: Women’s Teachers’ Federation of Ontario” (1964-1975); “Tommy Douglas” (1943-1999); “Powertown: Democracy Discarded” (1973-1986); and “Ishbel and the Empire: A Biography of Lady Aberdeen” (1973-1998).

Shackleton, Doris French
MsC-174-0-1-1 · Sub-series · 1960–2000
Part of Doris French Shackleton fonds

Sub-series contains newspaper clippings, memos, photographs, correspondence, notebooks and contracts relating to Doris French Shackleton’s work as a radio commentator and freelance journalist. Sub-series also includes her letters to the editor and comments on the work of other journalists.

Shackleton, Doris French
General writing records
MsC-174-0-1-4 · Sub-series · [194-]–1993
Part of Doris French Shackleton fonds

Sub-series consists of correspondence, photographs, ephemera, notebooks, and other records generated from Doris French Shackleton’s career as a freelance writer and journalist.

Shackleton, Doris French
Fiction and poetry records
MsC-174-0-1-3 · Sub-series · 1963–2001
Part of Doris French Shackleton fonds

Sub-series consists of short story drafts, poems, notes, correspondence with publishers, and short story competition advertisements and submissions. Sub-series also consists of edits, background research, manuscript drafts and floppy disks relating to Shackleton’s unpublished novel, “The Jerusalem Wars.”

Shackleton, Doris French
MsC-174-0-3 · Series · 1931–[ca. 1992]
Part of Doris French Shackleton fonds

Series consists of Doris French Shackleton’s report cards, diplomas, transcripts, grades, press clippings, tax return, resumes, job applications and letters of acceptance, support, and resignation.

Shackleton, Doris French
MsC-174 · Fonds · 1931–2001

Fonds consists of correspondence, research, notes, written works, newspaper clippings and other records accumulated by Shackleton over her lifetime. These include records relating to her career as a writer, editor and journalist, her political activities, her education, research, travels abroad and those records relating to her professional and personal relationships within organizations and with acquaintances, friends and family members. Records have been arranged into the following seven series: Writing records ([194-]-2001); Research and reference files ([196-]-1985); Education and employment records (1931-[ca. 1992]); Political records (1944-1979); Professional organization records (1983-2001); Personal subject files ([19--]-2001); and Travel souvenirs, notes, and ephemera ([196-?]-1995).

Shackleton, Doris French
MsC-174-0-1-2-1 · Sub-sub-series · 1956–1995
Part of Doris French Shackleton fonds

Sub-sub-series consists of correspondence, royalties, notes, and news clippings relating to Shackleton and Stewart’s book, published in 1959 by Longmans, Green, and subsequent article on Agnes Macphail. Series also contains correspondence, research notes, and the script for the 1977 NFB documentary film “The Lady from Grey County.”

Shackleton, Doris French