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Author: Grove, Frederick Philip, 1879-1948.

Title: The Frederick Philip Grove papers, 1913-1979 [manuscript]. --

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Published: 1913-1979.
Description: 3.6 meters (ca. 1700 items) ; 24 boxes.
Annotation: The collection contains Grove's diaries and notebooks (1933-1940); correspondence with his publishers Graphic, Macmillan, Ryerson, Louis Carrier, McClelland & Stewart, and individuals like W. J. Alexander, K. Crouch, Barker Fairley, W. Kirkconnell, R. Knister, D. Pacey, A. Phelps, Carleton Stanley and Warkentin (1913-1948); also, correspondence by Mrs. Catherine Grove (1922-1962); literary manuscripts of Grove's published books, novels, and short stories. --
It contains manuscripts or typescripts of many unpublished short stories and the following 12 novel fragments: Heart's Desire (also: Two Lives, The Story of an Ontario Farm); The Hillside; The House of Stene; Jane Atkinson; The Lean Kine; Murder in the Quarry; The Poets Dream: a Romance and its Sequel (also: The Canyon in 3 parts, The Goddess, The Woman, The Spirit); The Seasons; The Weatherhead Fortunes (in 3 parts: George, Leilah, Gerald); Wilfred and Barbara.
There are published and unpublished poems including the typed collection Poems: In Memoriam Phyllis May Grove, 3 untitled mss. German poems one of which was published by Felix Paul Greve as Erster Sturm in Schaubuhne, 1907, and the narrative poem fragment Konrad the Builder; numerous published and unpublished articles, including Rousseau als Erzieher, Grove's first Canadian publication in Der Nordwesten, 1914 (here in Margaret Stobie's transl.); newspaper clippings; financial records; and various biographical miscellany.

Local Note: Separated from the collection are 160 photographs (PC 2) of Grove and his family at various times and places in his life. See also: Mss Sc 1 and 2, Os 2, Pc 3 and 24, and Tc 1, 2 and 59 for other material pertaining directly to Grove Collection. -- About 500 titles from Grove's personal library have been catalogued individually; a complete listing is available in the Reading Room. -- See also several related research collections containing documents pertaining to Grove and/or Greve (Divay, Makow, Spettigue, Stobie), and the autobiographical papers of Greve's companion, Else Baroness von Freytag-Loringhoven (nee Ploetz, divorced Endell).
FINDING AID AVAILABLE IN READING ROOM. Much of the collection has been microfilmed.

Subjects: Grove, Frederick Philip, 1879-1948 Archives.
Grove, Frederick Philip, 1879-1948 Manuscripts.
Grove, Catherine Correspondence.
Authors, Canadian 20th century Biography.
Canadian literature Manitoba.
Authors, Canadian (German) 20th century Biography.


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