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McGill University Archives Andrew Pyper Fonds Series
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Photographs

  • CA MUA MG 4301-9
  • Series
  • approximately 1950 - approximately 2011
  • Part of Andrew Pyper Fonds

The photographic material mainly consist of Pyper’s early childhood in Stratford, time at McGill University, travels to the Yukon and Brazil while researching and writing his novels, and living in Toronto.

McGill related material and academic records

Course work, essays, thesis and research on Paul de Man, Graduate School application and PhD intent from Pyper’s time at McGill University including articles written for the magazine “The Pillar”. Other academic records include transcripts and ess...

Personal material

Personal correspondence from Pyper to friends and family during residencies at Trent University, Champlain College and working and living in Toronto. Also included are contracts and financial statements from the early days of Pyper’s career as a w...

Talks, lectures and workshops

Notes and speeches given by Pyper at talks, lectures and workshops promoting creative writing, as well as images from participating in the Quebec City Crime and Mystery Writer Festival (2011).

Film and television

Working scripts and audio visual material by Pyper for television; The Creeps, Inferno, The Van, About Towne, Devil’s Point, The Sleep Clinic, Nightfall. Including working scripts for film adaptions of Pyper’s novels.

Professional correspondence

Includes correspondence from Pyper to publishers, grant applications, editors, literary colleagues and responses to fan mail.

Story-outlines, drafts and research

Notebooks, agendas and diaries on research leading up to Pyper’s publications. Story-outlines, working drafts between editors and manuscripts are also included for the novels Kiss Me, Lost Girls, The Trade Mission, The Wildfire Season, The Killin...

Early written works

Creative writing works from Pyper’s childhood in Stratford, Ontario including letters, notes, short stories and school assignments from primary level to high school.