Allan Cooper fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Allan Cooper fonds

General material designation

  • Textual record

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description

Fonds

Reference code

MS-2-692

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 1974 - 1993 (Creation)
    Creator
    Cooper, Allan

Physical description area

Physical description

11 cm of textual records
2 photographs ; b&w : 18 x 12.5 cm and smaller
6 volumes ; 18 x 23.5 x 1 cm and smaller

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

(1954 -)

Biographical history

Allan Cooper was born 15 March 1954 in Moncton, New Brunswick. He attended Mount Allison University in Sackville, where he was active in music and poetry circles. In 1982 he took over editing the poetry magazine Germination from Harry Thurston, and between 1982-1990 he published work by Canadian poets such as Jan Conn, Douglas Burnet Smith and Leigh Faulkner. In 1983, Cooper was elected president of the Writers' Federation of New Brunswick, and in 1986 he founded Owl's Head Press. Cooper has published over a dozen poetry collections, twice won the Alfred G. Bailey Award, and received the Peter Gzowski Award in 1994.

Custodial history

Records were donated to Dalhousie University Archives by Allan Cooper in accession (69-95) in 1995.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of correspondence, financial papers, and grant applications for the journal Germination, papers from the Tribune Press (Sackville, New Brunswick) relating to Owl's Head Press, and publications and pamphlets.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script note

English

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

Finding aids

Associated materials

Related materials

Accruals

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Sources

Description comes from the Dalhousie University Archives Catalog. The complete, original description is available there.

Accession area