Records relating to "Canadian Writers on Tape", "Canadian Poets on Tape" and "Nightfall"

Title: Records relating to "Canadian Writers on Tape", "Canadian Poets on Tape" and "Nightfall"
Dates of Material:
1969–2008 predominant 1969–1971
14 cm of textual records
8 compact discs
Scope and content

Series consists of records relating to the Canadian Poets on Tape and Canadian Writers on Tape projects at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education; Toppings was interviewer and editor. Includes correspondence with Canadian poets and novelists re taping procedures and arrangements, and distribution; compact discs containing audio recordings of readings and interviews; and background notes compiled by E.T. Also includes material re Toppings work as editor for CBC radio's Nightfall.

Source of supplied title

Title based on contents of the series.

Finding aids

File list available (see below).

2009.03, Box 2
246 Transcript of Sinclair Ross interview1971, 2008

1971/correspondence with academic researcher, 2008

247 Transcript of Earle Birney interview1969
248 Publicity and promotional material1969-1971
Correspondence, 1969–1971
249 Birney, Earle
250 Cameron, Donald
251 Garner, Hugh
252 Laurence, Margaret
253 Layton, Irving
254 Livesay, Dorothy
255 MacEwen, Gwendolyn
256 MacLennan, Hugh
257 Purdy, Al
258 Richler, Mordecai
259 Scott, F.R.
260 Souster, Raymond
261 Waddington, Miriam
2011.04, Box 2
Correspondence, 1969–1971
29"Canadian Poets On Tape" publicity/printed material1969-1971
210"Nightfall" correspondence and other records1980, 2003-2004
2015.06, Box 1
Compact discs of readings/background notes/lists of poems
11Earle Birney/Eli Mandel1969


12Irving Layton/Miriam Waddington1969


13Al Purdy/Raymond Souster1969


14James Reaney/Gwendolyn MacEwen1969


15F.R.Scott/Dorothy Livesay1969


Compact discs of interviews/Background notes
16Morley Callaghan/Hugh MacLennan1970


17Margaret Laurence/Sinclair Ross1970


18Mordecai Richler/Hugh Garner1970