Fonds PR-0085 - Garnett James Weston fonds

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Garnett James Weston fonds

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  • 1910-1980 (Creation)
    Weston, Garnett James, 1890-1980

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2.9 m of textual records

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Garnett James Weston was born in Toronto, Ontario, June 27, 1890. He worked as a writer in Vancouver as a young man before moving to Hollywood, California, where he did much of his work including work for Paramount Pictures. He continued his writing career after retiring to Victoria. He died October 4, 1980 in Victoria at the age of 90.

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The fonds consists of literary and personal papers including journals, scrapbooks and manuscript novels, plays, short stories, essays, poetry and screenplays.

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Archives code(s): MS-1228

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Accession number(s): 81-034; 198305-004

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