Part of Archives research collection
The item consists of audio recordings from a study kit for Maria Tippett's book "Emily Carr: A Biography" (1978), comprising a series of recorded lectures and interviews on four cassettes. In the first two talks, Tippett outlines the life of Emily Carr. Two further talks are devoted to the research process and the writing of biography. Each talk is accompanied by an interview in which the interviewer poses questions arising from the talks. Through the tapes, the listener is introduced to the life and work of Emily Carr and the research process which has revealed that life to the biographer.