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Brian Doyle Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2070

Scope and Content

This collection contains a manuscript with notes, and newspaper review for Pure Spring, a young adult novel written by Brian Doyle.


  • 2007, undated


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical Sketch

Brian Doyle was born on August 12, 1935, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Doyle has worked as an author, playwright, waiter, taxi driver, jazz singer, and brick layer, among other various jobs. Doyle is considered one of Canada's most distinguished authors of middle-grade and young-adult novels. He has won many awards for his work, including a Book of the Year Award from the Canadian Library Association.

Biographical sources: Something About the Author, vol. 156


1 folder

Language of Materials



This collection contains manuscript pages with notes, and a review for one young adult title by Brian Doyle.

Brian Doyle Papers, 2007, undated
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Revision Statements

  • December 2016: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

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