Life with Billy series

Custodial History: 

Series arranged in subject files from "Life with Billy," to "Life after Billy", and through "Life and Death with Billy."

Start Date: 
1982
Access Restriction: 

No restrictions on access.  Subject to Canadian copyright law.

Description Level: 
End Date: 
2008
Name Access: 
Language: 
Repro Restriction: 

No restrictions on use.  Subject to Canadian copyright law.

Date Range: 
1982-2008
Creator: 

Vallée, Brian

Physical Description: 

.65m of textual records

1 videocassette ; VHS

1 DVD-R (120 min.) : 1x-16x ; 4.7GB

6 promotional pieces : b&w and col.

Arrangement: 
Series is arranged in subject files by title.
Scope Content: 

Series comprises records documenting the activities of Brian Vallée while working on the book, "Life with Billy", "Life after Billy" and "Life and Death with Billy", as well as television documentaries for the 5th Estate and the CBC docu-drama "Life with Billy." Includes: drafts, screenplays, various hardcover and paperback editions, research notes, correspondence, media clippings, and other material.

Repository: 
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Supreme Court of Nova Scotia: Her Majesty and Jane Marie Whynot, aka Jane Marie Stafford

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1982
End Date: 
1982
Date Range: 
1982
Physical Description: 

1 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Note Books - "Billy Stafford"

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1984
End Date: 
1984
Date Range: 
[ca. 1984]
Physical Description: 

1.7 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Life with Billy - Seal Books (1 of 3)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1986
End Date: 
1992
Date Range: 
1986-1992
Physical Description: 

3.5 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Life with Billy - Seal Books - Business Records (3 of 3)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1987
End Date: 
1995
Date Range: 
1987-1995
Physical Description: 

0.5 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Life with Billy - Seal Books - Media Clippings (3 of 3)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1984
End Date: 
1994
Date Range: 
1984-1994
Physical Description: 

2 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Jane Hurshman Memorial Fund

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1993
End Date: 
1998
Date Range: 
1993-1998
Physical Description: 

2 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Correspondence from Jane Hurshman to Brian Vallée

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Date Range: 
[before 1992]
Physical Description: 

0.1 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Correspondence from Nova Scotia Department of the Attorney-General to Brian Vallée

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1992
End Date: 
1992
Date Range: 
1992
Physical Description: 

0.1 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Proof Copy - Life with Billy

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1986
End Date: 
1986
Date Range: 
1986
Physical Description: 

2.8 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Copy Edit Draft - Life with Billy (1 of 4)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
2008
End Date: 
2008
Date Range: 
2008
Physical Description: 

0.2 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Copy Edit Draft - Life with Billy (2 of 4)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
2008
End Date: 
2008
Date Range: 
2008
Physical Description: 

2.3 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Copy Edit Draft - Life with Billy (3 of 4)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
2008
End Date: 
2008
Date Range: 
2008
Physical Description: 

2 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Copy Edit Draft - Life with Billy (4 of 4)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
2008
End Date: 
2008
Date Range: 
2008
Physical Description: 

2.3 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Script Proposal for Life with Billy By Brain Vallee

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Date Range: 
[ca. 1988]
Physical Description: 

1.8 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Second Draft: Life with Billy - Screen Play by Leon Marr and Brain Vallee

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1988
End Date: 
1988
Date Range: 
1988
Physical Description: 

2 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Life with Billy: A True Story - Screen Play by John Frizzell & Judith Thompson

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1991
End Date: 
1991
Date Range: 
1991
Physical Description: 

1.5 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Life with Billy: A True Story - Screen Play by John Frizzell & Judith Thompson

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1992
End Date: 
1992
Date Range: 
1992
Physical Description: 

1.5 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Life with Billy - Movie

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1988
End Date: 
1996
Date Range: 
1988-1996
Physical Description: 

1.3 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Life with Billy - C.B.C. Promotional Pieces from Book and Movie

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Date Range: 
[1993]
Physical Description: 

3 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Framed Life with Billy image from Globe and Mail's "Broadcast week"

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1993
End Date: 
1993
Date Range: 
1993
Physical Description: 

1.8 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Life with Billy - Samples of Seal Edition Cover

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Date Range: 
[1986]
Physical Description: 

0.2 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Life with Billy - Seal (Canadian) Paperback Edition

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1990
End Date: 
1990
Date Range: 
1990
Physical Description: 

2 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Life with Billy - U.S. Release by Pocket Books

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1989
End Date: 
1989
Date Range: 
1989
Physical Description: 

0.2 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Life with Billy - Pocket (U.S.) Paperback edition

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1989
End Date: 
1989
Date Range: 
1989
Physical Description: 

2.3 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Life with Billy - Sample Book Covers for Movie Tie-in Edition

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1993
End Date: 
1993
Date Range: 
1993
Physical Description: 

0.1 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Copy-Edit Draft: Life and Death with Billy (2 of 3)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1998
End Date: 
1998
Date Range: 
1998
Physical Description: 

2.2 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Life with Billy - Movie Paperback Edition

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1993
End Date: 
1993
Date Range: 
1993
Physical Description: 

1.8 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Life with Billy - Video Cassette

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1993
End Date: 
1993
Date Range: 
1993
Physical Description: 

1 video cassette: VHS

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Life after Billy

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1992
End Date: 
1995
Date Range: 
1992-1995
Physical Description: 

2.7 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Draft with Edits: Life after Billy - Jane's Story: The Aftermath of Abuse (1 of 3)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Date Range: 
[1993]
Physical Description: 

2.3 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Draft with Edits: Life after Billy - Jane's Story: The Aftermath of Abuse (2 of 3)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Date Range: 
[1993]
Physical Description: 

2.5 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Draft with Edits: Life after Billy - Jane's Story: The Aftermath of Abuse (3 of 3)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Date Range: 
[1993]
Physical Description: 

1.5 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Draft with Editors Notes: Life After Billy (1 of 3)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1993
End Date: 
1993
Date Range: 
[1993]
Physical Description: 

2.3 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Draft with Editors Notes: Life After Billy (2 of 3)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1993
End Date: 
1993
Date Range: 
[1993]
Physical Description: 

1.8 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Draft with Editors Notes: Life After Billy (3 of 3)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1993
End Date: 
1993
Date Range: 
[1993]
Physical Description: 

2.3 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Life After Billy - Inserts & Corrections

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1993
End Date: 
1993
Date Range: 
[1993]
Physical Description: 

0.1 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Life After Billy - Sample Hardcover & Paperback Covers

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1993
End Date: 
1995
Date Range: 
1993-1995
Physical Description: 

0.1 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Life After Billy - Jane's Story: The Aftermath of Abuse - Hardcover Edition

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1993
End Date: 
1993
Date Range: 
[1993]
Physical Description: 

3 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Life After Billy - Jane's Story: The Aftermath of Abuse - Paperback Edition

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1995
End Date: 
1995
Date Range: 
[1995]
Physical Description: 

2.5 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Colour Copy Proof Draft: Life and Death with Billy (1 of 2)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1998
End Date: 
1998
Date Range: 
1998
Physical Description: 

2.7 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Colour Copy Proof Draft: Life and Death with Billy (2 of 2)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1998
End Date: 
1998
Date Range: 
1998
Physical Description: 

2.5 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-002
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
002

Copy-Edit Draft: Life and Death with Billy (1 of 3)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1998
End Date: 
1998
Date Range: 
1998
Physical Description: 

2.7 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-003
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
003

Copy-Edit Draft: Life and Death with Billy (3 of 3)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1998
End Date: 
1998
Date Range: 
1998
Physical Description: 

2.5 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-003
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
003

Life and Death with Billy - 15th Anniversary Edition Sample Cover

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1998
End Date: 
1998
Date Range: 
[1998]
Physical Description: 

0.1 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-003
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
003

Life and Death with Billy

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1998
End Date: 
1998
Date Range: 
1998
Physical Description: 

3 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-003
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
003

DVD-R: 5th Estate - Life with Billy/ Life After Billy/ Jane's Story

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1984
End Date: 
1993
Date Range: 
1984-1993
Physical Description: 

1 DVD-R (120 min.) 1x16x; 4.7 GB

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-003
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
003

Life with Billy - Special Commemorative Edition

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
2008
End Date: 
2008
Date Range: 
2008
Physical Description: 

3.5 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-003
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
003

Life With Billy Framed Poster

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1990
End Date: 
1999
Date Range: 
[199-?]
Physical Description: 

1 poster (framed) : col.

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-004
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
004

Life With Billy Framed Poster

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1990
End Date: 
1999
Date Range: 
[199-?]
Physical Description: 

1 poster (framed) : col.

rec_shelfloc: 
2010-153-004
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
004

Life with Billy - Seal Books - National Symposium on Family Violence (2 of 3)

Name Access: 
Subject Access: 
Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1987
End Date: 
1987
Date Range: 
1987
Physical Description: 

0.5 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2012-028-001
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
001

Cruel camera - Life with Billy

Description Level: 
Start Date: 
[1983]
End Date: 
[1983]
Date Range: 
[1983]
Physical Description: 

1 video cassette ; VHS

rec_shelfloc: 
2012-028-012
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
012

Brian Vallee - Life With Billy, studio inv.

Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1993 November 1
End Date: 
1993 November 1
Date Range: 
1993 November 1
Physical Description: 

1 video cassette ; VHS

rec_shelfloc: 
2012-028-013
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
013

Life with Billy movie promo

Description Level: 
Start Date: 
[1994]
End Date: 
[1994]
Date Range: 
[1994]
Physical Description: 

1 video cassette ; VHS

rec_shelfloc: 
2012-028-013
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
013

Life with Billy

Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1984 March 13
End Date: 
1984 March 13
Date Range: 
1984 March 13
Physical Description: 

1 video cassette ; VHS

rec_shelfloc: 
2012-028-013
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
013

Brian Vallee - Life After Billy

Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1993
End Date: 
1993
Date Range: 
1993
Physical Description: 

3 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2012-028-014
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
014

Brian Vallee - Life After Billy

Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1993
End Date: 
1993
Date Range: 
1993
Physical Description: 

2.4 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2012-028-014
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
014

Brian Vallee - Life With Billy

Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1986
End Date: 
1986
Date Range: 
1986
Physical Description: 

1.8 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2012-028-014
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
014

Brian Vallee - Life With Billy

Description Level: 
Start Date: 
1986
End Date: 
1986
Date Range: 
1986
Physical Description: 

2 cm of textual records

rec_shelfloc: 
2012-028-014
Repository: 
Algoma University Archive
Accession No: 
Container Number: 
014