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Simon Fraser University Special Collections and Rare Books Robert Bringhurst fonds
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London times April 2006

File consists of notes and correspondence with Erica Wagner, related to Bringhurst's commentary on Penguin's series of epic books, published in the April 22, 2006 issue of the newspaper "The Times."

UCFV [University College of the Fraser Valley]-D.Litt [Doctorate of Letters]

File consists of materials related to Bringhurst's Honourary Doctorate of Letters awarded by the University College of the Fraser Valley: the doctorate of letters certificate, speaking notes, correspondence, receipts, a convocation program, and the June 16, 2006 issue of the Campbell River Mirror newspaper, in which an article about Bringurst's honourary degree appears on page A16.

Tree-Sept. 2006 proofs 1/2

File consists of page proofs, annotated by Kate [Kennedy?] for pages 1-179 of the book "The Tree of Meaning: Thirteen Talks," as well as correspondence with editorial notes.

Caen Nov. 2007

File consists of materials related to Bringhurst's participation in the conference "Le livre et ses dessins," held on November 14-16, 2007, at the Abbaye d'Ardenne in Caen, France: Event program, schedule, correspondence, speaking notes, and travel itinerary.

Baltimore Nov. 2008

File consists of records related to the Fall 2008 Dresher Center for the Humanities Lecture Series at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, at which Bringhurst gave a talk on November 19, entitled "What is language for?": conference program, expense claims sheet, correspondence, and speaking notes.

Bradley in Nischik

File consists of a reproduction of a portion of the book "History of Literature in Canada" by Reingard M. Nischik, from a chapter entitled "English-Canadian Poetry from 1967 to the Present" by Nicholas Bradley. The publication mentions both Bringhurst and Jan Zwicky.

Goose food

File consists of sheet music for the piece "Goose Food" by Cassanda Miller, based on a text by Gandl of the Qayahl Llaanas and Skaay of the Qquuna Qiighawaay, translated by Bringhurst.

Prague/Brno

File consists of materials related to a trip to the Czech Republic in July 2008 to participate in a poetry reading during a writer's festival in Brno: correspondence, airline boarding passes, a travel itinerary, grant documentation submitted to the Canada Council for the Arts, notes, and an event program.

Scollon/Mandeviille

File consists of materials related to Bringhurst's work on Ron Scollon's book "This is What They Say: Stories": photographs, page proofs, notes, correspondence, and invoices for image licensing.

Scollon-essays

File consists of several essays and talks by and about Ron Scollon, many of which are reproductions, as well as Scollon's resume.

Surface of meaning

File consists of materials related to the book "The Surface of Meaning: Books and Book Design in Canada": notes, a quotation for page proofs and printing costs, and a talk adapted from a portion of the book.

Surface of meaning

File consists of proofs and worksheets for the book "The Surface of Meaning: Books and Book Design in Canada."

Surface-background papers 2/2

File consists of notes and research materials related to the book "The Surface of Meaning: Books and Book Design in Canada," many of which are reproductions.

Vancouver: October 1-2

File consists of notes, correspondence, and event poster and schedule for for the speaker series "Is Fiction an Endangered Species?" at the University of British Columbia, at which Bringhurst presented.

Iceland

File consists of materials related to a 2009 trip to Iceland to present at at the National Museum of Iceland and at the Reykjavík International Literary Festival: Promotional event materials, airline itinteraries and boarding passes, correspondence and speaking notes.

Maret review

File consists of the text of Bringhurst's review of the Russell Maret book "Mediæval in Padua," published in issue 17 of the magazine "Parenthesis."

Scollon-Saeko’s proofs 1/2

File consists of page proofs of the Francois Mandeville Book "This is What They Say," edited and translated by Ron Scollon, a letter from Saeko Usukawa, the manuscript's proofreader, and a proofreader's style sheet.

Tracy review

File consists of an article by D. H. Tracy in Poetry magazine called "Four Takes," which includes a review of the book "The Tree of Meaning: Thirteen Talks."

Don Atkins

File consist of materials related to the memorial service for Don Atkins: a program and a copy of Joff Grohne's speech.

Harries-Jones on biosemiotics & Bringhurst

File consists of the text of a talk given by Peter Harris-Jones at the conference for the Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada, entitled "Culture is natural: introducing biosemiotics."

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