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A typl/world’s scripts

File consists of notes, correspondence, a copy of the essay, "Voices, languages and scripts around the globe," a chapter in the book 'Language Culture Type: International Type Design In The Age Of Unicode." File also contains an early draft of the book's contents.

Gudrun Dreher

File consists of correspondence and notes related to the doctoral dissertation of Gudrun Dreher, for which Bringhurst served as an independent scholar on the supervisory committee.

Gudrun Dreher 2002 version 2

File consists of version 2 of Gudrun Dreher's doctoral dissertation, entitled, "Stories are maps, songs are caches and trails: the verbal art of Haayas, Kingagwaaw, Gumsiiwa, Ghandl and Skaay - five master mythtellers from Haida Gwaii: part I. Skaay of the Qquuna Qiighawaay."

Harbourfront

File consists of materials related to the 2002 International Festival of Authors, at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, October 23 to November 2, 2002: correspondence, promotional material, and an information package for national authors.

Lilburn anthology

File consists of materials related to the book “Thinking and Singing: Poetry and the Practice of Philosophy,” edited by Tim Lilburn with contributions from both Bringhurst and Jan Zwicky: drafts, page proofs, and correspondence.

Orion lecture (Victoria)

File consists of materials related to Bringhurst’s delivery of the Orion Lecture at the University of Victoria on March 13, 2002, entitled “Humans are not Humans; the Truth if not Privately Owned: Reflections of the challenge of Translating Native Literature in Canada”: lecture text, notes, correspondence, and an article about aboriginal peoples in Canada from the March 9 2002 issue of the Globe and Mail newspaper.

Parmenides type

File consists of correspondence related to the typesetting of the book “The fragments of Parmenides & an English translation.”

Tree of meaning-first version

File consists of a copy of volume 7, issue 2 of the periodical “Canadian Journal of Environmental Education,” which contains an article by Bringhurst entitled “The Tree of Meaning and the Work of Ecological Linguistics.”

Gaspereau 2002-2003

File consists of materials related to Bringhurst's relationship with Gasperau Press: correspondence with Andrew Steeves and others, promotional material for the book "Ursa Major," royalty statements, and publication catalogues.

Parmenides 1995

File consists of research, notes, and drafts for the book "The fragments of Parmenides & an English translation."

John Dreyfus

File consists of materials related to John Dreyfus: 2 copies of a text about Dreyfus, a brochure for a series of lectures at Simon Fraser University in 1985, and a printout of an electronic article in newspaper The Independent.

Idaho

File consists of materials related to a trip to Idaho to lecture at the University of Idaho on March 12, 2003: draft of the lecture text, entitled “Reading and Writing in Four Dimensions,” notes, and correspondence.

Lee-Un (2002/3)

File consists of materials related to the book “Un” by Dennis Lee, for which Bringhurst designed the book jacket: draft pages, page proofs, notes, correspondence, and book jacket mockups, including many photocopies.

Moosejaw-July 2003

File consists of materials related to the Saskatchewan Festival of Words: participant forms, event program, car rental receipt, and correspondence.

Philadelphia

File consists of materials related to a lecture given at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 4, 2003: lecture text, entitled “The Life of Letterforms,” and correspondence.

Taylor prize 2002-2003

File consists of materials related to Bringhurst’s role as trustee for the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction: a draft report, draft meeting minutes, correspondence, and a reproduction of Bringhurst’s review of Maria Tippett’s book “Bill Reid: The Making of an Indian,” published in the November 8 2003 issue of the National Post.

Tippett review

File consists of materials related to Bringhurst’s review of Maria Tippett’s book “Bill Reid: The Making of an Indian,” published in the November 8 2003 issue of the National Post: 2 copies of the newspaper article, a photocopy of the article, and the review text.

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