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Simon Fraser University Special Collections and Rare Books Robert Bringhurst fonds
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Robert Bringhurst fonds

  • MSC-154
  • Fonds
  • 1913-2013, predominant 2000-2013

Fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, articles, and promotional materials created or accumulated by Robert Bringhurst over the course of his career as a typographer and writer. The majority of records were created in 2000 or later,...

Bringhurst, Robert

Personal records

Series consists of personal records from Bringhurst and his immediate family. Personal records from his parents include letters between the two, as well as official records such as birth, death, and marriage certificates. Materials arising from Br...

Chronological files

Series consists of records created or accumulated by Bringhurst's various professional activities. Such activities include writing, editorial work, his role as judge for various literary and typographic prizes, and speaking engagements at num...

Reid-writings

This file consists of various pieces of writings and transcriptions of talks by Bill Reid, many of which are reproductions.

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence to and from Bringhurst, arising from personal and professional activities. Sub-series include correspondence with publishers; general outbound correspondence; general inbound correspondence; and inbound correspond...

Publisher correspondence

File consists of correspondence, royalty statements, publication catalogues, and promotional materials related to various publishers Bringhurst has worked with.

Advertising 1975-2000

File consists of 2 copies of Bringhurst's curriculum vitae, promotional material for the works "The Calling, Selected Poems 1970-1995," "Pieces of Map, Pieces of Music," and "Bergschrund," an advertisement for a ...

Offprints & stray publications 1973-1998

File consists of the following publications: a book review of "Haida Art" by George F. MacDonald; "In Praise of Gorgias"; "Pebble/Pond/Errata Slip: A Codicil to Ocean/Paper/Stone"; "Postscript to a Translation of...

Banff workshop

File consists of a work entitled, "What Kinds of Verse are There?". The title page reads, "Reproduced for private circulation to members of the Advanced Writing Program, The Banff Centre, November 1983. This is a working draft, not ...

The book and its form

File consists of a course packet issued to each student in a course Bringhurst taught at Simon Fraser University in 1984, entitled "The Book and its Form: An Historical Anatomy of Literate Culture."

Naming the stars book proposal 1/3 1983-1984

File consists of the proposal for the book "Naming the Stars: The Mythology of the Visible Heavens," including an editorial summary, table of contents, excerpts from the manuscript, and samples of illustrations.

Art and money Fredericton lecture

File consists of research materials, notes, and drafts for a the talk "Art and Money," a 1998 issue of the publication "Fraser Forum," correspondence from the Canada Council from the Arts and from Penny Dickens, and a reproduct...

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.

Himalayas

File contains business cards and ephemera from a trip to Nepal, Thailand, and Indonesia.

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