Fonds - Mother Tongue Publishing fonds

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Mother Tongue Publishing fonds

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  • 1994-2012 (Creation)
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    Mother Tongue Publishing

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1.2 m of textual records

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(1994-)

Administrative history

Mother Tongue Publishing is a small independent Canadian publishing company located on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, run by Mona Fertig and Peter Haase. Mother Tongue publishes books of B.C. fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction, and the series, The Unheralded Artists of BC, dedicated to recognizing forgotten 20th century B.C. artists (1900s-1960s). Mother Tongue started as a small international literary periodical; they also published letterpress limited editions of poetry by Stephanie Bolster, Lorna Crozier, Kate Braid, Cathy Ford, Maxine Gadd, Shirley Graham, Penn Kemp, Robert Kroetsch, Sylvia Legris, Peter Levitt, Sandi Frances Duncan, Patricia Young, Daphne Marlatt, Susan McCaslin, P.K. Page, Murray Reiss, Nadine Shelly, Peter Such and Phyllis Webb.

Custodial history

Records were in the custody of Mona Fertig prior to their acquisition by Simon Fraser University Library Special Collections and Rare Books in 2013.

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Fonds consists of broadsides, chapbooks and business records generated by Mother Tongue's publishing activities.

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  • English

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Works in this fonds are under copyright. Researchers are required to secure permission from the copyright holders for usage of this material, except for those covered by fair dealing.

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Created January 13, 2016. SS

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