Title and statement of responsibility area
The Book Society of Canada Ltd. fonds
General material designation
- Textual record
- Graphic material
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
Level of description
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
1936-1987; 1946-1987 predominant (Creation)
- Book Society of Canada Ltd.
Physical description area
24 m of textual records and graphic material.
Publisher's series area
Title proper of publisher's series
Parallel titles of publisher's series
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Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series
Numbering within publisher's series
Note on publisher's series
Archival description area
Name of creator
Book Society of Canada Ltd.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of business and administrative papers for the company, including manuscripts, correspondence, editorial decisions and promotion. It also includes files related to the Belford Distributing Company Ltd.
Immediate source of acquisition
The fonds was acquired from General Publishing in 1996.
The fonds (21-1996) has been arranged into the following series: executive (boxes 1-49); production (boxes 50-4); permissions (boxes 55-56, file 9); editorial (boxes 56 file, 10- box 63); promotion (boxes 64-8); manuscripts and typescripts (boxes 69 -73); The Belford Distributing Company Ltd. (box 74); addendum to editorial series (boxes 75-77).
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
There are no access restrictions.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Some material is stored offsite. Advanced notice of use is required.
No further accruals are expected.
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Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Book Society of Canada Ltd. (Creator)
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