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Fonds RC0714 - Peter Martin Associates Limited fonds

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Peter Martin Associates Limited fonds

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RC0714

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  • 1965-1982 (Creation)

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5.7 m of textual records, art work and photographs

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Peter Martin Associates (1965-1982)

Administrative history

Peter Martin Associates (PMA) was founded by Peter and Carol Martin in 1965. As well as publishing significant works in the field of Canadian politics, art, and culture, the company specialized in children's books, young adult fiction, and text books for the college education market. Authors included Janet Lunn, Fredelle Maynard, David Lewis Stein, Robert Fulford, Donald Cameron, and Joyce Wieland. The sale and distribution of PMA books was overseen by a number of companies over the years, including the Belford Book Distributing Company (owned in part by PMA) and by the University of Toronto Press, on a fee basis. The firm was sold to The Book Society of Canada, owned by Irwin Publishing, in 1982.

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Fonds was acquired in 1988 from Irwin Publishing as part of the Clarke Irwin accrual.

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The fonds is arranged into the following series: Author Files, General Correspondence, Editorial, Promotion, Art Work, Reviews, Financial Material, Subsidiary Rights.

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Further accruals are not expected.

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ARCHIVES182

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