Fonds RBSC-ARC-1707 - Greenboathouse Press fonds

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Greenboathouse Press fonds

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3.30 m of textual records
15 photographs

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Greenboathouse Press is a small publishing concern producing short run, limited editions, printed letterpress and bound by hand. Previously called Greenboathouse Books, they publish content with a focus on Canadian poetry and the history of typography, with attention to typography, design and fine-printing. Greenboathouse Press consists of Jason Dewinetz (founder, editor, designer and typographer) and Aaron Peck (assistant editor).

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The fonds consists of published material, correspondence, proofs, manuscripts, reviews, broadsheets, polymer plates, photographs, artwork, orders, posters and promotional material.

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Transferred directly from Jason Dewinetz, proprietor of Greenboathouse Press, in 2012.

A small accrual in the form of two files was received from Jason Dewinetz, proprietor of Greenboathouse Press, in spring 2018.

A small accrual in the form of one file was received from Jason Dewinetz, proprietor of Greenboathouse Press, in summer 2018.

An accrual in the form of 214 files was received from Jason Dewinetz, proprietor of Greenboathouse Press, in summer 2023.


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Photograph identifier: BC-2160

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Accrual added in January 2019 by Claire Williams.

Additional accrual added in July 2023 by Matthew White

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