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Ampro Corporation

File contains a Canadian distributor's agreement between The Ryerson Press and Ampro Corporation. The agreement appointed Ryerson Press as Ampro's sole Canadian distributor of Ampro film projectors.

Anderson, Patrick

File contains agreement between The Ryerson Press and Patrick Anderson for the book "The White Centre".

Baird, David McCurdy

File contains a memorandum of agreement between The Ryerson Press and David McCurdy Baird for the book "Geology".

Banfill, Bessie Jane

File contains correspondence and agreements for Bessie Jane Banfill's book "Labrador Nurse". Included are:
1) Agreement between Banfill and the Ryerson Press
2) Agreement between Ryerson Press and Macrae Smith Company for distribution of book in the U. S. plus correspondence
3) Agreement between Ryerson Press and Robert Hale Limited for distribution of book in the U. K. plus correspondence
4) Correspondence with Banfill
5) Correspondence with Curtis Brown Ltd.

Barker, Paul

File contains memorandum of agreements between Paul Barker, The Ryerson Press and McGraw-Hill Company of Canada. Included are:
1) Memorandum of agreement between The Ryerson Press and Paul Barker for book "Wheels - an anthology for reluctant readers"
2) Memorandum of agreement (original and copy) between the Ryerson Press and Paul Barker for book "Summer Fun - an anthology for reluctant readers"
3) Memorandum of agreement between McGraw-Hill Co. of Canada and Paul Barker for book "Wings"
4) Memorandum of agreement between McGraw-Hill Co. of Canada and Paul Barker for book "Winter"

Barrow, Owen G.

File contains an agreement between Reverend Owen G. Barrow and The Ryerson Press for book "Faces about our Lord"

Bates, J. David

File contains a memorandum of agreement between The Ryerson Press and J. Daniel Bates for the book "Studies for Woodlands", part of the Ryerson Science in Action series.

Bell, Eleanor

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and Eleanor Bell for books "The Black Totem" and "New Sales Girl at Kendalls".

Bennett, William Gordon

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and William Gordon Bennett for several books. Included are:
1) Agreement between Bennett and The Ryerson Press for vocational school textbook "Book-keeping"
2) Agreement between Bennett, J. Harvey Mitchell and The Ryerson Press for revised edition of "New Course Bookkeeping"
3) Agreement between Bennett and The Ryerson Press for book "New Course Bookkeeping"

Beresford, Mary Agnes

File contains memorandum of agreements between Mary Agnes Beresford, The Ryerson Press, and The MacMillan Company of Canada for books. Included are:
1) Memorandum of Agreement between Beresford, The Ryerson Press, and MacMillan Company for the book "Book III Canadian Treasury Readers"
2) Memorandum of Agreement between Beresford, The Ryerson Press, and MacMillan Company for the book "Workbook for Grade III Canadian Tresury Readers"
3) Memorandum of Agreement between Beresford, The Ryerson Press, and MacMillan Company for the book "Manual II Canadian Treasury Readers
4) Memorandum of Agreement between Beresford, The Ryerson Press, and MacMillan Company for the book "Book III Canadian Treasury Readers"
5) Memorandum of Agreement between Beresford, The Ryerson Press, and MacMillan Company for the book "Workbook for book three Canadian Treasury Readers"
6) Memorandum of Agreement between Beresford, The Ryerson Press, and MacMillan Company regarding list prices and royalties on all the Canadian Treasury (Highroads to Reading) books authored by Beresford.
7) Memorandum of Agreement between Beresford, The Ryerson Press, and MacMillan Company regarding the transfer of copyright on Canadian Treasury (Highroads to Reading) books authored by Beresford.

Berkeley, Thomas Charles

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Thomas Charles Berkeley for the book "A History of Canada in Stamps". Also in the file is correspondence and a copy of the letters of probate on the last will and testament of Berkeley.

Bilkey, Paul Ernest

File contains an agreement between Paul Bilkey and The Ryerson Press for the book "Persons, papers and things: being the casual recollections of a journalist, with some flounderings in philosophy"

Birney, Alfred Earle

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and Earle Birney for a variety of poetry books including: "David", "Now is the Time", "The Strait of Anain", "Trial of the City and other poems", and "Twentieth Century Canadian Verse".

Borrett, William Coates

File contains agreements between William Coates Borrett and The Ryerson Press for books "Historic Halifax - In Tales Told Under the Old Town Clock", and "Tales Retold Under the Old Town Clock".

Bowles, Walter

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Walter Bowles for the book "Verse and Verse".

Boyce, Frank P.

File contains correspondence between The Ryerson Press and Frank P. Boyce, who handled Canadian AMPRO distribution. Correspondence is regarding the co-distributorship of AMPRO products in Canada.

Brewer, Alice

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Alice Brewer for the Ryerson Poetry chapbook #10 "Spring in Savary".

Brillinger, R. F.

File contains agreements and correspondence between The Ryerson Press and R. F. Brillinger for the books "Electricity" and "The Superheterodyne Circuit".

Brown, Audrey Alexandra

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Audrey Alexandra Brown for the book "All Fool's Day and other Poems".

Brown, Margaret H.

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Margaret H. Brown for the book "MacGillivray of Shanghai". Full title of the book is "MacGillivray of Shanghai: the life of Donald MacGillivrary".

Burpee, Lawrence Johnstone

File contains two agreements between Lawrence Johnstone Burpee and the Ryerson Press for the books "Royal Society Jubilee: Fifty Years Retrospect" and "James De Mille" as part of the Makers of Canadian Literature series.

Butler, Ellen

File contains agreements between Ellen Butler and The Ryerson Press for books "Developing Language Skills 4" and "Developing Language Skills 6".

Campbell, George Graham

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and George Graham Campbell for the book "A History of Nova Scotia" and a memorandum of agreement between the same for the book "Ensign Prenties's Narrative - Castaway in Cape Breton".

Campbell, Gordon

File contains a photocopy of the original memorandum of agreement between The Ryerson Press and Gordon Campbell for the book "Community Colleges in Canada".

Campbell, Mary Louisa

File contains a copy of the original memorandum of agreement between The Ryerson Press and Mary L. Campbell for the book "The Poems of William Wilfred Campbell". Also in the file is an acknowledgement of copyright between The Ryerson Press and The Musson Book Company Limited.

Campbell, Robert Eldo

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Robert Eldo Campbell for the book "Campbell of Banff". A book by this title was never published but a year later "I would do it again: Reminiscences of the Rockies" was published by the Ryerson Press.

Camsell, Charles

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Charles Camsell for the book "Son of the North". Also in the file is correspondence regarding the disposition of royalties from the book.

Canadian Institute on Public Affairs

File contains a letter from the Canadian Institute on Public Affairs to The Ryerson Press regarding the publication "Couchiching Report: War and Reconstruction, Some Canadian Issues".

Cassidy, Harry Morris

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and Harry M. Cassidy for the books "Social Security and Reconstruction in Canada" and "Public Health and Welfare Re-Organization".

Chafe, James Warren

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and James Warren Chafe for the books "Early Life in Canada" and "A History of Canada for grades VII - VIII"

Chalmers, Randolph Carleton

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and Ralph Carleton Chalmers. They include:
1) Agreement for book "See the Christ Stand"
2) Agreement for book "The Pure Celestial Fire"
3) Agreement for the book "The Protestant Spirit"
4) Agreement for the book "A Gospel to Proclaim"
5)) Agreement between The Ryerson Press and John Knox Press for publication of Chalmers book "A Gospel to Proclaim" in the U. S. A.

Chambers, Ada Pierce

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Ada Pierce Chambers for the book "In an Anatolian Valley".

Child, Philip Albert

File contains agreements and correspondence between Philip Child and The Ryerson Press. They include:
1) Agreement for book "Day of Wrath" Ryerson Fiction Contest winner
2) Agreement for book "The Village of Souls"
3) Agreement for book "Mr. Ames Against Time"
4) Agreement and correspondence between The Ryerson Press and Popular Library Inc. regarding the book "Mr. Ames Against Time"
5) Agreement for book "Longer Poems for Upper School" co-authored with Alan Meiklejohn
6) Agreement for book "The Victorian House and Other Poems"
7) Agreement for book "The Wood of the Nightingale"

Clark, Joan

File contains an agreement between Joan Clark and The Ryerson Press for the book "Girl of the Rockies".

Colgate, William

File contains agreements and correspondence between William Colgate and The Ryerson Press. Included are:
1) Agreement for book "Genesis of Canadian Art" plus correspondence
2) Agreement for book "C. W. Jeffreys"

Miller, Muriel Margaret

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and Muriel Margaret Miller. Included are:
1) agreement and notes regarding book "Bliss Carman: A Portrait"
2) agreement regarding book "Homer Watson: The Man of Doon"
3) agreement regarding "Peter's Excursions in Natural History"
4) agreement regarding book "George Reid: A biography"

Minkler, Frederick W.

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press, The Macmillan Company of Canada, and Frederick Minkler regarding the editing of "Over the Bridge - grade IV", "Under the North Star - grade V", and "My World and I - grade VI".

Mitchell, John Hanlon

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and John Hanlon Mitchell regarding poetry chap-books "Songs", and "Other Songs". Agreement for book "Songs" contains a letter of reference for the author.

Moon, Robert James

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and Robert Moon regarding the books "I Found Canada Abroad", and "This is Saskatchewan".

Moore, Phyllis

File contains agreements and memorandum of agreements between The Ryerson Press and Phyllis Moore. They include:
1) memorandum of agreement for the "Kapak Activity Book"
2) memorandum of agreement for the "Sparky Activity Book"
3) agreement for "Workbook to accompany New Adventures"
4) agreement for "Workbook to accompany "See Me Go".
5) two agreements for "Kindergarten Kit" including list of materials in kit
6) agreement for "Developing Language Skills, Grade III" co-authored with Cecil Potts
7) agreement as co-author for "Ryerson Readers"

Morang and Company Limited

File contains a copy of an agreement between Morang & Company Ltd. and The Musson Book Company Limited regarding the publication of "Lampman's Poems".

Morris, Ralph James Edward Fred

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Ralph James Edmund Fred Morris regarding the book "Drama is Fun". Also in the file are legal papers regarding his estate.

Munro, Alice

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Alice Munro for the book "Short Stories".

Murray, Gordon

File contains agreements regarding the works of Gordon Murray. Included are:
1) Agreement between The Ryerson Press and Gordon Murray for the book "Medicine in the Making"
2) Agreement between The Ryerson Press and Johnson Limited of London, England for the publication of Gordon Murray's book "Medicine in the Making"
3) Agreement between The Ryerson Press and Gordon Murray for the book "Quest in Medicine".

National Council of Women

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and the National Council of Women for the book "Conserving Our Heritage". Agreement signed by Council President Mrs. Rex Eaton.

Needler, George Henry

File contains a letter from George Henry Needler to Lorne Pierce at The Ryerson Press regarding honorariums for use of Needler's essay on Moore and his Boat Song.

Needles, Dorothy Jane Goulding

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and Dorothy Jane Goulding Needles regarding the books "Plays for Young Readers" and "Play - Acting in the Schools". There is also correspondence relating to "Play - Acting in the Schools".

Nichols, Mark Gregory

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Mark Edgar Nichols for the book "The History of the Canadian Press".

O'Brien, Andy

File contains agreements and memorandum of agreements regarding books by Andy O'Brien. Included in the file are:
1) Agreement between The Ryerson Press and Andy O'Brien for the book "Maurice Richard"
2) Agreement between The Ryerson Press and Andy O'Brien for the book "Headline Hockey"
3) Agreement between The Ryerson Press and Andy O'Brien for the book "Daredevils of Niagara"
4) 2 agreements between The Ryerson Press and Andy O'Brien for the book "The Canadiens"
5) Memorandum of agreement between The Ryerson Press and W. W. Norton & Company Inc. for the book "Young Hockey Champions" by Andy O'Brien
6) Memorandum of agreement between The Ryerson Press and Andy O'Brien for the book "The Best of Andy O'Brien"

Odhams Press Ltd.

File contains memos, correspondence, an agreement and other materials regarding Odhams Press Ltd and The Ryerson Press.

Ormond, Charlotte et al.

File contains agreements and memorandum of agreements. Included are:
1) Two memorandum of agreements between Charlotte Ormond, The Macmillan Company of Canada, and The Ryerson Press for the book "Manual Book Two" as part of the Canadian Treasury Readers
2) Memorandum of agreement between The Ryerson Press, The Macmillan Company of Canada, and Charlotte Ormond for the book "Work Book for Book Two" as part of the Canadian Treasury Readers
3) Memorandum of agreement between The Ryerson Press, The Macmillan Company of Canada, Frances Ormond, Charlotte Ormond, and Mary Agnes Beresford for the book "A manual to accompany book two" as part of the Canadian Treasury Readers

Percival, Walter Pilling

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and Walter Pilling Percival for the books "The Lure of Montreal" and "Leading Canadian Poets".

Percy, Charles E.

File contains an agreeement between The Ryerson Press and Charles E. Percy to be editor of a series of text books under "Ryerson Music Series" umbrella.

Perry, Martha Eugenie

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and Martha Eugenie Perry for the books "Hearing a Far Call", "Song in the Silence", and "Green Timbers".

Pierce, Lorne Albert

File contains agreements, memorandum of agreements, and correspondence regarding the works of Lorne Albert Pierce. Included are:
1) agreements between The Ryerson Press and Pierce for the book "In Conference with the Best Minds"and an agreement for the same book between Pierce and Cokesbury Press, Nashville Tennessee
2) agreement between The Ryerson Press and Pierce for the book "Our Dominion: Stories of Character and Incident".
3) agreement between The Ryerson Press and Pierce for the book "Outline of Canadian Literature".
4) agreement between The Ryerson Press and Pierce for the book ""Marjorie Pickthall: A Book of Remembrance".
5) agreement between The Ryerson Press and Pierce for the book "The Strickland Sisters" as part of the Makers of Canadian Literature Series
6) agreement between The Ryerson Press and Pierce for the book "Sir Gilbert Parker" as part of the Makers of Canadian Literature Series
7) agreement between The Ryerson Press and Pierce for the book "Primitive Methodism and the New Catholicism"
8) agreements between The Ryerson Press, Pierce and Arthur Yates for the book "The Ryerson Book of Prose and Verse" a school reader for Grade IX.
9) agreement between The Ryerson Press and Pierce for the book "New History for Old".
10) agreements and correspondence between The Ryerson Press, The MacMillan Company of Canada, Pierce, and Dora Whitefield for the books "The Canada Book of Prose and Verse" books I - III
11) agreements regarding royalties for "The Treasury of Readers Books 5 & 6"
12) agreement between The Ryerson Press and Pierce regarding the estate of author Bliss Carman
13) agreement assigning title and interest in Canada Books of Prose and Verse book 5 and 6 from Pierce to his goddaughter
14) Correspondence regarding the Edith Chown Pierce Trust
15) agreement and correspondence regarding the publication of "Canadian Poetry in English" and "The Selected Poems of Bliss Carmen".
16) memorandum of agreement between Pierce, The Ryerson Press and MacMillan Company of Canada for the books "Over the Bridge", "Under the North Star", and "My World and I".
17) memorandum of agreement and correspondence between Pierce, The Ryerson Press, and The MacMillan Company of Canada for the books "Beckoning Trails", "Life and Adventure", and "Our Heritage".

Pitt, David George

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and David George Pitt for the book "On E. J. Pratt" as part of the Critical Views on Canadian Writers Series.

Pomeroy, Elsie May

File contains agreements between the Ryerson Press and Elsie May Pomeroy for the books "Sir Charles G. D. Roberts: A Life" and "The Saunders Family". Also in the file is a memorandum of agreement between Pomeroy and The MacMillan Company of Canada for the book "Guide Book - to accompany 'Life and Adventure'"

Portage and District Old Timers' Association

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and the Portage and District Old Timers' Association for the book "The Trail of the Pioneers". Published under the title "The Tread of the Pioneers", the book was authored by Joseph Henry Metcalfe.

Porter, Cecil James

File contains an agreement and correspondence between The Ryerson Press and Cecil Porter regarding the book "A Prose Pageant".

Prentice Hall Inc.

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and Prentice-Hall, Inc. Included is an agreement for Ryerson Press to sell Prentice-Hall secondary and vocational school text books; and the Canadian edition of the work "Our World Through the Ages".

Prince, Samuel Henry

File contains correspondence between Samuel Prince and The Ryerson Press regarding his book "The Social System - a compendium of popular sociology".

Reid, Emmett C.

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Emmett C. Reid for the book "A High School English Grammar".

Religious Education Press Ltd.

File contains a memorandum of agreement and correspondence between The Ryerson Press and The Religious Education Press Limited about the Canadian edition of "Teachers' Guides to Religious Education".

Riddell, John Henry

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and John Henry Riddell for the book "Methodism in the Middle West of Canada". File also contains memos and correspondence.

Riley, Charles Edward

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Charles E. Riley for the book "Biography of Derwyn Trevor Owen".

Rimanelli, Giose

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Giose Rimanelli for the book "Stories of Modern Canada".

Roberts, Charles George Douglas

File contains agreements and correspondence regarding the literary works of Charles George Douglas Roberts. Included in the file are:
1) agreement between The Ryerson Press and Roberts for the book "The Vagrant of Time"
2) agreement between The Ryerson Press and Roberts for the book "The Vagrant of Time"
3) agreement between The Ryerson Press and Roberts for the book "The Iceberg and other poems"
4) agreement between The Ryerson Press and Roberts for the book "Selected Poems"
5) agreement between The Ryerson Press and Roberts for the book "Canada Speaks of Britain and other War Poems"
6) agreement between The Ryerson Press and Roberts for the book "Patriotic Verse"
7) correspondence and agreement between Lady Joan Roberts and the Ryerson Press regarding poems by Charles G. D. Roberts "Feet of the Furtive", "Kings in Exile", "Wisdom of the Wilderness" and "Selected Short Stories". Also correspondence regarding copyright on his literary works.
8) agreement between The Ryerson Press and the estate of Sir Charles G. D. Roberts and Desmond Pacey for the book "Selected Poems of Sir Charles G. D. Roberts".

Rogers, Amos Robert

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Amos Robert Rogers for the book "The White Monument".

Rogers, Keith Forrester

File contains an agreement and correspondence between The Ryerson Press and Keith Rogers regarding the book "A Doctor's Advice to his Son".

Rogers, Kenneth H.

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and Kenneth H. Rogers for the books "Street Gangs in Toronto - a study of the forgotten boy" and "Boys are Worth It".

Rowe, Frederick William

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and Frederick William Rowe for the books "The Development of Education in Newfoundland" (corresponendence attached) and "A History of Education in Newfoundland".

Roxborough, Henry Hall

File contains agreements and correspondence in regards to the works of Henry Hall Roxborough. Included are:
1) Agreement between The Ryerson Press and Henry Roxborough for the book "Great Days in Canadian Sport"
2) Agreement between The Ryerson Press and Henry Roxborough for the book "Down the Stretch" by W. A. Hewitt
3) Agreement and correspondence between The Ryerson Press and Henry Roxborough for the book "Crowned at Olympia"
4) Agreement between The Ryerson Press and Henry Roxborough for the book "Canada at the Olympics"
5) Agreement between The Ryerson Press and Henry Roxborough for the book "The Story of the Stanley Cup"
6) Agreement between The Ryerson Press and Henry Roxborough for the book "One Hundred...Not Out"
7) Agreement between The Ryerson Press and Henry Roxborough for the book "Autobiography of Foster Hewitt"

Roy, Henrietta

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and Henrietta Roy for The Canadian Treasury Readers "Workbook for the Primer", "Primer", "Book 1", and "Workbook for Book 1". Also in the file is correspondence with Henrietta and Elsie Roy regarding their books and a memorandum of agreement between The Ryerson Press, The Macmillan Company of Canada, and Henrietta Roy regarding the copyright of her works.

Russell, George Stanley

The file contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and George Stanley Russell for the book "A Book of Worship". Also in the file is correspondence and documentation regarding the estate of George Stanley Russell.

Russell, Harold J.

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Harold J. Russell for the book "Russell Syllabic Shorthand".

St. Pierre, Paul H.

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Paul St. Pierre for the book "Boss of the Namko Drive". Also in the file is correspondence and a memorandum of agreement between The Ryerson Press and Peguin Books Ltd to publish Paul St. Pierre's book.

Sallans, George Herbert

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and George Herbert Sallans for the book "Little Man". Also in the file is correspondence between the Press and the author and correspondence between The Press and Dymock's Book Arcade Ltd. regarding the publishing of "Little Man" in Australia.

Salsbury, Carmen Russell

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Carme Russell Salsbury for the book "Practical First Aid" - published under the title "Industrial First Aid".

Salter, Frederick Millet

File contains a photocopy of an agreement between Mrs. Lucy F. Salter and The Ryerson Press for the book "The Art of Writing" by her husband Frederick Millet Salter.

Salverson, Laura Goodman

File contains a memorandum of agreement between Laura Goodman Salverson and Hutchinson & Company (Publishers) Ltd. for the book "Black Lace" and a agreement between Salverson and The Ryerson Press for the book "Immortal Rock".

Sandiford, Peter

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and Peter Sandiford for editing the "Ryerson Educational Series". Original contract signed in 1922. Second date in 1930 hand-written on back of contract along with a second name - Albert C. Paterson.

Saunders, Thomas

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and Thomas Saunders for the books "Scrub Oak"; "Horizontal World"; "Something of a Young World's Dying"; and "The Devil and Cal McCabe".

Savage, James

File contains an agreement between The Ryerson Press and James Savage for the book "Why Does an Aeroplane Fly?"

Schrag, Lex

File contains agreements between The Ryerson Press and Lex Schrag for the books "Crater Country" and "The Worst of Mortgage Manor".

Scott, Francis Reginald

File contains agreements and correspondence between Frank Scott and The Ryerson Press regarding the books "Overture" and "Events and Signals".

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