Collection 2017.014 - Ryerson Press Collection

Ryerson Press Collection Books Ryerson Press Textual Records

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Ryerson Press Collection

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  • Textual record

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2017.014

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  • 1862-1997 (Creation)
    Creator
    Ryerson Press

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Physical description

2911 published books; 1 meter of textual material

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(1829-1970)

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Material published by Ryerson Press in Canada between 1862 and 1971. Transferred to McGraw Hill with the sale of the company in 1970. Donated to Ryerson University Archives and Special Collections in 2017.

Scope and content

Collection contains books published by Ryerson Press in Toronto between 1862 and 1971. Subjects include educational texts and guides, Canadian history, religion, fiction and poetry. The collection also includes 3 boxes of records from Ryerson Press, including authors contracts, correspondence, and memorandums.

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Physical condition

Fair. Where book jackets exist they are very fragile. A few items in very poor condition (mainly suede disintegration) and will require conservation treatments.

Immediate source of acquisition

MgGraw-Hill Education Canada

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Records are under review. Contact the Archives for information on access.

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Finding aids

Finding Aids are attached as PDFs.

2017.014.01 Ryerson Press Textual Records Finding Aid:

2017.014.02 Ryerson Press Books Finding Aid:

Associated materials

Further records related to the Ryerson Press held at the Anglican Archives: http://www.united-church.ca/leadership/church-administration/united-church-canada-archives

Fonds Number 513, Series 3, Records of the Ryerson Press
Fonds Number 513, Series 6, Ryerson Press personnel files
Fonds 513, Series 5: Photographs
Fonds 519, Series 2, Sub-series 7: Records relating to Ryerson Press

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