Archives and Special Collections
fonds F0131 - ECW Press fonds.
CA ACU SPC F0131
ECW Press fonds.
- 1974-2002 (Production)
Niveau de description
Étendue matérielle et support
48.7m of textual records.
Zone du contexte
Nom du producteur
In 1974 Essays on Canadian Writing, a quarterly journal devoted to the study of Canadian writing, was first published by a group of Canadian literature graduate students at York University, Toronto, Ontario. The success of the journal led to the founding of ECW PRESS, dedicated to publishing Canadian fiction, Canadian literary criticism and reference works on Canadian literature, such as the two series The annotated bibliography of Canada's major authors and Canadian writers and their works. Jack David and Robert Lecker have been active as editors/publishers from the inception of ECW PRESS. Emerson House was a subsidiary publishing firm of ECW PRESS that published all types of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, and offered a variety of publishing programs to suit the needs of individual authors' particular manuscripts, and to help authors complete their projects quickly, professionally and economically. Additional information available in The Oxford companion to Canadian literature, 2nd ed., p. 350, and in Suzanne James's M.A. graduating essay for the Department of English, University of British Columbia, An analytical study of Essays on Canadian Writing (MsC 293.18.10).
Acquired in several accessions between 1982 and 2003. Accession 617/97.16 donated by ECW PRESS.
Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert
Zone du contenu et de la structure
Portée et contenu
Fonds consists of the following series: correspondence; financial; administration and organization; marketing; works published by ECW PRESS; works unrealized by ECW PRESS; publishers' literary careers and writing; and Emerson House.
Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation
Mode de classement
Zone des conditions d'accès et d'utilisation
No restrictions on access.
Conditions de reproduction
Langue des documents
Écriture des documents
Notes sur la langue et l'écriture
Text in English.
Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques
Instruments de recherche
File level inventory available at repository.
Zone des sources complémentaires
Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux
Existence et lieu de conservation des copies
Unités de description associées
Zone des notes
Title based on contents of the fonds.
Further accruals expected.