Fonds F0210 - Department of English, ARIEL fonds.

Identity area

Reference code



Department of English, ARIEL fonds.


  • 1970-1998 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

60 cm of textual records

Context area

Name of creator

Administrative history

ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature is a quarterly journal devoted to the critical and scholarly study of new and established literatures in English around the world in its various manifestations as International English Literature, Postcolonial Literatures, Commonwealth Literature, New Literatures in English, and World Writing in English. Founded in 1970, it is published under the direction of faculty from the Department of English in the Faculty of Humanities (1970-2010) and the Faculty of Arts (since 2010). It receives funding from the federal Social Science and Humanities Research Council, the Special Projects Fund of the University, and the Department of English. The University of Calgary Board of Governors holds copyright to the publication.

Available at are pdfs of all the issues of ARIEL from 1970 to 2011.

Editors: 1970-1972: A. Norman Jeffares; 1973-1976: George Wing; 1977-1979: James Black; 1980-1989: Ian Adam; 1990-2001: Victor J. Ramraj; 2002-2011: Pamela McCallum; 2011-2016: Shabo Xie

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Fonds consists of imprint issues of the annual publication ARIEL, minutes of the editorial board, material relating to the transer of ARIEL from the University of Leeds to the University of Calgary, and production files from a special Canadian edition of the journal in 1973 and the 100th issue (25:4), retained as samples of the types of records created by a publishing journal.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Administrative records are restricted for a period of 15 years as authorized under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes


Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)



Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion




Accession area