Barbarian Press fonds. 1976-1990.


Barbarian Press. Barbarian Press fonds.

Barbarian Press fonds. 1976-1990.

The fonds consists of correspondence files including founding operations and editorial issues; project files include planning and production of books (collaborations with I. H. Finlay and illustrators Edwina Ellis and Colin Paynton), pamphlets, broadsheets, etc.; general printing files cover printed ephemera and job printing including design files and promotional and background materials; financial files include invoices and bank records.

2.75 m of textual records.

Related Entities

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Ellis, Edwina (person)

Elsted, Crispin, 1947- (person)

Barbarian Press (corporateBody)

Barbarian Press was founded in 1977 by Crispin and Jan Elsted. They both received M.A. Degrees in English at the University of British Columbia in 1975, and after a year of teaching in the English Department, they travelled to England to work toward Ph.Ds at King's College, London. The Elsteds established Barbarian Press on their return to B.C. in 1978. Settling at Steelhead, north of Mission, the Elsteds have published continuously since then, producing both commercial work (stationery, cards a...

Finlay, Ian Hamilton (person)

Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925-2006) was a Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener. Much of his work on paper was issued through his own Wild Hawthorne Press, which he founded in 1964. From the description of Collection of printed material from Wild Hawthorn Press, 1977-1990. (University of Illinois-Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 301555191 Scottish concrete poet and garden designer, born 1925. From the description of Thonier : watercolor print, nd. (Unknown)...

Elsted, Jan (person)

Paynton, Colin. (person)