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Centre for Editing Early Canadian Texts fonds Subseries
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Editors

This sub-series consists of correspondence between the editors for each of the CEECT texts, including correspondence with museums, libraries, and major newspapers.

There were eleven editors for CEECT, one for each edition. Each editor was responsible for the text's introduction and appendices which contextualized the CEECT edition. The editors participated in numerous CEECT-related activities including but not exclusive to the 1983 CEECT conference and subsequent publications pertaining to the edited texts. The eleven editors included Michael A. Peterman, George L. Parker, Call Ballstadt, Mary Jane Edwards, Douglas R. Cronk, Donald Stephens, Rupert Schieder, Douglas G. Lochhead, John C. Stockdale, Gwendolyn Davies, and Malcolm Parks.

General

This sub-series consists of the general correspondence as related to CEECT's research, including publicity correspondence with major Canadian newspapers.

CEECT support staff was in contact with academic institutions, such as museums, libraries, individual scholars, rare book dealers and collectors. Much of CEECT's research was conducted through general correspondence. This contact also served as a form of publicity for CEECT and its texts.

Grant Files

This sub-series consists of grant files and annual reports submitted by CEECT regarding SSHRC funding, including Editorial Board comments.

CEECT received major grants from SSHRC in 1981 and 1986. The stipulations of these grants required CEECT to submit annual and semi-annual reports as well as support letters.

Manuals

This sub-series includes eight manuals compiled and published concerning the editorial principles of CEECT and procedures necessary to facilitate the editorial process.

CEECT published several manuals pertaining to scholarly editorial procedures and other activities related to the publications of each CEECT edition. Various publications resulted from the 1983 Conference. CEECT also published instructional manuals for the computer programs and databases created by CEECT for the publication of its texts.

Miscellaneous

This sub-series consists of correspondence with various departments at Carleton University, including the Organized Research Unit reports for CEECT and material related to the two CEECT conferences.

CEECT developed relationships with several different departments at Carleton University. CEECT was an Organized Research Unit that contributed to the field of early Canadian literature and scholarly editing. The project also participated in various international literary history programs such as the Canadian/Australian Histoire du Livre. CEECT contributed to the field of scholarly editing with its two conferences in 1983 and 1993, "CEECT Conference on Editorial Principles and Procedures."

Personnel

This sub-series consists of personnel correspondence to and from CEECT, including graduate students and research assistants. This sub-series also contains job descriptions for the various research and administrative positions pertaining to CEECT.

CEECT hired numerous students and administrative support staff through the assistance of external SSHRC funding and internal funding from various departments at Carleton University. Additional funding came from the Work Study Program and Graduate Studies to employ undergraduate and graduate students.

Publicity

This sub-series includes press releases, reviews, book receptions, articles about CEECT, newsletters, and conference papers delivered on CEECT and its publications.

CEECT actively publicized its project through book launches, book reviews, and contact with major national newspapers. The editors of the CEECT editions participated in international conferences regarding their involvement with the project, and many of these papers were later published in scholarly professional journals. CEECT also published its own newsletter which was distributed internationally to universities, scholars, libraries, and museums.

Research

This sub-series consists of bibliographic sources and researchers' notes, including audio records of publishers' archives.

CEECT relied on interlibrary loans to acquire rare books, and as a result utilized the interlibrary loan section of the MacOrdum Library at Carleton University.

Roughing it in the Bush or Life in Canada

This sub-series includes collation and microfilm pertaining to the production of Roughing it in the Bush. There are ten microfilm reels of Roughing it in the Bush or Life in Canada (1852, 1854, 1857, 1871) as used for collation.

Carl Ballstadt edited Roughing it in the Bush or Life in Canada (1852) by Susanna Moodie in 1988, the fifth CEECT scholarly text. This publication is abbreviated ROB/RIB throughout the CEECT fonds.

St. Ursula's Convent or the Nun of Canada

This sub-series includes permission letters and collation. The permission letter files consist of correspondence with various archives and museums for permission to use a portrait of Julia Catherine Beckwith Hart in the CEECT edition.

Douglas G. Lochhead edited St. Ursula's Convent or the Nun of Canada (1824) by Julia C.B. Hart in 1991, the eighth CEECT scholarly text. This publication is abbreviated STU throughout the CEECT fonds.

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