Series 3 - Records of the Ryerson Press

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Records of the Ryerson Press

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CA ON00340 F513-3

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  • 1919-1971 (Creation)

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2 m of textual records

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Series consists of minutes and correspondence of the Management Committee, 1964-1970, and some personal papers of Lorne Pierce. Business records include: notes on printing costs, 1940-1942, sales records, financial statements (1940s), profit and loss accounts, reviews of all operations of the Press by management consultants, 1960s, balance sheets and accounts, 1923-1939, operating and financial statements, 1941-1970, book and back lists, 1919-1935, and 565 reels of microfilmed business records (sales receipts, orders, etc.), 1955-1969. Legal records are included, relating to land holdings and deeds and literary and film agreements. Labour records include employees' benefit plans, labour relations in the 1950s, and payroll statements. Records on the publication of the United Church Hymnary include records of the Committee on Worship and Ritual. Also included is a series of catalogues of Ryerson books and historical documents relating to the founding of the Press.

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See related materials in the following fonds: See also microfiche copies of Lorne Pierce Papers, the Queen's University, Kingston : (PS 8531 .L67 1984 Microfiche)

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