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Broadsides & Posters

Subseries consists of one folio and one collection of broadsides (6 in total) with associated promotional materials, designed, composed, and printed by Someone Editions.

Year of the Quiet Sun [Ludwig Zeller]

File consists of 1 copy of Year of the Quiet Sun, a folio collection of collages and poetry by Chilean visual artist Ludwig Zeller, and 1 unsigned card (with envelope) featuring a quote and illustration from Zeller. The poems in the folio are in Spanish, with English translation by A.F. Moritz. The folio is signed by Zeller.

The folio also includes a page of dedications and thanks, signed by Deborah Barnett, and a description about the collection:

"Prints from photo polymer plates on beautiful Canal paper from The Mill at St Armand. Folios produced from Fabiano, and Strathmore Art Laid; lined with Caress Text papers. Types include Suburban and Twentieth Century.

Three collage and poetry broadsides, each letterpress printed in an edition of 52 with acid-free folio covers wrapping 26 numbered sets, including title page, of which this is 20/26"


File consists of 1 box set of someone:water, a collection of 6 original folded broadsides in celebration of water, and 1 poster promoting a reading of one of the broadsides at the NACO Gallery in Toronto on August 4, 2011.

The collection contains the following broadsides, in the order in which they appear in the set. Original years of publication are listed in brackets.

A. F. Moritz (text), Susana Wald & Deborah Barnett (ill.): The Shore (2009)

Astrida Neimanis: We are all bodies of water (2011)

Beatriz Hausner (text), Seth Scriver (ill.): The Metaphysics of Water (2012)

Paul Till (ill.): The waters are divided into two parts (2017)

Pamela Dodds (ill.): Swimmers (2014)

Karl Jirgens (text), Zile Liepins (ill.): Pas de Deux (2017)

A notation on the box states this is #19 of 52 copies. Each broadside is signed by the contributing author and/or artist.

Noctograms [Luciano Iacobelli]

File consists of 1 chapbook of poetry by Luciano Iacobelli. The chapbook is printed on deckle edged paper.

The colophon states:

"Designed by Deborah Barnett
and produced at Someone Editions.
The editor of the series is Beatriz Hausner.

Set in Franklin Gothic Book Condensed
designed by Morris Fuller Benton in 1903
with the titling in Holland, by Lettersiro Co.

Printed on vintage, deckle-edged
Strathmore Fiesta 80lb cover
in an edition of 52, handsewn,
signed and numbered copies.

26 copies of each Little Letterpress will be collected in a boxed set annually."

The back page is signed by Iacobelli and Barnett.

someone:air - a cappella [Nicole Brossard]

File consists of 1 copy of someone:air - a cappella, a chapbook featuring poetry by Nicole Brossard and images by Mauricio Corteletti. The poems are in French, with English translation provided by Robert Majzels and Erin Mouré. The chapbook is signed by Broussard and Corteletti.

The colophon for the chapbook states:

"designed and produced by
Deborah Barnett at
Someone Editions 2018

with series editor Beatriz Hausner

type is Solomon, designed by
Svetoslav Simov in 2010
and printed letterpress
on vintage laid paper
Curtis Rag ivory
with 4 solid mixed inks
in and edition of 52
signed and numbered copies
of which this is
Number 47"


Subseries consists of 3 chapbooks designed, composed, and printed by Someone Editions. Subseries includes titles from the someone:elements and Little Letterpress series.

Another Poem About Time Written at the Onset of Middle Age [Jay MillAr]

File consists of 1 chapbook with prose by Jay MillAr and images by Natalia Moskwa. The chapbook is printed on deckle edged paper and housed in a white envelope with "Someone Editions Little Letterpress #1, and #39" written on the back of the envelope. Two stickers of illustrations by Moskwa (?) are also on the envelope.

The colophon of the chapbook states:

"Designed by Deborah Barnett in Toronto
The editor of the Little Letterpress series is Beatriz Hausner

Blue Eye Shadow display type designed by Elliott Peter Earls in 1993
Arbitrary regular and bold types designed by Barry Deck in 1990
Both type designs produced for Emigre in Berkeley California

Letterpress printed on Canal paper from La Papeterie St. Armand in Quebec
Image output in 12 ink jet inks from HP Designjet 3200
Hand sewn in an edition of 52 signed and numbered copies

26 copies of each Little Letterpress edition will be collected in a boxed set annually


The chapbook is signed by MillAr and Moskwa.

Series consists of broadsides, posters, greeting cards, postcards, promotional material, and one chapbook designed by Deborah Barnett and produced by

Dreadnaught Press

Series consists of chapbooks, books, bound volumes, broadsides, prospectuses, posters, cards, stationery, and ephemera, designed and produced by Dreadnaught Press. The series includes materials published for Dreadnaught Press and design and print work completed for various clients.

Dreadnaught Press

Dreadnaught Design

Series consists of promotional materials and commercial work created by Dreadnaught Design, including greeting cards, invitations, stationery, mailings, and posters.

Broadsides & Posters

Subseries consists of 121 broadsides and posters that were designed, hand-set, and hand-printed by Dreadnaught Press. In addition to producing chapbooks (see Subseries 1), the Dreadnaught broadsides were a core part of the Press' publishing focus and demonstrate a range of letterpress techniques. The collective produced these materials for poems, images, ideas, and passages that personally resonated with its members. These prints are distinguished by the notation 'Dreadnaught Broadside', which appears somewhere on the page.

Over 90 different poems, passages, and quotations are featured in the subseries, and the majority of prints are single copies. The subseries also includes the 52 Pickup 76 poetry collection, which brought together 52 poems from 52 emerging poets (see File 1).

Dreadnaught Press

Chapbooks & Books

Subseries consists of 22 chapbooks, paperback and hardcover books, bound volumes, and associated promotional materials that were designed, composed, and/or printed by Dreadnaught Press.

Happy Birthday Someone G'Luck!

File consists of 1 print with the following text:

X&W' "

The print was likely made using a woodblock printing process and features typographic juxtaposition, where some of the expected block letters have been replaced, transposed, or reversed. The text is one colour with a faint gradient.

The role of obsolescence... [Marshall McLuhan]

File consists of 1 two-colour letterpress commemorative poster with a quote from Marshall McLuhan: "The role of obsolescence is sparking creativity and the invention of new order". The poster is printed on deckle-edged paper and signed by Eric McLuhan.

The poster states:

"Designed and produced in a limited edition in 2011 to celebrate Marshall McLuhan on the 100th anniversary of his birth
McLuhan Legacy Network"

Pencil notation at the bottom of the print denotes that this copy is #7 in an edition of 25.

Laila Biali

File consists of 1 two-colour letterpress concert poster for Canadian jazz musician Laila Biali. The poster features a B&W photograph of Biali and is printed on deckle-edged paper.

Credits provided on the poster:

Print and design:
Photo: Edith Maybin

I Heart U

File consists of 1 three-colour letterpress poster with the word "heart" and a pink and red graphic, printed on deckle-edged paper.

The bottom of the poster states:

"Hand composed and printed with love at in Toronto Canada 2011"

Love be in my head...

File consists of 1 three-colour broadside with a traditional poem titled "Love".

The broadside states:

"handprinted at in an edition of 52 numbered copies
February 2011"

Pencil notation at the bottom right denotes this broadside is #7 of 52.

3 Years

File consists of 1 three-colour letterpress poster titled "3 Years" with passages from rob mclennan and Nathaniel G. Moore.

The poster states:

"50 copies designed and printed by hand at
to commemorate the third anniversary of
Canadian Literature's only full-contact literary reading:
Throwdown in O-Town 26 June 2008, Ottawa,
a poetry career ending contest between:
rob mclennan
Nathaniel G. Moore"

Opposites attract [Seth Scriver]

File consists of 1 copy of Opposites attract, a limited edition series of original illustrations by Seth Scriver. The series consists of 7 broadsides on multi-coloured paper collected together in a paper enclosure. The illustrations were printed by using photopolymer plates and hand set type.

Promotional materials

Subseries consists of promotional materials produced using letterpress equipment by

  • 1 invitation to a studio farewell party (September 10th, 2000) and announcement of move to 1691 Dundas Street West
  • 1 clip-on paper bowtie
  • 1 promotional card with QR code

Cards & Postcards

Subseries consists of a selection of blank, undated greeting cards and postcards designed and printed by The assortment includes holiday, thank you, birthday, and Valentine's Day cards, in addition to a set of "Bold & Beautiful" cards produced for client Urbanproduct.

Printing specifications are included on some of the items.

Mokuhanga A Beginner's Manual [Elizabeth Forrest]

File consists of 1 copy of Mukahanga A Beginner's Manual written and illustrated by Canadian artist Elizabeth Forrest. The chapbook provides an introduction into the art of Mukahanga, or Japanese woodblock printmaking. The text was handwritten in pen by Forrest. The chapbook was designed and printed by Deborah Barnett.

The front page includes a dedication to Barnett:

Working with you has been always a pleasure, not to mention fun! and even educational !!! Thank you for your generous time and wisdom in putting together this book.

The back page of the chapbook is signed by Forrest. There is a notation that this copy is #25 of an edition of 25 copies.

Promotional materials

Subseries consists of:

  • 1 brochure (n.d.) titled "Only in Darkness the Light" announcing the launch of Dreadnaught Design
  • 1 poster announcing a call for submissions of materials for a collection titled "Songs & Stories" (with printing scheduled for completion by June 1990)
  • 1 invitation (with backing paper and stamped envelope) to a 1994 thanksgiving celebration hosted by Dreadnaught Design
  • 2 pieces of Dreadnaught Design stationery
  • 3 holiday cards (one is signed by members of the Dreadnaught Design team)
  • 1 card (with manila envelope) promoting Smashing Type, a website celebrating letterform art, printed in January 2000

Commercial work

Subseries consists of samples of commercial work completed by Dreadnaught Design:

  • 1 slide-rule retirement savings calculator (in French) for Fidelity Investments Canada
  • 1 direct mail fundraising card (with stamped envelope) for Necessary Angel theatre group
  • 1 business card for Stephen Brown Handmade Jewellery

No dates are provided for any of the items.

Commercial work

Title based on contents of the series.

Subseries consists of event posters, invitations, announcement notices, business cards, occasion cards, and stationery produced and designed by Dreadnaught Press for a variety of clients.

Subseries is divided into the following files:

  1. Hart House Art Committee
  2. Royal Ontario Museum
  3. An Invisible Book
  4. Smaller printing projects and ephemera

Nouwen conference

File consists of two video recordings of the conference, "Turning the Wheel: Henri Nouwen and Our Search for God" (May 18 - 20, 2006), by Errol Stein. There are also 9 Panasonic digital video cassettes that are 90 minutes each including videos of panelists from the Nouwen Conference including:

  • Michael Hryniuk May 19, 2006;
  • Elizabeth Pozzi-Thanner May 19, 2006;
  • Jeremy Wiebe May 20, 2006;
  • Robert Jonas May 20, 2006;
  • Michael O'Laughlin May 20, 2006;
  • Stephen Morris May 20, 2006;
  • Dr. Christopher Cahill May 19, 2006;
  • Robert Ellsberg May 19, 2006; and
  • Kevin Gillespie May 20, 2006.

File also includes a video recording of Sr. Sue Mosteller, Carl MacMillan, Laurent and Paul Nouwen, at Nouwen's grave site on May 18, 2006.

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). First House fonds

  • CA ON00357 2047
  • Fonds
  • 1959–1992

Fonds consists of general files containing minutes, correspondence, memoranda, lists of residents and other records, 1959–1961, 1966–1967, 1970–1981; minutes, 1981–1987; minutes, 1990–1991, and minutes and other records, 1991–1992; and photographs.

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). First House


Binder contains 158 B&W negatives, and 32 B&W photographs depicting the UTSC stacks, Athletics; Science and Technology; Buildings - Exteriors; Events - Ceremonies; Faculty and 1967 NEGS73-103 buildings around campus, cars, an athletic dinner and awards ceremony with Reet Nuremberg, Nevukke Dickenson, Maureen Doe, J. Hillard, and Herb Milnes, students in lecture, tv lecture theatre and a/v equipment, sculptures, astronomy, aerial and helicopter photos of the campus, and athletics with Bruce Millem. Some negatives and photographs have the handwritten labels ""Scar. College with Fish-Eye Lens", "Athletic Dinner at Guild Inn", "Scarborough College Athletic Assoc. Dinner & Awards", "Scarborough College Athletic Assoc. Dinner & Presentation of Awards", "Lecture Theatre", "TV Lecture Theatre", "A/V Equipment", "TV - Video Tape Machines", "Astronomy", "Eclipse", "Eclipse Pentax Questar", "10AM Sun Spots", "Moon Shots Questar", "Moon Nikon Acufine", "Exterior, Aerial", and "Helicopter Views of SC College".

Athletics; Science and Technology; Buildings - Exterior; Events - Ceremonies; Faculty and Staff - General; Faculty and Staff - Teaching; Grounds - Campus Views; Students - General; Aerial photographs; Athletics and recreation; Automobiles; Award ceremonies; Banquets; Ceremonies and celebrations; Educational television; Faculty; Lectures; Scarborough College; Students; Transportation; University Buildings; University of Toronto. Scarborough Campus

Talivaldis Kenins fonds

  • CA OTUFM 12
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1997

Fonds consists of manuscript scores, compositional sketches, correspondence, programs, and teaching materials, related to Kenins's career as a composer and professor at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto.

Kenins, Talivaldis

Annotated sheet music

Series consists of violin parts (and a few violin parts and full scores) for pieces that Jacques Israelievitch performed and/or recorded. Each part includes his bowings, fingerings, and other annotations.

Jacques Israelievitch collection

  • Collection
  • 1853-2015

Collection consists of predominantly violin parts with Jacques Israelievitch's bowings, fingerings, and other annotations; correspondence with composers; various programs from his performances ; and select reviews and newspaper clippings.

Jacques Israelievitch

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