Series 7 - Books

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UTA 1688-7




  • [197-]-2017 (Creation)

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4.13 m of textual records
1,580 digital files (8.8 GB)
476 sound recordings

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This series extensively documents the publishing of books researched, written and/or edited by Prof. Rayside. For each of his published monographs, there exist manuscripts of the book at various stages of writing as well as manuscripts of related talks or papers. His ongoing relationship with publishers and grant providers is documented in correspondence, progress reports and grant applications. There is also extensive research documentation in the form of notes, transcripts of interviews and original recordings of interviewees.

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The following books are documented:
Alexandria,: A Small Town in Modern Times (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1991)
-B1998-0029/002(06)-(07); and /004 (01)-(04): records
-B1998-0029/003a and /003b: transcripts
-B1998-0029/001S and /002S: sound recordings
-B2008-0023: digital files
-B2013-0015/022(01): reviews
-B2013-0015/037(01): maps by Ron Rayside

On the Fringe: Gays and Lesbians in Politics (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998)
-B2008-0023/007: Research - 1992-1996
-B2008-0023/008: Grants and Publishing - 1992-2001
-B2008-0023/009-010: Manuscripts - 1996-1997
-B2008-0023/01: Early related papers - 1992-1996
-B2008-0023/012 - /013 and /014 (01)-(02): Transcripts - 1992-1996
-B2008-0023/001S - /002S: Sound Recordings
-B2008-0023: digital files
-B2017-0024: digital files

Queer Inclusions, Continental Divisions: Public Recognition of Sexual Diversity in Canada and the United States (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008)
-B2008-0023/015 - /016: Research - 1998-2004
-B2008-0023/016a: Research - 1998-2004
-B2008-0023/017: Publishing and early talks - 1999-2007
-B2008-0023/018: Manuscripts - ca. 2006-2008?
-B2008-0023/019 - /020: Transcripts
-B2008-0023/003S: Sound Recordings
-B2008-0023: digital files
-B2017-0024: digital files

Equity, Diversity and Canadian Labour, edited by Gerald Hunt and David Rayside (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007)
-B2008-0023/021: 1998-2005
-B2008-0023: digital files

Faith, politics, and sexual diversity in Canada and the United States, edited by David Rayside and Clyde Wilcox (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2011)
-B2013-0015/016: Conference notes, correspondence with UBC Press, 2007 edits
-B2013-0015/017: 2007 edits, 2008 edits
-B2013-0015/018: 2008 edits, miscellaneous author correspondence, drafts
-B2013-0015/019: Draft, proofs, book launch file
-B2017-0024: digital files

Conservatism in Canada, edited by James Farney and David Rayside (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013)
-B2013-0015/019: Correspondence with Farney and authors
-B2013-0015/020: Drafts, submissions and comments
-B2013-0015/021: Drafts
-B2017-0024: digital files

Religion and Canadian Party Politics, by David Rayside, Jerald Sabin, and Paul E.J. Thomas (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2017)
-B2017-0024/006 - /007: Outlines, Correspondence, feedback and research files organized by region ca. 2000-2015
-B2017-0024/008 - /009: Interviews including notes, correspondence and summaries (1999-2015)
-B2017-0024/010: Early Papers, funding and book launch (2007-2016)
-B2017-0024/011 - /013: Drafts, including comments and final submission (2010-2017)
-B2017-0024: digital files

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  • All interviews, transcripts and related notes are restricted for 50 years from the date of the interview.
  • See finding aid linked below for further details.
  • All other material is open.

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Finding aids

Folder list for digital files in B2008-0023. See Appendix 1 in finding aid linked below.
Folder list for digital files in B2017-0024. See Appendix 4 in finding aid linked below.

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