Collection 24-003 - Bruce Whiteman collection of literary chapbooks and broadsides

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Bruce Whiteman collection of literary chapbooks and broadsides

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    • 2013 - 2023 (Creation)
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      Whiteman, Bruce

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    Bruce Whiteman is a modernist poet, librarian, and scholar, of Peterborough, Ontario. A founder of the Hamilton Poetry Centre, he is known especially for his poem The Invisible World is in Decline which comprises nine books, the latest of which was published in 2022.

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    Collection consists of literary chapbooks, pamphlets and broadsides produced by small presses and self-published. The collection is organized into files by press, but a full list, organized by author surname, is below.

    • Anstee, Cameron. Report from the Anstee Society. Ottawa: Above/Ground Press, 2022.
    • The Bibliophile. Issue no. 2. Windsor: Biblioasis, [2022].
    • Bloom, Ronna. Who Is Your Mercy Contact? Toronto: Espresso, 2022. 39/100 copies.
    • Caruso, Barbara. Word Happens Poem. Ottawa: Apt. 9 Press, 2023.
    • Crabtree, Andrew. The Sunlit Room. Toronto: Espresso, 2023. 49/100 copies.
    • Fagan, Cary. Talking With Phyllis Webb. Toronto: Found Object, 2023.
    • Flowers, Neil. The Far Pacific. Nepean: Little Wing Press, 2013. 10/25 copies.
    • Frog Pond Review. No. 1. Spring 2022. Nelson Ball issue.
    • Gold, Artie and George Bowering. Romantic Wounds. Ottawa: Apt. 9 Press, 2023. 10/100 copies. Signed by George Bowering.
    • Gold, Artie and George Bowering. Mortal Taste. Montreal: TurretHouse, 2023.
    • Gold, Artie and George Bowering. From Ruby Wounds. Ottawa: Above/Ground Press, 2022. 2 issues (bibliographically speaking).
    • Hogg, Robert and Jo Dacombe. Imminent no. 5. May 2022.
    • Hryciuk, Marshall. Swallow S Tail S. Toronto: Nietzsche‚Äôs Brolly, 2023.
    • Hryciuk, Marshall. 3 folded pamphlets of haiku. Toronto: Imago Press, 2023.
    • Hryciuk, Marshall, trans. Santua Maria di Capua, by Alberto Perconte Licatese. Toronto: Imago Press, 2023.
    • Huska, Lark. Inside the Minds of Apollo 11. Toronto: Espresso, 2022.
    • Macklin, Jeff. The Bridges of Peterborough. Peterborough: Jackson Creek Press, 2022. 14/31 copies.
    • Mannery, Robert. Elegies. Ottawa: Above/Ground Press, 2022.
    • Metcalf, John. The Worst Truth. Windsor: Biblioasis, 2022.
    • Norris, Ken. False Narratives. Ottawa: Above/Ground Press, 2022.
    • Norris, Ken. History & Secrecy. Peterborough: Poets & Painters Press, 2023.
    • Norris, Ken. Hong Kong Blues. Ottawa: Above/Ground Press, 2019.
    • Peterborough Currents. Jackson Creek Walking Guide. Peterborough: 2022.
    • Peterborough Currents. Creek Week Walking Guide. Peterborough: 2022.
    • Peterborough Currents. Harper Creek Walking Guide. Peterborough: 2022.
    • Peterborough Currents. Bears Creek Walking Guide. Peterborough: 2022.
    • Ross, Stuart. Report from the Ross Society. Ottawa: Above/Ground Press, 2022.
    • Trusler, Wendy. Provenance. Peterborough: Jackson Creek Press, for the Ludmilla Gallery, 2023.
    • Whiteman, Bruce. Flora of Jackson Park. Peterborough: Jackson Creek Press, 2023. 31/62 copies.

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    • Report from the Hall Society: including poems, critical writings and philosophical transactions, an assemblage of writing in response to the work of Phil Hall vol. 1 No. 1 For Anno 2022. Ottawa: Above/Ground Press, 2022.
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    • Report from the Ross Society: including poems, critical writings and philosophical transactions, an assemblage of writing in response to the work of Stuart Ross. vol. 1 No. 1 For Anno 2022. Ottawa: Above/Ground Press, 2022.

    -6 broadsides printed in Peterborough by Jackson Creek Press.

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    This donation was received in January 2024, through the generosity of Bruce Whiteman.

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        Oversized broadsides are located in the Large Materials Cabinet - Drawer 55.

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