File - Merritt Publishing

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Merritt Publishing

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  • 1978 - 1982 (Creation)

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File consists of correspondence with Merritt Publishing, 443 University Avenue, Toronto.

File consists of the following items :
• 27 November 1978: plan to publish an autobiographical book by Ted Harrison titled The Last Horizon. Merritt planned to commission (and own) the paintings, create a suite of limited edition prints, a limited edition book and a trade edition of the book.
• 12 February 1980: TH delivered the materials for the screen prints.
• 30 January 1981: the book was being considered by the jury of the Governor General’s Awards.
• 2 September 1981: Merritt states that it was their “biggest hit so far.”
• 27 July 1982: TH’s lawyer notes that Merritt was in receivership.

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