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Production archive for Janus Press edition of The Silences Between by Keri Hulme

 Collection
Identifier: MS197
The collection consists of the design archive of the 2016 Janus Press edition of The Silences Between (Moeraki Conversations). It is housed in ten custom-made labeled and numbered volumes measuring 12” high x 11” deep x 2 ¾” wide. Contents include papers, books, and photographs documenting the design process of the edition. Volume one contains the manuscript text, notes from the author and Van Vliet, and miscellaneous correspondence; volume two contains text type proofs. Volume three contains various book proofs and a binding proof; volume four contains glossary and map proofs. Volumes five and six contain image proofs and photographs. Volume seven contains a box trial; volume eight contains two trial bindings. Volume nine contains Keri Hulme’s copy and notes of the bone people, paper samples, and a final map insert; volume ten includes research materials on Hulme and Moeraki.

Dates

  • 2016

Creator

Extent

10 Boxes (Approximately 3 linear feet. 2 boxes, 5 volumes per box.)

Overview

The collection consists of the design archive for the 2016 Janus Press edition of The Silences Between (Moeraki Conversations). It includes correspondence and notes from the founder of Janus Press, Claire Van Vliet, and the author of The Silences Between, Keri Hulme.

Arrangement

Collection materials are carefully arranged in folders within 10 custom-made boxes (referred to here as volumes). Volumes 1-5 are located in Box 1 and volumes 6-10 are located in Box 2.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from dealer Anthony Garnett, representing Claire Van Vliet of the Janus Press.

Creator

Title
Guide to the production archive for Janus Press edition of The Silences Between by Keri Hulme
Author
Isabelle Matthies
Date
November 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635