Correspondence

Title: Correspondence
Dates of Material:
[195?]-2018
Extent:
84 cm of textual records
4 photographs : col.
2 photographs : b&w
Scope and content

Series consists predominantly of incoming correspondence on a range of academic and professional matters, including career opportunities, book reviewing, teaching, publishing, Semiotics, and conferences. Correspondents include scholars from Japan, India and China. Also includes some personal subjects, including travel and social activities; and family correspondence, including letters from his mother.

NOTE(S)
Language of material

Some correspondence is in French; some is in Spanish

Access restrictions

No restrictions

Arrangement

Correspondence received after 2011 was added to this series by Archivist.  Prior, correspondence was part of other 2 series.

Related groups of records

   See also Series 1, Series 2 for further correspondence.

BOX FILE TITLE YEAR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
2011.10
Box 1
Correspondence/subject files
13Correspondence1977-1983
14Correspondence1984-1985
15Correspondence1986-1987
16Correspondence1987
17Correspondence1988
Box 2
21Correspondence1989
22Correspondence1990
23Correspondence1990-1991
24Correspondence1992
25Correspondence1993
2012.07
Box 1
117Various (A-K) 1964-1971
118Various (includes Claude Levi-Strauss, Stephen Riggins;list of correspondents enclosed) 1972-1978, 1999-2007
119Family1971-1977
120From mother 1971-1981
121Levi-Strauss, Claude 1985, 1988
122Sempini, Andrea 1991-2005
123Shanker, Stuart 2006
124Sonesson, Goran 1999-2002
125Sunado, Kim 1999
126Thibault, Paul 2004-2007
127Tong, Q.S. 1999
128Xie, Chaoqun 2005
2013.10
Box 1
16Various correspondents C -T 1987-2012
17Caizergues, Pierre 2000-2007
18Canestrini, Duccio 1984-1997
19Carmeli, Yoram 1999-2005
110Fukao, Junichi 2006
111Jorna, Rene 1998-2002
112Kelnar, Ashok 1999-2000
113Kendon, Adam 2005-2006
114Various correspondents L - Z 1966-1982
115Lehman, Rolf 1985
116Levi-Strauss, Claude 1987
117MacArthur Foundation 1981-1982
118Mahatma Gandhi University 1994-2000
119Nakazawa, Shin-ichi 1977-1979
120Wilken, Rowan 2000
121Williams, George 2000-2001
2013.11
Box 1
110Escudero, Lucrecia 1986-1988
111Greimas, A.J. 1984
112Thom, Rene 1984
2015.03
Box 1
111Various1972-2009

   

112Chinese scholars1997-2002

   

113Encyclopedia of Semiotics and Cultural Studies1994-1997

   

Box 2
21Guggenheim1973-1975

   

22Indian scholars1997-1998

   

23Japanese scholars1989-1998

   

2017.11
Box 1
11[Correspondence re: Digital Semiotics Encyclopedia]2002

Some notes included.

12[Correspondence re: Encyclopedia of Semiotics]1992-2000

   

13[Correspondence re: Swedish Research Institute Colloquium]2000

   

14[Correspondence re: Third East Asian Semiotic Seminar]2002

   

15Daylight, Russel2015

   

16Descendre, Annie[195-?]

A friend of Paul Bouissac's from the Bouglione Circus.

17Finkelstein, Robert2007-2008

   

18Guillard, Renaud1963

   

19Iwanami Shoten, Publishers1997

   

110Kasamatsu, Koichi2000-2006

   

111Maman1971

   

112Matsuura, Hisaki1997

   

113Merrilees, Brian2001

   

114Nöth, Winifred2007

   

115Victoria College2013

   

116Yelle, Robert2015

   

117[Various correspondence]1984-2014

   

2018.16
Box 2
217American Folklore Society1976

   

218Buhr, Robert D.1974

   

219Circus and Culture - Indiana U. Press1973-1976

   

220Kato, Masako2014

   

221Landsberg, Marge E.1990-1993

   

222Miyasaka, Keizo2004-2005

   

223Nakazawa, Shinichi1997-2000

   

224Oxford University Press1998

   

225Pachet, Pierre2000

   

226Posner, Roland1991-1992

   

227Raymonde1980

   

228Sandison Fenner, Mildred1976

   

229Swaskey, Robert1993-1995

   

230Tang Huisheng1992-1996

   

231Various correspondence1966-1967

   

232Various correspondence1974-1977

   

233Various correspondence1980-1986

   

234Various correspondence1990-1996

   

235Various correspondence2000-2006

   

236Various correspondence, undated

   

Box 4
413Daddesio, Thomas1988

Letter to Daddesio regarding a contribution to his book.

414Merits, Helga1996

   

415Perron, Paul1996

Letter from Paul Perron of the University of Toronto Department of French regarding the Paris School.

416Pinxten, Rik1988

Letter from Bouissac to Rik Pinxten, Editor-in-Chief of Cultural Dynamics in Belgium. Includes some notes and copies of articles written by Pinxten.

2019.14
Box 2
219Ballantine, Bill1973

Correspondence with Bill Ballantine, Dean of Ringling Bros. Clown College.

220Castor, Toly1969-1972

Correspondence with Toly Castor, a member of a family of acrobats known as Les Castors who performed in France. Also includes a draft of an essay.

221Cuisenier, Jean1968-1972

Correspondence with Jean Cuisenier, Chief Curator of the Musée des Arts et Traditions Populaires, and other curators at the museum, where Bouissac carried out research.

222Keyser, Marya1972

   

223Seipel, Rudolph1969

Letter from Rudolph Seipel, a visiting graduate student from Germany who temporarily taught in the German Department at Victoria College around 1964-1966. Also includes his translation of the German article "Motographie".

224Visuvalingam, Sunthar1984-1985

Correspondence to, from and about Dr. Sunthar Visuvalingam.

Box 3
31Correspondence with universities1964-1968

Correspondence with faculty and staff at Victoria College, the University of Toronto, Trent University and École de L'Alliance Francaise regarding teaching appointments and promotions. Also includes some correspondence related to the Debord Circus.

32Correspondence re: IASS proposals, Dresden1997

   

33Correspondence1996-1999

Includes some notes and ephemera.

34Various correspondence1973-1976

Includes 4 colour photographs of a circus ring performance in Monaco.

35Various correspondence[1985, 1989]

   

36Various correspondence1992-1999

   

37Various correspondence2000-2018

   

38Various correspondence, undated

   

2020.11
Box 1
113Ashley, Wayne[1984, 1986]

   

114Ballantine, Bill[1974 and 1977]

Letters from Bill Ballantine, Dean of Ringling Bros. Clown College.

115Barkow, J.H.1994

Letter from J.H. Barkow, professor at Dalhousie University.

116Bongard, Al1962-1963

Letters from Al Bongard, a Swiss biologist.

117Cools, Francis1971-1972

   

118de Villers, Jean-Pierre1981

Letter from Jean-Pierre de Villers, professor at the University of Windsor in Ontario. Includes a circus periodical.

119Les Geraldos[1968-1973, 2011]

Letters from Rene and Madeleine Geraldo, husband and wife trapeze artists. Includes printed material about the Geraldos and circus performance in general, as well as two black and white photographs of the Geraldos.

120Jun1994

   

121Kato, Masako2000

   

122Lalay, M.[n.d.]

   

123Little, Kenneth1981

Letter from Kenneth Little, a PhD student at the University of Virginia. Includes Little's essays submitted to Bouissac for feedback.

124Maman1975-1976

Letters from Bouissac's mother.

125Mangalat, Mahesh[1985 and 1990]

Letters from Mahesh Mangalat, lecturer in the Department of Modern Indian Languages at Aligarh University.

126Payyanad, Raghavan1984

Letters from Raghavan Payyanad, a professor in the Department of Malayalam at Government Brennen College.

127Raymonde1973

   

128Visuvalingam, Elizabeth-Chalier1985

Essays sent to Bouissac with notes from Elizabeth-Chalier Visuvalingam of Banaras Hindu University. Also includes an essay and note from Sunthar Visuvalingam.

129Correspondence re: animal training research project1971

Letters from Thomas A. Sebeok of the Research Center for the Language Sciences. Includes a letter to Sebeok from John B. Cornell of the National Science Foundation discussing Bouissac's project proposal.

130Correspondence re: Journal of Evolutionary Semiotics submission2007

   

131[Cards to Bouissac]1964-1984

Cards and notes from friends and colleagues.