Series S00661 - Client files

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Client files

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  • [195-]-2012 (Creation)

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47.3 m of textual records
ca. 680 photographs : b&w and col.
8 compact discs (ca. 4 hrs.)
2 audio cassettes (ca. 75 mins.)
5 videocassettes (ca. 10 hrs.) : VHS ; U-matic

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This series consists of files created and accumulated by CSWS Ltd. about agency clients and prospective clients enquiring about the agency’s services. The types of records found in this series include correspondence, contracts, royalty statements, clippings, manuscripts (and manuscript samples), headshot photographs, curriculum vitae and biographical highlights sheets. The more well-known people represented in this series include: Earle Birney, Arthur Black, Harry Boyle, Adrienne Clarkson, Sorel Etrog, Don Harron, Lynn Johnston, Paul Kligman, Mavor Moore, Lister Sinclair, Harry Somers, Ben Wicks, and Chris Wiggins.

Files 2012-066/001(05) to 2012-066/004(10) consists of research notes and drafts related to a research project by Matie Molinaro and Barbara Brescia about the painting Venus Disarming Cupid.

Files related to CSWS Ltd. client Marshall McLuhan and his estate can be found in Series S00667: Marshall McLuhan files.

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Legacy file lists are available for accessions 1972-002, 1984-006, 1985-008, 1986-010, 1988-011, 1989-028, 1990-018.

Files for accessions 2010-040 and 2012-066 were arranged by the archivist in alphabetical order by client surname. Original file titles were kept when possible. Files are described at the file level.

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All client files are closed until ten years after the death of the client. Written permission to view closed files must be obtained from the estate of Matie Molinaro, and directed to the University Archivist, York University.

Files 2010-040/044(16) and 2010-040/047(05) are restricted until 2036.

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2015-08-14: ES
2016-01-15: ES

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