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Music Gallery office files

Series consists of roughly chronological files containing financial statements, season reports, contract with performers, sales reports, grant applications, correspondence with outside organizations, programming proposals, publicity material including press releases, programs, media contact lists, clippings, photographs, and other material related to the activities and the performances of the Music Gallery.

Music Gallery concert recordings

Series consists of audio recordings of performances by a wide variety of local and international performers and/or composers, including all varieties of new music, electroacoustic, world music, and jazz. It includes recordings by James Tenney, Lubomyr Melnyk, Nihilist Spasm Band, Morton Feldman, bp nichol and Casey Sokol, Roy Kiyooka, Gil Evans, Rob Frayne, Nexus, CEE, Ken Vandermark, Michael Brook, Derek Bailey and Ron Sexsmith, among others. Supporting material includes program information, posters, reviews, and pictures.

Canadian Creative Music Collective recordings

Series consists of audio recordings of the CCMC's bi weekly performances and includes recordings by such musicians as Peter Anson, Paul Dutton, John Kamevaar, Nobuo Kubotu, Allen Mattes, John Oswald, Michael Snow, Casey Sokol and Jack Vorvis, among others.

Subject files

Series consists of files pertaining to a variety of topics, including Callaghan's awards, tributes and honorary degrees, articles written about him, his personal life, his travels and his literary readings.

Morley Callaghan files

Series consists of records pertaining to the writing of Morley Callaghan, particularly his short non-fiction writing, collected and re-published by Barry Callaghan in the Exile Editions monograph, A Literary Life : Reflections and Reminiscences 1928-1990 (2009). These records include newspaper clippings, short stories published in magazines and photocopies of radio scripts written by Morley from the 1930s to the 1980s, as well as word-processed copies of these materials, edited by Barry. Photocopies of the original typescripts for Morley's early unpublished novel, The Imposters, and for many of his short stories are part of the series, as are a manuscript for his novel, A Passion in Rome, and page proofs for an Exile Editions reprint of A Time for Judas.

Audiovisual materials

Series consists of audio recordings of Callaghan's interviews for CBC radio and television, literary readings by Callaghan and Exile Editions author Sean Virgo, as well as a discussion between Callaghan and writer Joyce Carol Oates for the 2002 International Festival of Authors in Toronto.

Manuscripts

Series consists of manuscripts and page proofs pertaining to Callaghan's published monographs Beside Still Waters (a re-write of his first novel, The Way the Angel Spreads her Wings), Between Trains, Raise You Ten, and Raise You Twenty. Files pertaining to a writing collaboration with Joe Rosenblatt are also part of this series, as well as scripts for a CBC Television drama, "The man in the tin canoe".

Journalism files

Series consists of records pertaining to Callaghan's work as a print and television journalist in the 1960s and 1970s, particularly his writing for the "Toronto Telegram" as the paper's literary editor. Files in this series include annotated copies of published articles, draft manuscripts, notes, annotated typescripts and research materials pertaining to his writing about authors including Margaret Laurence, Edmund Wilson, Irving Layton, Yehuda Amichai, Saul Bellow and many others. Also included in this series are examples of Callaghan's travel writing from the 1980s, interview transcripts from his work on CBC Television's "Show on Shows", and scripts pertaining to his work for CBC Radio. Most of the records in this series have been annotated and edited by Callaghan for re-publication in his three books of collected non-fiction writing, Raise You Five (2006), Raise You Ten (2007) and Raise You Twenty (2011) .

Correspondence

File consists of correspondence sent and received by Callaghan, including a great deal of printed e-mail correspondence, exchanged with fellow writers, friends and colleagues.

Early education and literary files

Files in this series consist of Callaghan's research notes, some of his student papers and resource materials used in preparation for his graduate school comprehensive examinations at the University of Toronto in the mid-1960s.

Audio recordings

Series consists of audio recordings released as part of the Recorded Archives Taping Series, produced by the League of Canadian Poets, featuring readings by 25 prominent Canadian poets. Also included are audio recordings of Hutchman’s interviews conducted with the Canadian poets who are featured in his non-fiction book, In the Writers' Words: Conversations with Eight Canadian Poets, as well as interviews he conducted as research for his book of poetry, Emery.

Memorabilia

Series consists of materials accumulated by Hutchman primarily pertaining to his early life, family, travels and career as a poet. These records include an award certificate, posters and notices for his poetry readings, newspaper and magazine clippings featuring his published poems, essays and reviews about his work, notes from presentations given, ephemera, and copies of publishers’ catalogues featuring his books. Included in this series are personal photographs of Hutchman, his family and friends, as well as other poets and writers.

Education and teaching files

Series consists of notes, notebooks, essays, bibliographies, reading lists and correspondence, created and/or used by Hutchman during his years as an undergraduate and graduate student. Included in this series are multiple drafts of his MA thesis and PhD dissertation, some of which feature the comments of advisors Richard Sommer and Henry Beissel (MA) and Hugh Hood (PhD). Also part of this series are materials pertaining to Hutchman’s work as a professor of English, including correspondence, lecture notes, mark books, and administrative materials concerning his employment and career at the Université de Moncton.

Correspondence

Series primarily consists of incoming correspondence to Hutchman from friends, colleagues, publishers and other writers. Correspondents include Margaret Avison, Brian Bartlett, Clark Blaise, Robert Bly, Roo Borson, Fred Cogswell, Barry Dempster, Louis Dudek, Gary Geddes, Ralph Gustafson, Don Hensley, George Johnston, P.K. Page, Al Purdy, James Reaney, and many others. A number of these letters concern interviews conducted by Hutchman with prominent Canadian poets, later published in his non-fiction book, In the Writers' Words: Conversations with Eight Canadian Poets. Some files consisting of Hutchman’s outgoing correspondence are also included in this series, and many files consist of printed e-mail correspondence created and maintained by Hutchman.

Subject files

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Hutchman pertaining to a variety of subjects, particularly his involvement with literary events, talks given at high schools, conferences and professional organizations, including the League of Canadian Poets, the Writers’ Union of Canada, the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick, and the New Brunswick Arts Council.

Manuscripts and other writing

Series consists of notebooks, notes, research materials, draft poems, manuscripts and proofs pertaining to the writing and publication of Hutchman’s books of poetry. Samples of his early and/or unpublished writing are also part of the series, as are a number of poetry translations by Hutchman. Works of poetry documented in this series are Explorations (1975), Voices in the Wind (1979), Blue Riders (1985), Foreign National (1993), Emery (1998), Beyond Borders (2000), Selected Poems (2007), Reading the Water (2008), and Personal Encounters (2014) . Also included are research materials, interview transcripts, manuscripts and notes relating to Hutchman’s work as editor and interviewer for his non-fiction book, In the Writers' Words: Conversations with Eight Canadian Poets, as well as manuscripts pertaining to his work as an co-editor of Coastlines: the Poetry of Atlantic Canada.

Audiovisual materials

Series consists of moving image recordings accumulated by Gerber. These materials are primarily clips of major 20th century news events as well as CBC television programs on which Gerber worked as a producer. Also included is an audio cassette of a Marshall McLuhan interview.

Training materials

Series consists of textual records and audiovisual materials pertaining to Gerber’s work as a trainer and educator in television journalism and production for the CBC Training and Development Department and for Ryerson University’s School of Journalism. Subject areas taught include investigative journalism, reporting for television, and television documentary. Included in this series are CBC training manuals, Gerber’s course lecture notes, handouts and outlines, and videocassettes containing sample news footage and clips, mostly from the CBC, used in his training sessions and courses. Lecture notes from talks given by Gerber as a guest speaker and/or workshop leader are also part of the series.

General CBC files of Sig Gerber

Series consists of records created by Sig Gerber as a result of his work as a producer with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). These records include training manuals, booking calendars, show run-downs, production files, reports on broadcasting policy, press releases, producers' and directors' magazines, internal CBC memoranda and correspondence, program outlines, reports, promotional materials, scripts, photographs, and newspaper clippings about programs produced by Gerber. Also included in this series is a file of ephemera and photographs from Gerber's time at CHUM radio station in Toronto, where he worked before he joined the CBC.

Man alive production files

Series consists of story outlines, edited scripts, lists of film and sound rolls, interview questions, travel documents, promotional material, budgets, research notes, and correspondence for episodes of the series that involved Sig Gerber. The episodes deal with spiritualism within First Nations communities, musicians such as Mac Davis, Ocean, the Perth County Conspiracy and Bruce Cockburn, reproduction and the question of what it means to be human, genetics and the scientific control of evolution, population explosion and the global food crisis, the struggle to overcome physical disabilities, religious faith in Cuba, exploitation of Caribbean countries by tourism, and the work of theologian Hans Kung. Also included in the series are files pertaining to awards won by Gerber-produced "Man alive" episodes.

For the record production files

Series consists of records that pertain to the production of "For the record" television drama series. Records include correspondence, memoranda with CBC officials and colleagues, reports regarding the series' objectives and mandate, analysis of audiences and feedback ratings broken down by age and gender, meeting notes, handwritten script ideas and notes, copies of scripts, story proposals, press releases, promotional material and newspaper clippings. The series also includes files for several episodes that contain background research into production subjects, correspondence from viewers about episodes, budget estimates and resource requisition forms, various production-related schedules, and call sheets. Series also contains one file with photographs and six videocassettes of fourteen episodes.

Travel files

Series consists of records created and maintained by Rita Greer Allen that document the extent of her travels, primarily outside of Canada and mostly undertaken in the 1960s and 1970s. These records include correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, research materials, maps, notes, itineraries, stamps, brochures and pamphlets, postcards and airplane tickets. A number of Greer Allen's trips to Europe and Asia documented in this series were taken with the Canadian Women's Press Club.

Subject files

Series consists of records created and maintained by Rita Greer Allen pertaining to a wide range of subjects concerning her personal and professional interests, including research materials, newspaper clippings, correspondence, notes, notebooks, income tax returns, scripts, photographs, catalogues and brochures.

Scripts and work files

Series consists of records pertaining to Rita Greer Allen's career as a freelance researcher, screenwriter, producer and broadcaster for Canadian radio and television between the 1940s and the 1970s. The records in this series include scripts written by Rita, research materials, notes, newspaper clippings, interview transcripts, correspondence, photographs and production materials used in the creation of and pertaining to programs for Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio and television and for the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). Also included in this series are manuscripts for Greer Allen's chapter written for the Marion Woodman book "Leaving my father's house: a journey to conscious femininity"(1993). Programs documented in this series include "As children see us", a CBC radio program; "Barometer rising", a CBC radio adaptation of Hugh MacLennan's novel that was later written as a television script; educational radio plays for in-school listening, created for the Departments of Education of the Provinces of British Columbia and Ontario in co-operation with the CBC and for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC); CBC television programs "CBC Thursday night", "Of all people", and "Take 30"; original television drama "The raku fire" (1976); as well as many one-off drama adaptation or documentary projects for radio and television. Many radio scripts written in the 1940s were co-authored with Rita's husband, Robert Greer Allen, and correspondence and writing by Robert appear in some files in this series.

School files and yearbooks

Series consists of lecture notes, yearbooks and other materials created and maintained by Rita Greer Allen during her high school and university education at East York Collegiate Institute, the University of Toronto, and Mount Allison University respectively in the 1930s and 1940s. Also included are notes prepared by Greer Allen for an English course she taught at Sir George Williams College in Montreal.

Day planners and expense books

Series consists of day planners maintained by Rita Greer Allen and documenting her appointments, telephone numbers, and other personal information. Also included in the series are expense books kept by Rita pertaining to her management of household and professional expenses.

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence and cards received by Rita Greer Allen as well as copies of her outgoing correspondence and photographs. Much of the correspondence in this series is personal in nature, organized by the surname of the correspondent. Correspondents include Earle and Esther Birney, theatrical agent Elspeth Cochrane, Reva and Leonard Brooks, members of the Weyman family, Jack Shadbolt, Hugh MacLennan, Lady Susan Tweedsmuir, Charles Wassermann, and many others.

Audio recordings

Series consists of audio recordings, created and maintained by Rita Greer Allen, pertaining to her broadcasting and interview work for television and radio programs, particularly the CBC television show "Take 30", conducted in the 1960s and 1970s. Also included in this series are audio cassette recordings regarding Greer Allen's personal interests in Jungian psychology and spirituality, recorded in the 1980s and 1990s.

Artwork and related files

Series consists of pieces of art created by Rita Greer Allen, including illustrations and drawings from the 1940s as well as sketches, drawings and paintings from the 1970s and 1980s. Also included in this series are files maintained by Rita pertaining to her art practice, art research, exhibitions, art and pottery workshops and classes. The items in this series include sketches in charcoal, pastel, ink and pencil, watercolour paintings, mixed media collages, sketchbooks, notebooks and notes, art show booklets, pamphlets, newspaper and magazine articles, and postcards. Many sketches in this series were likely used in the creation of Greer Allen's figurative raku pottery and sculpture.

Subject files

Series consists of records created and maintained by Robert Greer Allen pertaining to a variety of personal and professional subjects. The records in this series document his early short-story and creative writing, including items co-written with Rita Greer Allen in the 1940s, as well as his work as a sessional instructor of television writing at the University of British Columbia in 1953, the formation of his company Saturday Plays Limited, his finances and other personal subjects. Included are a number of CBC administrative and policy documents, work-related reference files and contact lists, press clippings, correspondence, photographs and memoranda.

Scripts and production files

Series consists of records created and maintained by Robert Greer Allen from his early days as a wartime radio scriptwriter for "Serviceman's forum" in the 1940s through his 40 years as a producer for Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio and television drama. Though some scripts in this series were written by Robert, many were accumulated by him in his role as producer or executive producer for CBC programs including "General Motors theatre", "Ford startime", "Folio", "Festival", "Performance", "CBC summer theatre", "Seeing things" and others. Other records in this series include set photographs and drawings, videocassettes, correspondence, memoranda, notes, and assorted production materials, such as filming schedules and requisition forms.

Memorabilia

Series consists of personal and professional memorabilia accumulated and maintained by Robert Greer Allen from his childhood to his retirement from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) in 1990. These records include childhood photographs and a scrapbook, a short story published in a high school literary journal, his Trinity College yearbook, family artifacts, military manuals, a journal, broadcasting awards and other items pertaining to his career as a television producer, as well as items commemorating his retirement.

Day planners

Series consist of day planners used by Robert Greer Allen to record names, daily appointments and phone numbers pertaining to his personal and professional activities. Also included is an undated address and phone book.

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence sent and received by Robert Greer Allen pertaining to his personal life and to work-related topics. Correspondents documented in this series include writer Earle Birney, theatrical agent Elspeth Cochrane, Rita Greer Allen, British television executives Cecil Clarke and Michael Berry, and others.

Audiovisual materials

Series consists of video recordings of Maguire’s dancing and choreography, as well as audio recordings of the accompanying music used in rehearsal and performance.

Memorabilia and photographs

Series consists of photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, posters, performance notices and programmes, newsletters, certificates, press releases, CVs and biographies pertaining to Maguire’s career as a dancer, choreographer and teacher.

Inde Festival files

Series pertains to the organization and development of the Inde Festival of New Music and Dance, which was created in 1985 by Maguire and ran until 1992. These records include correspondence, financial statements, photographs, press releases, programmes, grant applications, proposals, contracts, notes and promotional materials. Also included in this series are administrative files pertaining to Maguire’s subsequent organization, Inde Multidisciplinary Arts Projects.

Project files

Series consists of records pertaining to Maguire’s activities as a dancer, choreographer, teacher and arts organizer. These records, which include grant applications, photographs, letters of agreement, correspondence, proposals and notes, document Maguire’s work as an instructor in dance in the Faculty of Fine Arts at the York University, her independent choreography and dance projects, and her involvement with community arts education and dance instruction.

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence received by Maguire pertaining primarily to her involvement in dance-related projects and dance performances.

Day planners

Series consists of day planners maintained by Maguire pertaining to her personal and professional activities. Also part of this series is an address book.

Image files

Series consists of miscellaneous images created or compiled by Larry Weinstein for a variety of projects over the course of his career.

Notebooks

Series consists of manuscript notebooks and diaries created and compiled by Larry Weinstein over the course of his career.

York PhD and general correspondence

Series consists of general correspondence created or compiled by Larry Weinstein between 1980 and 2014, as well as material pertaining to an honorary doctorate awarded to Rhombus Media principals Niv Fichman, Larry Weinstein, Barbara Willis Sweete, and Sheena MacDonald in 1998.

General press, master class files and other material

Series consists of press, correspondence, and other material related to the career of Larry Weinstein, Rhombus Media and other subjects not falling within the purview of any specific project. Also includes records pertaining to master classes, juries and workshops in which Larry Weinstein was a participant.

Pending and unproduced project files

Series consists of files pertaining to incomplete, pending or cancelled projects. Includes research materials, notes, correspondence, proposals, agreements, synopses, scripts, financial records, insurance records, mutual releases, location material, audio and video recordings.

Completed project files

Series consists of production files pertaining to completed film and music projects created by Larry Weinstein. Projects are as follows:

  1. All that Bach (1985): Records pertaining to the 1985 TV movie All That Bach, directed by Larry Weinstein. Includes scripts, credits, reviews, music cues, and photographs.

Dates of creation: 1985
Extent: less than 1 cm of textual records. - 10 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm.

  1. Beethoven’s Hair (2005): Records pertaining to the production, release, and reception of the 2005 documentary film Beethoven's Hair, directed by Larry Weinstein and co-produced by Weinstein, Jody Shapiro, and Jessica Daniel. Also includes records related to the interactive new media site of the same name (www.beethovenshair.ca), a project produced collaboratively by Rhombus Media and Xenophile Media. Records include notes, correspondence, reference and research material, proposals, scripts, treatments, applications, agreements, cast and crew records, music and interview recordings, video recordings, award and festival records, press and reviews, photographs, and other material.

Dates of creation: 1984-2009
Extent: 24 cm of textual records. - 54 photographs : col. ; 15 x 21 cm or smaller. - 24 optical disks : CD. - 2 optical disks : DVD. - 6 videocassettes : VHS

  1. Burnt Toast (2005): Records pertaining to the 2005 television opera Burnt Toast, a series of comedic shorts written and directed by Larry Weinstein. Includes notes, correspondence, proposals, overviews, scripts, budgets, call sheets, sound recordings, set drawings, schedules, cast and crew records, storyboards, sheet music, promotional material, festival records, and other material.

Dates of creation: 2003-2006
Extent: 14 cm of textual records. - 2 photographs : b&w and col. ; 25 x 20 cm. - 1 optical disk : CD

  1. Concerto! (1993): Records pertaining to the 1993 television series Concerto! co-directed by Larry Weinstein, Niv Fichman, and Barbara Willis Sweete. Includes schedules, minutes, synopses and other material

Dates of creation: 1992
Extent: 3 cm of textual records

  1. Devil’s Delight (2010): Records pertaining to the 2010 short film Devil's Delight, for which Larry Weinstein was the executive producer. Includes notes, correspondence, reference material, synopses, funding applications, agreements, casting records, and schedules.

Dates of creation: 2009
Extent: 3 cm of textual records

  1. For the Whales (1989): Records pertaining to the 1989 documentary For the Whales, directed by Larry Weinstein, featuring artists such as John Cage, Margaret Atwood, Bill Reid, and others. Includes notes, interview transcripts, sheet music, photographs, reviews and other material.

Dates of creation: 1989-1990
Extent: 4 cm of textual records. - 2 photographs : col. ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm. - 48 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm

  1. Greta Kraus [198-?]: Records pertaining to the 1980s Arts Council short Greta Kraus, created by Larry Weinstein. Includes notes, reference material and photographs.

Dates of creation: [198-?]
Extent: 1 cm of textual records. - 1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm

  1. Hong Kong Symphony: Heaven-Earth-Mankind (1997): Records pertaining to the 1997 documentary Hong Kong Symphony: Heaven-Earth-Mankind, directed by Larry Weinstein and featuring a performance by cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Includes notes, correspondence, scripts, proposals, photographs, press, and festival records.

Dates of creation: 1997-1999
Extent: 3 cm of textual records. - 73 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm

  1. Inside Hana’s Suitcase (2009): Records pertaining to the production, release and reception of the 2009 documentary Inside Hana's Suitcase, directed and produced by Larry Weinstein. Includes research and reference material, correspondence, production notes, scripts, budgets, proposals, agreements, schedules, casting records, interview transcripts, promotional and educational material, press and reviews, film festival records, and other material. Records also include photographs and video recordings pertaining to the film, including stock and raw footage, dailies, and animation samples.

Dates of creation: 1995-2012
Extent: 54 cm of textual records. - 58 optical disks : DVD. - 6 optical disks : CD. - 3 videocassettes : VHS. - 103 videocassettes : DVCAM. - 1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 13.5 cm

  1. Joaquin Rodrigo: Shadows and Light : Joaquin Rodrigo at 90 (1993); Concierto de Aranjuez (1993): Records pertaining to two films directed by Larry Weinstein on the life and music of Joaquin Rodrigo: Shadows and Light : Joaquin Rodrigo at 90 (1993) and Concierto de Aranjuez (1993). Includes notes, correspondence, scripts, photographs, press, festival and award records, and other material.

Dates of creation: 1987-2007
Extent: 16 cm of textual records. - ca. 150 photographs : b&w and col. ; 22 x 29 cm or smaller. - ca. 450 photographic negatives : b&w and col. ; 10 x 12 cm or smaller. - 10 contact sheets : b&w ; 30 x 24 cm. - 140 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm

  1. Making Overtures: The Story of a Community Orchestra (1985): Records pertaining to the 1985 short documentary film Making Overtures: The Story of a Community Orchestra, directed by Larry Weinstein. The film was nominated for an Oscar for best documentary short in 1986. Includes scripts, reviews, credits, and music cues.

Dates of creation: 1985-1986
Extent: less than 1 cm of textual records

  1. Manuel de Falla: Master Peter’s Puppet Show; Nights in the Garden of Spain; When the Fire Burns [198-?]: Records pertaining to three films created in the 1980s by Larry Weinstein about the Spanish composer Manuel de Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain, Master Peter's Puppet Show and When the Fire Burns. Includes notes, correspondence, reference material, outlines, photographs, promotional material, reviews, and other material.

Dates of creation: 1989-[ca. 1991]
Extent: 7 cm of textual records. - 29 photographs : b&w and col. ; 16.5 x 12 cm or smaller. - 20 photographic negatives : b&w ; 35 mm. - 153 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm

  1. Mozartballs (2006): Records pertaining to the 2006 TV movie Mozartballs, directed by Larry Weinstein. Includes notes, correspondence, research materials, proposals, stock footage records, cast and crew records, sheet music, audio recordings, interview transcripts, press and reviews, festival and workshop records, and other material.

Dates of creation: 1994-2009
Extent: 10 cm of textual records. - 1 optical disk : CD

  1. Mulroney: The Opera (2011): Records pertaining to the musical film Mulroney: The Opera, directed and co-produced by Larry Weinstein. Includes agreements, lists, and press.

Dates of creation: 2009-2011
Extent: ca. 84 cm of textual records. – 2 cm of set designs. -- 60 film reels; 35 mm. – 52 optical disks : DVD. – 9 optical disks : CD.

  1. My War Years: Arnold Schoenberg (1992): Records pertaining to the 1992 film My War Years: Arnold Schoenberg, directed by Larry Weinstein and co-written by Weinstein and Thomas Wallner. Includes research and reference material, correspondence, scripts, music cues, credits, photographs, press and reviews, award and festival records, and other material.

Dates of creation: [ca. 1907]-2003, predominant 1991-2003
Extent: 16 cm of textual records. - 81 photographs : b&w and col. ; 29 x 25 cm or smaller. - 444 photographic negatives : b&w and col. ; 10 x 12 cm or smaller. - 210 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm

  1. The Radical Romantic: John Weinzweig (1990): Records pertaining to the 1990 TV documentary The Radical Romantic: John Weinzweig, written and directed by Larry Weinstein. Includes notes, correspondence, reference material, scripts, photographs, and other material.

Dates of creation: 1987-2013
Extent: 4 cm of textual records. - 7 photographs : col. ; 10 x 14.5 cm. - 66 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm

  1. Ravel (1987): Records pertaining to the 1987 documentary Ravel, written and directed by Larry Weinstein. Includes notes, correspondence, outlines, budgets, scripts, reference material, photographs, festival records, press, and other material. Also contains some material related to the 2001 film Ravel’s Brain.

Dates of creation: 1975-2001
Extent: 8 cm of textual records. - 124 photographs : b&w and col. ; 30.5 x 24 cm or smaller. - 26 contact sheets : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm. - ca. 625 photographic negatives : b&w and col. ; 10 x 12 cm or smaller. - ca. 225 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm

  1. Ravel’s Brain (2001): Records pertaining to the production, release and reception of the 2001 film Ravel's Brain, written and directed by Larry Weinstein and co-produced by Weinstein, Pierre-Olivier Bardet, and Niv Fichman. Includes notes, correspondence, research materials, scripts, treatments, agreements, fundraising records, interview transcripts, schedules, call sheets, travel records, drawings, prop and costume records, casting and location material, sheet music, audio recordings, photographs, promotional material, festival records, press and other material.

Dates of creation: 1993-2003
Extent: 18 cm of textual records. - 60 photographs : b&w and col. ; 16 x 24 cm or smaller. - 75 photographic negatives : col. ; 35 mm. - 53 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm. - 3 optical disks : CD. - 1 videocassette : VHS

  1. Satie and Suzanne (1994): Photographs pertaining to the 1994 film Satie and Suzanne.

Dates of creation: [ca. 1994]
Extent: 4 photographs : b&w ; 17.5 x 12.5 cm. - 3 photographic negatives : col. ; 12 x 10 cm. - 60 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm

  1. September Songs: The Music of Kurt Weill (1994): Records pertaining to the production, release, and reception of the 1994 tribute film September Songs: The Music of Kurt Weill, directed by Larry Weinstein and co-written by Weinstein and David Morton, as well as to the film's 1997 soundtrack of the same name released by Sony Classical. The film and soundtrack feature performances by Lou Reed, Teresa Stratas, Elvis Costello, Nick Cave, William S. Burroughs, and others. Records include reference and research material, notes, correspondence, outlines, casting records, sheet music and song lyrics, set drawings, mockups, promotional material, festival records, licensing agreements, distribution records. File also includes sound recordings and photographs taken while on the set of the film.

Dates of creation: 1976-2013, predominant 1992-2013
Extent: 48 cm of textual records. - 53 photographs : b&w and col. ; 35.5 x 27.5 cm or smaller. - 16 contact sheets : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm. - ca. 2300 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm. - 2 floppy disks : 9 x 9 cm. - 1 audiocassette

  1. Solidarity Song : The Hanns Eisler Story (1995): Records pertaining to the production, release and reception of the 1995 documentary film Solidarity Song: The Hanns Eisler Story, written by Larry Weinstein and Thomas Wallner. Includes notes, correspondence, research material, sheet music, scripts, schedules, photographs, audio recordings, financial records, casting material, distribution records, promotional material, press and reviews, award and festival records, and other material.

Dates of creation: 1993-2003
Extent: 20 cm of textual records. - 357 photographs : b&w and col. ; 12.5 x 18 cm or smaller. - 123 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm. - ca. 180 photographic negatives : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm or smaller. - 1 audiocassette. - 4 floppy disks : 9 x 9 cm

  1. Stormy Weather: The Music of Harold Arlen (2003): Records pertaining to the production, release and reception of the 2003 tribute film Stormy Weather: The Music of Harold Arlen, directed by Larry Weinstein and co-produced by Weinstein, Daniel Iron, and Niv Fichman, as well as to the film's 2003 soundtrack of the same name released by Sony. Records include research and reference material, notes, correspondence, historic and contemporary photographs, proposals, treatments, budgets, casting and talent records, audition footage, archival footage, schedules, call sheets, sheet music, album mockups, audio mixes and other sound recordings, press and reviews, festival records, and other material.

Dates of creation: 1991-2003
Extent: 36 cm of textual records. - 5 optical disks : CD. - 1 videocassette : MiniDV. - 22 photographs : b&w and col. ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller.

  1. Toothpaste (2002): Records pertaining to the 2002 short comedic film Toothpaste, directed by Larry Weinstein, starring Barbara Hannigan, Mark McKinney, and Doug MacNaughton. Includes notes, correspondence, proposals, scripts, budgets, agreements, sheet music, photographs, press and reviews, award and festival records, and other material.

Dates of creation: 1992-2003
Extent: 5 cm of textual records. - 6 photographs : b&w and col. ; 25 x 20 cm or smaller. - 11 contact sheets ; b&w : 25 x 20 cm. - 2 optical disks : DVD

  1. Toscanini in His Own Words (2009): Records pertaining to the production, release and reception of the 2009 TV movie Toscanini in His Own Words, directed by Larry Weinstein and co-written by Weinstein and Harvey Sachs. Includes reference and research material, notes, correspondence, proposals and treatments, scripts, contracts and agreements, budgets, production schedules, promotional material, press and reviews, and other material. Also contains photographs, sound recordings and video recordings, including rushes, archival footage, and casting material.

Dates of creation: 1987-2009
Extent: 69 cm of textual records. - 93 optical disks : DVD. - 1 optical disk : CD. - 38 videocassettes : DVCAM

  1. Tuscan Skies: Andrea Bocelli (2001): Records pertaining to the 2001 TV special Tuscan Skies: Andrea Bocelli, directed by Larry Weinstein and co-written by Weinstein and David Mortin. Includes correspondence, reference material, synopses, scripts, call sheets, lyrics, music cues, photographs, award and festival records, and other material.

Dates of creation: 2001-2002
Extent: 8 cm of textual records. - 1 photograph : col. ; 26 x 35.5 cm . - 44 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm. - 8 optical disks : CD

  1. The War Symphonies: Shostakovich against Stalin (1997): Records pertaining to the production, release and reception of the 1997 film The War Symphonies: Shostakovich against Stalin, directed by Larry Weinstein and co-written by Weinstein, David New, and Gemma van Zeventer. Includes notes, correspondence, research material, scripts, overviews, budgets, photographs, promotional material, interview transcripts, casting records, sheet music, award and festival records, press and other material.

Dates of creation: [ca. 1950]-2003, predominant 1994-2003
Extent: 40 cm of textual records. - 34 photographs : b&w and col. ; 45 x 30 cm or smaller. - 23 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm. - ca. 600 photographic negatives : b&w and col. ; 12 x 10 cm or smaller. - 10 contact sheets : b&w and col. ; 29 x 24 cm or smaller. - 2 floppy disks : 9 x 9 cm

  1. Wrath (2011): Records pertaining to the 2011 short film Wrath, directed by Larry Weinstein as part of Seven Sins film project. Includes correspondence, synopses, licensing agreements and other material.

Dates of creation: 2011
Extent: less than 1 cm of textual records. - 1 optical disk : DVD

  1. The 13th Man (2012): Records pertaining to the research and production of a short documentary, which was an episode in the series Engraved on a Nation, produced by Frantic Films, directed by Weinstein and broadcast on TSN. Focuses on the fan
    culture surrounded the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the 2009 Grey Cup loss to the Montreal Allouettes. Includes research material, detailed and annotated transcripts, casting records, correspondence and shot lists.

Dates of creation : 2011-2012
Extent: ca. 32 cm of textual materials. – 8 optical disks : DVD

“VIVA! Community arts and popular education in the Americas” project files

Series consists of records pertaining to the research, organization and writing of Barndt’s book “VIVA! Community Arts and Popular Education in the Americas”. These records document the involvement of project partners, as well as the funding for and editing of the book. Records in these files are correspondence, e-mail, notes, proposals, pamphlets and brochures, video and audio recordings, papers, reports, and manuscripts.

Tomasita project files and audiovisual material

Series consists of records pertaining to research, writing and editing for two book projects by Barndt, Women Working the NAFTA Food Chain (1999) and Tangled Routes: Women, Work and Globalization on the Tomato Trail (2002). The records in this series document Barndt’s primary research including interviews with Mexican agriculture workers and managers, academics, and workers and managers in the grocery and fast food industries. Records in this series include audio cassettes of interviews, video recordings, annotated interview transcripts, book manuscripts and reader feedback, correspondence and memoranda, as well as secondary research materials including articles, reports and papers.

York University and Faculty of Environmental Studies files

Series consists of records pertaining to Barndt’s involvement with a number of York University/Faculty of Environmental Studies projects, including the YUFA Women's Testimonies Project, curriculum diversity and equity workshops, and the Transforming Space into Place project. These records include research materials, correspondence, reports, notes, proposals, e-mail, memoranda, workshop materials, meeting minutes and agendas, budgets, transcripts, photographs and video cassettes.

Research files

Series consists of thematic research files accumulated and organized by Barndt pertaining to education-related subjects including indigenous education, environmental education, feminist pedagogy, anti-racism education, gender and development, participatory research, popular economics, labour education, sexual diversity and curriculum diversity. Files in this series include journal articles, conference materials, pamphlets and brochures, reports, newsletters, manuals, catalogues, teaching materials (workbooks, kits, guide books), flyers, a poster and an audio cassette.

Nicaragua literacy files

Series consists of research materials accumulated by Barndt pertaining to popular education and literacy in Nicaragua under the Sandinista government. Included in the series are reports, papers and statistics from the Nicaraguan Ministry of Education, as well as notes and non-government publications.

Banana production and economic differentiation in coastal Ecuador : research materials

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Silverman as a result of field research conducted in Ecuador in 1978, part of her first sabbatical project as a professor at York University, to investigate class formation and economic differentiation amongst banana producers in coastal Ecuador. These records document the early stages of a long-term research project and provide a broad overview of production in Ecuador’s banana export sector in the 1960s and 1970s. These records are primarily government documents and Silverman’s field notes, worksheets and coding forms. Included are Ministry of Agriculture statistics about banana producers, including their names, locations, hectarages and quantity of exports, as well as agricultural census materials from 1954, 1968 and 1976, a list of banana co-operatives in Ecuador, and correspondence and other documents pertaining to the Coop Paraiso banana co-operative.

Local politics and economic change in an East Indian rice farming village (Guyana) : research materials

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Silverman primarily between 1969 and 1970, when she conducted field research in Bush Lot, Guyana, for her PhD thesis entitled “Resource change and village factionalism in an East Indian community, Guyana”. The results of this research were also published in her book, Rich people and rice: factional politics in rural Guyana, 1900-1970. This ethnographic and historical research examined local-level politics and the effect of economic resources on politics in Bush Lot, an East Indian rice-farming community on the coast of Guyana. These records document Silverman’s approach to research, which included casual conversation, participant observation, attendance at political events, formal interviews, primary source research and household surveys, and her process of aggregating the resulting data, as well as providing a comprehensive history of the village of Bush Lot and its inhabitants in the early- to mid-20th century. The records in this series are notes, copies of village council minutes and letter books, court documents, surveys and household questionnaires, government reports, census records, audio recordings, interview transcripts and notes, card indices and computer printouts, research reports, maps of Bush Lot and greater Guyana, correspondence, and a copy of Silverman’s PhD dissertation.

Deviancy and peer groups in a mining enclave (Guyana) : research materials

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Silverman in Guyana in 1966 while working on her MA thesis, entitled “Deviance and conformity in a Caribbean mining town”, which explored male juvenile delinquency in the bauxite mining town of Mackenzie (now Linden). These records document Silverman’s research methods and the aggregation of data acquired. Records include police and probation records, field and interview notes, reports, completed questionnaires, card indices, crime and employment statistics, an aerial photograph of Mackenzie, a research proposal, copies of Silverman’s completed thesis, and audio recordings of interviews.

VisionTV

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Peter Flemington as co-founder and Head of Programming and Development of VisionTV. Vision TV was the world’s first multifaith and multicultural national television channel which went on air in September 1988. Records in this series document the transition from the Canadian Interfaith Network, preparation for the successful application to the CRTC for a television license in 1987, planning for the channel’s launch in the fall of 1988 and subsequent day-to-day operations of the channel.

Includes: minutes, briefs, memos, policy documents, correspondence; programming files; CRTC applications and submissions; promotional materials including posters, press kits, viewer guides, press releases, and clippings; and files related to external partnerships and collaborations including the development of a new channel named Wisdom (“Canada’s Body, Mind, and Spirit”), later renamed ONE.

The Rosewell Group and Canadian Interfaith Network files

Series consists of records related to Peter Flemington’s work with the Rosewell Group, an independent collaboration amongst four friends (Peter Flemington, Doug Barrett, Des McCalmont, and the Hon. David MacDonald) who responded to the 1983 CRTC Call for Applications for a religious multifaith television service. Initially, their work centered on exploring the options and possible initiatives for Interchurch Communications. The Rosewell Group’s work leads to the creation of the Canadian Interfaith Network (CIN) in 1984, with the Rosewell Group continuing as the research arm of CIN to assist and guide it through the application process with the CRTC. This would lead to the creation of VisionTV in the fall of 1986.

The records in this series document the extensive preparation and research undertaken before the successful transition towards VisionTV.

Records include: meeting minutes; briefs; memos; policy and programming documents; correspondence; research notes; and CRTC applications and submissions.

Peter Flemington Broadcast Services

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Peter Flemington in his capacity as a student at the Annenberg School of Communications and as a consultant and freelance filmmaker, producer, director and broadcasting executive. Includes: coursework; workshop materials; consultancy project files; correspondence, research notes, and reports related to an application for a license at the first CRTC hearings on Pay-TV; and three DVD’s featuring highlights of his career.

Also included in this series are files related to his work with Doug Barrett on an independent brief to the CRTC suggesting a model for a multifaith television service which the CRTC could license. This brief formed the foundation for the work subsequently undertaken by the Rosewell Group and the Canadian Interfaith Network.

Berkeley Studio

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Flemington in his work with Berkeley Studio, the media production centre for the United Church of Canada. Includes: correspondence; meeting minutes; memorandums; workshop and training materials; research and production files for film projects including, “Covenant” about the 6th Assembly of the World Council of Churches, in Vancouver (1983) and “These Things We Share” (1981), a United Church of Canada national television special.

Religious Television Associates

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Flemington in his work with Religious Television Associates (RTA). RTA was founded as a production and consultation entity by the United, Anglican and Roman Catholic churches in 1964 and joined for a time – or on a per-project basis – by the Baptist, Presbyterian and Lutheran churches and other faith communities.

Records in this series include: correspondence; meeting minutes; files related to Flemington’s work as a producer on the CTV show Spectrum (1965-1968); research notes, correspondence and briefs related to RTA’s advocacy work on behalf of Interchurch Broadcasting/Interchurch Communication (ICC), including a study on cable television and community; production notes for a radio and television advertising campaign to raise funds for world development work on behalf of the Interchurch Campaign Committee; research and production files related to Flemington’s films on the topic of international development including three films about Southeast Asia for the CBC television show Man Alive: “How Long Does It Take a Tree to Grow Here? (Philippines), “No Way To Say No” (West Irian, Indonesia), and “They’ll Tell Me When the Tread’s Gone” (Malaysian territory in Borneo); research and production files for films about Japan: "Deep Currents Moving" (for the United Church of Canada) and "To Remember the Fallen" (for CBC’s Man Alive); correspondence, research notes, and draft scripts for two films about Brazil co-produced between RTA and Danchurchaid: “The Journey: From Faith to Action” and “People of No Interest”.

Also included are records related to the founding of Agency Film Seminar, an international group of filmmakers and producers for church agencies, brought together by RTA, Danchurchaid (Denmark), the World Council of Churches, and the World Association for Christian Communication. Flemington was the founding secretary/communicator.

Audiovisual materials

Series consists of audio cassettes and videocassettes, primarily of Larry Grossman’s media appearances and interviews on television and the radio. Also included are 3 videocassettes of Grossman family home movies and 3 audio cassettes related to the book by Peter Oliver "Unlikely Tory : the life and politics of Allan Grossman" (Toronto : Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1985).

Allan Grossman materials

Files in this series consist of materials belonging to Larry Grossman’s father, Allan Grossman. The materials were kept by Larry following his father’s death on 1 Sep. 1991. Includes: research notes, interview transcripts and promotional materials for the book by Peter Oliver "Unlikely Tory : the life and politics of Allan Grossman" (Toronto : Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1985); subject and clipping files; correspondence; appointment diaries; ephemera and photographs from special events in Allan's career and life.

Grossman, Allan, 1910-1991

Personal files

Records in this series primarily document Larry Grossman’s post-political career after leaving political office in September 1987. Includes: correspondence; draft chapters and research notes for an unpublished book manuscript written by Grossman detailing his work and experiences in the Ontario government of Premier Bill Davis, from 1975-1987; assorted writings primarily opinion pieces for newspapers and a magazine article about baseball for Financial Post Magazine; meeting minutes and reports related to his role on the Board of Directors of the Canada Post Corporation and the Advisory Board of CFMT-TV; clippings and subject files; notes for remarks and speech transcripts related to his consultancy work, the Grossman Group; political briefs, reports and campaign materials for the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, Liberal Party and New Democratic Party for the 1990 and 1995 general elections.

Series also includes assorted promotional photographic portraits of Grossman and event photographs from his time in political office.

Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario files

Records in this series document Larry Grossman’s work with the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party as a member of provincial parliament and party leader. Includes: campaign materials; opposition research; polling data; policy papers; debate briefing books and research; press releases; campaign schedules/itineraries; clippings; and party convention delegate reports.

The events covered include the 1977, 1981, 1985 and 1987 Ontario general elections; Grossman’s unsuccessful campaign for leader of the party in January 1985 and his successful campaign in November 1985.

Political files

Records in this series document Grossman’s political career as a member of provincial parliament for the riding of St. Andrew-St. Patrick and Cabinet minister in the governments of Premier Bill Davis. Includes: correspondence, subject files, meeting minutes, research notes, briefing notes, reports, clippings.

Photographs

Series consists mainly of photographs of, or accumulated by, Drache.

Writing and project files

Series consists of records pertaining to Drache’s academic writing and research project work. These records include drafts and published copies of his writing for journals, books and other publications, research and subject files on political economics, free trade and globalization, project files for initiatives undertaken while director of the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, and files pertaining to his research about Harold Innis and his role in the organization of Innis centenary activities held in 1994. Also included in this series are correspondence, conference materials, notebooks, proposals and grant applications.

Teaching files

Series consists of records pertaining to Drache’s work as a professor of political science at York University and as a visiting professor at the University of Toronto and McMaster University. These records are course materials including syllabi, course kits and lecture notes, as well as samples of his students’ research papers and other course work, CVs, correspondence and a proposal.

Correspondence

Series consists of Drache’s incoming and outgoing correspondence, mostly pertaining to his academic writing and his work as an instructor at York University and director of the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies. Some personal correspondence is also part of this series.

Personal files

Series contains textual records and photographs pertaining to Sternberg's personal life, including medical information and personal correspondence. Included in the series is a file of Sternberg's correspondence with Canadian experimental artist and art educator Michael Fernandes.

Activism files

Series consists of records created or accumulated by Sternberg in the course of her political activities. The series contains materials relating to Sternberg's arts education and feminist activism, as well as a file containing Association for Film Art records. Series is comprised of textual records, photographs, videocassettes, a compact disc, and a poster.

Writing files

Series consists of draft and published copies of articles, interviews, and book chapters written or co-written by Barbara Sternberg. Also included are materials relating to Sternberg's Cinema Canada column, "On Experimental Film," as well as documents pertaining to an unrealized anthology on Canadian experimental film, and several photographs.

Professional and professorial files

Series consists primarily of textual records documenting Sternberg's professorial and professional careers. These records include curation and course proposals, notes, and ephemera; resumes; conference materials; interviews; research; copies, typescripts, and drafts of published and unpublished works; screening, talks, and tour records; writings related to screening introductions; exhibition records; film festival programs and publications; posters; and film periodicals and newsletters. Also included are materials pertaining to Sternberg's work with the Community Arts Centre, a selection of published works by or belonging to Sternberg, and a copy of George Clark's essay "To the Distant Observer: On the Films of Barbara Sternberg." In addition to textual records, this series includes posters, DVDs, photographs, and 35mm slides.

Filmmaking and project files

Series consists of records created or accumulated by Sternberg in the process of her activities as an experimental filmmaker, performer, and artist. Records include project files on complete and incomplete works, including but not limited to "A Story," "Transitions," "Like a Dream That Vanishes," and "Beating," and consist of notes, scripts, shot lists, research materials, grant applications, and correspondence. This series is primarily comprised of 35mm slides and photographs of varying dimensions. The series also includes multiple moving image formats, as well as an envelope of pressed leaves and a box of cloth figures.

Audiovisual material

Series consists of video recordings of Crosbie appearing on a variety of television programs in promotion of her books or as a guest panelist, as well as audio recordings of radio interviews with or literary readings by Crosbie. Included in the series are audio recordings of her interview with Al Purdy in January 2000.

Photographs and memorabilia

Series consists of a variety of items created or accumulated by Crosbie pertaining to her personal and professional life, including photographs, miscellaneous ephemera, event notices and programmes, award certificates, a diploma, posters, drawings, a painting, an art print, t-shirts, and a sweater belonging to Mordecai Richler.

PhD thesis and related files

Series consists of records pertaining to the completion of Crosbie’s PhD in English Literature from the University of Toronto, including her preparation for comprehensive exams and the research and writing of her thesis, “Contextualizing Anne Sexton: confessional process and feminist practice in The Complete Poems". The records in this series include drafts of the thesis, research materials, correspondence, notes, proposals, and reading lists.

Teaching files

Series consists of records pertaining to Crosbie’s work as a university professor and writing instructor. The records in this series are notebooks, lecture notes, correspondence, course descriptions and syllabi, assignments, student evaluations, and samples of her students’ projects.

Writing and related files

Series consists of records pertaining to Crosbie’s career as a writer, reviewer and editor. Records include draft manuscripts, poems and articles, research materials, page proofs, notes, invoices, correspondence, speaking notes, programmes, posters and photographs. These records document the writing, publication and promotion of Crosbie’s books of poetry, prose and non-fiction, including Miss Pamela’s Mercy (1992), The Girl Wants To (1993), VillainElle (1994), Pearl (1995), Paul’s Case (1997), Click: Becoming Feminists (1997), Queen Rat (1998), Dorothy L’Amour (1999), Missing Children (2003), Liar (2006), Life Is About Losing Everything (2012) and Where Did You Sleep Last Night (2015), as well as her writing for newspapers, magazines and literary journals. Also included in this series are reviews of Crosbie’s books, manuscripts by other writers sent to Crosbie for comment or review, and copies of her published poems, literary reviews, newspaper and magazine articles.

Correspondence

Series consists of Crosbie’s incoming personal and professional correspondence as well as copies of some of her outgoing correspondence. Correspondents include Al Purdy, Michael Holmes, Tony Burgess, Steven Heighton, Bruce McDonald, Jeffery Conway, David Trinidad, David McGimpsey, Michael Turner and others. Photographs included with correspondence are also part of this series.

Notebooks, sketchbooks and day planners

Series consists of notebooks, day planners and sketchbooks created and/or used by Crosbie, as well as a number of calendars and an address book. The notebooks in this series include a variety of writing, including general notes, lists, notes pertaining to Crosbie’s writing projects and PhD research, as well as personal writing and drawings. Some items in this series contain loose ephemeral items, notes, letters, and photographs.

Digital files

Series contains digital records consisting of drafts, manuscripts, research data, correspondence, and research material primarily pertaining to publication of books, articles, and reports.

Research

Series contains proposals, grant applications, reports, data, and administrative documents related to James’ research projects. A significant portion of the series pertains to the following two projects:

The “Bridging the Solitudes” project ([2001?]-2005) examined the racial, ethnic, cultural and financial barriers faced in post-secondary education by students from traditionally marginalized groups. Thirty students participated at York University and Seneca College during the project and regularly met during the ‘common hour’ to discuss their ongoing experiences, expectations, and aspirations for university and life.

The “Racism, Violence and Health Project” (2002-2007) was a $1.25 million study funded by the Canadian Institute for Health Research. Over 900 individuals participated in the study through surveys, in-depth interviews, two-year micro-ethnographies, annual community forums, and smaller community meetings. The goal of the project was to determine perceptions of both global and racism-related stress in the Indigenous African Nova Scotian community, the Caribbean Canadian community in Toronto, and the African immigrant community in Alberta; and to document the first voice accounts of Black men, their families, and communities about their experiences of violence (including the violence of racism). The research team comprised of Dr. Wanda Thomas Bernand (leader), Dr. Dave Este, Dr. Carl James, Dr. Akua Benjamin, Dr. Carol Amaratunga, Dr. Fred Wien, research trainees, and collaborators (including the Health Association of African Canadians, Nova Scotia Association of Black Social Workers, Victoria Road United Baptist Church, Women's Health in Women's Hands, Tropicana Community Services, Calgary African Community Association, Calgary Immigrant Aid Society, Edmonton Immigrant Association, Calgary Catholic Immigration Society, and Calgary African Caribbean Advisory Council).

Publications based on research findings may be found in the Books; Articles and Published Reports; Lectures, Conference and Workshop Presentations series.

Background research and literature can also be located in the Subject File series.

Related correspondence may also be found in the Professional and Professorial series.

Lectures, conference and workshop presentations

Series contains drafts, manuscripts, correspondence, and research material pertaining to the lectures, conferences, and workshop presentations.

Additional material regarding presentations, including research data, drafts, and correspondence can be found in the Research series.

Background research and literature may also be located in the Subject File series.

Related correspondence may also be found in the Professional and Professorial series.

Articles and published reports

Series contains drafts, manuscripts, correspondence, and research material pertaining to the publication of articles and reports.

Additional material regarding articles and published reports; including research data, drafts, and correspondence can be found in associated files in the Research series and the Lectures, Conference and Workshop Presentations series.

Background research and literature may also be found in the Subject Files series.

Correspondence pertaining to articles and published reports may also be located the Professional and Professorial series.

Books and book chapters

Series contains drafts, manuscripts, and correspondence pertaining to the publication of authored and edited books and book chapters by James. A significant portion of the material focuses on “Seeing Ourselves: Exploring Race, Ethnicity & Culture” (1989) which uses a collection of personal comments and essays, written by students from a wide variety of ethnic backgrounds, to examine what it means to participate in the cultural and ethnic "mosaic" that comprises contemporary Canada) and “Life at the Intersection: Community, Class, and Schooling” (2012) which examines schooling and the education experience of youth in the Jane and Finch neighbourhood. Related correspondence may also be found in the Professional and Professorial series.

Additional material regarding publications in books, including research data, drafts, and correspondence can be found in associated files in the Articles and Published Reports; Lectures, Conference and Workshop Presentations; and Research series.

Records pertaining to background research and literature may also be found in the Subject Files series.

Professional and professorial

Series contains documents related to James' professional interactions (community service, honours and awards, and correspondence) and professorial engagement (course development; graduate student supervision on topics such urban education, sports, practitioner research, and race and diversity; and university service).

His community service includes involvement with the Anti-Discriminatory Advisory Group; UNICEF: discrimination against ethnic minorities, immigrants, and indigenous peoples; Toronto District School Board (TDSB); Toronto Police Services; and the Youth Challenge Fund.

Professorial documents include syllabi, lecture notes, proposals, letters of recommendation, and submitted thesis and dissertations. A substantial portion of the teaching material focuses on James’ teaching and research in Sweden. Additional information regarding teaching and research in Sweden may be found in the Research and Publications series. James' scholarship and additional records related to community services primarily arranged in the Articles and Published Reports, and Lectures, Conference and Workshop Presentations series.

Additional correspondence can be found in the Books; Articles and Published Reports; Lectures, Conference and Workshop Presentations; Research; Subject Files; and York Centre on Education and Community series.

Audiovisual material

Series consists of media coverage of Jean Augustine's professional activities as a member of Parliament, cabinet minister and community advocate, including video recordings of her public appearances, as well as recordings of her appearance on radio and television. Also includes music recordings and documentaries submitted to Augustine by members of the community and some lobby groups.

Artwork, memorabilia and collected ephemera

Series consists of Jean Augustine's collections of artwork, portraits, posters, social activist and political buttons and pins, campaign promotional material and other three dimensional items and ephemera accumulated during her professional life. Item lists are available upon request.

Political and personal photographs

Series consists of amateur and professional photographs taken and accumulated by Jean Augustine during her personal and professional life in Canada. This series documents Augustine's personal and family life in Grenada and Canada from the 1940s through to 2005, including her emigration to Canada, her social activities as a young woman in Toronto, her life as a young mother, social activist, teacher and student.

Photographs also document her early involvement in the 1970s and 1980s in community movements, cultural events, social justice and political organizations, as well as her professional career as an elementary school teacher and principal in the Metropolitan Separate School Board, her activities as part of Premier David Peterson's 'transition team' in 1985 and her work as chair of the Metro Toronto Housing Authority. Events documented include the election campaign of American politician Jesse Jackson, the earliest celebrations of the Caribana parade in Toronto, women's rights events and protests, and local Black History Month celebrations.

Photographs also document Augustine's activities as a federal politician, including her activities on Parliament Hill, her administration of federal committees and the Secretariats of Multiculturalism (later Multiculturalism and Status of Women), as well as her election campaigns (including door-to-door campaigning; fund raising; speeches; debates and promotion), and local activities (including celebrations at her constituency office; round table discussions and meetings with community organizations; annual Christmas parties; summer picnics; community celebrations; banquets; and Remembrance Day ceremonies).

Photographs also document Augustine's extensive travel overseas in the Caribbean, the United States, South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Asia, Central Asia and the Far East, both in her official capacity as a politician and cabinet member, and as a tourist and traveler.

Administrative records

Series consists of the administrative records created and accumulated by Jean Augustine in the course of her activities as a community advocate, activist and volunteer; in her role as an administrator and chair of various local, municipal, provincial, federal and international organizations, associations, boards, committees and conferences; as a federal politician representing the constituency of Etobicoke-Lakeshore in Ontario; and in her role as Ontario's Fairness Commissioner. Series is organized into several functional categories used by Augustine herself, including Community Action files ; Parliamentarian files ; Correspondence and subject files ; Trips and conferences; Canadian Association of Parliamentarians on Population and Development; Canada Africa Parliamentary Group; Special Advisor for Grenada; Secretary of State (Multiculturalism); Women's Issues; Schedules from the daily operations of the Office of the Fairness Commissioner; and Status of Women Canada. Series also includes groups of records related to her election campaign strategies; the Congress of Black Women of Canada; the Ontario Bicentenary Commemorative Committee; Black History Month celebrations and promotions; the Sugar Caucus; Anti-racism efforts; her work as a school principal and teacher; her official correspondence, business contacts and the contents of several briefcases.

Subject files

Series consists of a variety of records created and accumulated by Marilou McPhedran. These records reflect the scope of McPhedran's political, professional and research interests and activities. Subjects covered in this series include constitutional reform, women's health (national and international), feminism, family violence, sexual abuse, and workplace discrimination/harassment. Also documented in this series is McPhedran's participation in conferences, political campaigns and committee work. Records pertaining to some of McPhedran's contractual employment, articles written and her biographical information are also part of this series. Files in this series include notes, conference materials, brochures and pamphlets, journal articles, correspondence, newspaper clippings, memoranda, reports, CVs, electronic documents, and photographs.

Speeches and speaking engagement files

Series consists of records pertaining to Marilou McPhedran's speaking engagements and speeches given by McPhedran at conferences and other events in Canada between 1984 and 2005. These records reflect the scope of McPhedran's areas of interest and knowledge, including topics involving constitutional issues, women's health and legal rights, and sexual abuse and harassment. Files in this series include correspondence, transcripts of speeches, pamphlets, conference materials, newspaper clippings and magazine articles, notes, memoranda, brochures, a photograph, an audio cassette and a video recording.

Sexual abuse prevention guide files

Series consists of records created and used by Marilou McPhedran in the preparation of her 2004 book, "Preventing sexual abuse of patients : a legal guide for health professionals," co-authored with Wendy Sutton. These records document the research and writing undertaken for the completion of the book, as well as details of their publishing agreement with Butterworths, the book's publication and speaking events at which McPhedran and Sutton spoke on topics pertaining to the book. Files in this series include drafts, manuscripts, correspondence, journal articles, newspaper clippings, computer disks, video cassettes, and photographs.

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