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Accession 2013-038

Accession consists of records documenting Barry Callaghan's personal and professional life. Included are files concerning his graduate studies at the University of Toronto; correspondence with fellow writers; drafts, research materials and interview transcripts pertaining to his work as a journalist for the Toronto Telegram and other publications; manuscripts for books published by Exile Edition; manuscripts in various degrees of completion for Callaghan's literary works; files pertaining to Morley Callaghan; audio recordings; and subject files including literary memorabilia and honorary degrees.

Accession 2007-055

Accession consists of documents created or accumulated by Barry Callaghan that reflect most aspects of his personal life and literary career. Exercise books, manuscript music scores, research notes on modern drama, poetry and literature, and letters written to his mother pertain to his education at the secondary, post-secondary, and graduate levels, while manuscripts for short stories, poetry, and a novel represent his early creative endeavours. The fonds includes extensive correspondence dealing with his personal and family relationships, as well as his active involvement with an international community of poets, writers, and artists. Teaching files include course outlines, essay topics, reading lists and bibliographies on North American and Russian literature, examination questions, and notes regarding his teaching methods at York University from 1970 to 2003. Journalism files deal with his travels with Pierre Elliott Trudeau in 1968, the crisis involving the Front de liberation du Quebec and implementation of the War Measures Act in 1970, culture, politics and economics in Quebec, and Callaghan's works of political and social commentary for CTV and CBC. The records of Exile Editions make up a significant portion of the fonds, and include manuscripts for books, page proofs, and correspondence. These files show the creative process in considerable detail, and in particular Callaghan's work as an editor and translator. Administrative records for the publisher consist of catalogues, promotional material, writers' guidelines, grant applications, financial documents, and reviews of publications. Callaghan's endeavours as a travel journalist are documented through research notes, manuscripts for articles, correspondence, and promotional literature from various attractions at the locations he visited, including museums, theatres, and tracks for horse racing, 1978 to 1995. Manuscripts and annotated page proofs for Callaghan's Hogg poems, short stories, novels, memoir, and non-fiction trace the development of these works, and in particular his skill and attention to detail as a wordsmith. Callaghan's involvement with radio and television is represented by a variety of sound and moving image recordings, including audiotapes of his interviews with Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry, videotapes of his television shows for CTV's "W5" and CBC's "Weekend," and original film pertaining to the war in Palestine in 1970, his interview with Angela Davis in 1972, youth culture in California in 1974, John Updike, and "The blues." The fonds also includes considerable material created by or involving Morley Callaghan, including literary agreements, royalty statements, stories by and about Morley Callaghan, manuscripts for several books published by Exile Editions ("Joy in heaven," "The lost and found stories," "The man with the coat," and "A passion in Rome") that provide an understanding of the close working relationship between Morley and Barry Callaghan, letters of sympathy and funeral notices following Morley's death in 1990, and scripts for the CBC movie, "Hemingway vs. Callaghan," 2002-2003.

Accession 2016-034

Accession consists primarily of Vera's professional records, including finished copies, typescripts and drafts of published and unpublished works; copies of articles written by and about Vera; professional correspondence; royalty statements; and a scrapbook of clippings and literary ephemera related to early publications. Records also include some personal correspondence and memorabilia and John Jose’s correspondence pertaining to Vera’s passing. Accession includes a selection of books both by and belonging to Vera and also includes a copy of the Vera biography, “Petal Thoughts” by Ericah Gwetai.

Accession 2017-029

Accession consists of photographs of public monuments in cities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Egypt, as well as aerial and landscape views of many of these cities.

1992-027

The series of correspondence and clippings relate to Pollock's many interests, particularly in Temple Sinai, the James Joyce Society, and travel. The manuscripts are of plays that he wrote and directed, including multiple copies annotated for different purposes. Published material consists of 9 volumes of Thom's Directory (1852-1950) and one volume of The Dublin Almanac and General Register of Ireland (1847). The 15 watercolour paintings are by Jane Golden.

1991-032

Pollock's interests including, James Joyce and Temple Sinai. Most of the file titles in this series were simply transferred from there original folders. The rest of the material in this series came from one file which had no detectable order. This file was sorted by subject, the subject headings were used as file titles.

Two photographs included in this accession make up series 2. One of the photographs was removed from its frame, it is included with its frame backing.

1991-015

The accession consists of 19 boxes of records. 8 series were established: Subject Files: Correspondence & Clippings, Manuscripts, Audio Tapes, Slides, Videos, Photographs and Framed Material, Posters-Paintings-Scrapbooks, Cartographic Materials.

The first two series, Subject Files and Manuscripts were arranged in file folders entitled by Prof. Pollock. The original order was kept and the documents were put into acid neutral file folders and titles were transcribed verbatim. Manuscripts include Pollock's novel Gabriel, plays, poems and the unpublished After the funferal and Soviet journal.

Audio tapes of interviews conducted by Prof. Pollock were not in any particular order. An effort was made to put the related ones together and the titles assigned by Harry J. Pollock were maintained. There are also audio tapes of music for his plays

Slides consist of those that Prof. Pollock used in the plays Night Boat from Dublin and Giacomo de Trieste, these were removed from the boxes and slide carousels and placed in archival slide sheaths. They are listed by play tittle in the original sequence in which they were shown. Duplicate and additional slides are listed according to subject. Titles given by Harry J. Pollock were kept.
The three videocassettes include one entitled Portrait of the artist-is there one who understands me? and two of Japan.

Accession 2012-050

Accession consists of financial records from Dance Oremus Danse including donation receipt books, dance programmes, as well as related ephemera, including a mounted poster.

Accession 2011-015

Accession consist sof the records of P.J. Dwyer and Dance Oremus Danse, including correspondence, notes, and other documents relating to Dwyer's trip to Japan in November 2010 to give a performance and master class on Isadora Duncan for the Tokyo Dance Association of Advanced Professional Training Colleges, and programmes, newsletters, brochures, and other ephemera for cultural events held in Ontario.

Accession 2010-027

Accession consists of programmes for events held by cultural organizations, including the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, dance and theatre companies, and photography exhibitions sent to or collected by Paul James Dwyer in connection with his work as founder of Dance Oremus Danse.

Accession 2009-033

Accession consists of records created by Paul James Dwyer during his work with Dance Oremus Danse, including programmes from performances of dance, theatre, and classical music, notes and reference material on fundraising in the arts sector, and operating files for his dance company.

Accession 2007-059

Accession consists of correspondence with several individuals involved in the international dance community on topics that include research on teh career of Isadora Duncan, the purchase of Lillian Loewenthal's collection by York University Libraries, the Howard Holtzman collection, and the memorial performance for Hortense Kooluris in October 2007. Accession also includes performance programmes and other promotional literature from a wide range of organizations involved with dance, baroque music, and opera.

Accession 2004-007

Accession consists of dance programs, personal and professional correspondence, subject files related to Dance Oremus Danse, and to various dancers and/or dance companies as well as other material related to Dwyer's career as a dancer, choreographer and writer.

Accession 2003-037

Accession consists of dance programs, personal and professional correspondence, subject files related to Dance Oremus Danse's tour of Japan and to various dancers and/or dance companies as well as other material related to Dwyer's career, choreographer and writer.

Accession 2002-026

Accession consists of material related to Isadora Duncan and to Dance Oremus Danse as well as professional correspondence, press kits, photographs, artist's portfolios and other material.

Accession 2001-014

Accession consists of 27 publications, photographs, correspondence and notes created and/or compiled by dancer, choreographer Paul James Dwyer.

Accession 2000-048

Accession consists of photographs, books, correspondence and notes created and compiled by dance, choreographer, Paul James Dwyer.

Accession 2008-004

The accession consists of manuscripts and drafts of Baldwin’s monographs “English Lessons and Other Stories,” and “We Are Not in Pakiston,” as well as some editing correspondence for the latter.

Accession 2012-006

The accession consists of working drafts of Baldwin’s novel “The Selector of Souls” as well as drafts under various titles, including “Gateway of the World” and “The Unnamed”.

Accession 2010-043

The accession consists of drafts for, and correspondence related to, Baldwin’s work-in-progress “Gateway of the World,” and the stage play “We Are So Different Now,” as well as promotional brochures for “Draupadi, We Are So Different Now.”

Accession 2005-045

The accession consists of correspondence with editors and publishers, annotated drafts and edited galleys related to Baldwin’s novels “What the Body Remembers” and “The Tiger Claw” and to the book “A Foreign Visitor’s Guide to Survival in North America,” co-authored with Marilyn M. Levine. It also includes an audio cassette recording of Baldwin’s reading of “The Japji Sahib of Guru Nanak.”

Accession 2004-046

Accession consists of material that documents Hoffert's career as a composer, musician, author and arts administrator and includes musical scores from the 1950s to the 1990s, audio-visual recordings, administrative files, photographs, clipping and other memorabilia, copies of awards, diaries, e-mail correspondence, drafts of his books and other material.

Accession 2004-011

Accession consists of material that documents her personal and professional life with emphasis on her career as a writer and film maker. It includes correspondence and subject files, publicity files, research and writing files, production files and other material that documents her life and work on such films as True Confections, Wisecracks, Watching Movies and Abortion: Stories from North and South. It also includes day books, notebooks and diaries documenting daily events and appointments, drafts of articles written by Singer including material related to her story for Saturday Night on mercury poisoning and personal correspondence including greeting cards. There is also a considerable amount of audio-visual material creating during the making of her documentary films including interviews for her films Watching Movies, You Can't Beat a Woman and Wisecracks.

2002-012

Accession consists of certificates and awards honouring Applebaum, and posters from the Stratford Festival.

2002-003

Accession consists of correspondence, programs and musical scores for several Stratford productions, annotated copies of a number of Shakespeare plays, audio recordings of performances of Applebaum's works and recordings of CBC radio programs on which Applebaum was featured as a guest.

2000-009

Consists of records documenting Applebaum's work as a composer, and with numerous organizations including the Canada Council, SOCAN, the Ontairo Arts Council and CAPAC. Records include correspondence, musical scores, sound recording, audio-visual records, printed material, financial records, collected reports and other material. These records document the theatrical music composition process, as well as the roles of arts administration and advocacy, and together with the balance of the Applebaum fonds, support teaching and research in various aspects of film, theatre, and music studies.

1983-003

Accession contains administrative records of the Federal Cultural Policy Review Committee and Cultural Affairs, papers relating to Applebaum's career as a composer and administrator, audio tapes of music by Applebaum, and video tapes of the 'Arthur Miller Special'.

1989-018

Accession consists of scores, correspondence, papers, speeches and reports, scripts, subject files and clippings predominantly pertaining to Stratford and CBC productions, and the Federal Cultural Policy Review Committee and Cultural Affairs.

1985-006

Accession consists of scores and scripts pertaining to the production of 'The National Dream.'

Accession 2015-015

Accession consists of records pertaining to Keith Ross Leckie’s work as a writer and/or director for television dramas and documentaries. These records document the various stages of development for projects including “Searching for Romero” (unfinished), “Edenshaw”/”Haida” (not produced), “The Force” (not produced), and “An Officer and a Murderer” (produced for Lifetime and HBO Canada in 2012). Textual records in this accession are proposals, treatments, interview selects, assembly notes, budgets, funding applications, draft scripts, outlines, notes, correspondence, research materials, contracts and court transcripts. Also included are video recordings (VHS, DVCPRO, MiniDV and DVD) pertaining to these projects.

Accession 2009-029

Accession consists of research and teaching material created by John Warkentin, including: field notes, interview notes, and population maps for the Prairies, and Manitoba in particular, 1962-1965; correspondence regarding research and promotion of colleagues in historical geography, 1991-2000; the final report for the Historical Atlas of Canada Project, 1995; correspondence regarding Warkentin's appointment as Honorary President of the Champlain Society, 2000; material on George Tatham, including Warkentin's notes from Tatham's lectures on human geograph, 1951-1952; and 35 mm colour slides taken by Warkentin between 1956-1999 of Greenland, Goose Bay and other parts of Newfoundland and Labrador, the earliest depictions of landscapes in each of Canada's major regions, and especialy of Manitoba, including various aspects of rural and urban geography as well as Mennonite settlement patterns n southern Manitoba.

Accession 2017-029

Accession consists of photographs of public monuments in cities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Egypt, as well as aerial and landscape views of many of these cities.

Accession 2018-013

Accession consists of scripts, production materials, photographs, posters, correspondence, and moving image recordings pertaining to Freeman’s work as writer and producer of film and televsion, in particular his roles at the CBC as an executive in charge of creative production and creative head of special projects, drama.

Accession 2013-034

Accession consists of draft scripts, notes, outlines, correspondence and subject files created and accumulated by Brian Freeman in his capacity as a freelance writer of plays, reviews, television and movie scripts. Also included in the fonds are script reports prepared for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Universal Canada and the Ontario Film Development Corporation (OFDC), as well as files and scripts pertaining to Freeman's work as a development officer for the OFDC in the 1980s and 1990s.

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