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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.

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.

Personal material

Series consists of financial records, correspondence,family photographs, stamps postcards and memorabilia accumulated by Lee Lorch for personal reasons. Also includes tributes and awards received by Lorch as well as his CV and published articles regarding his accomplishments and activities.

Audiovisual material

Series consists of five video reels featuring Forer’s lectures on various aspects of cell division, produced by Glen-Warren Productions Limited and aired as five episodes of CTV’s University of the Air television program in 1978.

Teaching files

Series consists of files documenting Gilbert’s work and activities as a lecturer and professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto and York University, as an undergraduate program director and administrator in the Department of Philosophy at York University, and as a speaker on the subject of cross dressing and transgender theory. Files pertaining to Gilbert’s consultancy work (through his company Effective Dispute Management) and talks on argumentation theory are also part of this series. Records in this series include course materials, lecture notes, notes, correspondence, memoranda, presentation slides, grant application materials, newsletters, enrollment statistics, course lists and calendars.

Pro-life literature, bioethics research and deVeber Institute files

Series consists of pro-life literature and other records pertaining to Gentles’ research on bioethical issues, primarily abortion and assisted suicide. Also includes administrative and research records related to the deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research (formerly the Human Life Research Institute), a pro-life think-tank of which Gentles is Vice-President and Research Director. Contains notes, correspondence, drafts, articles, clippings, meeting minutes, agendas, reports, financial statements, and other material.

Teaching records

Series consists of lecture notes, syllabi, reading lists, articles, and other materials pertaining to courses taught by Trist over the course of his career as an academic.

Manuscripts

Series contains typescripts of Harris' thesis on Giovanni Gentile, as well as typescripts, corrected drafts, galleys and page proofs of 'Hegel's development' (vols. I and II), 'Between Kant and Hegel: texts in the development of post-Kantian idealism,' (a series of lectures translated and annotated by Harris and George di Giovanni), and for 'Origins and legacies'. There are also typescripts and drafts of translations of works by Hegel ('Difference between Fichte's and Schelling's system of Philosophy,', 'Faith and knowledge', 'Encyclopedia of logic,' ). In addition, there are photocopies of Harris' revision of 'Lectures on the philosophy of religion'. The fonds also includes typescripts and drafts of several articles by written by Harris on Hegel, Croce, Hume, and copies of typescripts and off-prints of reviews written by Harris.

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence with other philosophers, individuals, several educational institutions as well as learned societies (Hegel Institute of America), publishers, and letters of recommendation.

Audio-visual material

Series consists of photographs, video cassettes, audio cassettes and audio reels documenting several aspects of Pocock's career including video footage of the ceremony at which she received the Order of Ontario and sound recordings of a number of programs on which Pocock appeared as a guest.

Correspondence

Series consists of Jarrell's professional correspondence and memoranda, including incoming letters and copies of his outgoing correspondence. These records pertain to Jarrell's work as a York University faculty member, his research and writing projects, his work as the editor of "HSTC Bulletin" (later "Scientia Canadensis"), and his participation as a member of the Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association (CSTHA). Some items in this series are photocopies, and some items have been marked according to subject by Martha Jarrell.

Research and writing files

Series consists of records pertaining to Jarrell's various academic research and writing projects, including his book "Educating the Neglected Majority". Records include notes, lists, statistics, draft articles and manuscripts, bibliographies, copies of membership lists and directories, reproductions of archival records, publications, photographs, and Jarrell's research index cards, organized by research subject. Also included in this series are textbooks written and used by Jarrell to teach his classes at York University.

Teaching : Series E. Teaching assistants

Series consists of lists of all the TAs, and Herzberg's notes from the TA meetings

and from the end-of-term TA reports. For the course-development years, the files are

grouped in this series; for the mature years, the files are located with other files for the selected years. There are also files related to a TA reunion held in 1999.

Personal and family files

Consists of Herzberg's files related to his research on the memoir he wrote about his mother, astrophysicist Luise Herzberg. Records include research notes, book proposal, correspondence with relatives, colleagues, publishers, photocopies of certificates, translations, genealogical notes, photocopies of original diaries, letters, etc., working files and a few photographs.

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.

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.

John D. Harbron's books and published ephemera

Series contains records related to John D. Harbron as an author of several books: Communist Ships and Shipping (1962), Canada Without Quebec (1977), the Canadians: C.D. Howe (1980), the Longest Battle: the RCN in the Atlantic 1939-1945 (1993), Canadian Yesterday (2001).

A significant portion of records pertain to Trafalgar (1988) and This Is Trudeau (1968). Records include manuscript drafts, correspondence, research, photos, artwork, reviews, and notes on the production, promotion, and reception of the books.

Printed Material

This series consists of assorted printed material collected by the agency. It includes publishers’ catalogues, clippings about clients and prominent industry figures, pamphlets, periodicals and theatre programmes.

Matie Molinaro files

This series consists of records relating to CSWS Ltd. founder Matie Molinaro. The records in this series provide insight into Molinaro’s early life growing up in New York, her student days at Barnard College, and her work as a war correspondent during the Second World War. Types of records in this series include personal memorabilia, correspondence, writing samples, clippings, and biographical material.

Molinaro, Matie

Business files

This series consists of records created and accumulated by CSWS Ltd. in relation to management of the day-to-day operations and business of the agency. Files include: correspondence (inquiries, invitations); union files (ACTRA, Writers Guild of Canada, Writers Guild of America); template contracts/agreements for writers, actors, and speakers; mailing lists; information about conferences, seminars and book fairs; and subject and clippings files, primarily on the topic of copyright.

Also included are the office’s Diaries and Day Books from 1951-1965, which provide a daily record of incoming and outgoing correspondence, phone calls, and notes about day-to-day business.

Rahi family videos

Accession consists of home videos documenting Azada Rahi's participation in the Junior Toronto Raptors Dance Pak including rehearsals and performances at the YTV Achievement Awards.

Project and donor(s) contributed description follows: "Around 1994, 9-year old Azada Rahi living in a nearby co-op auditioned at the Cabbagetown Youth Centre to be part of the junior Toronto Raptors Dance Pak. The choreographer was Clarence Ford, who auditioned kids, teens and young adults from all over the city, and ran the Pak once the crew was established. He was a delight to work with, was extremely kind, and was great at keeping so many young people organized and focused.

For Azada, the years she spent in the Pak, encountering Canadian athletes and entertainers were "fun and weird". These tapes are the sole recordings of her dancing that she has had access to. Looking back at the footage proved surprisingly, hilarious, and a chance to reflect on herself as an uninhibited young dancer."

Rahi family

Baksh family videos

Series consists of home videos documenting her friends and Guyanese family in Toronto and overseas, including the Mahaica Market in Guyana.

Shenaz Baksh family

Jabbar family videos

Accession consists of digitized home movies from an Indian family in Canada documenting family members visiting Canada. Project and donor contributed description follows: "Sometime between 1987 and 1988, it's the summer season and the Jabbar family welcomes uncles and aunts over for a visit to Canada, staying at their apartment in Scarborough, ON. Family was always welcome at the Jabbar household and they are happy and willing to stay for weeks at a time despite the small space. The footage shows how multigenerational the gatherings are, which included S's grandmother who recently came to live with the family."

Javeed family

Balachandran family videos

Series consists of home movies documenting a Tamile family in their home Scarborough and their hometown of Jaffna in Sri Lanka to witness the cultural practice of thuku kavadi.

Balachandran family

Jog family videos

Series consists of home movies from a Japanese and Indian family in Ottawa documenting children playing in the backyard and singing songs in Japanese and Matrathi.

Jog family

Seaman family videos

Series consists of a Black-Canadian family’s home movies featuring everyday life including Carifesta, picnics in the park, Halloween, Christmas, birthdays, and vacations to the Commonwealth of Dominica.

Seaman family

Dhoré family videos

Series consists of an Indo-Afro-Carribean family’s home movies featuring visits to a family farm and the birth of a younger brother.

Dhoré family

Chen family videos

Series consists of a Chinese family's home movies documenting a visit to Niagara Falls, the birth of a new family member, travels to parks across Southern Ontario and the Eastern seaboard, piano recitals, and cherry blossoms in High Park.

Chen family

Pafois family videos

Series consists of a Barbadian- and Guyanese-Canadian family's home movies documenting winter and summer in Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Pafois family

Correspondence

The series consists of Ernesto Vinci's general professional correspondence with the editors of publications, broadcasters, publishers, festivals, governments and schools, and associations. There are also birthday and greeting cards to Vinci. Later accessions include some personal correspondence between Vinci and his wife, and friends.

Diaries and memoranda

The series consists of Ernesto Vinci's diaries for the period (incomplete), as well as memoranda, address books and related material.

Performances, concerts, exams

The series consists of programmes, pamphlets and notes for examinations, concerts and single performances, for the Faculty of Music, the Banff Centre, Dalhousie University musical auditorium, Royal Conservatory performance night, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Modern Library, Teatro Alla Scala, the New Music Concerts and others.

Journals, calendars, notebooks

The series consists of notebooks and journals kept by Powe in which he documented his thoughts and reflected on both his personal life and on works in progress. Also included are calendars on which Powe recorded appointments and other scheduled events.

Performance files

Series consists of material relating to individual venues and to larger tours, including contracts, applications for touring grants from the Canada Council, travel budgets, and other material.

Administrative and fundraising

Series consists of general correspondence with and information about other dance companies, etc. Included in the series are fundraising records, such as records of donations, corporate and foundation sponsorships and appeals, material from the Board of Director's Fundraising committee, samples of appeal letters, and related material.

Subject Files

The series consists of subject files created and compiled by Bernard Zukerman including diaries, income tax returns, financial statements, memorabilia and other material.

Research, reports and other files

Series consists of research files, reports and various other material including journal, newspaper and magazine articles, consumer and marketing information, maps, and miscellaneous reports, as well as political campaign flyers and pamphlets.

Electronic, sound, and moving image records

Series consists of two unidentified minicassettes, one microcassette, ten compact discs, three DVDs, 47 VHS videocassettes, and one Betacam SP videocassette. Digital files include presentations, reports, business plans, and other material. Recordings include Maclean's TV episodes, and programs such as Agenda, Medical intelligence, OMNI news, The Pierre Berton show, Back story, and other Rogers Media-produced series.

Posters

Series consists of posters promoting Jeanne Randolph's books and her participation in lectures, performances and panel presentations, as well as posters pertaining to the YYZ Gallery, art critic Donald Goodes and artists including Fastwurmz and Panya Clark.

Medical career files

Series consists of correspondence, notes, journal articles, presentation slides, and draft articles pertaining to Jeanne Randolph's career as a medical doctor in the field of psychiatry with a specialization in obesity and eating disorders. These records document Randolph's certifications and early career in Toronto, participation in research studies and conferences, and research, writing and publications in this area.

Memorabilia

Series consists of personal memorabilia created and/or accumulated by Jeanne Randolph pertaining to the Randolph and Bryant families, Randolph's childhood in Texas, and her son, Jones Miller. These items include scrapbooks, diplomas, photographs, yearbooks, artwork, postcards, identification and membership cards, and newspaper clippings.

Crowe dispute files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by William Packer regarding individual and institutional responses to the dispute between Harry S. Crowe and the administrators of United College, and includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports of the Canadian Association of University Teachers, statements of various individuals and United College bodies, and student newsletters. It also includes a notarized copy of the original letter from Crowe to Packer which sparked the dispute.

Publications

Series consists of serial publications in which Alison Pick's poetry and short fiction were published between 1999 and 2010. These publications include "The New Quarterly," "The Fiddlehead," "Arc," "Fireweed," "Contemporary Verse 2," "Exile," "Prairie Fire," and others.

Day planners and journals

Series consists of four day planners used by Alison Pick between 2005 and 2008, as well as two childhood journals from 1988 and 1989.

Manuscripts, notebooks, and other writing

Series consists of records pertaining to the research for and writing, editing and promotion of Alison Pick's published works, including novels "The Sweet Edge" (2005), "Far to Go" (2010) and "Strangers with the Same Dream" (2017), poetry collections "Question & Answer" (2002) and "The Dream World" (2008), and her memoir "Between Gods" (2014). Also included in this series are records relating to Pick's work as a freelance writer of articles, interviews and literary reviews, her artist residencies and participation at literary events, her submissions to poetry journals, her writing while a student at the University of Guelph, and her work as a creative writing instructor. The records in this series include notebooks, notes, poetry drafts, draft and edited manuscripts, galley and page proofs, computer disks, a DVD, correspondence, speaking notes, royalty statements, invoices, research materials and grant application materials. Editorial commentary from Pick's editor Lynn Henry is included with some manuscripts. Copies of manuscripts and uncorrected novel proofs by other authors and sent to Pick are also included in this series.

Notebooks

Series consists of personal notebooks and day planners which document Weyman's career at the Ontario Media Development Corporation.

Ryerson University teaching material

Series consists of teaching material, including course-handouts and administrative material, related to James Weyman's appointment as an instructor at Ryerson University's School of Radio and Television Arts. Series includes "pitch books" created by students in BRD044: Business Aspects of Independent Television Production, which are detailed proposals for independent television programs presented to industry players at the "Annual Independent Television Proposal Competition."

Audio-visual materials

Series consists of: audio-visual marketing material for the OMDC; compilation videos of short films funded by the Al Waxman Calling Card Program; unedited footage of the International Film Financing event at the Toronto International Film Festival, 2009; a collection of short and feature films sent to Weyman as co-creator of the Al Waxman Calling Card Program and as Manager of Industry at OMDC. Series also includes taped recordings of episodes of the television show "Wojeck," produced by Weyman's father, Ronald, and a recording of the made-for-television movie, "Wojeck: Out of the Fire."

Writing files

Series consists of draft and published versions of Kulyk Keefer’s writing, including notes, poems, short stories, journal and magazine articles, book reviews, as well as novels and books of poetry including "Travelling ladies" (1992), "Rest harrow" (1992), "The green library" (1996), "Marrying the sea" (1998), "Honey and ashes" (1998), "Thieves" (2004), "The ladies’ lending library" (2007), and "Foreign relations" (2010). Also included in the series are notebooks, photographs from a trip to Ukraine, speaking notes from lectures, and her undergraduate essays.

Teaching files

Series pertains to Scheier's work as an instructor of creative writing and English literature at York University. These records include course syllabi, handouts and outlines, Scheier's lecture notes, academic calendars, inter-departmental memoranda and correspondence, and contracts.

Big band arrangements

Series consists of sheet music performed by the big band styled the Rex Battle Orchestra. The music sheets are stored in envelopes with writing on them detailing performance dates, the music's key, names of songs, composers and publishers, and other information. These music sheets are arranged alphabetically.

Clean

Series consists of two scripts and one oversize European poster of the 2004 feature film “Clean” written and directed by Olivier Assayas
The film follows the efforts of Emily Wang (Maggie Cheung) to rebuild her fractured life after the death by overdose of her washed-up rock star lover Lee Hauser (James Johnston), and her imprisonment on charges of drug possession. She returns to Vancouver where her son Jay lives with Lee’s parents Albrecht (Nick Nolte) and Rosemary (Martha Henry).

Dido and Aeneas

Series consists of six stage designs for the 1995 critically acclaimed and provocative dance production by Mark Morris of Henry Purcell’s 1689 opera Dido and Aeneas. Dido, the noble Queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil Sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall.
Romance leads to heartbreak and tragedy. Dido & Aeneas stars Mark Morris himself as Dido and the Sorceress, while supporting roles are performed by the Mark Morris Dance Group. Tafelmusik, (the award winning Toronto based Baroque orchestra) provides the accompaniment to a superb cast of vocal soloists including the great mezzo Jennifer Lane. The production was well received in the international film festival junket and received several awards.

Opus

Series consists of 19 reels of 16mm film, including sets of A/B rolls, optical negative soundtracks and interpositive films for the first production of Rhombus. Directed by Barbara Willis-Sweete, Opus traces the development and performance of a piece of environmental music by Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer. The film received a certificate of merit from the Chicago International Film Festival.

Yo-Yo Ma : Inspired by Bach

Series consists of 2 film reels, photographic material and supporting correspondence and documentation for the series of six short films conceived by cellist YoYo Ma. The episodes, directed by Atom Egoyan Niv Fichman François Girard, Kevin McMahon, Patricia Rozema and Barbara Willis Sweete, feature Yo-Yo Ma performing Johann Sebastian Bach’s Six Suites for Unaccompanied cello in collaboration with artists (including Julie Moir Messervy, Piranesi, Mark Morris, Tamasaburo Bando, and professional ice skaters Torvill and Dean) and through the filter of gardening, architecture, dance, kabuki and ice skating. The project was critically acclaimed, receiving the Gold Plaque from the Chicago International Television Competition, and a special festival award from the Sao Paulo International Film Festival. The projects were broadcast on Canadian television as a miniseries in 1997.

Beethoven’s Hair

Series consists of scripts, interview transcripts, research material and correspondence, as well as original film elements of the 2005 documentary “Beethoven’s Hair”. Directed by Larry Weinstein, the 84 minute film traces the journey of a lock of hair cut from Beethoven’s corpse and efforts of two enthusiasts Ira Brilliant and Che Guevara to reveal medical evidence to explain the composer’s tortured life and death. Set to score of some of Beethoven’s best compositions, the film explores forensic testing, 19th Century Vienna and 20th century Nazi Germany. Based on Russel Martin’s best selling book, “Beethoven’s Hair” was co-produced by Rhombus and Dor Films and includes archival footage of Nazi-era Germany and Denmark.

Crossing Bridges

Series consists of production notes, correspondence, production stills, candid photographs on location and original film elements of the documentary “Crossing Bridges”. When Israeli-born Maestro Pinchas Zukerman and Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra embarked on a concert tour of the Middle East, it was to be a triumphant homecoming for Zukerman, as well as his first-ever performance in an Arab country. Instead the latest out break of Middle East violence resulted in the cancellation of several planned activities including a concert in Jordan and master classes in the Palestinian town of Ramallah. Mozart’s 41st Symphony, commonly known as The Jupiter, provides the musical backbone for this provocative and emotional documentary. The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s spectacular Tel Aviv performance of the piece, serves as a counterpoint to the escalating chaos in the region. Co-produced by Rhombus, the CBC, and Bravo Canada.

Don Giovanni Unmasked (aka Leporello)

Series consists of production notes, promotional material, production stills and original film and audio elements of the 2000 production reinterpretation of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni”. Directed by Barbara Willis Sweete, the 55 minute production presents the opera from the perspective of Don Giovanni’s servant Leporello, employing a ‘film within a film’ framework to reveal his master’s true identity. Starring the Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky, the production reveals the dark side of the opera with a provocative ending. Co-produced by Rhombus, CBC, Bravo Canada, Channel 4 Television and Thirteen/WNET.

Elizabeth Rex

Series consists of scripts, lighting design notes, production binders, set and costume designs, production stills, props and original film and audio elements for the 2002 adaptation of Timothy Findley’s award-winning play “Elizabeth Rex”. Directed by Barbara Willis Sweete, the 90 minute production creates a fictional encounter between William Shakespeare and Queen Elizabeth I on a historic night in 1601. Seeking distraction from the imprisonment of her political foe and former lover the Earl of Essex, the queen summons Shakespeare and his troupe of actors to perform a play. Co-produced by Rhombus, the CBC, and Bravo! Canada.

Firebird

Series consists of a production binder, production stills, original film elements (including one fine cut and a behind-the-scenes featurette) of Barbara Willis Sweete directed adaptation of Stravinsky’s “The Firebird”. Adapted from James Kudelka’s classical ballet, the 51 minute television special features visual affects complimenting the performances of the top dancers of the National Ballet of Canada, including Rex Harrington, Rebekah Rimsay, Greta Hodkinson, Aleksander Antonuevic, Victoria Bertram, Lorna Geddes and Ryan Boone. Co- produced by Rhombus, the CBC and others.

Foreign Objects

Series consists of scripts for all six episodes, production notes, media clippings, production stills and original film and audio elements as well as stock footage relating to “Foreign Objects”, a miniseries broadcast on CBC, based on Ken Finkleman’s popular series “The Newsroom”. Finkelman reprises the role of George, a documentary filmmaker, who is forced to confront issues of evil, greed and the human condition (despite his preference for less complex commercially lucrative projects) in a series of six 30 minute episodes which aired on CBC in 2001. Particular material focuses on civil war in Kosovo, Western culture’s fixation on media and… Includes stock footage from CBC, the National Archives and other sources. Co-produced by Rhombus, Showcase Television and the CBC.

'What' magazine files

The series consists of the administrative files of 'What', including financial statements and budgets, records of expenses, contracts, advertising information, clippings, correspondence, press releases and other material related to the ongoing operation of the magazine; submissions which includes typescript copies of stories sent to 'What', story ideas, writers' invoices, 'What' guidelines and writer's files which are a series of files arranged alphabetically which contain correspondence, stories and clippings pertaining to particular authors.

Poetry files

Series consists of manuscripts, typesets, cover art, research materials, photographic prints and negatives, correspondence and notebooks. Series documents how Rachel Zolf researched, wrote and edited her poetry. Series also contains information about Zolf's efforts to have her work funded and published. In addition, series includes reviews of Zolf's published works. Correspondence includes letters written by or to Rachel Zolf on the subject of her poetry. Correspondents include Di Brandt, Betsy Warland, Beverley Daurio, Nathalie Stephens, Margaret Christakos, M.NourbeSe Philip, Erin Moure and Charles Berstein.

Writing and research files

Series consists of records created and maintained by Pat Fleisher between 1940 and 2008. The records in this series pertain to Fleisher's creative and freelance art writing. These records include Fleisher's early poetry and fiction, personal memoirs, and article drafts for freelance and magazine projects. Also part of the series are files consisting of background research for Fleisher's non-fiction writing, which include newspaper and magazine articles, artist bios and CVs, as well as correspondence and notes relating to her freelance and creative writing.

Photographs

Series consists of photographs created and maintained by Pat Fleisher from the 1930s to the late 2000s. The photographs in this series were largely created by Fleisher, though some portraits of Fleisher and her family were created by others, and document Fleisher's work as an artist and as a magazine editor. Fleisher's art photographs were often taken on her travels and focus on the streets and scenery of cities around the world, particularly Toronto and New York. Many photographs in this series depict art galleries, artists and art shows, which were often taken for the purpose of publication in Fleisher's magazines. Also included in this series are personal photographs of Fleisher and her family.

Artwork and memorabilia

Series consists of records created and maintained by Pat Fleisher from 1940 to 2007. The records in this series pertain to Fleisher's production of paintings, drawings and photographs and her accumulation of personal memorabilia relating to her life, work, and art shows. Files in this series include photographs, portfolios, CVs and artist statements, newspaper clippings, a sketchbook, a scrapbook, and an art appraisal.

Subject files

Series consists of a series of files containing information that relates to Wiseman's interests, particularly around social causes such as animal rights, nuclear disarmament, race relations and the environment as well as notebooks, maps, postcards, airline tickets, memorabilia and other material related to Wiseman's travels to China.

Audio visual records

Series consists of various sound recordings of Christie's performances, of talks by him or interviews with him during his years as an actor. It includes copies of music recorded by Christie including recordings of performances by his daughter Dinah Christie both alone and with Christie himself.There is also a recording on which Christie reflects upon his family history.

Personal files

Series consists of files related primarily to Norquay and her family. Records include her grandfather's notes for his Saturday Night Debating Society activities, her father's Sunday Bible talks, letters to and from her husband, parents and grandparents, records pertaining to Norquay's military service during and after World War II (Canadian Women's Army Corps), a scrapbook created by Norquay as a child, dance cards, some photographs, Norquay's creative writing notes and drafts of her family memoirs, diplomas, family genealogical clippings, Norquay's husband's Chelan Mission Field notes as a new United Church minister, correspondence with friends and admirers, and miscellaneous memorabilia.

Lighthouse files

Series consists of material that documents Hoffert's involvement with the band Lighthouse from its inception to the present and contains musical scores and hand written lyrics for many of their songs including "Sunny Days". It also consists of photographs, press clippings, promotional material and legal records pertaining to the band.

Awards, reading tours and promotional material

The series consists of correspondence, invitations, travel schedules, clippings and promotional material related to the publication of Mistry's work and to reading tours associated with it including his selection to the "Oprah Book Club". Series also includes material pertaining to the awards and nominations he received for his books.

Correspondence files

Series consists of personal and professional correspondence consisting of manuscript and typescript copies of letters received by Axelrod and, in many cases, copies of letters written by Axelrod himself.

Videos

Two videocassettes pertain to a trip to Japan by Pollock and the third pertains to a production, 'Portrait of the artist - is there one who understands me?'.

Photographs

Series consists of photographs of actors and scenes from Pollock's productions, 'Yes, I will yes', 'Ulysses in Nighttown,' as well as photographs of Pollock and members of the Joyce family in Trieste, Toronto and Dublin. As well there are newspaper clippings (photographs) that accompany articles on Pollock from Toronto newspapers, and a poster from the Canadian premiere of 'Ulysses in Nighttown'.

Diaries of Lloyd Mackenzie

Series consists of 69 bound journals kept by Mackenzie from 1935 to 2005 (excluding the years of 1942-1943), ephemera and two schoolroom photographs that include Mackenzie. The majority of the diaries consist of accounts of daily events, particularly international wars, revolutions, political events; the activities of celebrities, statesmen and royalty; natural disasters; and cultural and social issues. These entries include minimal personal opinion and are formatted similar to newspaper articles. Events of particular relevance to Mackenzie are often embellished with marginal illustrations and rubrication.

Mackenzie also records more personal notes on his daily activities; his employment history, wages, housing and work environment; his socializing in taverns and cocktail bars; films and plays he attended; his efforts to improve his education; the progress of his various writing projects; the health and activities of himself, family members and friends; his relationships with other gay men; as well as detailed accounts of his travels abroad. He records important events and dates for other individuals, particularly his parents, his sister, and close friends.

Most volumes of the diaries contain a synopsis of the year's events in the final pages of the bound volume. Beginning in the early 1970s, Mackenzie begins to write more reflectively in his diaries and provides his own opinions and insights into the events he records. There are introspective entries on diary writing in the beginning of several volumes of diaries written after 1975, and the entry for March 7, 1972 contains a reflection on his lifestyle choices and his atheism.

There are also reflective and critical entries on Canadian and American politics, homophobia, generational conflicts within the gay community, American foreign policy, Quebec sovereignty and other major social and political events of the late twentieth century.

Photographs and memorabilia

Series consists of photographs and personal memorabilia accumulated by and pertaining to Marilou McPhedran. The photographs in this series are predominantly commissioned portraits of McPhedran used for publication and biographical materials, but also include photographs taken at special events. Memorabilia in this series consists of autographed copies of books written by McPhedran's friends and colleagues.

Posters and certificates

Series consists of posters and certificates accumulated by Marilou McPhedran from the mid-1980s to the mid-2000s. These items pertain to events in which she participated or events held by organizations with which she was involved, including LEAF, the International Women's Rights Project, and the Task Force on the Sexual Abuse of Patients, as well as items related to McPhedran's interests, such as international women's rights. Also included in this series are McPhedran's 1985 Order of Canada certificate and her 2004 Master of Laws diploma.

Photographs

Series consists of photographs collected by Archie Alleyne. Material includes personal and professional photographs of Alleyne and his colleagues; photographs collected of various jazz musicians in history; and photographs of emerging artists.

Archie Alleyne Scholarship Fund

Series consists of records pertaining to Archie Alleyne's role as the sponsor of the Archie Alleyne Scholarship Fund, which provides funding for music students in post-secondary studies.

Task Force on the Sexual Abuse of Patients files

Series consists of records created and used by Marilou McPhedran while serving as chairperson of two task forces on the subject of sexual abuse of patients by physicians. The first of these independent task forces was commissioned by the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1990 and included members Harvey Armstrong, Rachel Edney, Pat Marshall, Roz Roach and coordinators Briar Long and Bonnie Homeniuk. The records in this series pertain to task force hearings and meetings and document the process of preparing the task force's preliminary and final reports. These records include McPhedran's resource materials and first-person testimonies submitted to the task force. Also included in this series are records created when the task force was reconvened in 2000 to review the impact of the Regulated Health Professions Act. Files in this series consist of reports, correspondence, memoranda, legal documents, notes, newspaper clippings, financial statements, academic papers, photographs, electronic documents, and video cassettes.

Canadian Firearms Program Advisory Committee files

Series consists of records accumulated by Marilou McPhedran pertaining to the work of the Program Advisory Committee of the Canadian Firearms Program, formed in February 2003, on which McPhedran served as a member until its disbandment in 2005. The records in this series document the general activities of the committee, particularly its quarterly meetings held in Ottawa, Ontario. Also included in this series are records pertaining to the Coalition for Gun Control, with which McPhedran was associated prior to and during her time on the Program Advisory Committee. These records include correspondence, reports, government documents, agendas, notes, news releases, fact sheets, briefs, newspaper clippings, and presentation slides (paper version).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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