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Ontario Media Development Corporation / Ontario Film Development Corporation files

Series consists of: film press kits, reports, agreements, meeting minutes, contracts, correspondence, media clippings, business trip itineraries, which document James Weyman's career as a producer and Manager of Industry Initiatives at the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) (2000-2015) and its predecessor, the Ontario Film Development Corporation (1986-1999).

Notebooks

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

Manuscripts and related files

Series consists of drafts and proofs of articles, poems, plays, short stories, essays and novels written by Swan, including "Unfit for Paradise", "The Biggest Modern Woman of the World", "The Last of the Golden Girls", "The Wives of Bath", "Stupid Boys Are Good to Relax With", "What Casanova Told Me", "The Western Light" (previously titled "Black Ships" and "The Hockey Killer"), and "The Dead Celebrities Club". Series also includes research material and notes pertaining to Swan's writing projects, correspondence with publishers and collaborators, lecture notes pertaining to Swan's book tours, promotional material for several of her books, as well as screenplays for the proposed and/or produced films of "The Biggest Modern Woman of the World" and "The Wives of Bath".

Conference materials and subject files

Series consists of records pertaining to Gilbert’s attendance at conferences and his professional and personal associations, as well as miscellaneous subject files. Records in these files include conference materials and papers, correspondence, and photographs.

Writing and related files

Records in this series document the wide scope of Gilbert’s writing projects and pertain in particular to his published books, “How to Win an Argument”, “Coalescent Argumentation”, “Office Party” and “Yellow Angel”, as well as unpublished novels, screenplays and stories, his unpublished textbook “Discovering Logic”, and his academic writing in the area of argumentation theory and gender and transgender theory. These records include draft manuscripts, screenplays, articles and stories as well as related correspondence, notes and research materials, publishing contracts, royalty statements, copies of published articles, and articles about Gilbert’s work.

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.

Student papers and notes

Series consists of Gilbert’s papers and notes from undergraduate courses taken at the City University of New York (Hunter College) and from his graduate studies at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and the University of Waterloo. Also included in the series are personal ephemera from this period and copies of letters pertaining to the formation of the journal “Telos” at SUNY Buffalo.

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.

Academic and teaching files

Series pertains to Swan's work as an instructor at York University and her tenure process, her position as the Millennial Robarts Chair in Canadian Studies for 1999-2000, her work for the Writers' Union of Canada, and her public lectures. Records in this series include course materials, teaching proposals, official York University publications, and lecture notes.

Correspondence files

Series consists of personal and professional correspondence and e-mail, sent and received by Swan.

Personal files

Series consists of correspondence, clippings, journals, notebooks, photographs, publications, ephemera, day planners, address books and other material documenting Swan's personal life and interests, in particular her early years as a student at Havergal College, as well as files pertaining to Swan's family. Some notebooks contain notes on Swan’s writing projects as well as personal diary entries.

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.

“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.

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.

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.

Correspondence

Series consists of Forer’s professional correspondence, which includes correspondence and forms pertaining to grant and fellowship applications, correspondence with other scientists and colleagues, correspondence pertaining to the submission of articles for publication in scholarly journals, and his work-related correspondence managed by the Department of Biology secretary at York University. Included in some files are photographs and drawings of cells from Forer’s experiments.

Teaching files

Series consists of files pertaining to courses taught by Forer at York University’s Department of Biology. These files include course materials such as syllabi, outlines, reading lists, handouts, examinations and tests, as well as correspondence and Forer’s lecture notes.

Four Shelter project files

Series consists of records pertaining to the work of Rahder and Associates for this project on behalf of women’s shelters in Durham Region and the Counties of Peterborough, Victoria, Haliburton, and Northumberland to identify under-served and marginalized women in their communities. Records in this series include proposals, correspondence, a contract, notes, meeting agendas, questionnaires, budgets, progress reports, research materials, training materials, executive summaries, strategic plans, and the project’s final report. Also included are records pertaining to the creation of a facilitator’s guide by Rahder and Associates for a YMCA anti-racist training program.

Publications, consulting and conference materials

Series consists of records documenting the scope of Rahder’s work as a planning consultant and academic and her involvement with professional organizations and groups. These records include conference materials, papers and reports written by Rahder, project proposals, technical drawings, photographic slides and reports relating to her consultancy work, research materials, drawings, correspondence and notes.

Planners Network files

Series consists of records pertaining to Rahder’s membership in and involvement with the Planners Network and its Toronto chapter, her participation and presentations at Planners Network and related conferences, and her work to coordinate Planners Network events and conferences. These records include conference materials, conference papers and abstracts, notes, memoranda, newsletters, correspondence and e-mail. Also included in the series are conference materials, papers and publications pertaining to the International Network for Urban Research and Action (INURA).

Faculty of Environmental Studies and York University files

Series pertains to Rahder’s role as a faculty member in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University, specifically her work on strategic planning, curriculum development and faculty interest clusters. Also included are records documenting her involvement with York University sustainability initiatives. Files in this series consist of correspondence, memoranda, e-mail, research materials, notes, reports, strategic plans, meeting agendas and minutes, workshop materials, newsletters, papers, and presentation slides (printouts).

Teaching files

Series pertains to Rahder’s work teaching urban planning and environmental studies courses at the University of Toronto, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, Queen’s University and York University. Records in this series include course syllabi, reading lists, bibliographies, lecture notes, course handouts, teaching evaluations, student reports, memoranda, and a SSHRC grant application file.

Graduate student files

Series consists of papers, notebooks, notes, photographs, photographic slides, maps, and research materials created and/or used by Rahder while a graduate student at the University of Toronto’s Department of Urban and Regional Planning, where she completed her MSc (1977) and PhD (1985) degrees.

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.

Katherine Packer files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Katherine Packer, including personal letters from William Packer, her diploma from the University of Michigan, transcripts, and personal correspondence.

Other William Packer files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by William Packer that are separate from the Crowe dispute files and as such pertain to his academic career both as a student and as a teacher, including his time spent at United College in Manitoba, University of Toronto, City of Toronto Board of Education, and Royal Military College. The records regarding United College mainly address salary negotiations and the emergence of the Canadian Association of University Teachers. The series contains correspondence, newsletters, bulletins, drafts for speeches and interviews, curriculum vitaes, transcripts, certificates, contracts, visas, licenses, permits, and ephemera.

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.

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

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.

Early life and personal records

Series consists of records pertaining to Jim Galloway's early life in Scotland, as well as personal records created throughout his life. Records include notes, sketches and other documents from Galloway's early childhood education and tenure at the Glasgow School of Art, personal notes and correspondence, travel records, date books, passports and immigration records, and other material. Series does not contain records pertaining to Galloway's early musical projects in Scotland, which can be found in the Working Life and Photographs series.

General correspondence

Series consists of personal and professional correspondence, created or compiled by Galloway over the course of his life.

Sheet music and other material

Series consists of sheet music, scores, musical instruction books, and other related material created or compiled by Galloway over the course of his career.

Photographs

Series consists of personal and professional photographs taken or compiled by Galloway over the course of his life. Subjects include promotional photographs of Galloway and his various musical projects, gig photographs, travel images, photographs of family and friends, and other subjects.

Contracts

Series consists primarily of contracts created throughout the duration of Galloway's career as a performing artist, booking agent and festival administrator. Series also includes some correspondence pertaining to contracts, as well as miscellaneous notes, tax records, and other material. Some overlap exists between this series and the Working Life series.

Working life

Series consists of records pertaining to the career of Jim Galloway, including those related to his work as a teacher, touring Jazz musician, radio host, booking agent and Toronto Jazz festival co-founder and administrator. Records include notes, correspondence, promotional material, financial records, festival and gig memorabilia, set lists and song lyrics, records related to specific creative projects, various music union records, draft articles, award documentation, records pertaining to Galloway's agent and record label, grant applications, and other material.

Notebooks

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

Financial records

Series consists of accounting records, financial values for Michael Snow's drawings, and financial records for A Far Shore.

Personal files

Series consists of date books, diaries, report cards, personal memorabilia, biographical and genealogical material and notebooks.

Legal records

Series consists of legal agreements and disputes, travel documents, and divorce papers.

Printed material

Series consists of newspaper clippings, exhibition catalogues, invitations, articles, journals, and books collected by Joyce Wieland. Includes material created or authored by Wieland or related to Michael Snow (her former husband), research materials and items collected for personal interest.

Sound recordings

Series consists of interviews, speeches, discussions, and other personal interest recordings.

Moving image records

Series consists of video tape productions of 'Women of Distinction' and 'Mary McEwan' and film reels of 'A and B in Ontario'.

Correspondence

Series consists of general, personal, and business correspondence documenting Wieland's work with the art community, social issues, and the honours she received for her work in art and film.

Manuscripts

Series consists of scripts by Joyce Wieland and others, Wieland's writings in notebooks, and lecture notes on painting.

Grant files

Series consists of grant program guides, applications, supporting documentation, and correspondence relating to grants received by Wieland from the Canada Council, Ontario Arts Council and Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Culture.

Graphic material

Series consists of original art work by Joyce Wieland including sketches, three-dimensional pieces, drafts of visual ideas, notebooks, and prints of finished pieces. There are photocopies of sketches found in other series included here, as well as some photographs used by Wieland for her artwork.

Photographs

Series consists of portraits and snapshots of Joyce Wieland, personal photographs of family and friends (i.e. Wendy Michener), photos used in the creation of her art pieces, photos of her finished artwork, and stills from film shots (The Far Shore). Some sketches may be found with the photos.

Records of Maura Matesic

Series consists of records of the Canadian Law and Society Association retained by Maura Matesic in her role as treasurer, including: newsletters, conference programs, bylaws, minutes of meetings, financial reports, budgets, and documents dealing with its incorporation, journal, website, committees, and the Task Force on the Canadian Common Law Degree.

Photographs

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

General correspondence

Series consists of correspondence written and received by Lee Lorch in his capacity as a mathematician, scholar, social activist, father and spouse. Also includes some correspondence received by his wife, Grace Lorch.

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.

Correspondence and subject files

Series consists of Kulyk Keefer’s personal and professional correspondence, largely with other Canadian writers, as well as subject files pertaining to her literary career, including research materials, publicity materials, book reviews, newspaper clippings and magazine articles.

Tavistock Institute records

Series consists of records related to the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations, of which Eric Trist was a founding member. Includes Tavistock publications and histories, notes and clippings by and about Tavistock members, and correspondence and other material pertaining to volume one of The Social Engagement of Social Science: A Tavistock Anthology, (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1990).

Writing and project files

Series consists of publications, presentation scripts, notes and other writings authored or co-authored by Eric Trist, bibiliographies of Trist's and others' works, and audio recordings of Trist and of conversations between Trist and Howard Perlmutter. Many of the publications in this series were used as source material for the book Social Engagement of Social Science: A Tavistock Anthology, edited by Trist (Tavistock, 1990). In such cases, this has been noted at the file level.

Early life and biographical records

Series consists of records pertaining to Trist's early life, education and biography. Early life records include family photographs, elementary school records, student records from Cambridge and Yale Universities, drawings and poetry created by Trist, and other material. Biographical records include: writings about Trist by others; curricula vitae; records related to Trist's honorary LLD from York University; obituaries and memorial records; and records pertaining to Trist's biography, Behavior, Technology, and Organizational Development: Eric Trist and the Tavistock Institute, by Richard Trahair (Transaction, 2015).

Correspondence

Series consists of personal and professional correspondence between Eric Trist and a number of individuals, as well as correspondence created or received by Beulah Trist about the life and work of Eric Trist.

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.

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

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.

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).

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.

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.

Image files

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Client files

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

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

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

Professorial files

Series consists of records documenting Axelrod's career as a university professor and administrator. Many records pertain in particular to his role as Dean of the Faculty of Education at York University between 2001 and 2008, as well as his work on committees (Ontario Association of Deans of Education, Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations). Included are correspondence, job applications, course outlines and student evaluations for courses taught by Axelrod, copies of research grant applications, past tenure files, photographs, reports, speeches, assessments, conference materials, newspaper and magazine articles.

Academic files

Series consists of Axelrod's high school, undergraduate and graduate school essays, speeches, drafts of articles written for student newspapers and other materials that document his involvement with student organizations including the Council of the York Student Federation, the Ontario Federation of Students and the Ontario Union of Students, as well as his research interest in post-secondary education and the student union movement. These records include publications, papers, articles and news releases.

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.

Research and writing files

Series consists of records pertaining to the research, writing, editing, publication and promotion of Axelrod’s books, including his PhD thesis, "The economy, government and the universities of Ontario, 1945-1973”, which was republished as "Scholars and dollars: politics, economics and the universities of Ontario, 1945-1980", "Making a middle class: student life in English Canada during the Thirties", "Transitions: schooling and employment in Canada" (co-editor with Paul Anisef), "The promise of schooling: education in Canada, 1800-1914", "Youth, university and Canadian society: essays in the social history of higher education" (co-editor with John G. Reid), "Opportunity and uncertainty: life course experiences of the class of '73" (co-writer with Paul Anisef), "Values in conflict: the university, the marketplace and the trials of liberal education" and "Knowledge matters: essays in honour of Bernard J. Shapiro" (editor), as well as his various articles, reviews, conference papers, and commentaries. Records in this series are research materials, correspondence, draft manuscripts, audio recordings, photographs, interview transcripts, book proofs, reader reports, publishing contracts, speaking notes and promotional materials.

Marshall McLuhan files

This series consists of correspondence, contracts, notes, drafts, clippings, offprints, photographs, and ephemera created and accumulated by CSWS Ltd. as agents of Marshall McLuhan and his estate. CSWS Ltd. began representing Marshall McLuhan around 1970.

The records in this series document the close working relationship and friendship between Matie Molinaro and the McLuhan family (especially her friendship with his spouse Corinne McLuhan) in managing Marshall McLuhan’s legacy, “brand”, and the rights to his work subsequent to his death in December 1980.

Files from accession 1990-018 include: correspondence of Marshall McLuhan, which was utilized in a published correspondence volume, edited by his wife Corinne and Matie Molinaro, “Letters of Marshall McLuhan” (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1987); galleys of McLuhan works ('Laws of the media,'); correspondence and reports of the Centre for Culture and Technology at the University of Toronto; lecture invitations; various television and film proposals, scripts, and related correspondence, as well as material about McLuhan (books, articles, newspaper clippings, etc), and the 'Management game,' which includes a sample deck of cards used in the game as well as orders for the game.

Files from accessions 2010-040 and 2012-066 include: public appearance requests; requests for permission to cite and republish the work of McLuhan; research material and drafts for the book, “Letters of Marshall McLuhan” (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1987); correspondence and reports related to the preparation, negotiations and acquisition of the McLuhan Papers by the Public Archives of Canada in 1984; correspondence with communication scholars and co-authors of works with Marshall McLuhan, including Bruce R. Powers, Barrington Nevitt, and W. Terrence Gordon; reprint agreement in 2001 and related correspondence with Mo Cohen of Gingko Press of Berkeley, California which led to renewed interest in Marshall McLuhan’s work; correspondence related to the planning of the Toronto International McLuhan Festival of the Future in 2004.

Also included are files about several members of the McLuhan family, including Elsie McLuhan (mother), Corinne McLuhan, and children Eric, Michael, Teri, and Mary.

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.

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.

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

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