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York administrative records

Series consists of records pertaining to Gentles’ administrative duties at York University, particularly his work on the convocation committee, the faculty council, and the senior common room committee. Includes minutes, correspondence, financial statements, notes, and other material.

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.

Photographs

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

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.

Correspondence

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

Memorabilia

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

Correspondence

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

Andy Rose documentary

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Theresa Burke in her capacity as a producer for a 2009 CBC Fifth Estate documentary titled "Someone got away with murder," about Andy Rose, a Canadian man convicted of the 1983 murder of German tourists Bernd Goericke and Andrea Scherp. These records document both Burke's research, interview and production work for the documentary as well as the details of Rose's two murder trials and his involvement in a "Mr. Big" police sting operation. The records in this series include correspondence, memoranda, transcripts, court documents, newspaper articles, scripts, travel itineraries, journal articles, notes, photographs, audio and video cassettes, identity cards, a poster, a CD-R, and DVD-Rs.

Mason Jenkins research materials

File consists of records created and accumulated by Theresa Burke as a researcher for director John Kastner's 2010 documentary, "Life with Murder". The records in this series document Burke's research about Mason Jenkins, convicted of the 1998 murder of his sister in Chatham, Ontario. These records include copies of Jenkins' prison files and outgoing correspondence, police transcripts, newspaper articles, journal articles, audio cassettes, police interrogation videos, a contact list and a book.

September 11, 2001 documentary

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Theresa Burke in her role as a producer for the CBC television program The Fifth Estate. The records in this series pertain to a 2001 documentary, titled "Terror", on the subject of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. These records, which include interview transcripts, production materials, correspondence, research materials, notes, newspaper articles, and copies of court documents, document Burke's research and interviewing work and the process of assembling the stock footage and other visual components for the program. Research materials pertain to the individuals involved, U.S. foreign policy, the post-attack investigation, as well as the psychology and financial backing of the perpetrators.

Personal files

Series consists of personal records created and maintained by Theresa Burke from the 1970s to the 2000s. These records include personal letters, journals, day planners, resumes and covering letters, university essays and notes, poetry, and photographs.

Canadian military and post-traumatic stress disorder documentary

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Theresa Burke during the production of CBC "Fifth estate" documentary "Broken heroes" (Oct. 2009), on the subject of Canadian Forces soldiers dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder. These records primarily concern the research and interviews conducted for this production. Also included are research materials and interview transcripts concerning veteran soldiers with cancer and their exposure to depleted uranium on tours of duty. The records in this series include interview and meeting transcripts, correspondence, notes, newspaper and journal articles, audio cassettes, and DVD-Rs.

Dance, theatre and performing arts programs and flyers

Series consists of dance, theatre, music and other performing arts programs, brochures, flyers, magazines, and newsletters collected by Selma Odom from 1972 to 2008. Materials represent dance performances, events, and venues primarily in North America and Europe, with strong representation of the Toronto dance scene.

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.

Kevin MacKinnon research materials

Series consists of research materials accumulated by Theresa Burke pertaining to the 1994 murder conviction of Kevin MacKinnon, the legal case against him, and his claim of innocence. These records include legal and court documents, correspondence, newspaper articles, and photographs.

Sexual abuse prevention guide files

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

Early education and literary files

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

Audio recordings

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

Research

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

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

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

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

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

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

Digital files

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

Professional and professorial files

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

Activism files

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

Photographs and memorabilia

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

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.

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.

Banana production and economic differentiation in coastal Ecuador : research materials

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

ICCSASW Committees

Series consists of material relating to ICCSASW’s various committees. The ten-member Steering Committee was to meet annually and the Executive Committee was to meet on an ad-hoc basis. The Advisory Management Committee assisted on budgeting matters. Files contain committee meeting reports, resolutions, budgets, photographs, notes and some correspondence.

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.

Financial records

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

Political and personal photographs

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

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

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

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

Board of Directors records

Series consists of the agendas, minutes and administrative records and reports of the Desh Pardesh Board of Directors.

Committee records

Series consists of agendas, minutes, submissions, evaluations and biographical information created and accumulated by members of the programming committee of Desh Pardesh, in the course of their activities soliciting, evaluating and organizing workshops, seminars, dance, music and theatre performances, literary readings, art exhibits and film screenings.

Program and project files

Series consists of organizational records, promotional material, correspondence and programmes for on-going programming administered by Desh Pardesh committees and staff, including: film retrospectives; industry-related workshops; community conferences; the publication of the Desh Pardesh zine, 'Avec Pyar'; memorials for Desh Pardesh participants; theatre tour productions and other events sponsored or co-sponsored by Desh Pardesh.

Publicity and promotional materials

Series consists of administrative records, correspondence, festival programmes, press releases, advertisements, promotional materials, flyers, postcards, bookmarks, pamphlets and posters created and distributed by the publicity branch of the Desh Pardesh Programming Committee and the Desh Pardesh Board of Directors.

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.

Posters

Series primarily consists of posters promoting the Mariposa Folk Festival, in addition to including festival maps and posters of artists and other folk festivals.

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.

Refugee case files

Series consists of files maintained by Nancy Pocock and pertaining to her work as a refugee case worker. Files contain applications and testimonies of individuals and families applying for refugee status in Canada, correspondence with government bodies and other individuals and organizations concerned with the status of refugees as well as background information on respective applicants and/or their country of origin. The files have been arranged alphabetically by name of applicant or country of origin.

Academic matters : Series N. Various activities

Series consists of annual reports of Herzberg's professional activities; correspondence with the departmental chair, dean, and other faculty members; the faculty strike of 1996/1997; efforts over 20 years to restrict smoking at York; and other topics.

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.

“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.

Research output, publications and drafts

Series consists of Wittenberg’s research output – books, articles, conference papers, book reviews, in both published and draft forms - from 1951 to posthumously published materials. Materials are written in German, French and English and for the most part pertain to the need and the ways to treat mathematical education as a foundational element within any humanistic education system.

Writing and research files

Series consists of recordings pertaining to Doob’s research and scholarship interest in medieval studies, dance, and medicine. Series contains interview transcripts and notes, manuscripts, notes, drafts and publications, lectures, grant applications, research-related photographs, and reference material including dance programmes.

A significant portion of the series pertains to the National Ballet of Canada including research material for over thirty repertoires; interview material with Rudolf Nureyev, Celia Franca, Karen Kain, Erik Bruhn, James Kudelka, Rex Harrington, Dominique Dumais, and Glen Tetley; and the manuscripts of Karen Kain and Rex Harrington’s autobiography drafts.

Series also includes the draft manuscript of ‘Nebauchadnezzar’s Children: Conventions of Madness in Middle English Literature,’ and research material related to labyrinths in the middle ages and Chaucer.

John D. Harbron's notes and outlines for projects, and personal material

This series consists of John D. Harbron's original notes, several notebooks and booklets, writing plans, index cards, and sample chapters for books and articles.

Also included are class notes and memorabilia from the University of Toronto and the University of Havana; cheque stubs and freelancing schedules; and material from his naval career including Royal Roads University.

John D. Harbron's research and resources about Cuba and Latin America

This series contains John D. Harbron's reseach and resources, including notes, reports, essays, various publications and newspaper clippings, covering topics related to Cuba and Latin America. Harbron's files concentrate on various aspects and the affairs relating to pre-revolutionary Cuba, revolutionary Cuba, and post-revolutionary Cuba, and Latin America. There are several files with research on Canada-Cuba and Canada-Latin America relations. The files in this series also contain correspondence, photographs, items from a trade development mission to Cuba, and information on Cuban exiles and armed forces, and Latin America's military forces.

John D. Harbron's audio cassette recordings

This series consists of audio cassette recordings containing personal interviews, reports, and presentations on topics related to Cuba and Latin America. An accompanying handwritten list by John D. Harbron contains notes about all of the recordings.

Writing files

The series consists of notes, drafts and proofs of collected and uncollected poems written by Coles including manuscript drafts of his collections "K in love," "The prinzhorn collection," "Forest of the medieval world," "Kurgan," and "How we all swiftly," among others. It contains research material, notes and drafts of his novel "Doctor Bloom's story," his autobiographical work "A dropped glove in Regent Street," a poetry collection "Where we might have been," correspondence with publishers, interviews with Coles, reviews of his work, publicity material related to his writing, and book reviews written for "The Globe and mail." It also includes the manuscript for Tomas Transtomer's "For the living and the dead," which Coles translated from Swedish as well as correspondence between Coles and Tomas and Monica Transtromer regarding this work.

Literary manuscripts and other writings files

The series consists of research material, notes, drafts and manuscripts of Powe's published and unpublished works including his books "A Climate Changed" (1984), "Noise of Time" (1989), "A Tremendous Canada of Light" (1993), "Outage: A Journey Into Electric City" (1995), "The Solitary Outlaw: Trudeau, Lewis, Gould, Canetti, McLuhan", "Mystic Trudeau" (1997), "Towards a Canada of Light" (2006), "These Shadows Remain" (2011), his 2009 PhD thesis, "Apocalypse and alchemy: visions of Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye", the reworked and published version of his PhD thesis, "Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye: Apocalypse and Alchemy" (2014), "Where Seas and Fables Meet" (2015), and "Decoding Dust" (2016). It also includes drafts and/or printed copies of numerous reviews, essays and articles written by or about him, and drafts pertaining to the "Opening Time: On the Energy Threshold" collaborative project. Series also includes correspondence with publishers and fellow writers such as Irving Layton, Hugh Kenner and J.G. Ballard in reference to his work, publicity material for several of his books, and copies of journals and magazines in which Powe's work appeared.

Printed material

The series consists of copies of published works inscribed by their respective authors.

Correspondence and subject files

The series consists of personal and professional correspondence including manuscript and typescript copies of letters received by Powe, copies of letters written by Powe, as well as printed copies of incoming and outgoing e-mail. It includes correspondence with friends, students, publishers, fellow writers and academics, among them R. Murray Shafer, Don DeLillo, Gary Geddes, Susan Swan, John Ralston Saul, Joe Keogh, John Robert Colombo, Eric McLuhan and Pierre Trudeau. Series also consists of subject files containing clippings, publicity material, audio recordings, video cassettes, photographs, brochures, notes and other material pertaining to speaking engagements, conferences such as the "Trudeau Era Conference" and "Rethinking McLuhan", and York University's Living Literacies Initiative, Foundation and Endeavour (LLIFE).

Tom Harbron and Sarah Lillian Peace files

Series contains textual records created and accumulated by John D. Harbron's father, Tom Habron, and mother, Sarah Lilliane Peace, in their roles in the military as a doctor and dietician. Records in the form of correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, reports, and ephemera include documentation on promotion within the military, the medical corps and military hospitals, war and remembrance files, nutrition in military diets, and wartime food production in Canada.

Academic and teaching material

Series consists of material documenting Lorch's academic career as a mathematician, including his work at the institutions of York University, the University of Alberta, Fisk University, Penn State College, Philander Smith College, City College of New York and Wesleyan University. Includes lecture notes, exam questions, student evaluations and assignments. Also includes lectures notes, teaching material and administrative records related to Lorch's academic exchanges in other North American and European institutions, his participation in conferences, and administrative involvement in professional organizations, committees and grant-funding bodies. Also includes some student material from his time as an undergraduate and doctoral candidate at Cornell University and the University of Cincinnati.

Social activism material

Series consists of files of correspondence, newspaper clippings, articles and reference material related to Lee and Grace Lorch's activities as social activists and community organizers. These include detailed legal case files and correspondence transferred from law firms who represented Prof. Lorch in various court cases in the 1950s regarding charges laid by the House Committee on Un-American Activities and his dismissal from Penn State and Fisk University. Also includes material regarding Grace Lorch's case against the Boston School Board in 1944-1945 and her activities during the Little Rock Crisis of 1957.

Also includes subject files and correspondence accumulated by Prof. Lorch in later years regarding various subjects including racism, sexism and political discrimination in academia; political prisoners and academic freedom; mandatory retirement; socialist movements in Latin America and Africa; the civil rights movement; peace efforts and nuclear disarmament; Chile ; Cuba ; The German Democratic Republic (GDR) ; Lituania; South Africa; the USSR; Vietnam; First Nations rights in Canada; Canadian socialist organizations and unions; and his research on the first African-American to receive a PhD (in physics) in the United States, Edward Alexander Bouchet (1852-1918).

Also includes correspondence, meeting minutes and reports from various committees, local events, societies and community organizations in which Lorch was active.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

Toronto Telegram personality prints

Series consists of a series of photographic prints, news clippings and printed illustrations of individuals whose likeness was published in the Toronto Telegram. This could include birth, death, marriage, graduation announcements, as well as individuals documented by the newspaper at local events, celebrations, and political, social and organizational activities. Individuals can be ordinary citizens, celebrities, politicians, criminals, socialites, scientists, military personnel, nurses and medical staff, social workers, members of fraternal organizations, clergy and religious, social activists, protesters and others.

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Toronto Telegram scrapbooks and clippings

Series consists of scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and printed materials. The scrapbooks are of three types. The fist is a collection of large scrapbooks, approximately 220 in total, that consists of copies of the Toronto Telegram and it's predecessor, The Evening Telegram. These scrapbooks are divided into several categories of material: "Advertising and promotion", "Circulation and Carriers", "Clubs", "Contests", "Events", "Daily and Weekly Features" (such as "schooner Days by C.H.J. Snider); "General Clippings", "News Features" (which include royal visits); "Outdoor Activities"; photo albums of high profile personalities such as royalty and politicians; "Sports", "Theatre and Opera", as wella s feature columns and programs run by the The Globe and Mail and The Toronto Star.
The second group is a collection of scrapbooks and editorials and contests of the Telegram and its rivals, The Toronto Star and The Toronto Globe and Mail. The scrapbooks consists of Toronto Telegram editorians (1962-1967), Globe & Mail editorials (1961-1970) and Toronto Star editorials (1940-1968). There are also indexes to Star editorials, scrapbooks concerning the Star's Santa Claus Fund (1923-1960) and the Star's Fresh Air Fund.
Finally, there are two moderately sized collections of scrapbooks. The first consists of four books, covering the Toronto Transit Commission (1950-1970), and the second covers the canals of the St.Lawrence River (1910-1939).

The newspaper clippings are divided into two broad areas: Personalities, and Subjects. These consists of clippings from the Telegram arranged alphabetically by personality name, including such people as Winston Churchill, Henry Fort, Mitchell Hepburn, and Nellie McClung; and subjects, ranging from Abortion to Medicine and Australia to Japan. Both groups of files are complete only to the letter "M" (the remaining files do not appear to have been transferred to the archives).
The printed material consists of accompanying material removed from the files of photoprints from the 1987-001 accession. It contains information about the subjects of the photos they were separated from and are cross-referenced with those print files.

Toronto Telegram

History research files and correspondence

Series consists of records pertaining to Gentles’ research and publishing in the field of English history. Includes files pertaining to: the publishing of various articles and book reviews, as well as his monograph, The New Model Army in England, Ireland and Scotland, 1645-1653 (Blackwell, 1992); the Toronto Research Group in Early Modern British History; and various research trips dating from the late 1970s to the 1990s. Series also includes records related to the publishing of a Festschrift in honour of British historian Austin Woolrych, with whom Gentles had a longstanding relationship. The volume, Soldiers, Writers and Statesmen in the English Revolution (Cambridge University Press, 1998), was co-edited by Gentles. Series also includes several files of correspondence related to Gentles’ history research activities, as well as one file of 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.

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.

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence received by Jeanne Randolph as well as some copies of her outgoing correspondence. Most of the correspondence is personal in nature, exchanged between Randolph, her family and friends in letter, postcard or e-mail formats. Correspondents include Suzanne Mantell, Alan J. Berger, Sigrid Dahle, Vera Frenkel, Christopher Lefler, and Elizabeth, Carol and Amy Randolph.

Writing and related files

Series consists of files documenting Jeanne Randolph's writing in the area of art theory and criticism. Included in this series are notes, research materials, photographs and annotated draft manuscripts pertaining to articles published in journals and exhibition catalogues and her books "Psychoanalysis and synchronized swimming", "Symbolism and its discontents", "Why stoics box" and "Ethics of luxury". Samples of Randolph's early creative writing are also part of this series, as are notes and promotional materials pertaining to lectures and readings given by Randolph in the 1990s and 2000s as part of writing residency programs or in promotion of her books.

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).

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.

Manuscripts and other writing

Series pertains to Scheier's poetry and prose writing and includes manuscripts for her books "Second Nature", "Sky", "Saints and Runners", "Language in Her Eye" (editor), "Kaddish for my Father : New and Selected Poems 1970-1999", draft poems, articles, notes and writing fragments, writing-related correspondence, and writing from workshops. Some manuscripts sent to Scheier by other writers are also part of this series.

Writers' Union of Canada files

Series consists of records accumulated and created by Scheier in her capacity as a Writers' Union of Canada Ontario representative and National Council member (1986-88) and as chair of its Rights and Freedoms Committee (1988-89). Included in the series are publications, meeting minutes, member lists and newsletters.

Activism files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Scheier while involved with various socialist, social justice and feminist groups in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, including the Sparacist League, Students for a Democratic Society, the Trotskyist League of Canada, Women and Words, and the Canadian Abortion Rights Action League (CARAL). Records in this series include draft speeches, articles and notes written by Scheier, correspondence, publications, research files, meeting agendas and minutes.

Writing and related files

Series consists of pre-publication or draft versions of writing by Mandel for academic periodicals, newspapers and magazines, conferences, public lectures and speeches, on a wide variety of legal and political topics, particularly constitutional law, prison reform, and Canadian and international politics. Included in this series are reference materials and notebooks, as well as scripts co-written with Harry J. Glasbeek for their radio program, “A taste of justice”, and scripts and transcripts pertaining to Mandel’s contributions to a 1983 CBC Radio “Ideas” program.

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.

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.

Feminist Challenge files

Series consists of records created by Janice Newton while completing her PhD research at York University and, later, adapting her dissertation into the 1995 monograph The Feminist Challenge to the Canadian Left, 1900-1918 (McGill-Queen's University Press). The records include research notes, correspondence, photocopies of primary source materials, lecture notes, scrapbooks, photographic prints and negatives, and an audio interview with Mary Ford, niece of Mary Cotton Wisdom.

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.

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