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Sheila Harbron's personal and genealogical research files

This series contains the personal and professional papers of Sheila Harbron, which were collected and prepared by her in her capacity as President of the Etobicoke Branch of the Canadian Federation of University Women, 1966-1967, and President of the Governor Simcoe Branch of the United Empire Loyalists' Association, 1989-1992. This series includes the personal papers, correspondence, family and genealogical research, and photographs, of the Buck, Harbron, Hardy, Lester, Matheson, Ryerson families.

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.

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 articles, essays, and other writings

The series contains John D. Harbron's published and unpublished writings, including articles, essays and story proposals. Article clippings and correspondence are available from Business Week, as well as film scripts written for the National Film Board, speeches, editorials, and selected Thomson column clippings. Also included is the complete record of Dr. Harbron's column in The Miami Herald (1969-1999), the longest continuous column to date on Canada in American newspapers, concentrated on Canada's various relations with the USA, Latin America, and Canada-Cuban relations, and readers' correspondence. Articles written for Canadian newspapers, such as The Globe and Mail (1960s-1990s), The Financial Post (1950s-1970s), and The Toronto Telegram, also form part of this series. The series also includes articles written for Christian Science Monitor, the New York Times, and various other American newspapers. As well, the series includes several tear sheets of articles by Harbron from Spanish publications. The articles in this series cover a wide range of topics in Canadian business and politics, as well as international affairs, with articles about Europe, USA, Cuba and Latin America.

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 correspondence

This series consists of John D. Harbron's personal correspondence from during his professional career as a journalist, author, and academic. This series also contains correspondence received from family and friends. Included are letters on naval and defence affairs, Latin American affairs, letters-to-the-editor, as well as photographs and newspaper clippings.

General CBC files of Sig Gerber

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

Man alive production files

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

Electronic, sound, and moving image records

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

Notebooks and planners

Series consists of 174 bound notebooks with Lewis's handwritten notes, twelve daily planners, and one address book. The notebooks appear to be related to Lewis's reporting research while following Canadian politics, and reporting on political figures, candidates, and elections, and include his observations, research, and quotes. The planners include working and scheduling notes, and some loose documents tucked inside the books.

Personal files and speeches

Series consists of correspondence, notes, ephemera, address books, files pertaining to family and friends, legal documents, unpublished work, and published articles by or about Robert Lewis. Many of the drafts, edits and final versions of speeches written and given by Lewis are included in the series.

Research, reports and other files

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

Rogers Media files

Series consists of records from Lewis's work as vice president of content creation at Rogers Media Inc., including correspondence, notes and research files, meeting minutes, strategic planning files, corporate and budget documents, content development planning and reports, audience research files, press clippings, annual reports, and five optical discs containing textual records.

Maclean's files

Series consists of records from Lewis's work as a reporter and editor with Maclean's magazine, including clipped articles, correspondence, notes, article drafts, and research files. The research files are generally of a political nature, including notes and other research material regarding the Canadian government, Pierre Trudeau, federal political parties and the federal election, as well as clippings, notes and research about the RCMP and the McDonald Commission. Files also include notes, documents and clippings regarding the Royal Commission on Newspapers. More general files include clippings, notes, publication planning files, correspondence, readership reports, and other editorial material. Files related to Lewis's managerial role include correspondence, staffing and personnel files, strategic, operational and budgetary planning files, and files documenting his move from Maclean's to Rogers Media. The series also contains a puzzle that was part of a Maclean's treasure hunt contest.

Early career and Time files

Series consists of records from Lewis's early journalism career as a reporter with The Montreal Star and Time Magazine. Records include photographs, research notes, reports, drafts, internal and interoffice memoranda, correspondence, news releases, magazine and newspaper clippings, and other material.

Subject files

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

Scripts and production files

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

Memorabilia

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

Day planners

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

Correspondence

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

Travel files

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

Subject files

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

Scripts and work files

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

School files and yearbooks

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

Day planners and expense books

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

Correspondence

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

Audio recordings

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

Artwork and related files

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

Ontario Medical Association v. Marilou McPhedran

Series consists of records pertaining to a libel lawsuit brought against Marilou McPhedran by the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) regarding a 2001 article titled "First, do no harm", written by McPhedran for the "Globe and Mail" newspaper. These records document the court appeal of Dr. Anil Mussani, who was found guilty of the sexual abuse of a patient by the College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the OMA's role as intervenor, the nature of McPhedran's response to the lawsuit, and negotiations for the settlement of the case. Included in the series are research and preparatory materials for the lawsuit, some pertaining to McPhedran's work as chair of the Task Force on the Sexual Abuse of Patients, which she headed in 1991 and 2000. The records in this series include legal documents and transcripts; reports; journal, magazine and newspaper articles; correspondence and memoranda.

Big band arrangements

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

Orchestral scores

Series consists of orchestral scores used by the Rex Battle Orchestra. Music sheets contain the parts for various instruments, sometimes featuring Battle's writing or notes.

For the record production files

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

Publications

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

Photographs

Series consists of photographs of or by Alison Pick, taken in the 1990s and 2000s. These photographs pertain to canoe trips taken by Pick; her attendance at literary workshops, writing retreats and readings; publicity photographs; research for her book "The Sweet Edge"; and social gatherings with Canadian writers including Michael Crummey, Michael Winter, Christine Pountney, Steven Heighton, David Seymour, Karen Solie, and many others.

Memorabilia

Series consists of records accumulated by Alison Pick pertaining to her literary career, including reviews of her books, interviews she gave about her writing, items from literary events and workshops she attended, and awards she received. Some personal memorabilia is also part of this series.The records in this series are magazine and newspaper articles, book reviews, invitations, event programs and name tags, speaking notes, correspondence, e-mail, certificates and plaques, an audio cassette, compact discs, a DVD, medals, posters, a photograph, and Pick's high school yearbooks.

Manuscripts, notebooks, and other writing

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

Day planners and journals

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

Correspondence

Series consists of personal and professional correspondence sent and received by Alison Pick. These records include handwritten letters and greeting cards but are predominantly e-mail correspondence. Most of the e-mail correspondence in this series was exchanged between Pick and a number of other Canadian writers and poets, her editor, literary agent and publishers. These records pertain to personal topics as well as Pick's literary career, including the writing, editing, publication, promotion and sale of Pick's 2010 novel, "Far to Go", her 2014 memoir, "Between Gods", and her 2017 novel, "Strangers with the Same Dream".

Writing and research files

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

Publication files

Series consists of records created and maintained by Pat Fleisher pertaining to her four art publications: Art Magazine (1969-1982), Artpost (1983-1992), Artfocus (1992-2004), and City Art (2004-2005), as well as her website, Artfocus Online (1996-2009). These records document Fleisher's work in the production of these publications, including magazine printing, article research and creation, procurement of advertisements and subscriptions, and magazine finances. Files in this series consist of correspondence, article drafts, photographs, artist bios and CVs, grant applications, invoices and financial statements, notes, art show notices, and audio cassettes. Also included in this series are copies of Society of Canadian Artists (SCA) newsletters from 1965 to 1968, edited by Fleisher.

Photographs

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

International Association of Art Critics (AICA) files

Series consists of records created and maintained by Pat Fleisher in her capacity as a founding member and treasurer of the Canadian branch of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA). These records are primarily notices and correspondence sent to members, but some files pertain to Fleisher's role in collecting membership dues for Canadian members and her travel to London to attend the 2000 AICA Congress. Files in this series also include a copy of a letters patent, grant application materials, a constitution and by-laws, and photographs.

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence created and maintained by Pat Fleisher between 1965 and the late 2000s. The correspondence in this series pertains to Fleisher's personal and professional life, including issues regarding her magazine publishing work, art shows, letters of recommendation, her family, and a wide variety of other topics. Files in this series also include photographs, newspaper clippings, press releases, and financial statements.

Artwork and memorabilia

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

Art show materials

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Pat Fleisher between 1977 and 2008. The records in this series pertain to Pat Fleisher's involvement with the administration, curation and promotion of a number of ongoing group art shows, as well as art shows featuring her own photography. Documented in this series is Fleisher's work for annual group shows including the Art Expo Toronto, the Toronto Indoor Art Show, and the Artfocus Fall Annual Artists' Show, as well as solo shows she curated for herself and for other artists at Sassafraz Restaurant, Cantine, Starbucks, and Holy Blossom Temple in Toronto. Files in this series consist of correspondence, notices, flyers, pamphlets, photographs, computer disks, press releases, and posters.

Artist files

Series consists of records accumulated and created by Pat Fleisher between 1975 and 2008. The records in this series pertain to Fleisher's work as an art magazine publisher and her acquisition of content for those publications, specifically relating to artist profiles and the promotion of art shows. These records include unsolicited artist portfolios, materials submitted to Fleisher for use in her Artfocus "cybergallery", and photographs of artwork and artist biographical materials accumulated by Fleisher for use in her magazines and/or for the production of Fleisher's freelance art-related writing. Files in this series consist of artist bios and CVs, art cards, newspaper and magazine articles, photographs, computer disks, and art show promotional materials.

Administrative and subject files

Series consists of records created and maintained by Pat Fleisher between 1971 and 2008. The records in this series pertain to Fleisher's work as a freelance art consultant and a leader of Toronto Board of Education art tours, her research for and work as an art magazine publisher, and other assorted projects. These records include notebooks and day planners, photographs, video cassettes, computer disks, an audio cassette, notes, articles, business and financial records, contracts, contact lists, and research and promotional materials.

Personal and family files

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

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.

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.

Witness protection research materials

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Theresa Burke on the subject of witness protection, specifically the case of Canadian police informant Tami Morrisroe. These records, including correspondence, interview transcripts and audio cassettes, document Burke's preliminary research and interview work on this subject for an unidentified project.

William Sampson documentary

Series consists of records pertaining to a Fifth Estate program titled "A state of denial: the Bill Sampson story" (2002), about the arrest and detention of Canadian William Sampson in Saudi Arabia, on which Theresa Burke worked as a producer. The records in this series, many of which were obtained through Access to Information requests made by Burke, are copies of federal government correspondence, interview transcripts, correspondence, newspaper articles, a video cassette, and digital photographs. These records document the government and public response to Sampson's incarceration as well as Burke's research and interview work for the program.

Wayne Carlson documentary

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Theresa Burke as producer for a Fifth Estate program titled "You be the judge" (2006) about Wayne Carlson, a convicted bank robber and thief, his rehabilitation and re-arrest, and his appearance before the National Parole Board. These records, which include correspondence, scripts, interview transcripts, production materials, and video cassettes, pertain to Burke's research and interview work for this project and the production of the program.

Ty Conn project materials

Series consists of records pertaining to the life and death of Ty Conn, a convicted bank robber who appeared on a 1994 update of Fifth Estate documentary "The trouble with Evan" on which Theresa Burke worked as a producer. The records in this file, including correspondence, notes, manuscripts, interview transcripts, computer disks, reports, and audio and video cassettes, pertain to the research and writing of a 2001 book about Conn by Burke and Fifth Estate host Linden MacIntyre. These records, created and accumulated by Burke, document the friendship between Conn, Burke and MacIntyre, Conn's childhood and criminal background, his life in prison, and details of his 1999 death.

Steven Truscott project materials

Series consists of records pertaining to Steven Truscott's murder conviction and appeals, Fifth Estate documentary projects, and Julian Sher's 2001 book, "Until you are dead: Steven Truscott's long ride into history". These records were created and accumulated by Theresa Burke in her role as a researcher for Sher and later as a producer of "Fifth estate" Steven Truscott programs "His word against history" (2000) and "The Steven Truscott story: moment of truth" (2005). The records in this series document the extent of her investigative and archival research work on this subject, the details of the police investigation, Truscott's court cases and appeals, as well as her work to locate subjects and conduct interviews. Records in this series are correspondence, copies of court transcripts, police records and other archival documents, newspaper and journal articles, interview transcripts, photographs, contact lists, and audio and video cassettes.

Shipbreaking 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 the production of a 2005 documentary titled "The big break," on the topic of shipbreaking. These records, which include interview transcripts, production materials, newspaper and journal articles, research materials, scripts, court transcripts, video cassettes, and photographs, document Burke's research work, interviews, and production preparations for a film shoot in India in 2004. Video cassettes in this series consist of stock footage for use in the documentary.

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.

Parole board 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. These records pertain to a documentary project that followed prison inmates through their National Parole Board hearings. The records in this series document Burke's research work, the process of selecting subjects for the program, and preparations for filming. Included in this series are interview transcripts, notes, correspondence, production materials, newspaper clippings, parole board reports, audiovisual materials, photographs, forms and applications, and copies of court and prison records.

Miscellaneous project materials

File consists of a variety of records created and accumulated by Theresa Burke in her role as a producer for the CBC television program "The fifth estate". These records pertain to a number of documentary projects created and aired by "The fifth estate" as well as research topics not produced by "The fifth estate". Textual records in this series include copies of court documents, correspondence, contact lists, medical records, photographs, scripts, interview notes and transcripts, and journal and newspaper articles. These textual records relate to Burke's research projects on various subjects such as oil production, fugitive Jaroslav "Jerry" Ambrozuk, possible wrongful convictions, Karla Homolka, child chess players Jeff and Julia Sawrer, eco-terrorism, Tvind schools, and Canadian murder convicts Atif Ratay and Sebastian Burns. Audiovisual materials in this series include copies of completed "Fifth estate" and other CBC documentaries and video materials acquired for research purposes, in video cassette and DVD-R formats.

Mefloquine documentary

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Theresa Burke as a producer for the CBC program The Fifth Estate. These records pertain to the production of a 2002 documentary titled "The nightmare drug," which examined the effects of anti-malaria drug Mefloquine. The records in this series focus on the use of the drug in the Canadian military mission in Somalia and its possible neuropsychiatric side effects. These records document Burke's extensive research work on this topic, the process of interviewing subjects, and other aspects of the production of the program. Records in this series include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, production notes, interview transcripts, newspaper articles, copies of autopsy reports, journal articles, copies of military correspondence, legal documents and contact lists.

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.

Helena and Sandy Munroe documentary

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Theresa Burke in her role as a producer for the CBC's The Fifth Estate. These records pertain specifically to a 2007 program titled "The lady vanishes," which examines the relationship and separation of Nova Scotia couple Helena and Sandy Munroe, and document Burke's research work, interviews conducted, and travel plans made for the production of this program. Also included are viewer complaint letters sent to the CBC after the program aired. Records in this series include interview transcripts, newspaper articles, production materials, scripts, correspondence, copies of legal documents, travel itineraries, police records and audiovisual materials.

Gerry Clark research materials

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  • 1928-1930, 1940, 1941, 2003-2005, predominant 1928-1930
  • Part of Theresa Burke fonds

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Theresa Burke in her role as a producer for the CBC program The Fifth Estate. These records pertain to the family history of Gerry Clark, son of Sanford Clark, the Saskatchewan-born boy involved in the Gordon Stewart Northcott serial murders in California. The files in this series consist of copies of court transcripts from the 1929 murder trial of Gordon Stewart Northcott as well as copies of Northcott's prison correspondence and appeal documents. Other records in this series are interview transcripts and notes, correspondence, travel itineraries, production materials, newspaper articles, and notes pertaining to Burke's research about Gerry Clark, who was considered a possible suspect in the 1962 murder of Alexandra Wiwcharuk. The materials in this series may be connected to Burke's work as producer for Fifth Estate documentaries about Wiwcharuk's murder, "Death of a beauty queen" and "The girl from Saskatoon."

Death row documentary

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Theresa Burke in her role as a producer for a Fifth Estate program titled "Deathrow.com," which aired in 2003, and a program update that aired in 2006. These records, which include court documents, correspondence, production materials, newspaper and magazine articles, interview transcripts, prison records, reports, notes, and audiovisual materials, document Burke's research work, interviews conducted and her involvement in the production of film shoots.

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.

Alexandra Wiwcharuk documentaries

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Theresa Burke in her capacity as a producer of two CBC Fifth Estate documentaries pertaining to the 1962 murder of Alexandra Wiwcharuk: "Death of a beauty queen" (2004) and "The girl in Saskatoon" (2008). These records document Burke's process of conducting research, locating and interviewing subjects, editing scripts, and producing location shoots. The records in this series include correspondence, interview transcripts, notes, newspaper clippings, school yearbooks, copies of prison records, production materials, notebooks, audio and video cassettes, optical disks, DVDs and photographs.

Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Marilou McPhedran through her association with the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF), a national organization promoting legal equality for women in Canada, founded in 1985. The records in this series date from the early 1980s to the mid-2000s and pertain to McPhedran's work as a LEAF co-founder, as a member and chair of the board of directors of the LEAF Foundation, and as a member and chair of the LEAF board of directors. These records are predominantly LEAF administrative files, files relating to various fundraising efforts of the LEAF Foundation, and resource materials for LEAF-related legal cases. Files include notes, correspondence, notebooks, memoranda, draft documents, agendas, minutes, financial statements, grant applications, magazine articles, newsletters, news releases, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and photographs. Many of the files in this series were created and accumulated by former LEAF president Susan Tanner.

Women's College Hospital files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Marilou McPhedran during and after her tenure as corporate director of women's health partnerships at Women's College Hospital from 1994 to 1996. The records in this series pertain predominantly to a reproductive technologies project focused on provision of access to methotrexate, a non-surgical aborticant, and to health-related conferences attended by McPhedran. Files include correspondence, conference materials, memoranda, newspaper clippings, notices, reports, brochures, and electronic documents.

University of Waterloo and Pragma Council files

Records in this series pertain to Marilou McPhedran's association with the University of Waterloo and her two terms, in 1994 and 2000, as Planner-in-Residence at the University of Waterloo's School of Planning. These records predominantly document McPhedran's work at the University of Waterloo during the fall of 2000, when she taught a seminar course titled "Building healthy communities : local to global human rights." Also included in this series are records pertaining to conferences of the Pragma Council, with which McPhedran became involved through her association with the University of Waterloo. Files in this series include notes, course materials, correspondence, conference materials, memoranda, newspaper clippings, journal articles, a student paper, and a CD-ROM.

T-shirts and buttons

Series consists of t-shirts and buttons accumulated by Marilou McPhedran and pertaining to her activities, associations and interests, particularly women's rights. Included in this series are t-shirts produced by the Women's Legal Education Action Fund (LEAF), Healthy City Toronto, and the National Action Committee on the Status of Women. The buttons in this series are personal, made using family photographs, and protest/organizational buttons.

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.

Subject files

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

Speeches and speaking engagement files

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

Sexual abuse prevention guide files

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

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.

National Network on Environments and Women's Health files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Marilou McPhedran while executive coordinator of York University's National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH) from 2001 to 2003. The records in this series document McPhedran's participation in a number of NNEWH's initiatives, particularly the preparation of a report titled "Rural and remote women's health : research and policy directions" and the organization of conferences, focus groups and research pertaining to that project. Also included in this series are records pertaining to McPhedran's administrative work for NNEWH and her management of work plans, budgets, and personnel. Some of these records relate to McPhedran's departure from NNEWH in 2003. Files in this series include reports, pamphlets, journal articles, correspondence, financial statements, memoranda, minutes, work plans, agendas, newspaper clippings, conference materials, and presentation slides (paper version).

Metropolitan Toronto Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Marilou McPhedran relating to METRAC, its mandate and its activities. Records in this series document a number of METRAC's projects in the 1990s, including its involvement with the May-Iles inquest and other legal cases, public safety audits for the Royal Bank and the Toronto Transit Commission, an Ontario Women's Justice Network project, and the production of METRAC publications on stalking and domestic violence. Also included in this series are McPhedran's subject files regarding violence against women and children, METRAC administrative files, and files pertaining to meetings of METRAC's board of directors, on which McPhedran served as a member and/or chair during this period. Files in this series consist of correspondence, minutes, budgets, reports, agendas, financial statements, legal documents, memoranda, newspaper and magazine articles, journal articles, handbooks and pamphlets, notes, mission statements, and work plans.

Master of Laws files

Series consists of records created by Marilou McPhedran during her completion of a part-time LL.M degree in Comparative Constitutional Law through the Professional Development Program at Osgoode Hall Law School, which she began in 2002 and completed in 2004. The records in this series document McPhedran's participation in and written work for a number of courses, including: Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian Constitution (GS LAW 6727); Constitutional Law and the Charter (GS LAW 6640); Federalism and Institutions of Government (GS LAW 6721); and Freedom of Expression and the Press (GS LAW 6722). Also documented in this series is a trip taken by McPhedran to South Africa to attend a conference on constitutional law. Records in this series include correspondence, conference materials, papers, notes, course outlines, essays, drafts, presentation notes, pamphlets and brochures, and newspaper articles.

Mary Jane Mossman and the Institute for Feminist Legal Studies files

Series consists of files created and accumulated by Marilou McPhedran pertaining to an Ontario Human Rights complaint filed against Osgoode Hall Law School and York University Dean Harry Arthurs and the resulting formation of the Institute for Feminist Legal Research at York University. McPhedran was one of more than 100 lawyers, law students and legal academics who were signatories of this complaint, which charged systemic discrimination against women after Osgoode Hall Law School did not promote Professor Mary Jane Mossman to the position of dean. The records in this series document the process of settling the dispute, the meetings and activities of the complainants' steering committee, and the details of the settlement made between the complainants and York University. These records include memoranda, newsletters, notes, correspondence, minutes of settlement, memoranda of agreement, agendas, reports, draft documents, invoices, and notices.

Liberty Health files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Marilou McPhedran as a consultant to Liberty Health, a supplementary health care provider, from 1996 to 1997. The records in this series document Liberty Health's plans to transition from a not-for-profit corporation to a marketing and sales-driven organization and pertain to McPhedran's work to design and coordinate internal and external working groups to facilitate this process. Also documented in this series is McPhedran's involvement with the Liberty Health-sponsored 1996 Health Matters Expo. The files in this series consist of agendas, memoranda, correspondence, speaking notes, transcripts, draft documents, briefing notes, presentation slides (paper version), press releases, magazine articles, receipts and invoices, executive summaries, and newsletters.

International Women's Rights Project files

Series consists of records pertaining to Marilou McPhedran's involvement with the International Women's Rights Project (IWRP), founded in 1998 and initially based at the Centre for Refugee Studies at York University. The records in this series document McPhedran's work as founding director to fulfill the project's mandate, which was to strengthen the capacity of women's non-government organizations through research and activism to influence the implementation of international human rights standards. These records reflect IWRP's initial primary focus on the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Impact Study and Report, but also document projects that emerged from the CEDAW project, including initiatives regarding women's rights in Afghanistan and a project with the Kharvik Centre for Women's Studies in the Ukraine. Records in this series span the period of McPhedran's involvement with IWRP as founder, director and co-director, both at York University and at the Centre for Global Studies at the University of Victoria, from 1998 to 2005. Records in this series include reports, correspondence, papers, newsletters, notes, memoranda, journal articles, photographs, fact sheets, grant proposals, notebooks, budgets, electronic records, audio cassettes, and grant proposals.

Homewood Health Care files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Marilou McPhedran in her capacity as a consultant to Homewood Health Care, a company providing behavioural, addiction and psychiatric services. The records in this series pertain to McPhedran's contract with Homewood, her participation in company meetings and a roundtable for Homewood employees based on a paper titled "Quest for empathy: human health in the post-deficit society." Files in this series include research notes, correspondence, memoranda, briefing notes, draft documents, reports, pamphlets, presentation slides (paper format), annual reports, invoices, conference materials, and journal articles.

Healthy City files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by McPhedran during and after her term as Corporate Director of the City of Toronto's Healthy City office, from 1991 to 1994. The records in this series pertain to some of the operations and activities of Healthy City, an initiative begun by the City of Toronto in 1989 with a focus on social equity, urban ecological management and the internal activities of the Corporation of the City of Toronto. McPhedran's role as Corporate Director included community development and organizational development through outreach and advocacy, research and policy analysis. These records document in particular McPhedran's work on the 1991 State of the City Report, related conferences, committee work, and research relating to the Healthy City mandate. Some records in this series were created and used after her term as Corporate Director ended, as she remained involved with Healthy City initiatives and the Healthy Communities movement throughout the 1990s. Included in this series are files consisting of notes, correspondence, minutes, memoranda, pamphlets, newsletters, reports, newspaper and magazine clippings, notices, flyers, journal articles, and conference materials.

Gerstein Centre files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Marilou McPhedran, pertaining to the operations and functions of the Gerstein Centre, a City of Toronto resource centre for individuals with mental health problems for which McPhedran served as a founding director and board member. The records in this series document a variety of administrative issues, including the formation of the centre, meetings of its board of directors, and the 1990 re-opening of the centre at 100 Charles St. E. The files in this series consist of correspondence, draft documents, minutes, memoranda, budgets, bylaws, reports, newspaper and magazine clippings, and notebooks.

Day planners of Marilou McPhedran

Series consists of day planners maintained by Marilou McPhedran, spanning a 30-year period from 1973 to 2003. These records document McPhedran's scholastic, professional and personal activities, as they record course schedules, examinations, appointments and telephone numbers. Some day planners include photographs of McPhedran and her children taped in the covers, notes, and other loose items. Day planners for the years 1974, 1981, 1982 and 1984 are missing from this series. A note by McPhedran at the end of the 2003 day planner states that it will be her last because of a switch to an electronic Blackberry organizer.

Charter of Rights Education Fund files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Marilou McPhedran pertaining to the organization and functions of the Charter of Rights Education Fund, which was created to review Ontario legislation for sex discrimination and to ensure compliance with the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. These records document the activities of the fund's committee (including fundraising), its financial resources, Charter Study Days, and audits of government statutes. McPhedran was a co-founder of the fund and member of the finance committee in 1982 and 1983. The files in this series consist of correspondence, grant applications, reports, notes, memoranda, agendas, minutes, and financial statements.

Canadian Women's Foundation files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Marilou McPhedran relating to her involvement with the creation the Canadian Women's Foundation, founded to distribute funds to programs and projects assisting the self-reliance and economic independence of girls and women. The records in this series document the activities of the foundation in its first two years, particularly its board meetings and fundraising efforts to secure support from individuals, organizations and institutions, as well as McPhedran's work as interim director of the foundation in 1990. These records include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, questionnaires, notes, contracts, news releases, and invoices. Some records in this series were created by McPhedran's assistant for this project, Vicki Armstrong.

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).

Asian Development Bank project files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Marilou McPhedran while employed as an international consultant for Cowater International, hired to conduct a study and prepare a final report about the work of the Asian Development Bank's RETA 6008: Gender and Governance Issues in Local Government project. The records in this series document McPhedran's contract negotiations with Cowater; her preliminary research; her travel to the Philippines, Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh; but primarily her work with Asian Development Bank staff to prepare the final report. The files in this series include correspondence, reports, drafts, contracts, notes, notebooks, programmes, presentation slides (paper copy), financial documents, and outlines.

Ad Hoc Committee of Canadian Women on the Constitution files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Marilou McPhedran pertaining to the activities of the Ad Hoc Committee of Canadian Women on the Constitution, a national non-profit organization of Canadian women's groups and individuals formed in January 1981 to ensure equality rights for women were included in the new Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Records in this series document McPhedran's involvement as co-founder, organizer and participant with the committee and its activities, including the National Workshop on the Charter in 1981; Conference of Canadian Women and the Constitution in 1982; Critical Perspectives on the Constitution in 1983; and the National Symposium on Equality Rights in 1985. Also documented in this series is the committee's re-emergence in the late 1980s and early 1990s to challenge constitutional amendments proposed in the Meech Lake and Charlottetown Accords, and to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Ad Hoc Committee in 2006, commemorated with a conference, the Canadian Forum on Women's Activism. Files include reports, journal articles, newspaper clippings, notes, pamphlets, government publications, legal documents, transcripts, affidavits, grant applications, photographs, financial statements, memoranda, correspondence, day planners, and assorted ephemera.

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.

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