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Accession 1989-020

Accession consists of research files, clippings, correspondence, and audio tapes of interviews with First Nations Elders collected and prepared by Michael Posluns. Accession also includes copies of Askwesasne Notes, 1969-1977. Some materials relate to international Indigenious rights and to American Native movement activities.

Accession 2000-050

Accession consists of audio cassettes containing interviews with First Nations Elders and others pertaining to Poslun’s research.

Scripts

Series consists primarily of scripts received and used by Campbell in his role as a director, responsible for filming or recording an episode or a program. In this capacity, Campbell would work directly with cast and crew on aspects specifically related to a particular episode or program, rather on the production as a whole. Scripts may be annotated and different versions /drafts of a given script may exist. Series also contains other documents related to directing a production, including correspondence, meeting agendas, various production related schedules, handwritten notes, completed forms and paperwork, technical drawings/blueprints for sets, and scores for music. Series further contains photographs from a set or auditions, background research into performers or production subjects (such as newspaper clippings and reviews) and copies of Campbell's contracts and work permits.

Production notes and reviews

Series consists of materials related to a production in its early or planning stages. Series includes handwritten notes, correspondence, idea files, program proposals, early drafts of production/shooting schedules and background research regarding a subject or location, such as newspaper clippings, magazine articles and brochures.

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence to and from Margaret Laurence and is arranged in nine subseries:

S00006.01: Correspondence with friends and family
S00006.02: Business correspondence
S00006.03: Correspondence with other writers
S00006.04: Correspondence with artists
S00006.05: General correspondence
S00006.06: Subject files
S00006.07: Correspondence outward
S00006.08: Correspondence relating to the censorship controversy.
S00006.09: Correspondence regarding the death of Margaret Laurence

Financial records

Series consists of financial statements, correspondence with banks and insurance companies, royalty statements and other income statements, household budgets including mortgage statements and insurance payments, and extensive income tax information for each year including anything deemed by Margaret Laurence to be of relevance for tax purposes.

Manuscripts

Series consists of manuscripts by Margaret Laurence and manuscripts by other writers. The manuscripts by Margaret Laurence consist of notes and research for The Diviners, manuscripts and short stories, children's stories, articles, speeches and addresses, poetry, reviews, translations of Somali poetry, reviews of A Tree for Poverty, a music score for For the Whaling Fleets, drafts of introductions to other writers' books, and recommendations for other writers. Items written by other writers include articles about Margaret Laurence and other topics, short stories, essays, poems, speeches, MA theses and reviews. Included are a typescript for Sandy Stern's "And After This Summer" (a screenplay for The Firedwellers), a television script for A Bird in the House (adapted by P. Wilson) and a film script for The Olden Days Coat (screenplay by S. Marcus), a musical adaptation of Jason's Quest and an adaptation for the stage of The Stone Angel.

Printed material

Series consists of documents by or about Margaret Laurence include articles written by other writers, journals and publications, newspaper clippings, articles from journals, book reviews, promotional material and other miscellaneous items.

Personal files

Series consists of date calendars (1965-1987), address books, honourary degrees, curriculum vitae, miscellaneous notes and personal items.

Graphic materials

Series consists of photographs of Margaret Laurence, family snapshots and other various subjects, artwork consisting of illustrations for children's books, drawings sent to Laurence, postcards of artists' works, and posters. The photographs represent the majority of the photographs found among the Laurence papers; however, some photographs do appear in other series of the fonds.

Sound recordings

Series consists of sound recordings of readings, speeches and convocations addresses by Margaret Laurence, interviews with Laurence (includes interview with Helen Trotter re: the Censorship Controversy), tributes to Laurence, recordings of Songs From The Diviners, and other recordings of interviews and presentations of interest to Laurence. Two filmstrips accompany two of the audio cassettes.

Moving image records

Series consists of an interview with Margaret Laurence on the TV news, Laurence receiving an honourary degree from Trent University in 1981, and tributes to Laurence.

Grant files

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

Graphic material

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

Photographs

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

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.

Personal files

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

Legal records

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

Financial records

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

Printed material

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

Sound recordings

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

Moving image records

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

Toronto Telegram photographic prints

Series consists of approximately 466, 500 photographic prints created or accumulated by staff at the Toronto Telegram. The largest volume of prints are under the subjects "United States" (ca. 7.2 metres of prints), "Ships) (ca. 5 metres), "England" (ca. 4 metres) and "Canada" (ca. 3.6 metres). Certain subjects have been arranged outside the general subject organization of the prints such as "Personalities" (15 metres); "Personalities/politicians" (ca. 4 metres); "Armed forces personnel" (ca. 8 metres) largely of the World War II era, provably used in reports of missing/wounded/killed in action. As well, there are photographs of groups of servicemen, again largely World War II era. Finally, there is a group of photographs of personalities who were associated with the Toronto Telegram, predominantly from the period after Bassett bought the newspaper (post 1952). The series also includes many photographic images purchased from wire services for the purposes of illustrating national and international stories.

Toronto Telegram

Toronto Telegram photographic negatives

Series consists of approximately 833,500 photographic negatives, the majority of which are black and white 35mm.
The negatives are arranged by subject heading, although there are more subject headings here than in the print series, and tend to be local in nature. Negatives for photographs of personalities have been separated out of the main arrangement.

Toronto Telegram

Photographs

Series consists of black and white head shots of Toronto Dance Theatre dancers and black and white and colour photographs of performances. In both cases, the photos were most likely used for front of house shots. The dancers and the show for which the photos were taken are identified on the backs of the photographs along with the photographers name if known.

Programmes

Series consists of programmes, flyers and brochures used in promoting productions of the Toronto Dance Theatre and TDT choreographic workshops.

Publicity files

Series consists of press releases, newsletters, press kits, correspondence and other material used in promoting TDT productions and in promoting the Toronto Dance Theatre itself.

Minutes

Series consists of minutes of meetings and agendas for projects directly related to the Toronto Dance Theatre Board of Directors and some of its committees. Series may also include budgets and some School material.

Financial Records

Series consists of Toronto Dance Foundation records pertaining to the operation of the property at 80 Winchester Street, Toronto; audited annual financial statements primarily for the Toronto Dance Theatre but also for the New Dance Group, the School of Toronto Dance Theatre and the Toronto Dance; annual budgets; budgets pertaining to specific projects;annual reports, minutes of meetings and administrative reports of the TDF's Board of Directors; copies of grant applications, audited statements, budgets and theatre rental contracts for theatres in which TDF productions were staged.

Clippings

Series consists of files containing clippings of articles regarding the Toronto Dance Company from newspapers and magazines from both the Canadian and international presses.

Canada Council Grant Application files

Series consists of applications prepared by the TDT for submission to the Canada Council for grants to support its general operations, to earn funding for its tours or to receive financial assistance for specific projects. Series also includes budgets, post-performance stage managers reports and correspondence related to the grant applications. (Copies of Canada Council applications may appear in the General Manager's and Engagement Files.)

Ontario Arts Council grant application files

Series consists of applications submitted to the Ontario Arts Council for general operations grants, tour funding and targeted grants. Series also includes post-performance stage managers reports and related correspondence. (Copies of O.A.C. files may appear in the General Manager's and Engagement Files).

General grant application files

Series consists of completed grant applications prepared by the TDT for submission to the Toronto Arts Council, Metro Toronto Cultural Affairs and to various Provincial and Federal Ministries for general operations grants, tour funding and targeted grants as well as post-performance stage managers reports and related correspondence.

Fundraising

Series consists of correspondence and other printed material which records donations made to the TDT and sponsorship deals made with various foundations , corporations, and individuals as well as reports, correspondence, minutes of meetings and other material which documents special events, emergency appeals, corporate campaigns, galas, special sales and other fundraising initiatives by the TDT.

General Manager's files

Series consists of minutes of committee meetings, agendas, memos, contracts, correspondence with other organizations, reports and other material maintained by the TDT's general manager. Included are files which document the TDT purchase of its office at 80 Winchester, the Dance in Canada Conference at Expo 86, the 1994 Asian Tour and the Canadian Conference of Arts.

Engagement Files

Series consists of contracts, correspondence, budgets, performance reports, pre-tour information and other material relating to performances and/or appearances by the TDT in Toronto and elsewhere including specific TDT engagements in Asia, Colorado and Jacobs Pillow, Massachusetts. Prior to 1982, the engagement files were the responsibility of the TDT Production department; following 1982, this responsibility was shared by the Company Manager or the Tour Coordinator.

School of Toronto Dance Theatre files

Series consists of minutes of meetings and agendas of the School's Board of Directors; financial records consisting of audited statements, budgets, contracts and financial statements; grant applications submitted to the Canada Council, the Ontario Arts Council, the Toronto Arts Council, the Metro Toronto Cultural Affairs Department and other Provincial Ministries and publicity material including programmes and photographs, correspondence and other material related to educational services and to the fund raising initiatives of the School of Toronto Dance Theatre (STDT). Most of the STDT's early records (prior to 1980) are incorporated into the Toronto Dance Theatre files.

Correspondence and subject files

Series consists of correspondence, minutes of meetings, press releases, broadsheets, newsletters, publications, manuscript notes, drafts of speeches delivered by Pocock as well as notes and drafts of other writings, memoranda and other material which documents Pocock's involvement with the peace movement, her activities as a refugee worker and, to a lesser extent, her career as a jewellery maker. Series contains files of material which document Pocock's activities with the American Friends Service Committee, the Canadian Council of Churches, the Canadian Friends Service Committee, the Inter-Church Committee for Refugees, the Peace Brigade, Project Ploughshares and Voice of Women.

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.

Journals, diaries and notebooks

Series consists of journals containing Pocock's observations and ideas, diaries which were maintained to record important dates and/or appointments, and notebooks in which ideas and thoughts were kept in point form. Also included in the series are address books, sketch books, and account books and order books from Pocock's jewellery business.

Pocock family papers

Series consists of correspondence between Pocock and her family including correspondence exchanged between Pocock and her husband Jack while he was serving in the Second World War. It also includes newspaper clippings relating to Nancy Pocock and to various members of her family, legal documents, a series of baby books pertaining to family members and kept by Pocock, journals of various family members, letters of condolence on the deaths of Jack and Nancy Pocock, photographs and other ephemera pertaining to the family.

Vietnam files

Series consists of correspondence, minutes of meetings, press releases, broadsheets, newsletters, publications, notes, memoranda, journals, newsletters, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings and other material which illustrates Pocock's interest in Vietnam and her visits to the country.

Audio-visual material

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

Pamphlets and publications

Series consists of pamphlets and other publications collected by Pocock and relating to various aspects of the peace movement and other social concerns.

Production files

The series consists of research files, time lines, successive drafts of scripts with revisions, casting lists, publicity films and other material relating to films produced and/or directed by John Smith including "The Boys of St. Vincent", "Dieppe", "Dangerous Minds", "A Cool Dry Place", "Random Passage" and "Prairie Giant : The Tommy Douglas Story" among others as well as numerous minor productions such as the award winning films as "Bargain Basement" (1976), "Revolution's Orphans" (1979) and "First Winter" (1980).

Scripts

Series consists of scripts written by others and sent to John Smith in the course of his film making career presumably for his consideration as a director or producer.

National Film Board files

The series consists of advertisements, production files, press releases, newsletters, Committee 200 files, reports and staff related files created and or accumulated by John Smith and relating to his work with the National Film Board of Canada.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation files

Series consists of telecast schedules, correspondence for the Children's Television Department (1982-1987), contractual agreements, files pertaining to the CBC's court case with the Supreme Court of Canada related to "The Boys of St. Vincent" and other material created and or accumulated by John Smith during the course of his work with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Business files

Series consists of correspondence received by John Smith during the course of his career as a director and producer and business records of Smith's company, Dunany Productions Inc., including copies of year end files.

Personal files

The series consists of correspondence, certificates, articles, contracts and other financial documents, clippings, newsletters, diaries, note books and photographs created and/or accumulated by John Smith and relating to his personal life and interests.

Writing files

The series consists of research material, notes, manuscript and typescript drafts of Wiseman's novels, short stories, poetry, plays, works of non-fiction, book reviews, speeches and scripts, many of which were written for CBC radio. It also includes publicity material, reviews of her work and copies of articles written about her by others. It contains material related to her novels "The Sacrifice" and "Crackpot", to the plays "Testimonial Dinner", "The Lovebound" and "Someday Sam: A Play, Libretto or Puppet Opera for Children of All Ages" as well as other material that documents her writing process.

Business correspondence

The series consists of chronologically arranged files of correspondence that document Wiseman's professional life and includes correspondence with publishers, grant applications and inquiries, letters of inquiry related to employment, material that documents her affiliation with various organizations such as ACTRA, The League of Canadian Poets and The Writers' Union of Canada, correspondence and material related to universities where she served as writer-in-residence, appraisals and recommendations for writers including Susan Musgrave, Joy Kogawa, Ruth Johnson and others and correspondence related to travel and to her tenure as an instructer at the Banff Centre.

Wiseman family files

The series consists of correspondence and other material that documents Wiseman's relationship to her family and, as such, contains copies of letters received by Wiseman as well as copies of letters sent by her to various members of her family including her husband, Dmitry Stone, her parents, Chaika and Pesach Waisman and her daughter Tamara Stone. It also contains medical records, marriage licenses, divorce papers, wills of various members of the family, photographs, memorabilia as well as collected correspondence exchanged between members of the Wiseman family but not necessarily about the author herself.

General correspondence

The series consists of personal and professional correspondence including manuscript and typescript copies of letters received by Wiseman and, in many cases, copies of letters written by Wiseman herself. It includes correspondence with friends, readers and fellow writers including Margaret Laurence, bill bissett, Don Coles, Marian Engel, Timothy Findley, Frances Itani, Jay McPherson, Mordecai Richler, Malcolm Ross, Jane Rule, Phyllis Grosskurth, Steven Heighton, Gwendolyn McEwen, Don McKay, Tillie Olsen, P.K. Page, Carol Shield and Christopher Wiseman among others.

Financial records

Series consists of material that documents Wiseman's finances and, as such, includes income tax returns including statements of all annual expenditures as well as documents related to her banking, records related to the sale of her family's home and other records related to her parents' finances. It also includes contracts and agreements reached between Wiseman and the Canadian Broadcasting Company and various publishers and material related to the finances of various members of her family.

Subject files

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

Works by others

Series consists of manuscripts, typescripts, and printed materials written by or about other writers. Much of the typescript material was given to Wiseman while she was an instructor at the Banff School of the Arts. It includes clean copies of work by Caroline Adderson, Carol Bolt, Marian Engel, Sylvia Fraser, Gary Geddes, Anne Michaels, Michael Redhill, Anne Carson and others. It also contains copies of articles or reviews written by or about other authors that were collected by Wiseman.

Academic and teaching files

The series consists of material that documents Wiseman's career as an academic, both as a student and as a professor. It includes lecture notes, essays, examinations, assignments and other material related to her years as a student at the University of Manitoba and student submissions, publications, catalogues, minutes, notes, brochures, resumes and other material related to her years as a teacher at the University of Windsor. It also conatins materil related to her years as a writing instructor at the Banff Centre and, as such, contains correspondence with colleagus including Don Coles, Mavis Gallant, Don McKay, P.K. Page, Jay Ruzesky, Miriam Waddington, Rudy Wiebe, Chris Wiseman and Rachel Wyatt among others.

Journals, notebooks and address books

The series consists of journals kept by the author as well as loose material found in journals such as correspondence, notes, fragments of stories and other items. It contains notebooks, bound or unbound, in which Wiseman kept ideas for stories and works as well as drafts of her work, drawings and other thoughts from her daily life. It also includes address books kept by Wiseman over several years.

Loons files

The series consists of clippings, correspondence, minutes and other material regarding Wiseman's participation in the artist's group Loons. Formed in November 1982, Loons was an initial group of nineteen poets, novelists, composers, painters and sculptors who met informally for a period of about three years to discuss how their respective arts could act as an influence on each other. In addition to Wiseman, it counted Murray Adaskin, Elizabeth Smart, Phyllis Webb, Earle Birney, Timothy Findley, Vera Frenkel, George Johnston, Gwendolyn McEwen, Anne Michaels, P.K. Page and others among its memberhship.

Audio-visual records

The series consists of audio-visual records documenting various elements of Wiseman's career as a writer and public figure. It includes recordings of Wiseman reading her own poetry as well as interviews with her. It also contains recordings of poetry readings by poets including Lillian Allen, bill bissett, Robert Priest, Susan Musgrave, b.p. Nichol and Earle Birney among others.

'What' magazine files

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

Writing and production files

The series consists of correspondence, research material, notes, contracts, and manuscript and typescript drafts of Sherman's plays including "A Place Like Pamela," "Three in the Back, Two in the Head," "The League of Nathans," "Patience," "To Cry is Not So," "What the Russian's Say," "Field," "The Merchant of Showboat," "Quirt," "Reading Hebron," "The Retreat" and "It's All True," "An Acre of Time," "The Brothers Karamazov," "The Message," and others. It also includes copies of scripts containing revisions made during the production of his plays, correspondence and financial records related to these productions, and programs and reviews of the rehearsals and performances of these works. The series also includes correspondence, story ideas and outlines, proposals, research material, contracts, and typescript draft scripts for radio and television programmes including "P.M.O.", "National Affairs", "The Hard Wood," "Graf," "ReGenesis," "Afghanada," "Rosendorf Quartet," "Galileo," "Badlands," "After the Orchard," "Between Two Worlds," "Jonestown," "Murdoch Mysteries," "Zone of Separation," "Wrecking Ball," "Abbatoir," "Flashpoint," "Mind," "Last Hope," "The Rules," "Invectus," "Spadina," "Colder in the Suburbs," "Ronde-et-vous," "Blueprint," and "The Public Health," among others. The records pertaining to the production "Bloodletting and miraculous cures," based on the critically-acclaimed novel by Vincent Lam, are particularly comprehensive and include drafts, notes, correspondence, research files, and digital recordings of dailies, director's, producer's, and various other cuts of individual episodes. Among the earlier writings represented in this series can be found copies of essays, articles and plays written by Sherman during his years in the Creative Writing Program at York University as well as typescript copies and clippings of several of his articles and reviews which have appeared in The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, Books in Canada and other publications.

Open College files

The series consists of personal and administrative files of Open College created and/or accumulated by Margaret Norquay including clippings, student packages, contracts, correspondence, notes, diaries, journals, reports and minutes from various projects and memorabilia documenting her role as its founder and as a professor. Series also includes drafts and scripts for Norquay's course "Ethnic Relations in Canada : Understanding People of Another Culture" and audio recordings, transcripts and notes from interviews conducted by Norquay with various ethnic groups as a part of her course work.

MA Thesis files

The series includes notes, drafts and resource material related to Norquay's M.A. Thesis, "A Study of a Community Recreation Council as an Agent of Social Change" as well as the completed thesis, original correspondence, photographs and clippings created and/or accumulated while Norquay was recreation director of the Dunville Recreational Council. Series also includes minutes of that council. Norquay's thesis was successfully submitted to the University of Toronto in partial fulfillment of her Master's degree but at the direction of her thesis supervisor was not deposited in the University of Toronto library on the grounds that it would be considered libelous.

Take 30 scripts

The series consists of typescript copies of scripts for the CBC program "Take 30" for which Norquay was a writer, researcher and broadcaster.

Production files

The series consists of research files, correspondence, drafts of scripts, casting lists, crew lists, publicity materials, and photographs relating to various television dramas produced by Bernard Zukerman. Projects documented include: "And Then You Die", 1986; "Skate!", 1987; "The Squamish Five", 1988; "Love and Hate: the Story of Colin and JoAnn Thatcher", 1990; "Dieppe", 1994; "Million Dollar Babies", 1994; "Net Worth", 1995; "The Sleep Room", 1998; "Revenge of the Land", 2000; "Heart: The Marily Bell Story", 2001 and others.

Scripts

The series consists of scripts written by others and sent to Bernard Zukerman for his consideration.

Subject Files

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

Audio-visual records

The series consists of audio visual recordings pertaining to Bernard Zukerman's television productions and including awards submissions, promotional videos, audition tapes, final broadcasts and ohter types of material.

Correspondence

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

Diaries and memoranda

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

Letters and reports

The series consists of reports and correspondence with the Banff School, music festivals, the Royal Conservatory, and related bodies.

Faculty of Music, University of Toronto

The series consists of notes on teaching methods employed at the school, registration cards, staff lists, examination and marking schemes, attendance lists and alumni membership lists.

Scrapbooks

The series consists of scrapbooks, arranged by subject and organized chronologically, for recitals and opera (1945-1977); additional scrapbooks are arranged alphabetically by subject (literature, war, world events).

Photographs

The series consists of personal photographs of Vinci and family and friends. Also included are photographs of Vinci and students at Banff and several unidentified photographs.

Biographical material

The series consists of Vinci's personal documents and correspondence related to his education and immigration to the United States as Ernst Wreszynski. Also includes newspaper clippings about Vinci and biographical sketches ready for publication. Later accessions include personal and family correspondence between Vinci and his wife, and Vinci and his parents and parents-in-law, and other relatives during the 1930s as they tried to escape Germany. There is some correspondence regarding Vinci's efforts to sponsor his sister-in-law and niece after the Second World War.

Programmes of musical concerts

The series consists of programmes for concerts and recitals in several venues, as well as those for the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music concerts, Massey Hall, the Royal Alexandra Theatre, the Metropolitan Opera House (New York), and others.

Programmes, reports, catalogues

The series consists of vocal and instrument catalogues from manufacturers and music publishers, Faculty of Music programmes, calendars, and related material.

Performances, concerts, exams

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

Literary manuscripts

The series consists of notes, drafts, proofs and cover art for his books Tales from Firozsha Baag, Such a Long Journey, A Fine Balance and Family Matters and the screenplay, production files, correspondence and promotional material related to the film adaptation of Such a Long Journey.

Awards, reading tours and promotional material

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

Correspondence

The series consists of personal and professional correspondence including copies of letters received by Mistry from Leone Rook, John Metcalfe, Graeme Gibson, Alberto Manguel, Craig Stephenson, John Irving, Jane and Tony Urquhart, Pico Iyer, Louis de Berniers, Mavis Gallant, Greg Hollingshead, Michael Ondaatje, Greg Gatenby, David Staines and Steven Heighton among others and, in many cases, copies of letters written by Mistry himself.

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.

Correspondence files

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

Academic and teaching files

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

Manuscripts and related files

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

Correspondence and subject files

Series consists of chronologically arranged subject files and/or scrapbooks that were maintained by Christie on an annual basis between the years 1913 and 1984. The material up to 1959 was maintained in bound scrapbooks following which they were maintained as loose material in file folders. In both cases, they contain clippings, reviews, programs, miscellaneous correspondence, photographs and ephemera that document Christie's personal and/or professional life. The early scrapbooks contain Christie's record of Baptism as well as report cards from Riverdale Collegiate and programmes related to his early acting career at Hart House Theatre while he was a student at the University of Toronto. Included are records of Christie's acting career in London, England where he acted as part of the company of the Old Vic among other companies and of his acting career in Canada where he was a long term member of the New Play Society and the Stratford Shakespearean Festival company.

Scripts and production files

Series consists of scripts, notes, photographs, articles and clippings related to various theatre productions, television and radio shows with which Christie was involved. It includes material related to productions of "The dream," "Here lies Sarah Binks," "Sweeney Todd" and "Sir John A. MacDonald." It also contains published copies of plays annotated by Christie that demonstrate stage directions and other comments related to his portrayal of his characters in these plays.

Diaries

The series consists of chronologically arranged diaries or agendas that contain a record of Christie's day to day appointments and activities.

Jane Mallet and Associates files

Series consists of files containing correspondence, financial records, memos, legal documents and other material related to Christie's involvement with Jane Mallet and Associates, the production company for which Christie was a partner along with Jane Mallet and Don Harron. It contains a considerable amount of correspondence between Harron and Christie related to the staging of various productions including Earle Birney's "Turvey" and to Chrisite's portrayals of Sir John A. MacDonald as part of the Canadian Centennial Commission's celebration of the centenary.
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