Series S00994 - Professional and personal records

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Professional and personal records

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  • Textual record
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  • Sound recording
  • Moving images
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  • 1945-2008 (Creation)

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3.12 metres of textual materials
213 photographs : col. and b&w ; 25.4 x 20 cm and smaller
173 photographs : col. ; mounted ; 34 x 17 cm and 31 x 21 cm.
102 photographic negatives : col. and b&w ; 35mm.
19 videocassettes: VHS, U-Matic, Beta
5 posters
9 mounted plaques and awards
6 miniDV videocassettes
2 DVDs
5 compact disks
3 computer disks
1 audio cassette

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Series primarily consists of Dini Petty’s professional records pertaining to her show including audience member waiver contracts, binders listing episode information and promotional photographs of Dini Petty with various guests including local, Canadian and international celebrities, public figures, journalists, actors, musicians, artists, politicians and performers. Additional professional records include her work as a journalist and on-air personality at CITY TV, promotional photographs, news clippings and magazine articles, CVs, promotional material; production tapes for documentaries on incest, "Having a Baby" and other news casts and television documentaries; her children’s book "The Queen, The Bear and the Bumblebee"; script and production material related to Petty's one woman show, contracts and tapes of Petty's work on Pear's shampoo commercials; and poetry; and plaques, awards and tributes.

The series also includes personal records pertaining to her family, memoirs, and her training as a helicopter pilot, biographical information, and legal documents.

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Files relating to legal cases are restricted for 75 years after the date of decision. Audience waiver forms are restricted until 2089. Researchers wishing to access these materials prior to this date are required to submit a formal request to the university archivist and sign a Researcher agreement with the university.

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2020/04/21 KCP. Created.

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