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            Ann Charney fonds
            P0237 · Fonds · 1954-2009

            The Ann Charney fonds provides information on Ann Charney’s journalistic and literary career as well as her personal life. It documents both Charney's fiction and non-fiction writings from the 1960s until 2009, and provides insight into the process of publishing from the author’s point of view. The fonds also includes information on the Blue Metropolis foundation, a not-for-profit organization located in Montreal, Quebec, responsible for the annual Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival. Finally, the fonds provides a glimpse into the life of Jewish emigrants. It also contains information about Canadian and international artists working during the second half of the 20th century.

            The fonds contains drafts and final versions of novels and short stories written by Ann Charney; personal and professional correspondence; newspaper articles; publicity material; meeting minutes; agreements; financial documents; photographs; reports; and magazines, among other documents.

            The fonds is organized into the following series:

            P0237/A Fiction
            P0237/B Non-fiction
            P0237/C Correspondence
            P0237/D Blue Metropolis

            Charney, Ann
            Bill Stewart fonds
            P195 · Fonds · [191-]-2004

            The fonds documents William Stewart's early life, his family, his work as a World War II war correspondent, his later work as a journalist and executive with Canadian Press, and his activities in retirement. The fonds also documents the history of Canadian Press/La Presse Canadienne, Canadian politics, journalism, French-English relations in Canada, figures such as Roger Lemelin, J.W. Pickersgill, Claude Ryan, Clyde Gilmour, and other subjects.

            The fonds includes news and feature articles by William Stewart in various forms (drafts, wire copy, clippings), correspondence received and sent, photographs, artwork, reports, newsletters, family documents, articles by other writers, and a small number of objects related to his work as a war correspondent and his later activity.

            The materials are arranged in the following series:
            P0195/1 Early life, family, visual art, diaries, personal documents, honors and awards
            P0195/2 Correspondence with friends and colleagues
            P0195/3 Canadian Press
            P0195/4 Retirement, freelance activity
            P0195/5 Canadian Press War Correspondents' Association
            P0195/6 Canadian War Correspondents Association
            P0195/7 Research materials

            Stewart, Bill
            P0232 · Fonds · 1997-2005

            The Blue Metropolis Foundation fonds provides information on the Blue Metropolis Foundation from its beginnings in 1997 to 2005. The fonds documents not only the administrative organisation of the Foundation, but also includes materials related to the Blue Metropolis Literary Festival's held between 1999 and 2004. The Festival takes place annually in Montreal, Quebec. The fonds also contains information about the artists which participated in the festival in various years.

            The fonds contains administrative records, minutes, correspondence, financial records, programs, publicity material, photographs, biographical information, and newspapers.

            The fonds is organized in the following series:
            P0232/A Administrative records
            P0232/B Blue Metropolis Literary Festival
            P0232/C Writers
            P0232/D Year-round Literacy activities

            Blue Metropolis Foundation
            Boyce Richardson fonds
            P231 · Fonds · 1948-2003

            The fonds documents the professional life of Boyce Richardson.

            It includes manuscripts of articles, research materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings, film proposals and scripts, and photographs of the James Bay Cree community.

            Richardson, Boyce
            Brian McKenna fonds
            P112 · Fonds · 1908-2018, predominant 1963-2017

            The Brian McKenna fonds provides an insight in Brian McKennas career and accomplishments as journalist, author, filmmaker, and producer, from McKenna’s time as a reporter for the Loyola News in the 1960s to his latest works of independent filmmaking. Further, the fond is a valuable source for detailed background information on many events and personages of the twentieth century.
            The fonds documents Brian McKenna’s work on various films, covering documentaries that he produced for the CBC, and especially for The Fifth Estate, as well as independent productions, and even film proposals that finally never had been produced.
            As such, the fonds’ content spans from the 13-minute documentary Thomas D’Arcy McGee, McKenna’s first film that he wrote and directed for the CBC in 1973, to his later works as an independent filmmaker, as Newfoundland at Armageddon, produced in 2016.
            The fonds also gives an overview of McKenna’s writings. It covers his articles related to Expo ‘67 in Montreal, his time as parliamentary correspondent in Ottawa, as well as his book on Montreal mayor Jean Drapeau, published in 1981.
            The fonds is organized into the following series:
            • P112/A. Personal records and student activities
            • P112/B. Journalist
            • P112/C. Involvement in the journalistic community
            • P112/D. Speeches
            • P112/E. Awards
            • P112/F. Administration and personnel
            • P112/G. Documentaries

            The fonds contains, but is not limited to, film scripts, photographs, newsletters, reports, meeting minutes, newspaper articles, speeches, publications, correspondence, statues, plaques, a pewter, a medal, awards programs, certificates, CVs, pamphlets, project proposals, sound recordings, a webpage template, videos, interviews, research material, drafts, notes, court records, financial records, posters, newspapers (among others several issues of Loyola News), drawings, proof prints, and a replica of the satellite Sputnik from the United States Pavilion at Expo 67.

            McKenna, Brian
            P112/G5 · Subseries · 1936-2018
            Part of Brian McKenna fonds

            The subseries provides information on documentaries Brian McKenna worked on or produced for The Fifth Estate.
            The subseries contains research materials, monographs, notes, scripts, drafts of documentaries and correspondence, court records, work copies of videos, a sound recording, and other documents.

            The subseries includes the following documentaries:

            In January 1988 McKenna travelled to Yugoslavia to investigate the claims of six peasant children that they were experiencing apparitions of the Virgin Mary every day at 6:45 pm, and the impact on their small Serbian village.

            Arnold Expedition Reenactment

            This film documents attempts to save the small white whales from massive pollution of their St. Lawrence River habitat.


            Bourrassa and Lévesque

            Car Rackets
            This investigation into corruption and cover-up in the auto industry was produced by McKenna in his first season at The Fifth Estate.

            The Cardinal
            Profile of Cardinal Paul-Émile Léger as he travelled to the Thai-Cambodian border to draw attention to the terrible plight of refugees fleeing the killing fields.


            Children of the Lost
            The story of two Argentine doctors attempting to heal the trauma in children whose parents were killed or disappeared during the so-called dirty war.

            With researcher and associate producer Oleh Rumak, McKenna investigated how top Slovak officials from the Nazi Collaborationist government ended up in Canada. The film, code-named Slovaks II has not been shown to the public.

            A Cruel Place
            The film documents the state-sponsored terrorism during the Civil War in El Salvador.

            Death Squad

            Death in Tripoli
            Film on the violent and mysterious death of Canadian Christopher Halens, a young Southam journalist in Libya.

            Empress of Ireland
            Documentary on the Empress of Ireland, a Titanic -size steamship which sank in the St. Lawrence River

            Fallen Star
            The history of the final days of the century-old newspaper, The Montreal Star.

            Gypsies (never produced)


            The Hooded Men
            In 1982, when Argentina returned to democracy, McKenna took newspaper publisher Jacobo Timmerman back to the jail on the outskirts of Buenos Aires where he had been held and tortured.

            Iran Drug Film

            A Journey Back
            Investigation on Nazi collaborators hiding in Canada, focusing on the story of New York off-Broadway producer Jack Garfein, brought back to his hometown in Slovakia for the first time and then to the Auschwitz and Birkenhau death camps to discover his past. In the film Garfein confronts the gauleiter who had killed his family.

            Lévesque in New York
            Quebec’s newly elected and first separatist premier’s trip to New York to try to reassure nervous investors.

            Examination of the stress that creates among police the highest rate of alcoholism, divorce and suicide of any profession, seen through the eyes of a Montréal police officer.

            Making of a Saint

            Marathon Man Jerome Drayton


            The Money Pit
            Investigation of attempts made to find buried treasure in the mysterious and secret man-made passages of Nova Scotia’s Oak Island

            Murder of Hilda Murrer
            Investigation of the murder of this eccentric English country woman whose death may have been linked to secrets surrounding the sinking of the Argentine cruiser General Belgrano during the Falklands war.

            Noah's Ark
            Astronaut James Irwin was leading an expedition of Christian fundamentalist Americans in search of the remains of Noah’s Ark at Turkey’s Mount Ararat, to prove that the Bible and Creation story are literally true.

            The Old Man and the C
            A profile of Nobel laureate Linus Pauling and his claims for the healing properties of Vitamin C.

            Olympic Connection
            In his first season at The Fifth Estate, McKenna did investigations of corruption during the construction for the 1976 Montréal
            Olympic Games

            Olympic Tower

            Panzers on the Prairies
            Story of German Army building tanks in Alberta

            Papa Plouffe
            A profile of a character in Roger Lemelin’s Les Plouffe series (CBC).

            Peroff Mounties

            Pipe Major

            The Plot

            Political Corruption

            The Power and the Glory
            Inquiry into the politics surrounding the building of the James Bay Hydroelectric Project.

            A documentary looking at referendums, including the 1948 vote that brought Newfoundland into Canadian Confederation and leading up to the 1980 referendum on Québec independence and sovereignty association and the “Yvette” women’s movement, as well as the slick methods used in California referendums.

            René Lévesque

            Richard Blass
            In his first season at The Fifth Estate, McKenna started with a film about a mobster named Richard Blass.

            Robert F. Kennedy

            The Rocket at 50
            In his first season at The Fifth Estate McKenna made a feature on hockey star Maurice “The Rocket” Richard as he turned 50.

            Rosie Douglas
            A look at mobster Rosie Douglas.

            Secret Cargo
            Documentary on allegations that Pakistan was attempting to smuggle and import through Canada and the United States key components for the construction of an Islamic atomic bomb.

            Secret Test
            Film on the CIA-sponsored brainwashing experiments in the late ‘50s and early ‘60s on unsuspecting psychiatric patients at the Royal Victoria Hospital / Allen Memorial Psychiatric Institute in Montréal.

            Shooting the Messenger
            Film on the torture and murder of Latin American journalists and the occasional foreign correspondent.

            State of Siege
            Inquiry into communist and fascist terrorism in Italy including the infamous Red Brigade.

            Sunshine Soldiers



            Who Shot JFK?
            In 1978, McKenna wrote and directed the first national television documentary challenging the conclusions of the official report into the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy in 1963, Dallas and After. It was followed by three more documentaries on new evidence: In 1979, Crossfire reported the conclusion of a Congressional Committee that Kennedy was probably killed as the result of a conspiracy. The Coffin was Empty (198?) is a testimony that medical evidence was tampered with during and after the autopsy of Kennedy. McKenna produced Who Shot JFK?, a program summarizing the evidence, on the 20th anniversary of the assassination.

            Daniel Feist fonds
            P203 · Fonds · 1953-2005, predominant [199-]-2004

            The fonds documents Daniel Feist’s work as a freelance broadcaster, journalist, musician and teacher, including his travels and participation in events such as Montreal’s Nuits d’Afrique festival, the United Nations Conference on Racism, music awards, and others. The material mainly covers the genre of world-beat music (also known as world music) in the period from 1990 to 2005. Some sound recordings of music performances include interviews with the artists.

            The fonds includes without limitations biographies of artists, drafts of articles, consulting reports, teaching material, correspondence, books, sound recordings (digital audio tapes, reel-to-reel tapes, cassette tapes, and CDs), newspaper clippings, notes, and photographs (on CD-ROM and printed out in black and white).

            The fonds is organized in the following series:

            P0203/A. – Personal life.

            P0203/B. – Broadcasting.

            P0203/C. – Radio consulting.

            P0203/D. – Print journalism.

            P0203/E. – Teaching.

            P0203/F. – Resource materials.

            Feist, Daniel
            Don Bell fonds
            P0235 · Fonds · 1936-2004

            The fonds documents the personal and professional life of Don Bell, his work as a magazine journalist and used and rare book dealer and many features of life in Montreal and elsewhere during his working life.

            It includes personal and family documents, correspondence, manuscripts, research materials, notebooks, and photographs.

            Bell, Don
            Fifth Estate
            P112/F1 · Subseries · 1975-1988
            Part of Brian McKenna fonds

            The sub-series contains information about administrative aspects of the Fifth Estate.

            The sub-series contains, among others, budgets, newspaper articles, correspondence, an ID- and a business card.

            Gerald Clark fonds
            P220 · Fonds · 1939-2001

            The Gerald Clark fonds contains documents pertaining to the Gerald Cohen's professional life and documents current events occuring in the period that he was active as a newspaper correspondent.

            The fonds is composed of research materials, notes, drafts of articles and books, clippings of articles, correspondence, and speeches, among other materials. It also includes recorded interviews with world figures.

            Clark, Gerald
            Harriet Eisenkraft fonds
            P068 · Fonds · April 2009

            The fonds consists of interviews conducted by Harriet Eisenkraft.

            Eisenkraft, Harriet
            Hour collection
            C033 · Collection · 1993-2012

            The Hour collection is composed of 72 bound volumes of the Hour newspaper published between 1993 and 2011 and those issues published under the name Hour Community in 2011 and 2012. The bound volumes comprise almost every issue of Hour and Hour Community published between February 1993 and May 2012, with the exception of volume 2, numbers 18 to 35 (1994), which are missing from the collection. The collection also contains the prototype of Hour.

            Hugh Percival Illsley fonds
            P012 · Fonds · 1914-[198-]

            The fonds provides information on Hugh P. Illsley's military service, his travel to Europe with his family, and his work as a Montreal architect.

            The fonds consists of correspondence, a photograph album, sets of photographs, ledgers, and scrapbooks.

            Percival, Hugh
            Jack Gillmore fonds
            F052 · Fonds · [19--] ; 1927-1991, predominant 1927-1935

            The fonds is related to Jack Gillmore’s work as an actor, writer, and director of Canada’s first radio plays in Vancouver, B.C. between 1925-1935. Gillmore was a member of the CNRV Players and performed over a hundred plays on the radio including but not limited to, “Peg O’ My Heart”, “R.U.R.”, and “The Zepplin’s Passenger” (Zeppelin's Passenger). Gillmore’s memoir includes his reminiscences on his career on the radio, his experiences as a car salesman in the 1920s, his marine equipment businesses in the 1930s and 1940s, and events he lived through between 1902 and 1977. The fonds also includes material relating to the deposit.

            The fonds consists of photocopies of annotated scripts, essays, notes, production sheets, correspondence, and press clippings. It also includes a contact sheet, and Gillmore's memoirs.

            The fonds is organized into the following series:

            • F052/A Historical Information
            • F052/B Scripts
            Gillmore, Jack
            Jack Tietolman fonds
            P113 · Fonds · 1902-1998

            The fonds is witness to the management and growth of a Montreal AM and FM radio station from the 1930s to the 1990s, and to the professional and community activities of owner Jack Tietolman.

            The fonds consists mainly of administrative and financial records, advertising sales records, broadcasting records, and personal records and memorabilia.

            The fonds is organized into the following series:

            P0113/A Personal records
            P0113/B Radio stations management

            Tietolman, Jack
            Jacques Trépanier fonds
            P246 · Fonds · 1947-1954

            The fonds consists of materials documenting the journalistic career of Jacques Trépanier and primarily concern the Montreal arts scene.

            The fonds is primarily composed of press clippings from "La Patrie," organized in two scrapbooks. These scrapbooks contain a variety of clippings, including several articles documenting Montreal nightclubs during the period between 1950 and 1954. These articles were published under the headline "La Ronde des cabarets." This fonds also contains some correspondence and 45 press photographs.

            Trépanier, Jacques
            Lawrence Sabbath fonds
            P0138 · Fonds · 1960-1992

            The fonds provides information on French-language theatre and visual arts in Montreal and elsewhere from the late 1950s through the 1980s.

            The fonds contains the manuscript of an unpublished history of French theatre in Quebec, manuscripts of articles and talks, theatre programs, theatre photographs, clippings, and other documents. For instance, there are files on Montreal theatre productions (e.g., Théâtre du Rideau Vert and Théâtre de Quat'sous), authors (e.g., Gratien Gélinas and Michel Tremblay), and actors (e.g., Denise Pelletier).

            Sabbath, Lawrence
            Linda Leith fonds
            P227 · Fonds · 1944-2008

            The description of this fonds is not available. Please contact Concordia University Libraries Special Collections for more information.

            Leith, Linda
            Logos collection
            C034 · Collection · 1967-1972

            The Logos collection contains 27 issues of Logos, published between 1967 and 1972. It also contains three issues of The Local Rag, also published in Montreal, which date to 1969, and one issue of The Astral Projection (published in the 1960s or 1970s).

            Magnus Isacsson fonds
            F038 · Fonds · 1969 - 2017

            The Magnus Isacsson fonds documents the life and work of Magnus Isacsson from 1971 to 2017. It contains materials covering his early career as a TV producer, his experience as a freelance journalist and educator, and the many years he spent working as an independent filmmaker. The fonds provides insight into Isacsson’s projects, including completed, unfinished, and unreleased works. The fond also includes documentation on the release, screening, and critical reception of his films.

            The Magnus Isacsson fonds contains records in a variety of media and formats that detail the administrative and creative processes behind his work in radio, television and film. Among other types of documents, the fonds contains Isacsson’s research and notes; shooting tapes, raw footage, and master tapes in several formats; sound recordings; photographs; promotional material; contracts; correspondence; project proposals; articles and newspaper clippings; financial records; and teaching material.

            The Magnus Isacsson fonds is divided into 3 series:
            • F037/A Documentary Projects
            • F037/B Journalism and writing
            • F037/C Personal papers
            • F038/D Television Work

            Isacsson, Magnus
            Mark Abley fonds
            P182 · Fonds · 1857, 1874, 1878, [1909?], 1916, 1922-[1924], 1940, [1948], 1963-[1965], 1972-2015, predominantly 1972-2015

            The fonds documents Mark Abley’s career as a writer from 1972 to 2015 and his contribution to the Canadian literary culture. It reflects his work as journalist, especially for La Gazette, and his freelance writing in the fields of journalism, poetry, children’s books, editing, and non-fiction books. Furthermore, the fonds illustrates Abley’s various ways to give on his passion, be it through lectures, workshops, conferences, school visits or even religious services.
            Finally, the fonds gives an insight into English literature from Quebec, especially poetry, dating from the 1970s to 2014, mainly through a collection of chapbooks and monographies, which are all signed by the authors. This collection is completed by several literary magazines and issues of Ogmios, the Journal of the Foundation for Endangered Languages.
            The subjects of endangered languages and English as part of Quebec’s language culture have been repeatedly treated by Abley and can be found throughout the fonds.
            The fonds also includes interviews that Abley conducted within the scope of his research with several English-speaking writers, such as Jane Goodall, Henry Kissinger, and others.
            The fonds contains published as much as unpublished materials.

            The fonds is organized into the following series:

            P182/A Journalistic career
            P182/B Freelance writer
            P182/C Awards and scholarships
            P182/D Outreach
            P182/E Contacts with fellow writers
            P182/F Literary publications by other authors

            The fonds contains, but is not limited to, correspondence, drafts, drawings, photographs, invitations, articles, notes, literary texts, posters, chapbooks, publications, reports, sound recordings, ID-cards, comments, contracts, a grant application, research material, reviews, agreements, mock-up covers, publicity material, proposals, a score, proofs, a class paper, programs, brochures, handouts, agendas, an address book, CVs, biographies, outlines, interviews, lectures, policies, speeches, a video, a multi-media production, and a seed package.

            Abley, Mark
            May Cutler fonds
            P0197 · Fonds · 1977-1979, 1991

            The fonds relates to language and cultural policy in Quebec. First, it provides information on the implementation of bill 101, also known as Charter of the French Language, and the reactions of Anglophone publishers. Second, it provides information on the protest against the so-called Arpin-report, published 1991 under the title “Une politique de la culture et des arts”.

            The fonds includes without limitation correspondence, newspaper clippings, government publications, newsletters, court documents

            The fonds is organized into the following series:

            P0197/A Quebec Publisher fight against Bill 101
            P0197/B Fight against Arpin Report

            Cutler, May E.
            Merrily Weisbord fonds
            P240 · Fonds · 1941-1994

            Fonds consists of research material and oral history interviews conducted by Merrily Weisbord for the writing of The Strangest Dream. The interviews cover various aspects of the evolution of the Communist Party of Canada (renamed the Labour Progressive Party in 1943) and the life of some of its Quebec members.

            Fonds includes more than 20 hours of sound recordings consisting of interviews with about fifteen individuals who were members of the party between the 1930s and the 1950s, such as Lea Roback, Irene Kon, Gilles Hénault and Fred Taylor. All the players, from the upper middle class intellectual Stanley Ryerson to the working class lumber camp labour organizer, Gérard Fortin, are included. There is also a 15 minute recorded message by Paul Robeson urging Montreal voters to reelect Fred Rose in 1945. Fonds also includes interview notes and transcriptions, correspondence, and printed materials.

            Weisbord, Merrily
            Paul Monty collection
            C023 · Collection · 1968-2018

            The Paul Monty collection contains documents related to the history and decisions of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) dating from its inception on April 1, 1968 until 2019. Documents are filed by topic and issue to facilitate research on the history of Canadian broadcasting policy and regulation.

            The collection contains analog and digital materials concerning broadcasting; broadcasting distribution undertakings; radio; television and telecommunications; and discretionary services. Documents include annual reports and other reports; official publications; acts, regulations, and decisions; policy statements and policies; bibliographies; lists; newspaper articles; and speeches, among other materials.

            Monty, Paul
            Peter Desbarats fonds
            F009 · Fonds · [196-?] – 1976

            Fonds contains records relating to the research and writing of Peter Desbarats’ monograph René: A Canadian in Search of a Country. Material consists of transcripts, notes, manuscript and typed drafts and corrections, and correspondence between Desbarats and René Levesque and Desbarats and Dick Brown from Canadian Magazine.

            The fonds is divided into three series:
            F009/A Interviews
            F009/B Manuscripts
            F009/C Correspondence

            Desbarats, Peter
            C036 · Collection · 1941-1994, predominant 1944-1958

            The collection provides information on the careers of Peter McDonald and Frances Belfrage. It is focused on McDonald’s work as a writer, producer, and director for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation between 1942 and 1958. It includes scripts written and/or produced by Peter McDonald, and scripts written by Frances Belfrage for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

            The Peter McDonald and Frances B. McDonald (Belfrage) collection contains photographs, scripts, newspaper clippings, correspondence, press releases, one audio cassette, and one VHS tape.

            The Peter McDonald and Frances B. McDonald (Belfrage) collection is divided into two series:

            • C036/A Peter McDonald Career
            • C036/B Frances Belfrage Scripts

            McDonald, Peter
            Taras Grescoe fonds
            P223 · Fonds · 1982 - 2022

            Fonds consists of materials related to the life and work of Taras Grescoe and documents the research conducted during the process of writing the following publications: Sacré Blues (2000), The End of Elsewhere (2003), The Devil's Picnic (2005), Bottomfeeder: How to Ear Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood (2008), Straphanger: Saving Our Cities and Ourselves from the Automobile (2012), and Shanghai Grand: Forbidden Love and International Intrigue in a Doomed World (2016). These publications document Quebec society, tourism, the environment, history, and the prohibited food and substance business, among other topics.
            The fonds includes audio interviews and transcripts and interview transcripts, research documentation, drafts of book chapters and articles, travel notebooks, correspondence, and manuscripts.

            The records include sound recordings and transcripts of interviews, research materials, drafts of book chapters and articles, travel notebooks, and correspondence.

            Grescoe, Taras