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Correspondence with fellow artists
P234/ B3 · Sous-série · 1976-2009, 2018
Fait partie de Sur Rodney (Sur) fonds

The subseries illustrates the North-American and more precisely the New York East Village art scene around Sur Rodney (Sur) from the 1970s to 2009. It gives an insight in the life of various artists by the means of personal correspondence exchanged with Sur Rodney (Sur). The sub-series includes a scrap-book containing letters, photographs and drawings send to Sur Rodney (Sur) by artist Pauline Graham Leathem. The sub-series includes as well extensive correspondence with Ronald Heydon, photographer John Brill and artist Lorraine O'Grady. It also contains correspondence with artists Jordan Arseneault, Ann Fensterstock, Arnaud Gosselin, Angel Borrero, Carlo Pittore, Elspeth Duncan, Phyllis Wright, Al Hansen, Ruth Kligman, Adrian Piper, Ray Johnson, and others. Some of these artists were active, like Sur Rodney (Sur), with Visual Aids, an organization working on AIDS awareness through art projects, while supporting artists living with AIDS and archiving their work.

The subseries consists of, but is not limited to, correspondence, newspaper clippings, drafts, and a scrapbook.

Works of fellow artists
P234/ B2 · Sous-série · 1963, [ca. 1973]-2022
Fait partie de Sur Rodney (Sur) fonds

The subseries illustrates the art scene around Sur Rodney (Sur), focussing especially on artists from the New York East Village, but including some international artists as well. It gives an insight in the artistic career of various artists, as there are, among others, Andreas Senser, Gracie Mansion, Geoffrey Hendricks, and photographer Timothy Greathouse. The sub-series covers subjects like Black Contemporary Art, performance art, Queer Art, and the problematic of Aids. The sub-series includes the documentary "I'll be your Mirror", screened at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian film festival and featuring photographer Nan Goldin and the lower east side of Manhattan during the 1980s and HIV/AIDS. It also includes an Acker Award box from 2014, containing original art works and mementos contributed by the awardees.

The subseries consists of, but is not limited to, newspaper articles, exhibition catalogs, magazines, and other publications, correspondence, a poster, and an Acker Awards box.

P234/ B1 · Sous-série · [1960], 1972-2022
Fait partie de Sur Rodney (Sur) fonds

The subseries illustrates Sur Rodney (Sur)’s career as an artist and his involvement in the art scene, from the beginning of his career in the 1960s to today. It documents Sur Rodney (Sur)’s various actions and implications not only as an artist, but also as spokesperson for artists from marginalized groups and especially those living with HIV/AIDS.
The subseries includes material on various of Sur Rodney’s projects, such as, among others, the video production The Scary truth About Cockroaches & Landlords, various exhibitions, Sur Rodney (Sur)’s contributions to numerous publications, his participation in various panels and talks, especially his presentation at the CCA Panel : Art Minus Hype : American Art in the 1980’s (1997), and the television shows Sur Rodney (Sur) Show (1980) and All New Sur Rodney (Sur) Show (1981), both moderated by Sur Rodney (Sur). In these shows Sur Rodney (Sur) presented artists from the Manhattan's Lower East Side art scene.
The subseries also includes interviews with Sur Rodney (Sur).

The subseries contains, but is not limited to, scripts, notebooks, calendars, a scrapbook, photographs, flyers, newspaper articles, magazines and other publications, moving images, a press kit, posters, and a sound recording.

Montreal bureau chief 1952-1974
P195/3F · Sous-série · 1952-1974, 1983
Fait partie de Bill Stewart fonds

Photographs, business cards, newspaper articles, correspondence, maps, a speech, sheet music, Canadian Press charter and by-laws

P195/3A · Sous-série · 1932-1941, 1945
Fait partie de Bill Stewart fonds

Textual and graphic material relating to the time 1932-1940.

Letters, photographs, speech, newspaper articles, identification cards, meeting minutes, newsletters, and more

Editorial Work
P182/B4 · Sous-série · 1999-2012
Fait partie de Mark Abley fonds

The sub-series provides information on Ableys work as editor from 1999 to 2012. During this time, he edited several books, starting with "Stories From the Ice Storm" in 1999.
He was faculty editor at the Banff Centre for Arts in 2000, and contributing editor for the 75th anniversary issue of Canadian Geographic, “Canada : Global Citizen”, in 2004.
As literary executor of poet Anne Szumigalski, Abley assembled and edited three posthumous books of her work from 2006 to 2012.
Within his writer’s residency at the Point-Claire Public Library in 2011, Abley edited a collection of writings by local residents, "The City We Share = La Ville que nous partageons".
In 2007 Abley was 'guest creative editor’ of a special Canadian issue of "Review".
The sub-series contains biographies, a contract, correspondence, drafts, essays, newspaper articles, magazines, poems, and reviews.

Young Audiences
P182/B3 · Sous-série · 2000-2004, 2008-[2011?]
Fait partie de Mark Abley fonds

The sub-series provides information on children's books written by Mark Abley between 2000 and 2011, as there is Ghost Cat and Camp Fossil Eyes. It also includes an unpublished novel, Time’s Necklace. The Ghost Cat, for which Abley received the Torgi Literary Award, was presented by Abley during reading at schools in Montreal and surroundings.

The sub-series contains, without limitations, an awards program, a contract, comments, correspondence, a draft, notes, an outline, proposals, proof prints, reviews, a newspaper article, a style guide, and a critique.

P182/B2 · Sous-série · 1922, 1940, 1984-1997, 2000-2015
Fait partie de Mark Abley fonds

The sub-series provides information on non fiction books written by Mark Abley from 1986 to 2014, starting with Abley’s first book, Beyond Forget : Rediscovering the Prairies, which was published in 1986. Other books are Spoken Here : Travels Among Threatened Languages (2003), The Prodigal Tongue, published in 2008, and Conversations with a Dead Man: The Legacy of Duncan Campbell Scott (2013). The sub-series also includes material related to essays published in anthologies and draft proposals of unpublished books.

The sub-series includes a biography, book excerpts, business cards, agreements, mock-up covers, comments, a directory, drafts, essays, an invitation, publicity material, newspaper articles, notes, correspondence, periodicals, permissions, a poem, proposals, research material, reviews, sales reports, a score, a speech, and a work plan.

P182/B1 · Sous-série · 1979-2015
Fait partie de Mark Abley fonds

The sub-series provides information on Abley’s poetry writings from his early days as a student in Oxford, to 2015. It includes unpublished works by Mark Abley, material about or by other Canadian poets, as well as material related to Abley’s published poetry collections, Blue Sand, Blue Moon, Glasburyon, The Silver Palace Restaurant, and The Tongues of Earth. The series also covers the poetry workshop groups that Abley was part of.

The sub-series contains a class paper, drafts, comments, contracts, correspondence, a grant application, magazines, manuscripts, newspapers, notes, poems, research material, reviews, and a report.

Work at La Gazette
P182/A3 · Sous-série · [1924], 1990-2004
Fait partie de Mark Abley fonds

The sub-series provides information on Ableys work at The Gazette, including documentation on a trip to Hong Kong.

The sub-series contains ID-cards, articles, correspondence, a magazine, photographs, a proposal, a schedule, a staff policy manual, a style guide, and a memorandum of Agreement.

P182/A2 · Sous-série · 1978-2010, 2014, 2015
Fait partie de Mark Abley fonds

The sub-series provides information on a variety of subjects, such as racism, bilingualism, poverty, and English literature and writers, illustrating his career as journalist, especially for The Gazette, where he wrote, among others, the Watchword column.

The sub-series contains, but is not limited to, newspaper articles by Mark Abley and other writers, book reviews, drafts, and various publications.

Research material
P182/A1 · Sous-série · [1909?], 1916, [1948, 1965], 1976-2005
Fait partie de Mark Abley fonds

The sub-series provides information on a variety of subjects researched by Mark Abley during his work as a journalist. Recurring research topic are humanitarian and economical issues in developing countries, Human rights, minorities, animal protection, and English-Canadian Writers. The sub-series contains several documents related to the Armenian genocide and interviews that Abley conducted with writers, politicians, and other personalities such as Jane Goodall, Henry Kissinger, and more.

The sub-series contains, but s not limited to, business cards, essays, notes, newspaper articles, correspondence, publications, photographs, a press kit, reports, archival material (photocopies), sound recordings, and a seed package.

Documents des membres
P128/J3 · Sous-série · 1973-1999
Fait partie de Fonds La Centrale

La sous-série reflets le rôle que jouent les membres de la galerie comme partie active de l’organisation. Elle présents des documents collectionnés par plusieurs membres, incluant des membres fondatrices, du début de la galerie en 1973 à 1999.

La sous-série inclus des documents donnés par :

Celine Boucher
Gail Bourgeois
Sheena Gourlay
Margaret Griffin
Suzanne Harwood
Gail Lauzzana
Pauline Morier
Joanna Nash
Ann Pearson.

La sous-série comprend notamment des bulletins d'information, des affiches, de la correspondance, des procès-verbaux, des invitations, des coupures de presse, des publications et des photographies.

P128/J2 · Sous-série · 1995-2014
Fait partie de Fonds La Centrale

La sous-série donne de l’information sur les membres de La Centrale à travers les années.

La sous-série comprends des formulaires d'adhésion, des listes de membres et des demandes d'adhésion.

Informations sur l'adhésion
P128/J1 · Sous-série · 1983-2003
Fait partie de Fonds La Centrale

La sous-série renseigne sur l'adhésion et le recrutement des membres à La Centrale.

La sous-série comprends notamment des dépliants, des règlements et des procès-verbaux.

P128/E4 · Sous-série · 1999-2004
Fait partie de Fonds La Centrale

La sous-série livre une présentation neutre de la programmation et des évènements organisés par La Centrale, sous forme des dossiers visuels faisant partie des demandes de subvention. Le but initial
de ces présentations visuelles était de convaincre les organismes de financement de subventionner des projets ou d’assurer le fonctionnement général de la galerie.

La sous-série comprend notamment des demandes de subvention, des photographies, des communiqués de presse, des publications, et des rapports financiers.

Livres d’or
P128/E3 · Sous-série · 1980-2003
Fait partie de Fonds La Centrale

La sous-série donne de l’information sur les évènements qui ont eu lieu à la galerie La Centrale entre 1980 et 2003 au moyen des entrées du livre d'or écrites par les visiteurs de la galerie.

La sous-série comprend 10 livres d’or.

Albums de photo
P128/E2 · Sous-série · 1975-1999
Fait partie de Fonds La Centrale

La sous-série document les évènements tenus à La Centrale entre 1975 et 1999. De plus, elle fournit de l’information sur diverses femmes artistes canadiennes qui étaient actives vers 1980.

Outre des diapositives et des photographies imprimées, la sous-série inclut autre matériel graphique, y compris des affiches et des cartons d’invitation. Elle comprend aussi des documents textuels, notamment le catalogue de l’exposition « ArtFemme ’75 », du matériel publicitaire, des coupures de presse et des résumés.

P128/E1 · Sous-série · 1973-2015
Fait partie de Fonds La Centrale

La sous-série donne de l’information sur les évènements organises par La Centrale et sur les artistes participants. Les évènements ne comptent pas seulement les expositions et performances, mais comprennent aussi des conférences, des ateliers et des activités de collecte de fonds comme les ventes de rue et les ventes aux enchères. Les dossiers d’artistes ne documentent pas seulement l’implication de l'artiste aux évènements de La Centrale, mais comprennent aussi de l’information biographique et de la documentation de projets a l’extérieurs de La Centrale.

La sous-série comprend notamment de la correspondance, des brochures, des résumés, des contrats d’exposition, des déclarations d'artistes, des photographies, des articles de journaux, des publications, des affiches, des cartes d'invitation, des enregistrements sonores, des images en mouvement, et quelques objets.

Rencontres et committées
P128/A2 · Sous-série · 1974-2014
Fait partie de Fonds La Centrale

La sous-série fournit des informations sur les comités administratifs de La Centrale.

La sous-série comprends des procès-verbaux de l’assemblée générale, du conseil d’administration et de plusieurs autres comités, ainsi que des documents connexes.

Histoire et documents fondateurs
P128/A1 · Sous-série · 1973-2010
Fait partie de Fonds La Centrale

La sous-série illustre la création de La Centrale en 1973 ainsi que son évolution dans le temps

La sous-série comprends des règlements, organigrammes, mandats, et autres documents relatifs au fonctionnement de la galerie.

Independently produced documentaries
P112/G6 · Sous-série · 1944, 1950, 1956, 1963-2018
Fait partie de Fonds Brian McKenna

The subseries provides information on documentaries Brian McKenna worked on or produced as an independent producer.

The subseries contains interviews, research material, monographs, notes, publications, photographs, scripts, drafts of documentaries, correspondence, court records, financial records, posters, sound recordings, videos and other documents.

The subseries relates to the following documentaries :

  • Addiction for Sale
  • Battlefield Quebec (Plains of Abraham)
  • Big Sugar
    Documentary on the political history of the sugar industry
  • The Bribe or the Bullet
    Documentary on the impact of narcotics trafficking on Mexico
  • Chiefs
  • Famine and Shipwreck
  • La fin de la Nouvelle-France
  • Fire and Ice: The Rocket Richard Riot
  • Jean Drapeau
  • Korea : The Unfinished War
  • Little Viper
  • Migraine
  • Newfoundland at Armageddon
  • Nuclear War
  • Secret World of Gold
  • Theatre Schmeatre
  • Tycoon
  • The Valour and the Horror
    Directed and co-written with his brother Terence McKenna, The Valour and the Horror summarizes a three- year inquiry into three
    Second World War battles. The films were honoured with five Gemini Awards.
  • War of 1812
  • The War Reporters
    A Lauron Productions (Toronto) documentary on abuses suffered by journalists in Argentina, among them Jacobo Timmerman, as
    well as the danger and distress they face while covering war and revolution.
  • A Web of War
    A series of documentary films on the Second World War : The War at Sea (2 hours), a critical examination of Canadian naval
    leadership, A Web of War (1 h), an emotional tribute to the women of the Warsaw uprising, and the Polish division fighting under
    Canadian command,
  • A Battle Lost, story of how Nazi U-Boats blockaded the St. Lawrence River during WWII.
CBC Current Affairs, The Fifth Estate
P112/G5 · Sous-série · 1936-2018
Fait partie de Fonds Brian McKenna

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.

CBC documentaries
P112/G4 · Sous-série · 1915-1919, 1963-1995, 1999-2016
Fait partie de Fonds Brian McKenna

The subseries provides information on documentaries Brian McKenna produced for the CBC. It includes research material, publications, work video, correspondence, notes, objects and other records related to the following documentaries:

And Then You Die
CBC-docudrama on the Montréal underworld, inspired by the true story of Irish gangsters in the West end of Montréal using Hell’s Angels as mercenaries to build a cocaine empire. It was broadcast internationally and won a pair of Gemini awards.


The Great War

His Worship, Jean Drapeau

The Killing Ground
A two-hour film on the 59,000 Canadians who died in the First World War. For this production, McKenna teamed up with his youngest brother Terence. The film won the Anik award for best CBC documentary in 1988.

Trudeau Memoirs

CBC The City at 6
P112/G3 · Sous-série · 1972-1974
Fait partie de Fonds Brian McKenna

The subseries provides information on two short documentaries Brian McKenna produced between 1972 and 1974. It contains incomplete scripts for The 1974 Municipal Election and Thomas D'Arcy McGee.
Thomas D’Arcy McGee was McKenna’s first film, that he wrote and directed for CBC City at 6 in 1973, a thirteen- minutes documentary on the assassination of Thomas D'Arcy McGee.

CBC radio scripts
P112/G2 · Sous-série · 1971
Fait partie de Fonds Brian McKenna

The subseries provides information on Brian McKenna's contribution to CBC radio in 1971. It contains scripts of news coverage of political activities at the time when McKenna was parliamentary correspondent in Ottawa.

Film proposals and ideas
P112/G1 · Sous-série · 1951-1957, 1974-2002
Fait partie de Fonds Brian McKenna

The subseries provides information on documentaries submitted to or developed by Brian McKenna between 1974 and 2002. Most of these proposals were not produced or further developed.

The subseries contains, among others, research material, drafts, notes, correspondence, press clippings, film proposals, photographs, a report, and videos.

P112/F2 · Sous-série · 1944, 1954, 1979-2007
Fait partie de Fonds Brian McKenna

The sub-series contains information related to McKenna’s production companies, including personnel and equipment.
McKenna Purcell Productions Inc. was formed in the fall of 1980. It was superceded by Wartime Productions Inc. in 1989. Both companies were incorporated by Brian McKenna and Susan Purcell.

The sub-series contains, among other documents, annual reports, financial statements, certificates, correspondence, a webpage template, CVs, pamphlets, newspaper articles, advertisements, photographs, project proposals, sound recordings, a video, and documents related to the companies’ incorporations.

Fifth Estate
P112/F1 · Sous-série · 1975-1988
Fait partie de Fonds Brian McKenna

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.