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Henry Whiston fonds

  • P158
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1976, predominant 1956-1976

The fonds is a source of jazz history in the mid-20th century.

The fonds consists of 491 reel-to-reel audio tapes. Most of them contain interviews conducted by Henry Whiston with jazz personalities, in preparation for the show "Jazz at Its Best" and other radio shows. The interviews served as source material from which excerpts were edited into the program. A large part of the documents are related to Glenn Miller or the Duke Ellington orchestra.

Whiston, Henry

Dorothy Harper collection

  • C024
  • Collection
  • [1945 ?] ; [1946]

The Dorothy Harper collection contains materials documenting the the life of Dorothy Harper, specifically her interest in jazz music.

The collection contains two sound recordings and 54 photographs. A number of the photographs showcase jazz clubs in Montreal, including the Café Esquire and El Morocco. Other images show Oscar Peterson in concert, while many depict scenes from Dorothy Harper's life in Montreal in the mid-1940s.

Harper, Dorothy

Thomas More Institute fonds

  • P075
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1967

The fonds provides information on the incorporation of the Thomas More Institute under provincial and federal legislation, the recognition of its curriculum, and the agreement that was in force between the Institute and the Université de Montréal.

The fonds consists of the Institute's letters patent, Father O'Connor's correspondence, and letters of agreement.

Thomas More Institute

Roger Verschingel fonds

  • P0173
  • Fonds
  • 1947 - 1991

The fonds provides information on Professor Verschingel’s teaching activities at SGW and Concordia University.

The fonds includes personal papers such as diplomas and student papers, and course materials for the courses he taught at SGW and Concordia University.

Verschingel, Roger H.

Mark P. Brault fonds

  • P058
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1956

The fonds provides information on the Loyola College Dramatic Society.

The fonds consists of press clippings on plays given by the dramatic society and theatre programs for Society productions.

Brault, Mark P.

John Buell fonds

  • P0148
  • Fonds
  • 1947 - 1990

The fonds provides information on John Buell as an author and on the Loyola College Dramatic Society.

The fonds includes manuscripts of novels, plays and radio plays; Loyola Reviews for 1955, 1959, 1960, and 1961; and clippings, programs, correspondence, and photographs related to the Loyola College Dramatic Society.

Buell, John

Harold Potter fonds

  • P0196
  • Fonds
  • 1947 - 1976

The fonds provides information on Harold Potter’s teaching activities at SGW and Concordia University.

The fonds contains term papers, course outlines, examinations, minutes, and drafts of articles.

Potter, Harold

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

Lewis J. Poteet fonds

  • P0269
  • Fonds
  • 1948-2017

The fonds provides information on Lewis Poteet’s research on language, dialect and slang. The fonds also gives genealogical information on the Poteet family.

The fonds contains research materials, drafts, correspondence with other lexicographers and writers, and notes. The fonds also includes materials on Poteet’s latest literary project: Voetsek – Revisiting Swasiland and Soweto, a narrative non-fiction memory of his childhood in South Africa.

Poteet, Lewis J.

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

J. Gerald MacGuigan, S.J. fonds

  • P0046
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1960

The fonds provides information on academic activities and policies.

The fonds consists of proceedings of conferences and a guide to academic policies and practices.

MacGuigan S.J., J. Gerald

David Stanger fonds

  • P0017
  • Fonds
  • 1948 - 1951

The fonds provides information on David Stanger's activities as photographer for various Sir George Williams campus activities such as the carnival and ski meet. The fonds documents student life.

The fonds consists of pictures taken on various occasions.

Stanger, David

Orson Shorey Wheeler fonds

  • P0067
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1987, predominant 1961-1967

The fonds provides information on the teaching activities of Orson Shorey Wheeler and his work as sculptor. The fonds consists of clippings, term papers and exams, architectural sketches, invitations, correspondence, library addition listings, photographs, and minutes.

Wheeler, Orson Shorey

Robert A. Fraser fonds

  • P0033
  • Fonds
  • 1949 - 1973

The fonds provides information on Robert A. Fraser's activities on various committees and external bodies and on his classes.

The fonds consists of correspondence, student papers, course files, and examinations.

Fraser, Robert A.

Wilfred N. Hall fonds

  • P0040
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1986

The fonds primarily gives details on the language debate in Quebec in the 1970s and on income levels of francophone and anglophone Quebeckers relative to their level of education, among other issues. The fonds also includes files related to the chemical industry in Canada.

The fonds consists of minutes, reports, surveys, correspondence, speeches, and articles.

Hall, Wilfred N.

J. B. Rudnyckyj collection

  • C016
  • Collection
  • [1949?]-[1995?]

Collection of pamphlets, unpublished papers, manuscripts, and books relating to the 1963-71 Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism. Also included are items dealing with bilingualism and multiculturalism with an emphasis on Ukrainian Quebec groups.

Rudnyckyj, Jaroslav Bohdan

Donald Tobin fonds

  • P0060
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1949]-1986

The fonds provides information on class reunions that took place in 1956, 1961, and 1986, and on the Loyola Alumni Association.

The fonds consists of class reunion booklets and press clippings.

Tobin, Donald

Florence Steinberg Friedman fonds

  • P0260
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1953

The fonds provides information on student activities at Sir George between 1949 and 1953 such as freshman and graduation balls.

The fonds consists of photographs taken on various occasions.

Steinberg Friedman, Florence

Gordie Fleming fonds

  • P0178
  • Fonds
  • [195-]-[197-]

The fonds consists mainly of recordings of radio broadcasts featuring musical performances by Gordie Fleming and his group. Most were broadcast on Radio-Canada and CBC on Lower Canada Swing, Saturday Set, Les joyeux troubadours, Jazz en liberté and Les fantaisistes.

Fleming, Gordie

Wynne Francis fonds

  • F006
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1997

The fonds documents Wynne Francis’ friendship with Irving Layton. It consists of letters, sound recordings, research material and notes for Francis’ unfinished biography of Irving Layton, photographs, promotional material, written works, poems, and teaching notes. The Wynne Francis Fonds is part of the Irving Layton Collection.

The fonds has been divided into 9 series:
F006/A Sound Recordings
F006/B Clippings
F006/C Correspondence
F006/D Manuscripts, Articles, and Drafts
F006/E Photographs
F006/F Poems
F006/G Promotional Material
F006/H Research Material
F006/I Teaching Material

Francis, Wynne

Walter Boudreau fonds

  • P0021
  • Fonds
  • [195-]- 2009

The fonds provides information on the career of Walter Boudreau and on L'Infonie and the Quatuor de Jazz Libre du Québec, as well as Raoul Duguay, musicians Pierre Leduc and Jean Préfontaine, and the Société de Musique contemporaine du Quebec (SMCQ).

The fonds consists of musical scores and composition notes for Walter Boudreau's compositions and arrangements, press clippings, photographs, posters, sound recordings, and a robe worn by Boudreau in L'Infonie.

Boudreau, Walter

Russell (Russ) Dufort fonds

  • F020
  • Fonds
  • [195-] ; [199-]

The Fonds contains materials documenting the career of drummer Russell (Russ) Dufort. It includes materials related to Dufort's time with the Johnny Holmes Orchestra, the Stardusters, and the Royal Canadian Airforce band. The fonds also includes arrangements purchased from Russell Dufort from the Escorts.

The fonds is composed of annotated scores, set lists, photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, a business card, a membership card, swizzle sticks from Montreal clubs, and a wooden box used by the Escorts to transport their music, among other materials.

Dufort, Russell

Edith Mather fonds

  • F012
  • Fonds
  • [195- ?] ; 1957-1981, predominant 1957-1969

Fonds consists of materials accumulated by Edith Mather resulting from her friendship with Irving Layton. This fonds is predominantly composed of photographic prints, negatives, and slides of Irving Layton, Betty (Sutherland) Layton, Aviva (Cantor) Layton, and children Max Layton, Naomi Layton, and David Layton. It also contains a painting of Irving Layton by Edith Mather.

Collection is divided into 2 series:
C010/A. Photographs
C010/B. Artwork

Mather, Edith

Sir George Williams Contingent of the COTC fonds

  • P0111
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1968

The fonds gives information on university-based military training. It includes correspondence, minutes, reports, training notes, financial records, a visitors' register, and photographs of commanding officers, members of the contingent, the training grounds, and Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip.

The fonds organized into the following series:

P111/1 Administrative records
P111/2 Accounting records
P111/3 Photographs
P111/4 Objects.

Sir George Williams University. Contingent of the COTC

Maury Kaye fonds

  • P0031
  • Fonds
  • [195-]-[198-]

The Maury Kaye fonds consists of arrangements done by Maury Kaye in the 1950s and the 1960s, and contains 106 pieces for piano, bass, and drums. The fonds also contains five sound recordings featuring Maury Kaye playing some of his hit songs.

Kaye, Maury

Harold Shaffer fonds

  • P0005
  • Fonds
  • 1950 - 1979

The fonds provides information on the retail environment in Canada from the 1950s through the 1970s, on Harold Shaffer's activities as a teacher, retail consultant, and writer, and on the Shaffer family.

The fonds contains correspondence, texts for speeches and lectures, articles, research material, and family papers. It includes acetates used in classroom teaching, and photographs.

The fonds is organized in the following series:

P0005/1 Publications and related case files, 1956-1978
P0005/2 Research project and related files, no date
P0005/3 Teaching materials, 1960s
P0005/4 General correspondence, 1950-1977
P0005/5 Addresses / speeches, 1957-1977
P0005/6 Business seminar materials, 1962-1969
P0005/7 Family papers

Shaffer, Harold

Keith White fonds

  • P0243
  • Fonds
  • [195?]-[199-?]

The fonds mainly provides information on Keith White’s life as musician and on Jazz music in Montreal, in the 1950s and 1960s. There is also information on Keith White’s various working and teaching experiences, and his friendships.

The fonds is composed of more than 500 music recordings; music scores; five unpublished texts of reminescence such as Noting the Scene [1989]; six texts on mathematics; and around 200 photographs (prints, slides, and digital).

White, Keith

Michael Sheldon fonds

  • P0172
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1980

Most of the documents in the fonds are related to Michael Sheldon's career as a writer. They include copies of his fictional books; copies of magazines containing articles that he wrote, including some that were ghost-written by Michael Sheldon for executives of companies where he worked; manuscripts and articles on public relations practice; tear-sheets and clippings; and correspondence.

Sheldon, Michael

Rytsa Helene Tobias fonds

  • P0242
  • Fonds
  • 1951

The fonds documents Rytsa Tobias’s Graduation at Sir George Williams College, in June 1951.
It is composed of her diploma, medal certificates, graduation picture and a photograph showing her receiving the Birks medal from Mr. Victor M. Birks.

Tobias, Rytsa Helene

Edwy Cooke fonds

  • P0190
  • Fonds
  • 1951 - 1985

The fonds mainly provides information on his teaching activities at Concordia and administrative duties as Director of the SGW Art Galleries.

The fonds includes course outlines, reference materials on art, student exams and papers, committee minutes and correspondence.

Cooke, Edwy

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