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Harold Shaffer fonds

  • P005
  • 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:

P005/1 Publications and related case files, 1956-1978
P005/2 Research project and related files, no date
P005/3 Teaching materials, 1960s
P005/4 General correspondence, 1950-1977
P005/5 Addresses / speeches, 1957-1977
P005/6 Business seminar materials, 1962-1969
P005/7 Family papers

Shaffer, Harold

Harriet Eisenkraft fonds

  • P068
  • Fonds

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

Harry Clinch fonds

  • P001
  • Fonds
  • 1955 - 1982

The fonds provides information on Harry Clinch's teaching and on the administration of the Geography Department of Sir George Williams (after 1974, of Concordia University).

The fonds consists of agendas and minutes of meetings of the Geography Department's departmental, laboratory, and curriculum committees; correspondence; documentation concerning the allocation of office space; statistics on enrollment and grades, and information concerning the first year of the Geography Department summer school.

Clinch, Harry

Harry Hill fonds

  • P217
  • Fonds
  • 1896-2003, predominant 1979-1999

The fonds provides information on the personal and professional life of Harry Hill and some about his family.

The fonds includes personal documents, photographs, manuscripts of novels and short stories, press clippings of reviews, theatre programs, reprints of articles by Harry Hill, awards, academic diplomas, sound and video recordings of Harry Hill in performance and of performances he directed.

Hill, Harry

Harry Hyland fonds

  • P266
  • Fonds
  • [193-?]-1969

The fonds consists of a Harry Hyland’s photo portrait, his Loyola Sports Hall of Fame plaque, and a Loyola Winter Carnival plaque (1969).

Hyland, Harry

Henry F. Hall fonds

  • P006
  • Fonds
  • 1828-1971, predominant 1920-1967

The fonds is reflective of Hall’s forty-year career as a counselor, instructor, and administrator at Sir George Williams University in Montreal, Quebec and leader in the field of Canadian education. Materials in this fonds also highlight Hall’s life-long work with the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) of Montreal, his commitment to the growth of Sir George, his role as a respected public figure, his participation in the scientific and religious communities of Montreal, and his diverse personal interests including astronomy, biology, and the history of the Eastern Townships.

The fonds primarily consists of Hall’s teaching notes and course outlines, research, correspondence, his drafts of "The Georgian Spirit: The Story of Sir George Williams University," typed addresses and presentation notes, and conference materials, as well as personal documents such as notebooks, educational records, and gifts. Also included are awards, diplomas and certificates, photographic material, memorabilia, and materials collected and used by Hall such as reports, publications, manuscripts, and press clippings.

The fonds is arranged in the following nine series:

P006/A Personal records
P006/B Teaching materials and research
P006/C Correspondence
P006/D Addresses, records from special events, and conference materials
P006/E "The Georgian Spirit" manuscripts
P006/F YMCA
P006/G Eastern Townships
P006/H Photographs
P006/I Collected press clippings

Hall, Henry F.

Henry J. Hemens fonds

  • P140
  • Fonds
  • 1930 - 1982

The fonds consists of a Loyola jacket worn by Harry Hemens as a student, and his chancellor's hood.

Hemens, Henry J.

Henry Whiston fonds

  • P158
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1976, 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". They served as source material from which excerpts were edited into the program.

Whiston, Henry

Herb Johnson fonds

  • P088
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1987

The fonds consists of materials assembled by Herb Johnson. It reflects his career as a musical performer, combo and dance band/orchestra leader, and musicians' union member and executive, as well as his personal interests and personal life.

The fonds documents the dance band and jazz music scene from the 1930s through the 1980s, primarily in Montreal. It is a valuable source of documentation on the bebop style of jazz that emerged in the 1940s, and of documentation related to the Senior Musicians' Association and Orchestra.

The fonds consists of manuscript and print music, including arrangements by Herb Johnson; personal correspondence; saxophone and clarinet technique books and articles; books and articles on arranging, harmonizing, and other facets of music; photographs; notebooks; personal financial records; programs, clippings, and other memorabilia; and magazines. The fonds includes sound recordings as well as objects including music portfolios, pocket handkerchiefs, and a record carrying case. There are also union-related correspondence, financial documents, contracts and other documents related to musicians' pay and benefits, founding documents, constitutions and by-laws, questionnaires, ballot papers, agendas, minutes, and address books.

The fonds is arranged in the following series and sub-series:

P088/1 Correspondents
P088/1A Family and friends
P088/1B Music colleagues
P088/1C Personal business correspondents
P088/2 Personal files
P088/2A Personal interests and personal affairs
P088/2B Music industry
P088/2C Music technique
P088/2D Photographs
P088/3 Union activity
P088/3A Musicians' Guild of Montreal
P088/3B Senior Musicians' Association
P088/4 Print and manuscript music
P088/5 Technique books, manuals, tutors, methods
P088/6 Magazines and promotional literature
P088/7 Collection of sound recordings
P088/7A Privately recorded sound recordings
P088/7B Commercial sound recordings.

Johnson, Herb

Herbert Furlong Quinn fonds

  • P055
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1963

The fonds provides information on the teaching activities of Herbert Quinn at Sir George Williams. It gives information on the Sir George Williams College effort, in the late 1930s and 1940s, to promote understanding between English and French Canadians. There is also information on the Georgiantics musical revue.

The fonds includes clippings, seminar outlines, and caricatures by Don S. Quinn.

Quinn, Herbert Furlong

Hingston Family fonds

  • P134
  • Fonds
  • 1848-1994

The fonds consists mainly of correspondence received by Sir William Hales Hingston and a few letters received by Mrs. Hingston and their sons William, Donald, and Harold.

There are also photographs, press clippings, brochures, invitations, manuscripts of Sir William's writings, business cards, maps and objects. The fonds includes a scrapbook of press clippings relating to Sir William Hingston's political and professional life, an official document appointing him to the Ottawa Improvement Commission in 1902, the original letters patent related to Sir William's knighthood, and a circa 1889 photograph of Sir William. Also included is an album containing 92 wedding and travel photographs of the Hingston family.

The fonds is organized into the following series:

P134/A Sir William Hales Hingston
P134/B Family correspondence
P134/C Family history

Hingston Family

Historic images of Montreal

  • C006
  • Collection
  • 1761–1871

Collections is composed of photographic reproductions of 12 prints and drawings of the City of Montreal. The original prints and drawings are dated between 1761 and 1871.

Howard Shubert fonds

  • P156
  • Fonds
  • 1991

The fonds includes a sound recording and a transcript of an interview with John Bland, professor emeritus of the McGill University School of Architecture. It was done in 1991 as an oral history project by graduate students in a course entitled “Modern Architecture in Canada”, given by Howard Shubert at Concordia University in 1991. An edited selection from the interview was published as “An Interview with Professor John Bland” in John Bland at Eighty: A Tribute, ed by I. Murray and N. Schoenauer (Montreal: McGill University, 1991), p. 4-17.

Shubert, Howard

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

Huntly Bourne fonds

  • P208
  • Fonds
  • [194-?]

The fonds illustrates the Montreal jazz scene in the 1940s by means of images of the Johnny Holmes band.

The fonds consists of 6 b&w photographs, of which one is an original, the other five are copies.

Bourne, Huntly

Ida Hodes and Jonathan Williams collection

  • C014
  • Collection
  • 1955 – 1959

Collection composed of letters and postcards written by the founder of Jargon Press, Jonathan Williams, to Ida Hodes. The letters contain information about poetry and publications, about subscriptions, poetry and poetry circles in the United States, a discussion of career prospects, and publicity for recent publications by Jargon Press.

Williams, Jonathan

Instructional and Information Technology Services fonds

  • I175
  • Fonds
  • 1998 - 2009

The fonds is mainly composed of promotional productions on university events and units, and class lectures made by IITS Technology Services, TV Studios or Creative Media Services, between 1998 and 2009.

The fonds mainly includes videocassettes on various formats, and a few DVD and digital audio cassettes.

Concordia University. Instructional and Information Technology Services

International and Ethnic Associations Council of Concordia fonds

  • P256
  • Fonds
  • 1981 - 2014

The fonds provides information on the executive and administration of the International and Ethnic Association Council and its activities.
The fonds consists of IEAC administrative records such as minutes, budget allocations, correspondence, election documentation, membership lists, and activity reports. It also contains photographs and posters related to IEAC activities.

Concordia University. International and Ethnic Associations Council (IEAC)

Irish Canadian Heritage Society fonds

  • P123
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1973

The fonds document the activities of the Irish Canadian Heritage Society, located in Montreal, from the foundation of the organization in 1965 until 1973. It reflects the needs and interests of Montreal citizens of Irish descent in the culture of their country of origin. It also contains information on other organizations related to Irish communities in North America, especially the Irish American Heritage Society, but also Action for Irish Distress and others.

The fonds consists of copies of the society’s constitution, meeting minutes, financial statements, annual reports, correspondence, invitations, announcements of events, speeches, photographs, membership forms, newspaper clippings, leaflets, newsletters, booklets and a rubber stamp.

Irish Canadian Heritage Society

Irving Layton clipping collection

  • C002
  • Collection
  • 1935 – 1993

Collection contains newspaper clippings relating to Irving Layton. These clippings review his work, comment on events held to honour Layton and his work, include interviews with the poet, document reviews by fans, and include articles about Irving Layton and Canadian poets in general. Clippings were taken from several large Canadian newspapers from Montreal, Toronto, Hamilton, Ottawa, Regina, Saskatoon, and Vancouver and include newspapers and magazines such as the Gazette, the Toronto Star, the Georgian, Poetry Canadian Review, Saturday Night, The Canadian Forum, Sunday Star and the Telegram.

Bowden Clipping Service

Irving Layton fonds

  • F001
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1997

Irving Layton fonds consists of records relating to Layton’s life and activities as a writer. Records include correspondence between family members, professionals, friends, newspapers and periodicals, colleges and universities, reviews of Layton’s works, fan letters, published material, offprints of poems, transcripts of interviews, publicity for public appearances and readings, reviews of his works, foreign language articles, manuscripts and drafts of monographs and poems, transcripts of interviews, newspaper clippings, notebooks, journals, calendars, schedules, agendas, personal papers including bills, invoices, finances, awards and certificates, and audio visual material.

The fonds is divided into 16 series:
F001/A 3-Dimensional objects
F001/B Audio recordings
F001/C Clippings
F001/D Conferences and festivals
F001/E Correspondence
F001/F Drawings
F001/G Manuscripts, poems, articles, and essays
F001/H Notebooks and journals
F001/I Personal papers
F001/J Photographs
F001/K Public appearances
F001/L Reviews
F001/M Schedules
F001/N Scrapbooks
F001/O Transcripts and interviews
F001/P Video recordings

Layton, Irving

J. B. Rudnyckyj collection

  • C016
  • Collection
  • [195-]-[197-]

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.

J. Gerald MacGuigan, S.J. fonds

  • P046
  • 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

Jack Bordan fonds

  • P184
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1970

The fonds consists of 16 photographs on the construction of the Henry F. Hall building in 1964. It also includes two 1970 items of correspondence with Dr. Henry F. Hall about the development of the Engineering at Sir George Williams University and a few clippings on the expansion of this institution in the 1960s.

Bordan, Jack

Jack Goodson fonds

  • P099
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1950

The fonds provides information on shows and events in which Jack Goodson was involved as master of ceremonies or performer.

The fonds consists of clippings related to Sir George Williams shows and photographs of Montreal.

Goodson, Jack

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