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Gerry Hanson fonds
P0175 · Fonds · [194-]-1983

The Gerry Hanson fonds contains documentation pertaining to Montreal's music scene during the big-band era, and illustrates Gerry Hanson’s life as a musician.

The fonds consists of 12 photographs showcasing Montreal orchestras in which Hanson performed, including the Westernaires, the Blue Serenaders, the Alouette Band, and Paul Beauregard’s Orchestra. The performers depicted in these photographs are mostly identified. The fonds also includes photocopies of press clippings.

Hanson, Gerry
Gertrude Katz collection
C010 · Collection · 1956-2007, predominant 1956-1983

The collection consists of materials accumulated by Gertrude and Carl Katz related to Gertrude's friendship and working relationship with Irving Layton. The documents concern the life and work of Irving Layton.

The collection includes correspondence, poems, offprints and reprints, programs, photographs, clippings, financial documents, a transcript, a deed of sale, books and a phonographic record.

The collection is divided into six series:
C010/A. Correspondence
C010/B. Poetry and publications
C010/C. Promotional materials
C010/D. Photographs
C010/E. Clippings
C010/F. Financial documents

Katz, Gertrude
Gordie Fleming fonds
P178 · 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
P0022 · Fonds · 1970-1997

The fonds provides information on activities of the Graduate Students' Association and the support it has given to other associations and individuals at Concordia.

The fonds consists of minutes, funding requests, correspondence, financial records, activity reports, representative listings, and election documentation.

Concordia University. Graduate Students’ Association
Graeme Clyke fonds
F027 · Fonds · [19--] ; 1951-2014, predominantly [197-]-[198-]

The Graeme Clyke fonds consists of materials created and accumulated by Graeme Baxter Clyke related to the Negro Community Centre (NCC), Union United Church, Royal Arthur School, Little Burgundy, and Saint-Henri. Photographs showcase programs and activities offered at NCC, including dance and music lessons, arts and crafts, wood working, sports, summer camps, and games. They also depict NCC staff, including but not limited to Stanley Clyke, Emily Clyke, Lawrence Sitahal, Daisy Peterson Sweeney, Martha Griffiths, and Mrs. Palmas. Photographs also show the interior and exterior of the NCC, Union United Church, Royal Arthur School, and the Universal Negro Improvement Association (U.N.I.A.). They also depict many other buildings around Little Burgundy and Saint-Henri. Students and teachers at the NCC and Royal Arthur School appear throughout the photographs, as do members of the Union United Church. Textual records in the fonds consist of those documenting the administration of the NCC, including its programs, activities, and services, and the memorial service of Roy States.

The Graeme Clyke fonds is divided into 4 series:
• F027/A Negro Community Centre
• F027/B Union United Church
• F027/C Royal Arthur School
• F027/D Little Burgundy and Saint-Henri

Clyke, Graeme
Grant Family fonds
F010 · Fonds · 1796-1933

Fonds contains records relating to the Grant family’s everyday activities and occupations. The material includes bills, receipts, certificates, wills, policies, instructional documents, poetry, prescriptions, correspondence between friends and family in Ontario, Montreal, Scotland, and the United States, sermons, religious material, and records relating to the Victoria Toll Bar on Victoria Road.

The fonds has been divided into six series:
F010/A. Attestations, wills, and certificates
F010/B. Correspondence
F010/C. Financial records
F010/D. Instructional records
F010/E. Objects
F010/F. Victoria Toll Bar

Grant family
Guy Thouin fonds
F040 · Fonds · 1942 - 2021

The fonds documents Guy Thouin’s career from the 1950s to 2021, including his time at the Quatuor de jazz libre du Québec (1967-1971), L’Infornie (1969-1971), The Heart Ensemble (1989-present), and Nouveau Jazz Libre du Québec (2012). The fonds also provides information about Thouin’s personal life, including his early years in elementary school, his time playing with the cadets, moments with his family and friends, his studies in Quebec, and his life in India.

The Guy Thouin fonds contains photographs, music scores composed by Guy Thouin from 1968 to 2020, sound and audiovisual recordings of live performances, posters, records, clippings about Guy Thouin and his musical projects, flyers, curriculum vitae, biographical notes, postcards, press releases, certificate of birth and baptism, and certificate of optician license.

The Guy Thouin fonds is divided into 4 series:
F040/A Scores
F040/B Photographs
F040/C Musical career
F040/D Personal records

Thouin, Guy
H.A. Finney fonds
P0038 · Fonds · 1934, 1936

The fonds includes a copy of Finney's books. They witness to the teaching of introductory accounting in the 1930s.

Finney, H. A.
Haralds Grants family fonds
P0185 · Fonds · 1951-1972

The fonds is related to Montreal nightlife in the 1950s and 60s. It gives an impression of the nightlife in a Montreal Downtown restaurant with its waiters and guests, remembered in photographs and autographs, the latter covering Canadian and international celebrities from sports and entertainment business.

The fonds includes autograph albums, photographs, brochures and postcards.

Haralds Grants family
Harold Entwistle fonds
P0251 · Fonds · 1937 - 2005

The fonds provides information on Harold Entwistle’s teaching activities at Concordia University and his contribution to the advancement of education theory as a multi-disciplinary field with the philosophy of education at its core.
The fonds includes course materials (including sound recordings of lectures), correspondence, manuscripts, publications, and a few photos of war memorials. The fonds also includes his research notes and materials for an essay on war poetry that appeared in The Gazette on November 11, 2007.

Entwistle, Harold
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
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
Harriet Eisenkraft fonds
P068 · Fonds · April 2009

The fonds consists of interviews conducted by Harriet Eisenkraft.

Eisenkraft, Harriet
Harry Clinch fonds
P0001 · 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
P0217 · 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
P0266 · 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 Beissel fonds
P0287 · Fonds · 1941 - 2022

The fonds is organized in 2 series: PROFESSIONAL LIFE and PRIVATE LIFE.

The PROFESSIONAL LIFE series is comprised of 8 sub-series. The CORRESPONDENCE sub-series consists of letters, postcards and greeting cards from peers (artists, writers, professors, humanists, publishers) of Beissel including Angelika Arend, Werner Berchem, Werner Berg, Per Brask, Ronnie Brown, Anthony Cassils, Patrick Drysdale, Leo Enright, Heide Fruth-Sachs, Keith Garebian, Gary Geddes, Albert-Reiner Glaap, Amanda Hale, Jack Herbert, Jürgen Jankofsky, Anne Kulling, Renée Makino, Helmut Markus, Rob McLennan, Najwa Nasr, Anja Oppermann, Bruno Petrenko, Andrew Proctor, Uta Regoli, Walter Riedell, Gillian Rimington, Gerd Rohmann, Fruma Rothberg Sanders, Desmond Scott, John Smith, Richard Thain, Axel Vieregg and Norman Yates, to name a few. There is also an extended correspondence with Edward Lacey, Walter Bauer and Wolfgang Bottenberg.

The WRITINGS sub-series includes notebooks, manuscript and some correspondence related to Beissel's works in poetry (What If Zen Gardens, Season of Blood suite, Cantos North, The Dragon and the Pearl, Feel with your Eyes, etc.) and theatre (Inuk in the Sun, Under Coyote's Eye, For Crying Out Loud, Goya, The Noose and Improvisations for Mr. X., etc.) mostly but also essays (On the High Wires of the Imagination, Recovering the Child Inside or How to Write for Sarah and Jason, The Second Humanist Revolution: Eco-Humanism, Epic in Transition: A Challenge to the Contemporary Poet, etc.) and prose (The Sniper, As Flies to Wanton Boys, etc.). The sub-series also contains records related to the Irving Layton Festschrift published by Concordia that Beissel edited with Joy Bennett in the beginning of the 1990's.

The TRANSLATION sub-series includes notes and manuscripts of translations of works by Pablo Neruda, Tor Age Bringsvaerd, François Charron, Tankred Dorst, Shie Min, André Simard, Helmut Markus and Henrik Ibsen among others, but most notably Walter Bauer and Peter Huchel.

The CONFERENCES, TOURS AND RESEARCH TRIPS sub-series is comprised of correspondence, promotional material, speaking notes and travel reports related to Beissel's participation in many conferences, talks, festivals around the world including Peru, Kenya, China, Japan and Mexico but mostly in Canada and Germany where he often toured extensively. This sub-series includes a number of audio recordings created during his attendance at the Cultural Congress of Havana which took place January 4-11, 1968. It also contains records one the Face-to-Face National Conference on Contemporary English-Canadian Theatre Beissel helped organize at Concordia University in 1975.

The TEACHING sub-series includes records related to Beissel's work at the University of the West Indies, the University of Alberta and the Munich University in Germany, but mostly at Concordia University as a full professor at the Department of English and as a coordinator of the Creative Writing Program he was instrumental in establishing and coordinating. The sub-series is comprised of correspondence, evaluations, some meeting minutes and course notes on modern European literature, Canadian literature and modern drama.

The COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT sub-series testifies of Beissel's involvement with different organizations and associations (the League of Canadian Poets, the Humanist Association of Ottawa, the Universities Faculty Committee for Peace in Vietnam, the Canadian Humanists Publications, the Book and Periodical Development Council, the Writers' Union of Canada, the International Theatre Institute, the Playwrights Guild of Canada and more) and his work as an editor of the magazines Humanist Perspectives and Edge. It is comprised mostly of correspondence but also includes some meeting agendas, minutes and notes.

The DISTINCTIONS sub-series is comprised of records related to the prizes and awards Beissel either won or was nominated for, including a Literary Award in Honour of Walter Bauer, an Ottawa Book Award and a Concordia University Alumni Associations Honorary Life Membership.

The MEDIA COVERAGE sub-series includes miscellaneous press clippings, reviews of Beissel's prose, poetry and plays as well as promotional material related to his publications, correspondence with poetry magazines as well as an extensive interview with Per Brask.

The PRIVATE LIFE series is comprised of 3 sub-series. The EDUCATION sub-series includes records related to Beissel's studies at University of Toronto: course notes, correspondence and syllabi of the courses he attended to. The sub-series also includes earlier course notes and writings [ca.1943-1950].

The JOURNALS sub-series includes the many diaries Beissel held between 1941 and 2015, including travel diaries written in Cuba, Kenya, Japan, England and China and a German war camp journal.

The CORRESPONDENCE sub-series consists of letters, greeting cards and postcards from friends and family members, including Beissel's parents and his daughters.

Beissel, Henry
Henry F. Hall fonds
P0006 · 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:

P0006/A Personal records
P0006/B Teaching materials and research
P0006/C Correspondence
P0006/D Addresses, records from special events, and conference materials
P0006/E "The Georgian Spirit" manuscripts
P0006/F YMCA
P0006/G Eastern Townships
P0006/H Photographs
P0006/I Collected press clippings

Hall, Henry F.
Henry J. Hemens fonds
P0140 · 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 · 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
Herb Johnson fonds
P0088 · 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:

P0088/1 Correspondents
P0088/1A Family and friends
P0088/1B Music colleagues
P0088/1C Personal business correspondents
P0088/2 Personal files
P0088/2A Personal interests and personal affairs
P0088/2B Music industry
P0088/2C Music technique
P0088/2D Photographs
P0088/3 Union activity
P0088/3A Musicians' Guild of Montreal
P0088/3B Senior Musicians' Association
P0088/4 Print and manuscript music
P0088/5 Technique books, manuals, tutors, methods
P0088/6 Magazines and promotional literature
P0088/7 Collection of sound recordings
P0088/7A Privately recorded sound recordings
P0088/7B Commercial sound recordings.

Johnson, Herb
Herbert Furlong Quinn fonds
P0055 · 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
P0134 · 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:

P0134/A Sir William Hales Hingston
P0134/B Family correspondence
P0134/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.

Hospitality Concordia fonds
I0042 · Fonds · 2004 - 2019

This fonds documents the administrative activities of Hospitality Concordia. This fonds also contains a number of ephemeral objects, including former Concordia blazer jackets. The fonds is organized in the following series:

2420 Support Services for Students (2007-2014)
4130 Organizational Charts and Mandates (2005-2010)
4210 University Policies (2004-2010)
5110 Administrative Planning (2006-2018)
5111 Meetings of Units (2004-2017)
5112 Reports, Studies and Analyses (2004-2013)
5160 University Events (2004-2017)
5170 External Relations (2009-2015)
5174 Supplier Files (2005-2015)
5420 Media Relations (2011)
5460 Marketing Campaigns (2004-2015)
6110 Staff and Position Management (2005-2010)
8100 Real Estate Management (2009-2013)
8121 Estate Inventories (2008-2009)
8134 Renovation - Unit Files (2008-2013)
8340 Sustainability Program (2010-2011)

Concordia University. Hospitality Concordia
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.

Hour
Howard Fink fonds
P0292 · Fonds · 1964 - 2004

The fonds is organized in two series PRIVATE LIFE and PROFESSIONAL LIFE.

The PROFESSIONAL LIFE series contains a TEACHING sub-series with records on Howard Fink's career at Sir George Williams and Concordia University: an agenda, miscellaneous correspondence, course outlines, an honour student file, examination questionnaire samples. There's a sub-series titled COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT related to his involvement with the Canadian Association of Emeriti and Retired Academics (CAERA), the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) and the Association for the Study of Canadian Radio and Television (ASCRT). The POETRY READING SERIES and the FACE TO FACE CONFERENCE sub-series include correspondence, programmes, publicity and other records related to the logistics of those events. The RESEARCH sub-series contains record about a France-Quebec collaboration on the study radio-drama tradition. The fonds also contains records about the Centre for Broadcasting Studies Fink helped establishing and the CBC Radio Drama Bibliography.

The PRIVATE LIFE series contains personal correspondence.

Fink, Howard
Howard Shubert fonds
P0156 · 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
P0208 · 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