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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

Rose Sheinin fonds

  • P0245
  • Fonds
  • 1952 - 2007

The fonds provides mainly information on Dr. Rose Sheinin’s research and teaching activities at the University of Toronto and on her career as a university administrator at Concordia University.

The fonds includes course material, lectures, research files, reports, articles, press clippings and correspondence.

Sheinin, Rose

Raymond Souster and Cid Corman collection

  • C013
  • Collection
  • 1952 – 1965

Collection is composed of letters from Cid Corman to Raymond Souster. The letters were written in France, Japan, and Italy and include poems and conversation about poets including Irving Layton, poetry, notes about the content of the publication Origins, information about poetry readings, and about the different locations Corman has visited.

Corman, Cid

Donald L. Peets fonds

  • P0261
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1967

The fonds is composed of a text book, a few photographs and newspaper clippings related to Professor Peets’s career as Registrar in the 1960s.

Peets, Donald L.

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

Mari-Lin Smith Miller fonds

  • P0259
  • Fonds
  • 1953 – [195-?]

The fonds provides information on student activities at Sir George in the 1950s such as freshman parade, carnival, and student exchange weekend at Cornell University, Ithaca NY.

The fonds consists of photographs taken on various occasions.

Smith Miller, Mari-Lin

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

Day Students' Association of Sir George Williams University fonds

  • P0091
  • Fonds
  • 1954 - 1971

The fonds provides information on Students' Association activities and relations with the educational structures of the University.

The fonds consists of correspondence, conference proceedings, minutes, Georgian Film Society files, and a visitors golden book.

Sir George Williams University. Day Students' Association

René Balcer archives

  • F011
  • Fonds
  • 1954-2011

Fonds consists of material created and accumulated by René Balcer. The fonds consists primarily of final versions and drafts of scripts, beat sheets, broadcast standards, schedules, research documents, and cast and crew lists from the original Law & Order series, Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law and Order: Los Angeles and Hopewell. Other scripts included are France’s adaptation of Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Paris: Section Criminelle, Movie of the Week and television scripts including The Ruth Snyder Story, Hudson Valley, and Hopewell. Other material consists of individual projects, cost reports and travel expenses, various awards and certificates won for his service to the television industry, agendas, publications, articles, manuscripts and course material. The fonds also consists of DVDs of various productions including Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Law & Order: Los Angeles, various photographs including production stills and scouting photographs for filming locations, set props, and set plans.

The fonds is divided into 24 series:
F011/A Administrative documents
F011/B Agendas
F011/C Articles and blogs
F011/D Award and certificates
F011/E Contracts and legal documents
F011/F Correspondence
F011/G Course Work
F011/H Expenses
F011/I Hopewell documents
F011/J Law & Order documents
F011/K Law & Order and Criminal Intent research and ideas
F011/L Law & Order: Criminal Intent documents
F011/M Law & Order: Criminal Intent costs
F011/N Law & Order: Los Angeles document
F011/O Law & Order: Los Angeles research
F011/P Manuscripts
F011/Q Movie of the Week and television documents
F011/R Movie of the Week research
F011/S Projects
F011/T Publications
F011/U Publicity and ads
F011/V Scrapbooks
F011/W Seminar and conferences
F011/X Statistics and figures

Balcer, René

Fred H. Knelman fonds

  • P0045
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1983

The fonds provides information on science, technology, and society.

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports, and various texts from Fred Knelman's teaching career at Concordia University and from his activities as a speaker and writer.

Knelman, Fred H.

Dora Pleet fonds

  • F019
  • Fonds
  • 1955-2001

Fonds contains material documenting Dora Pleet’s relationship with Irving Layton, as well as material about Layton collected by Pleet. Material consists of correspondence, magazine and newspaper clippings, periodicals, a leaflet, a pamphlet, posters, and copies of various poems by Irving Layton. The Dora Pleet Fonds is part of the Irving Layton Collection.

The fonds is divided into five series:
F019 / A. Correspondence
F019 / B. Clippings
F019 / C. Periodicals
F019 / D. Poems
F019 / E. Promotional material

Pleet, Dora

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

Christopher Fry fonds

  • F014
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1970, predominant 1969-1970

Fonds consists of material accumulated and created by Derek Stanford about Christopher Fry. It also contains documents created by Christopher Fry. Materials in this fonds are primarily dated 1969-1970, though select documents are dated 1955.

Materials include correspondence, manuscripts, published essays and reviews, newspaper clippings, photographs, theater programs, and other ephemera documenting Stanford professional relationship with Fry and the British playwright’s work. Documents primarily concern Fry’s A Yard of Sun (1970) and his English translation of Henrik Ibsen’s Peer Gynt (1970). The fonds also contains limited material regarding A Sleep of Prisoners (1951). Documents also concern essays about the life and work of Christopher Fry written by Derek Stanford.

The fonds is divided into 5 series:
F014 / A. Manuscripts and essays
F014 / B. Correspondence
F014 / C. Clippings
F014 / D. Photographs
F014 / E. Publicity and ephemera

Fry, Christopher

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

Public Relations and Information Office fonds

  • I0002.1
  • Fonds
  • 1956 - 1975

The fonds documents the Public Relations and Information Office’s efforts to establish effective communication services for Loyola College in the 1960s until the merger with Sir George Williams University in 1974. It mainly consists of documentation on academic, social and cultural events (e.g. convocations, conferences, theatre presentations) and on various administrative and academic matters (e.g. quest for a University charter, capital campaign, curriculum). The records of the Event Coordination Centre (series I002.1/19) provide information on the use of the college facilities for the organization of events, such as those held at the F.C. Smith Auditorium.

The fonds mainly includes correspondence, reports, information bulletins and press releases, promotional materials, addresses and speeches, and general administrative records. It also includes a large amount of photographs made by external agencies or by the Loyola College part time photographer, Paul Hrasko.

The fonds is organized into the following series:

I002.1/1. Budget
I002.1/2. Buildings & Properties
I002.1/3. Committees
I002.1/4. Conferences, Seminars & Special activities
I002.1/4.1. Conferences & Symposiums
I002.1/4.2. Special Activities
I002.1/4.3. Theatre
I002.1/4.4. Visiting Lecturers
I002.1/5. Curriculum & Programs
I002.1/6. Financing
I002.1/7. Legal Affairs & Contracts
I002.1/8. Publications
I002.1/9. Publicity & Public Relations
I002.1/10. Relations/Services - External
I002.1/11. Relations/Services - Internal
I002.1/12. Scholarships, Awards & Prizes
I002.1/13. Sports Activities
I002.1/14. Staff: General
I002.1/15. Staff: Teaching
I002.1/16. Statistics
I002.1/17. Student Life
I002.1/18. University, Organization, Policy & Planning
I002.1/19. Event Coordination Centre
I002.1/20. Photographs

Loyola College. Public Relations and Information Office

Quebec Drama Federation fonds

  • P164
  • Fonds
  • 1956-2001

The documents provide a portrait of English-language theatrical activity in Quebec, primarily in the period after the founding of QDF in 1972. The fonds contains budget, fundraising, and other financial records, legal documents, human resources documents, correspondence, records of the Quebec Drama Festival 1974-1984, documents relating to QDF-sponsored workshops, seminars, and programs, materials on the Dominion Drama Festival, theatre programs, and photographs. There is also material that was collected for a history of English-language theatre in Quebec.

Quebec Drama Federation

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

NCCU Hungarian Refugee Student Committee fonds

  • P0002
  • Fonds
  • 1956 - 1958

The fonds provides information on the activities of the committee.

The fonds contains correspondence and other records on help given to Hungarian refugee students and statistics on the attendance of Hungarian refugee students at Canadian universities and colleges.

NCCU Hungarian Refugee Student Committee

Dorothy Rath fonds

  • F007
  • Fonds
  • 1957–1997

Dorothy Rath Fonds consist of records relating to Dorothy Rath as Layton’s friend. Records include correspondence between Rath and Layton, photographs of Dorothy Rath, Irving Layton, and friends, audio recordings of Layton’s public readings, video clips of Layton’s television appearances and book readings, newspaper clippings relating to Layton’s works, and promotional and publicity material regarding Layton’s appearances. The Dorothy Rath Fonds is part of the Irving Layton Collection.

The fonds is divided into 8 series:
F007/A Audio recordings
F007/B Clippings
F007/C Correspondence
F007/D Photographs
F007/E Poems
F007/F Promotional Material
F007/G Sculptures
F007/H Video recordings

Rath, Dorothy

Garnet Key Society of Concordia University fonds

  • P0061
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1987, predominant 1957-1968

The fonds provides information on the history of the Garnet Key Society of Concordia University and its founding institution Sir George Williams University.

The fonds consists of handbooks, minutes of meeting, correspondence, lists of nominations, and Garnet Key garments and objects.

Concordia University. Garnet Key Society

Milan Moravec fonds

  • P0252
  • Fonds
  • 1957 - 1963

The fonds provides information on Milan Moravec’s student life at Sir George Williams University (now Concordia University).

The fonds includes a scrapbook on his student activities at Sir George Williams University, and photos. The fonds also includes his diploma from Byron Byng High School from 1957.

Moravec, Milan

Timothy P. Slattery fonds

  • P0089
  • Fonds
  • 1957 - 1971

The fonds provides information on Timothy P. Slattery’s various legal services to Loyola College, through his law firm, particularly on Loyola’s bid to change its status from college to that of university in the 1960s. There is also a file of correspondence (1961-1963) related to his research on the history of Loyola which includes a few letters from Father William Hingston and Dr. Emmet J. Mullally.

The fonds consists of legal documents, correspondence, and clippings.

Slattery, Timothy P.

Audio-Visual Department fonds

  • I0006
  • Fonds
  • 1957, 1965-1998

The fonds mainly documents the CIT and Concordia AV Department audio-visual productions and photographs made for the University community. There are also some textual administrative records, mostly composed of the documents of Gary Boyd, AV Assistant Director, Research & Development.

The fonds includes sound recordings (e.g. audio reels, compact cassettes) and moving images (e.g. film reels, video reels, videocassettes). For instance, the fonds contains most of the original audio reels of the SGWU Poetry series recorded for the English department between 1965 and 1974 (see the Concordia SpokenWeb project which uses this material). The fonds also includes photographs made by the AV Photographic section for the University community. This material is mainly composed of faculty and staff portraits and pictures of University events, dated between 1979 and 1994.

Concordia University. Audio-Visual Department

Florence Yaffe fonds

  • P0120
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1961

The fonds provides information on activities organised by the Sir George Williams Liberal Club and its guest speakers, such Lester B. Pearson, Leader of the Opposition, in 1958; Mr. Pearson would be prime minister of Canada from 1963 to 1968 and receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957.

The fonds consists of correspondence, clippings, photocopies of photographs on student life and the Liberal Club, a Sir George Williams College silk scarf, and a frosh button.

Yaffe, Florence

Sir George Williams Department of Physical Education fonds

  • I0034.2
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1975

The fonds documents the activities of the Sir George Williams Department of Physical Education between 1959 and 1975.

It contains press releases, press clippings, programs, reports, photographs, objects, videos of sport games and activities, etc.

The fonds is organized in the following series:

5420 Media Relations
5430 Media Coverage
9510 Recreation and Athletics Activities Programs
9530 Sport Regular Season
9540 Championships and Tournaments
9550 Sport Awards and Events

Sir George Williams University. Department of Physical Education

John Laffey fonds

  • P0143
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1996

The fonds mainly documents the professional activities of John F. Laffey as a History Department faculty member at Sir George Williams University and Concordia University.

The fonds consists of correspondence, course and lecture notes, clippings, and a few personal documents.

Laffey, John

Marion Wagschal fonds

  • F003
  • Fonds
  • [196-] – 1984

Fonds contain records relating to Marion Wagschal as an artist and Irving Layton’s friend. Material consists of drawings, slides, postcards, and handwritten letters from Irving Layton. The Marion Wagschal Fonds is part of the Irving Layton Collection.

The fonds has been divided into the following series:
F003/A Correspondence
F003/B Drawings and paintings
F003/C Poems.

Wagschal, Marion

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

Al Baculis fonds

  • P0215
  • Fonds
  • [196-?]

The Al Baculis fonds documents Al Baculis’ career as a jazz musician.

The fonds consists of arrangements written by Al Baculis in the 1960s. It includes scores for Caravan, I believe in you, Love for sale, Out of Bounds, Round the Bend, Say si si, Will you still be mine?, and Wives and Lovers.

Baculis, Al

Sir George Williams University Faculty Club fonds

  • P0157
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1988

The fonds provides information on the administration and activities of the Faculty Club.

The fonds includes minutes, correspondence, financial records, agreements, menus, and other records. It also includes the seal of the Faculty Club.

Sir George Williams University. Faculty Club

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