The fonds provides information about Ira Robinson’s research and teaching career.
The fonds is divided in 5 main series:
- AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
- LECTURES AND CONFERENCES
- RESEARCH AND PUBLISHING
It consists of course files, records on the many conferences, colloquiums and lectures Robinson took part in, records on the books and articles he published throughout the years. There are also records related to his involvement with the Jewish Public Library and his role as a leader in the field of Canadian Jewish Studies.Robinson, Ira
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
The 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 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/B Audio recordings
F001/D Conferences and festivals
F001/F Art works
F001/G Manuscripts, poems, articles, and essays
F001/H Notebooks and journals
F001/I Personal papers
F001/K Public appearances
F001/O Transcripts and interviews
F001/P Video recordings
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
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
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
The fonds is related to Jack Gillmore’s work as an actor, writer, and director of Canada’s first radio plays in Vancouver, B.C. between 1925-1935. Gillmore was a member of the CNRV Players and performed over a hundred plays on the radio including but not limited to, “Peg O’ My Heart”, “R.U.R.”, and “The Zepplin’s Passenger” (Zeppelin's Passenger). Gillmore’s memoir includes his reminiscences on his career on the radio, his experiences as a car salesman in the 1920s, his marine equipment businesses in the 1930s and 1940s, and events he lived through between 1902 and 1977. The fonds also includes material relating to the deposit.
The fonds consists of photocopies of annotated scripts, essays, notes, production sheets, correspondence, and press clippings. It also includes a contact sheet, and Gillmore's memoirs.
The fonds is organized into the following series:
- F052/A Historical Information
- F052/B Scripts
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
The Jack Litchfield Fonds consists of typewritten manuscripts for A Chronology of Five Montreal Record-Collectors' Clubs and A Chronology of Six Montreal Record-Collectors' Clubs (1989).Litchfield, Jack
The fonds is witness to the management and growth of a Montreal AM and FM radio station from the 1930s to the 1990s, and to the professional and community activities of owner Jack Tietolman.
The fonds consists mainly of administrative and financial records, advertising sales records, broadcasting records, and personal records and memorabilia.
The fonds is organized into the following series:
P0113/A Personal records
P0113/B Radio stations management
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
The fonds provides information on the presence of James McGarry as a student at Loyola High School and Loyola College.
The fonds consists of photographs of class activities and sports teams.McGarry, James J.
The fonds mainly provides information on the activities of Thé-Arts Loyola and general music and drama productions at Concordia University.
The fonds contains press clippings, theatre programs, small posters, and a souvenir book of the 25th anniversary of Thé-Arts’ reunion in 1997. It also contains slides of Thé-Arts productions Applause and Once Upon a Mattress which were donated by photographer Jeff Barber, former student and a member of Thé-Arts Loyola.Hackett, Jane
Fonds consists of a manuscript of the musical score The Upper Neighbours Suitewhich. The Upper Neighbours Suitewhich was commissioned by the Association, composed and arranged by Jimmy Heath, and performed by Jimmy Heath and Richard Parris at its world premiere on October 6, 1990, at the Concordia University Concert Hall.Jazz Association of Montreal Inc.
The fonds provides information on the artwork "FFF (banderoles)" which Jean Noël created for the exhibition Corridart in Montreal in 1976.
The fonds consists of slides of Noël's artwork and a poster for a 1977 exhibit of the work at the Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art.Noël, Jean
The fonds provides an overview of Jean Préfontaine's career until 1979. It includes information on the Petit Québec Libre (1971); Quatuor de Jazz du Québec (1968-1972); La Colonie Artistique Val-David (1979); La Ferme du Jazz Libre (1970-1972); l'Amorce (1972-1974); Relève-Kébec; l'Association coopérative ouvrière de production, les amis du Québec (ACOPAQ); and l'Atelier Pathografik.
Documents include, but are not limited to: correspondence, notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, a Local Initiatives Program application and related documentation, posters, programs, a questionnaire, song lyrics, a score and corresponding sound cards, a phone book, a lease, a loan agreement, contracts and other legal documents.Préfontaine, Jean
In 1896 the Jesuits established Loyola College as the English-language branch of the classical college Collège Ste-Marie, founded in 1848. In 1974, Loyola College merged with Sir George Williams University to create Concordia University. The photographs in the collection document life at Loyola from 1908 onward. Subjects include classes, the Jesuit community, buildings (including aerial shots of the campus), sports teams, and special events. The other items in the collection relate to liturgical activities at the Loyola College chapel and include missals, lectionaries, printed prayers, patens, vestments, an altar stone, and other items.Concordia University Records Management and Archives
The fonds provides information on jazz music and musicians in Montreal during the 1930s and 1940s.
The fonds consists of two scrapbooks Joe Bell kept during those years. It contains publicity photographs of orchestras and individual performers, clippings, menus, and cards from various night clubs and ballrooms. The fonds also includes 11 audio discs.Bell, Joe
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
The fonds provides information on activities, mainly sports, that occurred at Loyola College in the 1910s.
The fonds consists of a scrapbook, clippings, event programs, and photographs.Kearney, John Doherty
The collection contains the manuscript titled "The Dark History of Montreal for 130 Years" by Reverend John Douglas Borthwick. the manuscript, dated 1897, appears to cover some of the same topics that are found in his book "History of Montreal, including the streets of Montreal" (1897).Borthwick, John Douglas
The fonds provides information on jazz in Montreal between 1916 and 2007.
The fonds contains the material John Gilmore gathered for his two books. It contains research notes, sound recordings including interviews with musicians and others, photographs, posters, correspondence, and a manuscript of Swinging in Paradise: The Story of Jazz in Montreal.
The fonds is organized in the following series:
P0004/A Research material
P0004/D Lectures and interviews
The fonds consists of a gold watch inscribed J.J. Curran Q.C.L.L.D. on his 40th birthday by the Irishmen of Montreal, February 22, 1882.Curran, John Joseph
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
The fonds provides information on the Irish community of Montreal in the 19th and early 20th century, and its view of Ireland and Irish culture. Some documents relate to the United Irish Societies (U.I.S.) of Montreal and the Saint Patrick’s Society of Montreal, as well as to Thomas d’Arcy McGee and John Loye, whereas others are standing in connection to James McAran, a Montreal merchant. The fonds also gives information on the Irish Question and reactions to it in Canada, through an album of newspaper clippings collected by James Albert Whittaker during 1920 to 1923, augmented by correspondence and small brochures from the same time period.
The fonds consists of four albums and several separate documents. The albums contain collections of greeting cards, Irish songs and poetry, family photographs, and newspaper clippings on the Irish Question. Furthermore, the fonds includes without limitations newspapers, sheet music, brochures, correspondence, a map of Ireland, drawings (including original artwork for the United Irish Societies of Montreal logo), and the text of an address on Irish-Canadian history given at the St. Patrick's Society Ball in 1872 by John O'Farrell, president of the Hibernian Benevolent Society of Quebec.Loye, John
The fonds provides information on sports at Loyola College and McGill University, real-estate transactions in Montreal, and Canadian history.
The fonds consists of a scrapbook of press clippings documenting student sports activities at Loyola College; the clippings were gathered by John O'Neill Gallery while he was a student. Also included are early 20th-century legal documents, primarily related to real estate transactions conducted by the O'Neill / Gallery families; nine late 19th- / early 20th-century books on Montreal and Canadian history; a 1904 book entitled Irish Literature, and a photograph of the 1919 McGill University rugby team .Gallery, John O'Neill
The fonds provides information on economics and John W. O'Brien's career.
The fonds consists primarily of correspondence, an undated manuscript entitled A History of Banking in the United States and Canada.O'Brien, John W.
The fonds provides information on jazz in Montreal, particularly on radio, during the 1950s and 1960s.
The fonds contains music that Johnny Holmes arranged and conducted, audiotapes of CBC radio broadcasts, photographs of performers, and press clippings.Holmes, Johnny