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Gail Valaskakis fonds

  • P125
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1984, predominant 1967-1969

The fonds provides information on Gail Valaskakis' work at Loyola College as a teacher of communication arts

The fonds consists of correspondence, guidebooks, brochures, invitations, and clippings.

Valaskakis, Gail

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.

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

Kenya National Archives microfilm collection

  • C003
  • Collection
  • [196-]

Mainly consists of archival materials documenting the actions and activities of the British colonial and the post-colonial governments in Kenya between the late 1880s through the early 1960s. 139 microfilm reels contain copies of thousands of government records, including annual and quarterly reports, intelligence reports, correspondence, secretariat circulars, and record books, amongst others. These once confidential records serve to document the economic, social, religious, and political upheavals in Kenya in the twentieth century leading to its independence from the United Kingdom in 1963.

The Collection is divided into 6 series, which were assigned to the documents when they were first microfilmed by Syracuse University:
C003/A Provincial and district annual and quarterly reports
C003/B Provincial and district record books
C003/C Provincial and district handing over reports
C003/D Correspondence
C003/E Intelligence reports
C003/F Secretariat circulars

Kenya National Archives

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.

African newspaper collection

  • C008
  • Collection
  • 1979-1996

The African Newspaper Collection consists of Taifa Leo (1979-1988; 1992-1996), the Daily Nation and Sunday Nation (1979-1985), and The Standard (1982-1995). The newspapers that compose this collection were published in Kenya between 1979 and 1996.

Clyde Duncan Fonds

  • P018
  • Fonds
  • [193-]-1986

The fonds provides information about Clyde Duncan's career as a jazz musician.

The fonds contains musical engagement contracts (1939-1940), the Canadian Federation of Musicians by-laws (1930), concert programs, press clippings, photographs, and sound recordings.

Duncan, Clyde

O'Farrell Family fonds

  • F026
  • Fonds
  • [1877-1899]

The O'Farrell Family fonds documents the professional and private life of the O'Farrell Family between 1877 and 1899. The fonds includes 2 ledgers outlining purchases made at the general store owned by the O'Farrell Family in Saint-Malachie, Quebec (1890-1896); 4 diaries written by Mary Bridget O'Farrell concerning the private life of the family (1898-1899); and 1 ledger (tax roll) (1877-1883) documenting taxation in the town of Saint-Malachie. Notes, correspondence, and additional pages can be found throughout the ledgers.

The O’Farrell Family fonds is divided into 2 series:
• F026/A Business records
• F026/B Personal records

O'Farrell Family

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

Walton Hannah fonds

  • P015
  • Fonds
  • [189-]-1966, predominant [1930]-1966

The fonds provides information on the history, structure, aims, and activities of Freemasonry and other secret organizations, with a particular focus on anglophone and francophone Freemasonry in Quebec.

The fonds includes correspondence, articles, transcripts of lectures, programs for ceremonies, minutes, membership lists, photographs, and other materials. Among the correspondence are original letters and manuscript notes dated 1913-1931 in which francophone Catholics report to the church hierarchy the names of suspected Freemasons. There are an original letter and a certificate of resignation from Freemasonry. The fonds includes a collection of objects. Their significance is explained in various works in the Masonic Collection; see below, Associated Materials.

The fonds is organized according to the following series:
P015/A Early life; Hannah family
P015/B Research on Freemasonry and other secret societies

Hannah, Walton

Peter Madden fonds

  • F025
  • Fonds
  • 1961-2009

The Peter Madden fonds is composed of materials spanning Peter Madden’s career as a writer from the 1970s to the beginning of the 21st century. A major part of Peter Madden’s work reflects his experience in prison.

Documents include manuscripts, drafts, scripts, notes, correspondence, journals, notebooks and press clippings related to performances of Peter Madden's plays. The fonds contains examples of both published and unpublished poems, short stories, plays, and screenplays. It permits to follow the development of a play from the idea to its final version.

The fonds is organized in the following series:

F025/ A Personal Life
F025/ B Professional Life
F025/ C Literary work

Madden, Peter

Maurice Tynes fonds

  • F031
  • Fonds
  • [194-] ; 1959-1961 ; 1978

The Maurice Tynes fonds contains graphic and textual material documenting Maurice Tynes' service with the Canadian Armed Forces.

The fonds contains 4 black and white photographs and 2 textual records.

Tynes, Maurice

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

Pauline Morier fonds

  • F030
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1982

Textual documents related to Pauline Morier's participation in the exhibition "Pare-Chocs" at Vehicule Art gallery in 1981, and the following correspondence due to vandalizm on her works.

Morier, Pauline

Concordia University performance recordings collection

  • C015
  • Collection
  • 1986-2005

Collection consists of 1278 audio recordings of musical performances by Concordia students, faculty and guests. They were recorded at the Loyola Chapel and at the Oscar Peterson Concert Hall between 1986 and 2005. Most are in audio cassette format with the latest ones on compact disc.

S. A. Rochlin collection of South African political and trade union organizations

  • C009
  • Collection
  • 1912-1960, predominant 1920-1950

This collection contains documents collected by S.A. Rochlin in the course of his activities as a historian, archivist, and researcher. The documents in this collection were mainly created in South Africa between 1912 and 1960. This collection contains the documents of communist and labor organizations active in South Africa during the 1920s through the 1940s, including the Communist Party of South Africa, United Communist Party, South African Labour Party, Industrial Socialist League, South African Trades Union Congress, and South African Association of Employees Organizations. This collection also contains the papers of Cecil Frank Glass, a member of the Industrial Socialist League in Cape Town and the Communist Party of South Africa. C.F. Glass’s documents were given to Rochlin around 1939 by Glass’ first wife Fanny Klenerman.

Collection consists of 607 documents, including 90 pamphlets, 46 newspaper or periodical titles, and folders containing 471 miscellaneous documents, including minutes, accounts, flyers, news clippings, correspondence, and handbills. Many of the documents in this collection are unique. As a result of their ephemeral nature it is unlikely that they are to be found elsewhere.

This collection is organized according to the following series:
C009/A Pamphlets
C009/B Periodicals and newspapers
C009/C Folders
C009/D Microfilm reels

Bellelle Guerin fonds

  • F029
  • Fonds
  • [1847?]-1972, predominant 1875-1920

The Bellelle Guerin fonds documents life and work of the Guerin family. Most significantly, the materials contained in the fonds pertain to the careers of John Edmund Guerin and Bellelle Guerin. The fonds also contains materials concerning other members of the Guerin family. Two scrapbooks document John Edmund Guerin’s political career as mayor of Montreal from his election in 1910 until 1912. These scrapbooks also contain materials concerning important events occurring during his mandate, including the International Eucharist Congress; the visits of Earl Grey and the duke and duchess of Connaught; and the death of King Edward 7th, among others. A third scrapbook contains information pertaining to the 1917 election and the Catholic Women’s League of Canada. Some documents are also related to Thomas or Mary Carroll Guerin. The fourth scrapbook contains clippings of newspaper articles, most of which were written by Thomas Guerin, Bellelle’s father. These articles concern Thomas Guerin's work as a civil engineer in Montreal in the 1870s and 1880s, and document a number of his concerns, including sewerage problems and floods in Montreal.

The Bellelle Guerin fonds is composed of 4 scrapbooks containing clippings and memorabilia, and a pin given to James John Edmund Guerin during the Eucharist Congress in 1910.

Guerin, Bellelle

Quebec YMCA fonds

  • P0202
  • Fonds
  • 1858 - 2001

The fonds documents the mission, structure, administration, programs, activities, facilities, and evolution of the Quebec YMCA (as of 2009, Le Y du Québec) from its founding in 1854 to the late 20th century.

The records include founding documents, annual reports, committee minutes, financial statements and other financial records, employee files, files on buildings and facilities, and administrative files and correspondence relating to programs such as summer camps and courses.

The fonds also includes architectural drawings, scrapbooks of press clippings, brochures, and other promotional materials, photographs of Quebec YMCA events and activities from the late 19th century until the late 20th century, and objects such as flags, signs, plaques, pins and medals.

The fonds is organized in the following series:

P0202/1 Founding Documents, Constitution, By-Laws, Histories
P0202/2 Reports and Minutes
P0202/3 Financial Administration
P0202/4 Human Resources Administration
P0202/5 Branches, Buildings, Facilities
P0202/6 Programs
P0202/7 External Relations
P0202/8 Photographs

Quebec YMCA

Yves Charbonneau fonds

  • F033
  • Fonds
  • [194-?], [196-]-2007, predominantly 1970-[198-]

The fonds documents Yves Charbonneau's musical career until 1975 on the one hand, and his photographic exploitations during the 1980s on the other hand. It gives an insight into the organization of the Quatuor du Jazz libre du Québec (1967-1975), the Val-David Artistic Colony (1970), the Ferme du Petit Québec libre (1970-1973) and l'Amorce (1972-1974), while highlighting the political dimension of these jazz-related initiatives.
The fonds is divided into the following series :
F033/A – Jazz libre du Québec
F033/B – Political newspapers
F033/C - Visual arts studies
The fonds contains legal documents, press clippings, leaflets, and notes concerning the activities of free music in Petit Québec libre and in l’Amorce. The fonds also contains political newspapers collected by Yves Charbonneau during the 1970s, as well as photographs related to Charbonneau’s visual arts studies, including portraits, landscape photography, and still-lifes.

Charbonneau, Yves

Robert N. Wilkins fonds

  • P0276
  • Fonds
  • 1967 - 1970, [ca. 2009]

The fonds consists of one sound recording and 43 photographs (slides, prints, and digital) related to various events which occurred at Sir George Williams University in 1967, 1969, and 1970.

Wilkins, Robert N.

Department of Communication Studies fonds

  • I0104
  • Fonds
  • 1965 - 2017

The fonds provides information on the activities and management of the department.

The fonds includes minutes of departmental meetings, budget and administrative files, brochures, and posters.

Concordia University. Department of Communication Studies

Computing Services fonds

  • I0026
  • Fonds
  • 1974 - 1996

The fonds provides information on the activities and management of the Computer Centre/Computing Services at Concordia between 1974 and 1996 and during its period at Sir George between 1970 and 1974. There are also some files which document the activities of the Loyola College Computing Centre (1970-1971) and its Data Processing Department (1971-1974). The fonds also includes the research material for the History of Computing Services Project, realized in 1995-1996, which include recorded interviews with employees of the unit and its four directors: Graham Martin, Ivan Fuchs, Jack Fearnley, and John Woodrow.

The fonds mainly consists of reports, correspondence, minutes of meetings, handbooks, computer program files, photographs and videos of employee social events, and sound recordings.

Concordia University. Computing Services

George Rudé fonds

  • P0009
  • Fonds
  • [195-]- [197-]

The fonds provides information primarily on the study of the crowd in history and on European revolutions.

The fonds consists of research notes, correspondence, and manuscripts. It includes microfilmed documents from other archives.

Rudé, George

Leon Llewellyn fonds

  • F032
  • Fonds
  • [19--] ; 1966-2018, predominant 1969-1979

The Leon Llewellyn fonds contains materials documenting the life and career of Leon Llewellyn. Significantly, the fonds is composed of documentation pertaining to Montreal's English-speaking Black Community. These materials document the activities and functions of various Black community organizations, including but not limited to, the Negro Community Centre/Charles H. Este Cultural Centre; Black Studies Centre; Quebec Board of Black Educators; Black Community Central Administration of Quebec; Black Community Council of Quebec; National Black Coalition of Canada; Côte-des-Neiges Black Community Association; Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Black Community Association; Côte-des-Neiges Black Community Development Project; Black Theater Workshop; Association of Black Artists; Montreal Black Photography Society; Union United Church; Black Action Party; National Black Coalition Institute of Research in the Black Experience; National Congress of Black Women; Black Community Communications Media; Black Is!; Negro Theater Arts Club; Revue Theater; Black Workers Association; Black Youth Radio; and the Black Youth Television Workshop. Materials related to the Concordia Student Union; Concordia University's Black Student Union; McGill Black Student Union, Caribbean Students' Society of McGill University; and the Black Students' Association of Champlain College are also found in this fonds. Additionally, this fonds contains various issues of prominent community newspapers and magazines, including but not limited to, Uhuru; Focus Umoja; Focus Magazine; Afro-Can; Afro Canadian; Contrast; The Black Voice; Montréal Camera; Community Contact; The Montreal Challenger; The Montreal Oracle; African Awakener; Canadian Tribune; Voice of Montreal; and The Black: A Canadian Journal of Self Expression. It also contains materials related to the publication of the book "Journey into Our Caribbean Past" by Eric Llewellyn.

The Leon Llewellyn fonds is composed of a wide variety of textual and graphic materials, including photographs, negatives, contact sheets, sketches and drawings, greeting cards, newspapers, magazines, correspondence, reports, meeting minutes and agenda, bulletins, invitations, newsletters, pamphlets, flyers, booklets, posters, financial documents, programs, and curricula, among many others. The fonds also contains a few objects.

The Leon Llewellyn fonds is divided into three series:
F032/A Community organizations and events
F032/B Community newspapers and magazines
F032/C Personal papers

Llewellyn, Leon

Black Theater Workshop fonds

  • F034
  • Fonds
  • [1940]-2016, predominant 1972-2007

The Black Theater Workshop fonds is composed of materials created and compiled by the Black Theater Workshop (BTW) and contains materials documenting the activities and operations of the BTW from its founding in 1972 until its 2007-2008 season. Documents are also reflective of the BTW's contributions to Montreal’s Black communities and to theater in Canada. Textual records and other materials document the BTW's administration, finances, awards, plays, programming, promotional activities, communications, and facilities, among other things.

The fonds is divided into the following series :
F034/A Administration
F034/B Financial records
F034/C External relations
F034/D Productions / Programming

The fonds is composed of textual records, including without limitations financial documents, grant applications, board meeting minutes, reports, play scripts, newspapers and newspaper clippings, promotional material, and correspondence; graphic materials as photographs, posters, logos, drawings, and others, sound recordings, moving images, and a T-shirt.

Black Theater Workshop

Public Relations Department fonds

  • I0002
  • Fonds
  • 1963 - 2001

The fonds documents the Public Relations efforts to establish effective communication services for the first 27 years of Concordia. It mainly consists of documentation on academic, social and cultural events (e.g. convocations, lectures, award ceremonies) and on various administrative and academic matters. The fonds also includes some records from the Sir George Williams University Information Office.

The fonds mainly includes press releases, information bulletins, media coverage records, information files on University people and events; correspondence, addresses and speeches, promotional materials, and general administrative records. It also includes some sound recordings and moving images as well as a large amount of photographs.

The fonds is organized into the following series:

I002/4120 Governing Bodies Committees
I002/4130 Organizational Charts and Mandates
I002/4210 University Policies and Procedures
I002/5110 Planning
I002/5112 Reports, Studies and Analysis
I002/5113 Statistics
I002/5160 University Events
I002/5160A Conference, Seminars and Lectures
I002/5160B Convocations
I002/5160C Homecoming
I002/5160D Memorial Golf Tournaments
I002/5160E Scholarships, Awards and Prizes
I002/5160F Shuffles
I002/5160G Special Events
I002/5170 External Relations
I002/5171 Conference and Seminars External
I002/5410 Internal News and Announcements
I002/5420 Media Relations
I002/5430 Media Coverage
I002/5450 Concordia University Publications
I002/6430 Pension Plans
I002/7110 Funding and Investments
I002/7210 Official Budgets
I002/8110 Space Management
I002/9211 Historical Evolution
I002/9211A Buildings and Properties
I002/9211B Concordia History
I002/9211C Correspondence
I002/9211D People
I002/9211E Student Life
I002/9211F Units and Programs
I002/9211G Various topics
I002/9211H Audio visual documents
I002/9211I Photographs
I002/9500 Sport Activities

Concordia University. Public Relations Department

Office of the Vice-Rector, Administration and Finance fonds

  • I0074
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1984

The fonds documents the activities of the Office of the Vice-Rector at Concordia for the period of 1974 to 1984 and some file document the activities of the Office of the Vice-Principal, Administration and Finance at Sir George Williams University. The latter files include some documents relating to the SGWU Computer Centre incident of 1969. The fonds also includes some files of André-Jean Laprade, Assistant Vice-Rector Relations and Audit.Those files mainly relate to "Groupe de recherche et d’élaboration d’un système d’informatique de gestion universitaire (GRESIGU)," 1968-1975 (A. J. Laprade being the responsible for the « SIGU-Recherche » group). There are also some Stirling Dorrance’s files who was first at Loyola College and then at Concordia, Assistant to the Rector, Development (these files were probably mixed up in storage space at some points - by error - with the files from the Vice-Rector, Administration and Finance).

The fonds manily consists of reports, correspondence, and some photographs.

Concordia University. Office of the Vice-Rector, Administration and Finance

Instructional and Information Technology Services fonds

  • I0175
  • 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

Office of the Principal fonds

  • I0010
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1924] - 1985

The fonds provides information on the evolution of Sir George Williams University and on the beginning of Concordia University. This fonds is mainly composed Dr. John W. O’Brien’s files as Principal of SGWU until 1974 and as Concordia University’s first Rector until May 1984. There are also some Michael Sheldon's files as Assistant to Principal of SGWU.

The fonds includes such textual records as correspondence, minutes, financial and other reports, clippings, and procedures and policies. It includes photographs, cartographic items, artifacts, and sound recordings. The fonds is divided into the following series:

I010/01 Associations
I010/02 Budget
I010/03 Budget control and accounting
I010/04 Buildings and properties
I010/05 Committees
I010/06 Computer facilities and operations
I010/07 Conferences, seminars, and special activities
I010/08 Cooperation and exchange activities
I010/09 Curriculum and programs
I010/10 Financing
I010/11 General correspondence
I010/12 Insurance
I010/13 Legal affairs and contracts
I010/14 Libraries and documentation centres
I010/15 Publications
I010/16 Publicity and public relations
I010/17 Relations /services, external
I010/18 Relations /services, internal
I010/19 Research activities
I010/20 Scholarships, awards and prizes
I010/21 Staff, general
I010/22 Staff, administrative and support
I010/23 Staff, teaching
I010/24 Statistics
I010/25 Student life
I010/26 Student records
I010/27 Teaching activities
I010/28 University organizations, policy and planning
I010/29 Photographs

Sir George Williams University. Office of the Principal

Lucien Desmarais fonds

  • P063
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1988, predominant 1947-1988

The fonds documents the arts and crafts in Montreal and elsewhere between the late 1940s and the 1980s. The fonds covers the evolution of Lucien Desmarais' career from its beginnings at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts until his death in 1988, including his activities in theatre and his travels. The fonds also reveals his diverse interests in theatre, entertainment, and general culture. The fonds is based on the professional activities of Lucien Desmarais, tisserand concepteur (weaver-designer) and gives information on his creations for high fashion and interior decoration and the annual exhibitions in which he participated. The fonds also gives information on his involvement in numerous associations and cultural organizations as founder, director, and jury member. The fonds gives information on his teaching activities and the courses he gave at various colleges, as well as his speeches.

The fonds includes correspondence, textile samples, course notes, theatre programs, posters, invitations to openings and exhibits, photographs, clippings, drawings, albums, and a scrapbook of clippings of fashion photographs with swatches of the fabrics used in the garments shown. It includes a major collection of documents on the history of textiles and the artists and craftspersons who made them.

The fonds is organized into the following series:
P063/A Biography
P063/B Education
P063/C Administration
P063/D Financial records
P063/E Theatrical properties man
P063/F Weaver-designer
P063/G Consultant
P063/H Teaching and speeches
P063/I External relations
P063/J Travels
P063/K Awards and honours
P063/L Writings and publications
P063/M Research documents
P063/N Shows
P063/O Graphic materials

Desmarais, Lucien

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