The fonds provides information on the administration and activities of the Optica Gallery from its beginning in 1972 to 1996.
The fonds contains such documents as exhibition programs, artists' curricula vitae and portfolios, audiovisual works from exhibitions, personnel and financial records, grants applications, and correspondence.
The fonds is organized according to the following series :
P056/3 Human resources
P056/5 Exhibitions and activities
Side A: Henry Beissel interviews unknown individual about the cost of education in Cuba.
Side B: Henry Beissel's initial reflections upon his arrival in Havana in 1967 in the context of the Cultural Congress of Havana which took place January 4-11, 1968.
Henry Beissel, Elizabeth Beissel, and [photographer Elizabeth Fry] interviewed on KFAR Radio.
Proceedings of the 9th VSMM (Virtual Systems and MultiMedia) conference held in Montreal and chaired by Communications Studies professor Hal Thwaites. Speakers include: Oliver Grau, Alain Depocas, Sara Diamond, Char Davies.
Henry Beissel interviews Susan Sherman and Rodolfo Walsh in the context of the Cultural Congress of Havana which took place January 4-11, 1968. Interviews took place in the Hotel Havana Libre. Tape 14. Side A interview with Susan Sherman. Side B interview with Rodolfo Walsh.
Henry Beissel interviews various students from the University of Havana. Recorded on the University of Havana campus. On side B Henry Beissel is invited to an English class at the University of Havana and responses to questions posed by students. Beissel notes that most of his responses during the English class were not recorded "due to lack of tape". The final part of the tape is an interview with Dr. Denis Lazure a psychiatrist from Ste. Justine Hospital in Montreal. Dr. Lazure was attending the Cultural Congress of Havana which took place January 4-11, 1968.
Promotional video for the Department of Communication Studies featuring past and current students, faculties such as Gail Valaskakis, Dennis Murphy, Marc Gervais, Hal Thwaites, department assistant Sheelah O'Neill and department founder Father Jack O'Brien. Directed by Aviva Farbstein, Tierney McGoldrick, Marika Morissette, and Anna-Karina Tabunar.
Four workshops Armand Volkas.
This transfer contains theses and dissertations from the School of Graduate Studies. The following RCRP categories are contained within this records transfer:
2240 Thesis and Dissertations - Management (1976-1980)
The fonds is mainly composed of CUTV member’s productions which amounts to approximately 250 titles.
The textual records are organized in 3 series:
The PRODUCTIONS series includes records on different shows produced by CUTV and include scripts, release forms, crew lists, inventories. The ADMINISTRATION series includes membership forms, budget files, some minutes from the CUTV Executive and correspondence. The COMMUNICATION series includes some press clippings, promotional material and photos.Concordia University. Television