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Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence collected and written by Derek Stanford. Material consists of letters between Derek Stanford and Christopher Fry, as well as letters between Derek Stanford and various correspondents about the life and work of Christopher Fry. Letters discuss Peer Gynt and A Yard of Sun, as well as various essays and reviews written by Derek Stanford about Christopher Fry.

Publicity and ephemera

Series consists of pamphlets and ephemera collected by Derek Stanford for productions of Christopher Fry’s plays, including Peer Gynt, A Yard of Sun, and A Sleep of Prisoners. Also includes pamphlets and a tabloid for the Nottingham Festival (1970).

Photographs

Series consists of 2 photographs of Christopher Fry. The first is an undated reproduction of a photograph by Tom L. Blau which appeared in the biography Christopher Fry by Derek Stanford, first published in 1954. The second is a black and white portrait of the playwright (photographer unknown).

Clippings

Series consists of newspaper clippings of essays and reviews by various authors on the plays of Christopher Fry, published in The Observer and the Daily Telegraph.

Pamphlets

Series documents the early years of the communist movement and contains 90 pamphlets dated between 1912 and 1920 collected by S.A. Rochlin and published by or on behalf of various organizations, committees, and unions. Organizations, committees, and unions include: Communist Party of South Africa, African Workers' Club, Building Workers Industrial Union of South Africa, Workers' International League, African National Congress, National Union of South African Students, Industrial and Commercial Workers' Union, South African Native Congress, South African Native Delegation, International Socialist League, All African Convention, and United Party.

Periodicals and newspapers

Series contains 46 periodicals and newspapers dated between 1919 and 1957 collected by S.A. Rochlin published by the Communist Party of South Africa, South African Labour Party, the Socialist Workers’ League, Labour League of the Youth of South Africa, Anti-Nazi Vigilance Committee, League for the Maintenance of Democracy, Industrial Socialist League, South African Labour Defence, Youth League of South Africa, Young Communist League of South Africa, and Young Communist International, among others.

Newspapers and periodicals include: Labour's Voice, Socialist Action, The Revolutionary Communist: a journal, of Marxist-Leninism, Anti-Nazi, The Democrat, The Bolshevik: official organ of the Industrial Socialist League of South Africa, Umvikeli-Thebe/The African Defender, The African World: the mouthpiece of the Cape African National Congress, South African Young Communist, organ of the Young Communist League, The Torch: the organ of the unemployed of South Africa, The Workers' Dreadnought for International Communism, and The Workers' Voice, among others.

Folders

Series contains 471 documents of all types dated between 1915 and 1954 organized into folders, probably by S.A. Rochlin. Documents include minutes, agendas, accounts, manuscripts, poems, leaflets, flyers, pamphlets, posters, newspaper clippings, manifestos, petitions, reports, speeches, constitutions, telegrams, press releases, applications, invitations, correspondence, and handbills. Documents concern the South African Labour Party, Workers’ International League, South African Labour Defence, Irish Republican Association of South Africa, South African Labour Defence, African National Congress, Communist Party of South Africa, African National Improvement Movement, Congress of the People, United Communist Party, United Communist Party of South Africa, South African Section of the Communist International, International Socialist League, Communist Propaganda Group, and Youth League of South Africa, among others.

Clippings

Series contains records relating to the Dora Pleet fonds. Material consists mainly of newspaper clippings that include reviews of Layton’s works, comments and criticisms regarding Layton’s style as a poet, and editorials by Layton addressing criticism of his life and work. Many clippings concern the biography <i>Irving Layton, a portrait</i> by Elspeth Cameron (1985), as well as Layton’s criticism of the publication and its author. Newspapers include the <i>Montreal Gazette</i>, the <i>Montreal Star</i>, the <i>Toronto Star</i>, <i>The Herald</i>, the <i>Globe and Mail</i>, <i>McGill Daily</i>, <i>The Suburban</i>, <i>The Canadian Jewish News</i>, and the <i>Thursday Report</i> (Concordia University). Also included are photocopies of excerpts from books and periodicals.

Correspondence

Series contains records related to the Dora Pleet fonds. Material consists of postcards from Irving Layton to Dora Pleet. Series also contains a copy of a letter from Layton to Barbara Frum refuting a review of the biography Irving Layton, a Portrait by Elspeth Cameron.

Promotional Material

Series contains records related to Dora Pleet fonds. Material consists of a leaflet for readings by Irving Layton, a pamphlet for the documentary Poet: Irving Layton Observed published by The National Film Board of Canada, and posters advertising readings by Irving Layton at Guild Books in Chicago, Illinois, and at the University of Guelph in Ontario. Series also includes a booklet from the Concordia University Spring Convocation 1976 in which Layton was awarded with an honorary degree (Doctor of Laws, honoris causa).

Periodicals

Series contains records relating to the Dora Pleet fonds. Material consists of periodicals documenting the life and work of Irving Layton. Periodicals include The New Montrealer, What’s Up Niagara, The Canadian Magazine, The Canadian, the Montreal Star Weekend Magazine, and the Senior Times. Articles on Irving Layton include “The passionate poet” by Carolin Wilson in What’s Up Niagara (p. 6-11), “Irving Layton’s Crown of Thorns: If Zionism is racism, what is Christianity?” by Beverly Slopen in The Canadian (p. 4-8), “The apprenticeship of Irving Layton” by Marq de Villiers in The Montreal Star Weekend Magazine (p. 8-9), and “Friends and followers extol Layton’s work” by Irwin Block in the Senior Times (p. 5). The New Montrealer (August 1983) includes the open letter by Irving Layton titled “Oh! Montreal” (p. 10-13).

Poems

Series contains records related to Dora Pleet fonds. Series contains photocopies of various poems by Irving Layton, including The Incarnation, The bull calf, Cain, After Auschwitz, The Burning Bush, Post-Auschwitz Jew, The Black Huntsman, Song for Naomi, Love Letters, Rhine Boat Trip, and Catacombe dei Cappucini.

Annual and Special General Meetings

The series documents annual general meetings and special general meetings of members of the Metropolitan Montreal YMCA. Minute books include minutes of members' and other regular monthly meetings, meeting notices, clippings of press notices, attendance reply cards, agendas, committee reports, financial reports, audited financial reports, annual reports of activity, and copies of speeches to the general meetings by YMCA presidents and others, including invited keynote speakers.

In addition to official minute books, the sub-series includes materials assembled by YMCA personnel, including minutes and other documents related to the general meetings.

Membership

The series documents the Association's membership, membership policy and promotion, and related matters.

The series includes correspondence, reports, studies, minutes, agendas, meeting notices, clippings, moving films, video recordings, sound recordings, photographs, and other materials.

Biographie

La série témoigne de la vie et de la carrière professionnelle de Lucien Desmarais.

La série contient des curriculum vitae, des extraits de naissance de Lucien Desmarais, des coupures de presse ainsi que des publications à caractère biographique.

Formation

La série témoigne de la formation académique reçue par Lucien Desmarais à St-Césaire et à l’École des Beaux-Arts à Montréal.

La série contient son diplôme de l’École des Beaux-Arts, un certificat d’études primaires complémentaires, des attestations d’études, des relevés de notes, un annuaire, un insigne de l’École des Beaux-Arts et des coupures de presse.

Administration

La série témoigne de la manière dont Lucien Desmarais administrait ses activités professionnelles. Elle permet de connaître son réseau d’affaires et les emplois qu’il a sollicités.

La série contient principalement de la correspondance, des carnets d’adresses de collègues, d’étudiants et d’entreprises.

La série est divisée selon les sous-séries suivantes:

P063/C1 Recommandations
P063/C2 Demandes d’emploi
P063/C3 Correspondance
P063/C4 Carnets d’adresses
P063/C5 Fournisseurs

Finances

La série témoigne des différents modes de financement auxquels Lucien Desmarais a eu recours au cours de sa carrière, principalement de 1964 à 1987.

On y retrouve des demandes d’aide financière ainsi que des demandes de subvention auprès du Conseil des arts du Canada.

Accessoiriste

La série témoigne des activités d’accessoiriste et d’assistant décorateur de Lucien Desmarais au cours des années 1950, de son intérêt pour le théâtre et de sa participation comme figurant dans le film Tit-Coq ainsi qu’au tournage de films de long métrage de l’Office national du film du Canada (ONF).

La série contient des notes, le script annoté de Tit-Coq, celui d’un épisode de Sol et Gobelet, de L’Esprit du mal, de Coeur de maman, de Noël sur la place. On y retrouve aussi des programmes de pièces de théâtre, des lettres, des coupures de presse, ainsi que des photographies de tournages, de Gratien Gélinas, Monique Miller et Rosanna Seaborn.

Tisserand, concepteur

La série témoigne des activités de Lucien Desmarais en tant que tisserand concepteur. Elle reflète les différentes collaborations qu’il développe et entretient de 1942 à 1987.

La série comprend les sous-séries suivantes :

P063/F1 Projets
P063/F2 Concept design
P063/F3 Expositions
P063/F4 Clients
P063/F5 Expositions-modes
P063/F6 Promotion

Conseiller

La série témoigne des activités de Lucien Desmarais en tant que conseiller technique et membre de jury pour des fondations à l’occasion de la sélection de candidatures pour des prix.

La série contient des lettres, des notes, des rapports, des guides de fonctionnement, des coupures de presse, des annonces, des appels de candidatures, des photographies et une affiche.

La série comprend les dossiers suivants :

Service des parcs de Montréal
Gendreau - C. Théberge
Rockland Shopping Centre
Centrale d’artisanat du Québec
Métiers d’art du Québec
Guilde canadienne des métiers d’art du Québec
Le Grand Prix des métiers d’art, 1983-1988
Le fonds Jean A. Chalmers pour les métiers d’art
Bronfman
Expo 67 - Coordonnateur artistique
Programme du 1% du ministère des Affaires culturelles du Québec
Conseil des Arts du Canada

Enseignement et conférences

La série témoigne des activités de Lucien Desmarais en tant qu’enseignant et conférencier. On y retrouve des textes et des plans des conférences prononcées ainsi que des discours.

La série comprend les sous-séries suivantes:

P063/H1 Enseignement
P063/H2 Conférences

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