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Graduate Students’ Association fonds

  • P022
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1997

The fonds provides information on activities of the Graduate Students' Association and the support it has given to other associations and individuals at Concordia.

The fonds consists of minutes, funding requests, correspondence, financial records, activity reports, representative listings, and election documentation.

Concordia University. Graduate Students’ Association

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

Edith Mather fonds

  • F012
  • Fonds
  • [195- ?] ; 1957-1981, predominant 1957-1969

Fonds consists of materials accumulated by Edith Mather resulting from her friendship with Irving Layton. This fonds is predominantly composed of photographic prints, negatives, and slides of Irving Layton, Betty (Sutherland) Layton, Aviva (Cantor) Layton, and children Max Layton, Naomi Layton, and David Layton. It also contains a painting of Irving Layton by Edith Mather.

Collection is divided into 2 series:
C010/A. Photographs
C010/B. Artwork

Mather, Edith

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

Grant Family fonds

  • F010
  • Fonds
  • 1796-1933

Fonds contains records relating to the Grant family’s everyday activities and occupations. The material includes bills, receipts, certificates, wills, policies, instructional documents, poetry, prescriptions, correspondence between friends and family in Ontario, Montreal, Scotland, and the United States, sermons, religious material, and records relating to the Victoria Toll Bar on Victoria Road.

The fonds has been divided into six series:
F010/A. Attestations, wills, and certificates
F010/B. Correspondence
F010/C. Financial records
F010/D. Instructional records
F010/E. Objects
F010/F. Victoria Toll Bar

Grant family

Peter Desbarats fonds

  • F009
  • Fonds
  • [196-?] – 1976

Fonds contains records relating to the research and writing of Peter Desbarats’ monograph René: A Canadian in Search of a Country. Material consists of transcripts, notes, manuscript and typed drafts and corrections, and correspondence between Desbarats and René Levesque and Desbarats and Dick Brown from Canadian Magazine.

The fonds is divided into three series:
F009/A Interviews
F009/B Manuscripts
F009/C Correspondence

Desbarats, Peter

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.

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

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.

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

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

Russell (Russ) Dufort fonds

  • F020
  • Fonds
  • [195-] ; [199-]

The Fonds contains materials documenting the career of drummer Russell (Russ) Dufort. It includes materials related to Dufort's time with the Johnny Holmes Orchestra, the Stardusters, and the Royal Canadian Airforce band. The fonds also includes arrangements purchased from Russell Dufort from the Escorts.

The fonds is composed of annotated scores, set lists, photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, a business card, a membership card, swizzle sticks from Montreal clubs, and a wooden box used by the Escorts to transport their music, among other materials.

Dufort, Russell

St. Ann's Young Men's Society fonds

  • F023
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1974, predominant 1896-1944

The St. Ann's Young Men's Society fonds contains records relating to the activities and functions of the St. Ann's Young Men's Society. Materials in this fonds document the Society's programs in athletics, drama, debating, and theater. Records also concern the general operation and administration of the Society.

Documents include, but are not limited to, correspondence, reports (annual reports, treasurer reports, secretary reports, librarian reports, meeting reports, and activity reports), flyers, calendars of events, programs, contracts, lists of participants, financial statements, newspaper clippings, receipts, and a ledger.

St. Ann's Young Men's Society

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

Antique maps collection

  • C005
  • Collection
  • [1570-18--]

Collection is composed mostly of early cartographers' depictions of Upper and Lower Canada, the Saint Lawrence River, and the East Coast of North America. Collection also contains eighteenth and nineteenth century maps of Europe, including maps of London and the surrounding areas.

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

Norman Marshall Villeneuve (Griffith) fonds

  • F022
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1946]-2016

The Norman Marshall Villeneuve (Griffith) fonds illustrates Norman Marshall Villeneuve’s career as a jazz musician. It also contains records relating to other Canadian as well as American jazz musicians. Materials in this fonds are dated 1946?-2016, with the majority of the documents dating from 1960s-1980s. Most of the material was created in Toronto, Ontario, and Montreal, Quebec.

The fonds include newspaper clippings, photographs, posters, programs, magazines, drawings and notes.

The fonds is organized into the following series:
F022/A Newspaper clippings and magazines
F022/B Photographs
F022/C Posters
F022/D Correspondence
F022/E Notes

Villeneuve, Norman Marshall

Sir George Williams Contingent of the COTC fonds

  • P111
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1968

The fonds gives information on university-based military training. It includes correspondence, minutes, reports, training notes, financial records, a visitors' register, and photographs of commanding officers, members of the contingent, the training grounds, and Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip.

The fonds organized into the following series:

P111/1 Administrative records
P111/2 Accounting records
P111/3 Photographs
P111/4 Objects.

Sir George Williams University. Contingent of the COTC

Loyola Students' Association fonds

  • P073
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1975

The fonds provides information on student life in the period covered.

The fonds consists of reports, publications, a scrapbook, and a national interfraternity award certificate.

Loyola College. Loyola Students' Association

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

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

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

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