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Taras Grescoe fonds
P223 · Fonds · 1982 - 2022

Fonds consists of materials related to the life and work of Taras Grescoe and documents the research conducted during the process of writing the following publications: Sacré Blues (2000), The End of Elsewhere (2003), The Devil's Picnic (2005), Bottomfeeder: How to Ear Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood (2008), Straphanger: Saving Our Cities and Ourselves from the Automobile (2012), and Shanghai Grand: Forbidden Love and International Intrigue in a Doomed World (2016). These publications document Quebec society, tourism, the environment, history, and the prohibited food and substance business, among other topics.
The fonds includes audio interviews and transcripts and interview transcripts, research documentation, drafts of book chapters and articles, travel notebooks, correspondence, and manuscripts.

The records include sound recordings and transcripts of interviews, research materials, drafts of book chapters and articles, travel notebooks, and correspondence.

Grescoe, Taras
C025 · Collection · 1916 ; 1934-2010

The collection documents the life, work, and interests of Alfie Roberts and Patricia Cambridge. It includes documentation about their post-secondary studies, their work experience in different companies and organizations, their contribution to the black community and their affiliation with various community organizations such as the St. Vincent and Grenadines Association of Montreal, the Emancipation 150 Committee, the Black Community Council of Quebec and the Project Genesis. The collection provides information about several Black community organizations in Montreal, the rest of Canada and North America, including promotional material of events, which provide an overview of the cultural activities held between the 60s and 90s. In addition, the collection contains numerous publications such as periodicals, booklets and books that were part of Roberts and Cambridge’s personal library and the Alfie Roberts Institute. Some of the periodicals found in the collection include issues of The Vincentian, Afro-Can, Gramma, Uhuru, Caribbean Contact, The Afro Canadian, The Militant, The Struggle, Outlet, Focus Umoja, Justice, Freedom, The Crusader, Nam Speaks, Speak Out, Day Clean, Forum, and New Beginning, among others publications. The collection covers topics that are related but not limited to Black history, imperialism, slavery, racism, liberation, colonialism, Marxism, communism, socialism, housing and segregation, urban planning, labour, history of Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America.

The Alfie Roberts and Patricia Cambridge Collection is divided into four series:
C025/A Personal Records
C025/B Community relations
C025/C Library and Research Documentation
C025/D Biographies

The collection contains correspondence, handwritten notes, assignments, essays written by Alfie Roberts and Patricia Cambridge, reference and research documentation, books, periodicals, newspaper clippings, booklets, speech transcripts, flyers, drawings, conference documents, posters, objects, pamphlets, brochures, leaflets, newsletters, bulletins, meeting minutes, agendas, photographs, maps, sound recordings, and objects.

Roberts, Alfie
P004-11-115 · Item · [19--?]
Part of John Gilmore fonds

Copies of vintage Montreal recordings, used by John Gilmore for guest lectures, talks, and radio appearances in connection with Swinging in Paradise. Music on tape: "Honeysuckle Rose", "Wilk's Bop" and "All The Things You Are".

P004-11-114 · Item · [198-]
Part of John Gilmore fonds

Copies of vintage Montreal recordings, used by John Gilmore for guest lectures, talks, and radio appearances in connection with Swinging in Paradise. Music on tape: "Flying Home" and "If I Could Be With You".

P004-11-108 · Item · [196-]
Part of John Gilmore fonds

Polydor Records. Includes the following songs:
Side A: "Mantra" (14 min., 7 sec.).
Side B: "Mantra" (suite) (15 min., 23 sec.).
Produced by L'Infonie and Tony Roman.

The Billy Scorpio Horne Trio
P004-11-101 · Item · 1988
Part of John Gilmore fonds

The Billy Horne Trio recorded live in Montreal. Includes the following songs: "Impressions", "Jam Blues", "Scorpio's Signs", "No Greater Love", "Summertime", "Sylvain Gagnon Bass", "Since I Fell For You", "Blues From The Housetop", and "Paper Moon". Re-recorded on May 22, 1988.

P004-11-091 · Item · 1978-1979
Part of John Gilmore fonds

Includes the following recordings: 1) Live at L'Imprevu, 1978 and 2) Live at Jazz de Chez Nous (festival for CBC), 1979.

P004-11-088 · Item · [196-?]
Part of John Gilmore fonds

Tony Romandini and Orchestra. Includes the following songs:
Side 1: "Laila", "Autumn in Rome", "Flamingo", and "Ghost of a Chance".
Side 2: "Tony's Moods", "Funky Blues", "You Are Too Beautiful", and "Swingin' Frets".
Tony Romandini (guitar) Nick Ayoub (sax, flute).

McGill Jazz Workshop
P004-11-085 · Item · 1979
Part of John Gilmore fonds

A live recording of the McGill Jazz Band's first concert of the season. Recorded November 22, 1979.

P004-11-084 · Item · [19--?]
Part of John Gilmore fonds

Songs played by the Galt MacDermot Trio: "Pink Tincture", "Minor Changes", "His Dog and Master in Hot Pursuit", "The Devil's Descent", "African Fiddle Song", "I'm for Love", "African Waltz", "The Calymo Tree", "Blues Fantasy", "Colled from the Dross", "Bass' Ace", and "James' Bay" - dedicated to Harry James.
Songs played by the Sextet: "African Waltz" and "Columbine". MacDermot (piano); Herbie Spanier (trumpet); Bob Roby (tenor); Gilles Moisan (baritone); Stan Zadak (bass); Pierre Beluse (drums).

P004-11-082 · Item · 1980
Part of John Gilmore fonds

Jazzbar, October 5, 1980. Features Charlie Duncan (drums, vocals), Ivan Symonds (guitar) and Noble Samuels (acoustic bass?).

P004-11-081 · Item · [19--?]
Part of John Gilmore fonds

Music performed by The Ted Elfstrom Octet. Includes the following songs:
Side A: "Horns Of Plenty", "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To", "Willow Weep For Me", "Free Verse", and "Jazz Baroque Suite".
Side B: "Just A Gigolo", "Angel Eyes", "Something to Blow About", "How Green Was My Valet", "What's New?", and "Surprise! Surprise!".
Performers - Nick Ayoub (oboe, tenor); Joe Christies (alto, clarinet); Berry Darovitch (clarinet, alto); Ronny Page (drums); Don Habib (bass); Marcel Baillargeon (flute); Gilles Moisan (bass clarinet); Ed Assaly (spinet).

Nick Ayoub
P004-11-078 · Item · [1947?]
Part of John Gilmore fonds

Amateur recording of a jam session that includes the songs "You Can Depend" and "Body & Soul".

Gilmore, John
Now's the Time
P004-11-089 · Item · [19--?]
Part of John Gilmore fonds

Includes the following tracks:
Side A: "Sax No End", "Bossa Cordova", "Doozy", "Lester Leaps In", "Topical Delights", "Sax No End - out chorus".
Side B: 1) C Parker & Miles, 1945; 2) Sonny Rollins, Herbie Hancock, Roy McCurdy, Ron Carter; 3) Eddie Jefferson, 1959.

Gilmore, John
I0152 · Fonds · 1954 - 1975

The fonds documents the activities of the Loyola College Faculty of Science.

This fonds consists mainly of meetings of units and reports: meetings from the Department of Chemistry, the Department of Computer Science, the Department of English, the Department of Geology, the Department of Mathematics, the Department of Philosophy, the Department of Physics, the Department of Political Science, the Department of Psychology and the Department of Theology.

The following RCRP categories are contained within this fonds:

1110 Academic Planning (1973-1974)
1131 Curriculum Development (1969-1973)
2120 Enrolment Statistics (1968-1975)
4110 Charter & By-Laws (1962-1970)
4120 Governing Bodies (1964-1974)
4130 Organizational Charts & Mandates (1968-1974)
4210 University Policies (1965-1973)
4130 Organizational Charts and Mandates (1971-1972)
5111 Meetings of Units (1964-1974)
5112 Reports, Studies and Analyses (1967-1970)
5113 Statistics (1965-1972)
5120 General Administrative Management (1962-1970)
5170 External Relations (1967-1974)
5173 Professional Services (1969)
5450 University Publications (1971-1972)
5461 Promotional Material (1971-1972)
6500 Labour Relations (1969-1970)
7220 Financial Statements & Reports (1968)
8121 Estate Inventories (1967)

CUTV fonds
P0024 · Fonds · 1975 - 1995

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
P078 · Collection · [193-]-[196-]

Collection provides information on jazz music in Montreal from the 1930s through the 1960s. The collection complements other fonds and collections housed in the Concordia University Archives and Concordia University Library, Special Collections.

The collection includes swizzle sticks and other memorabilia from Montreal jazz night clubs such as Rockhead's Paradise, the Rainbow Bar Café, and Dinty Moore's. It also contains sound recordings, photographs of Rockhead's Paradise and owner Rufus Rockhead, sheet music, videotape copies of televisions shows on jazz musicians Oliver Jones, Paul Bley, and Oscar Peterson, and a copy of the book Montreal Confidential by Al Palmer.

Concordia University. Records Management and Archives
P0056/4 · Series · 1972-1992
Part of Optica Art Gallery fonds

The series provides information on various aspects of the gallery's program.

The series contains correspondence, artists' portfolios, event calendars, permits, and mailing lists.

The series is divided into the following sub-series :
P0056/4A Exhibition requests
P0056/4B Event organization