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Corporate-Higher Education Forum fonds

  • P0003
  • Fonds
  • 1984 - 1994

The fonds provides detailed information on major issues, primarily globalization, related to business education at the post-secondary level in Canada.

The fonds consists of reports, studies, and research materials; material related to C-HEF symposia on such topics as the impact of globalization on business education; questionnaires and survey results; correspondence, and meeting notices, agendas, and supporting documentation.

Corporate-Higher Education Forum

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

John Gilmore fonds

  • P004
  • Fonds
  • 1912-2007

The fonds provides information on jazz in Montreal between 1916 and 2007.

The fonds contains the material John Gilmore gathered for his two books. It contains research notes, sound recordings including interviews with musicians and others, photographs, posters, correspondence, and a manuscript of Swinging in Paradise: The Story of Jazz in Montreal.

The fonds is organized in the following series:
P0004/A Research material
P0004/B Manuscripts
P0004/C Reviews
P0004/D Lectures and interviews

Gilmore, John

Oral History-Montreal Studies collection

  • P007
  • Collection
  • 1941 - 1999

The purpose of the Oral History-Montreal Studies program is to document the history of the Montreal metropolitan area. Sponsored by Shell Canada, the program funds projects which make accessible the oral history of Greater Montreal, through systematic interviewing of leaders and witnesses of the labour, industrial, cultural, social, religious, and ethnic scene since World War II. The project is administered by the Concordia University Library.

The collection provides information on the history of Greater Montreal. It consists of recorded interviews of individuals as well as some transcripts and application forms for some of the projects. The projects are:

Little Burgundy / La Petite Bourgogne
A Comparison of the Influence of Anne Savage and Arthur Lismer
Hugh Percival Illsley, Architect: 1896-198-
Rabbi Lavy Becker: Social Worker, Businessman, and Father-in-law
Interviews with John Bland
The Dutch of Quebec
The Montreal Chinese Community
The Children's Theatre in Montreal
Women and War Work in Montreal
The Montreal Art Community
Omer Heroux: French Canadian Journalist
Norma Springford
Black Montrealers: A Piece of the Multicultural Mosaic
The Rise of Consulting Engineering in Montreal
Women Scientists in Montreal, 1920-1960
The Contribution of Holocaust Survivors to the Cultural and Social Institutions of Montreal
Véhicule Art (Montreal) Inc. 1972-1983
Alfred Pinsky: Analysis of Great Works of Art (ART 460 course)
Female Academics at Concordia University (Sir George Williams and Loyola College): The First Generation, 1940-1975.

Concordia University. Records Management and Archives

Frank Barry fonds

  • P0273
  • Fonds
  • 1930-2013

The fonds provides information on Frank Barry’s career as an art educator and an artist.

The fonds contains course materials, sketching books, drawings and photographs, dated between ca. 1950 and 2013.

Barry, Frank

Concordia University Television fonds

  • P0024
  • Fonds
  • 1968 - 1995

The fonds documents the activities of CUTV.

It is mainly composed of CUTV member’s productions which amounts to approximately 250 titles. There are also some administrative records for the period of 1970-1989.

Concordia University. Television

Véhicule Press fonds

  • P071
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1998

The fonds provides information on the editing and publishing work of Véhicule Press.

The fonds consists of manuscripts, published and bound books, and publicity materials; production materials including correspondence, pamphlets, layouts and sketches for covers, printing templates, printing quotes, typescripts, page proofs with corrections, editors' and authors' notes, biographies of authors, curricula vitae, pictures of various authors and agendas; and posters and post cards that were printed for the Véhicule Art gallery.

Véhicule Press

Logos collection

  • C034
  • Collection
  • 1967-1972

The Logos collection contains 27 issues of Logos, published between 1967 and 1972. It also contains three issues of The Local Rag, also published in Montreal, which date to 1969, and one issue of The Astral Projection (published in the 1960s or 1970s).

Logos

Merrily Weisbord fonds

  • P240
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1994

Fonds consists of research material and oral history interviews conducted by Merrily Weisbord for the writing of The Strangest Dream. The interviews cover various aspects of the evolution of the Communist Party of Canada (renamed the Labour Progressive Party in 1943) and the life of some of its Quebec members.

Fonds includes more than 20 hours of sound recordings consisting of interviews with about fifteen individuals who were members of the party between the 1930s and the 1950s, such as Lea Roback, Irene Kon, Gilles Hénault and Fred Taylor. All the players, from the upper middle class intellectual Stanley Ryerson to the working class lumber camp labour organizer, Gérard Fortin, are included. There is also a 15 minute recorded message by Paul Robeson urging Montreal voters to reelect Fred Rose in 1945. Fonds also includes interview notes and transcriptions, correspondence, and printed materials.

Weisbord, Merrily

Concordia University Archives Jazz collection

  • 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

YMCA of Montreal Fonds

  • P0145
  • Fonds
  • 1851-2004

The fonds documents the mission, structure, senior personnel, administration, programs, activities, facilities, and evolution of the Montreal YMCA (as of 2009, Le Y du Québec) from its founding in 1851 to the late 20th century.

The records document the Montreal YMCA's relationships with a wide range of external bodies, including YMCAs in other Canadian cities and towns, the National Council of YMCAs of Canada, the YMCA movement in North America and the world, and other entities.

The records document Concordia University founding institution Sir George Williams College/University and its precursors in the YMCA's educational programs. In addition, the records document the demographic history of the Montreal region, in particular the English-speaking Protestant community.

The fonds includes materials that were amassed by Harold C. Cross and Murray C. Ross when they were developing their histories of the Montreal Association and the YMCA in Canada, respectively.

The fonds includes materials from the former Metropolitan Montreal YMCA library/documentation centre.

The fonds includes correspondence of YMCA officials and others, board and committee minutes and related records, program and fund-raising publicity, books, newsletters, annual reports, year books, statistical and other reports, demographic studies, lecture notes, photographs, sound recordings on tape and vinyl, videotapes, films and film strips, posters, commemorative T-shirts, badges, trophies and other objects, artwork, blueprints, maps and other items on a variety of material media.

The fonds is arranged according to the following classification plan.

P0145/01 Founding documents, constitution, by-laws, histories.
P0145/01A Founding documents, constitution, by-laws.
P0145/01B Histories.

P0145/02 Metropolitan Board of Directors.
P0145/02A Directors, presidents.
P0145/02B Metropolitan Board and Executive Committee meetings.
P0145/02C Nominating Committee.
P0145/02D Annual Reports.

P0145/03 Annual and Special General Meetings.

P0145/04 Professional Staff.
P0145/04A Individual senior employed officers.
P0145/04B Staff professional development.
P0145/04C Training for YMCA secretaryship (Fellowship Plan).
P0145/04D Managerial groups.
P0145/04D01 Meetings, conferences, administration.
P0145/04D02 Publications, studies.

P0145/05 Planning, policy, structure.
P0145/05A Mission.
P0145/05B Organization charts, directories.
P0145/05C Organizational review.
P0145/05D Policies, procedures.
P0145/05D01Manuals.
P0145/05D02 Policies.
P0145/05D03 Language policy.
P0145/05E Planning, surveys.
P0145/05E01 1925 Montreal YMCA Population Study.
P0145/05E02 1946 Hugg Study.
P0145/05E03 1949-1952 Branch Study.
P0145/05E04 Guide Lines to the Sixties.
P0145/05E05 1964-1969 Planning and Development.
P0145/05E06 1969-1970 Planning Process.
P0145/05E07 1971 Planning Process Mobilization.
P0145/05E08 Development Plan for 1980-1985.
P0145/05E09 1984-1987 Strategic Plan.
P0145/05E10 1986-1988 Strategic Planning Review.
P0145/05E11 1990s surveys.
P0145/05E12 Small surveys and planning exercises.
P0145/05E13 Proposals for unrealized branches, facilities.
P0145/05E14 Source materials.

P0145/06 Financial administration.
P0145/06A Committees, policies.
P0145/06B Budget.
P0145/06C Budget control, accounting.
P0145/06D Financial statements.
P0145/06E Funding.
P0145/06F Investments, gifts.
P0145/06G Tax-exempt status.
P0145/06H Purchasing.

P0145/07 Human resources.
P0145/07A Personnel committee and personnel management.
P0145/07B Employee files.
P0145/07C Union affairs.
P0145/07D Payroll.
P0145/07E Benefits.
P0145/07F Volunteers.

P0145/08 Communications.
P0145/08A Committees.
P0145/08B Public relations.
P0145/08C Advertising.
P0145/08D Publications.
P0145/08E Records management.

P0145/09 Membership.

P0145/10 Programs.
P0145/10A Committees, policies.
P0145/10B Aquatics.
P0145/10C Boys work, boys and girls work, girls work, youth work.
P0145/10D Citizenship training.
P0145/10E Community development.
P0145/10F Community justice.
P0145/10G Education.
P0145/10G01 Constitutive documents, histories.
P0145/10G02 Administration.
P0145/10G03 Financial management.
P0145/10G04 Communications.
P0145/10G05 Buildings, properties.
P0145/10G06 Faculty, staff.
P0145/10G07 Students, student services, associations.
P0145/10G08 Curriculum, programs.
P0145/10G09 Research.
P0145/10G10 External relations.
P0145/10H Employment.
P0145/10I Environment.
P0145/10J Handicapped persons.
P0145/10K Health care.
P0145/10L Immigrants, refugees.
P0145/10M Industrial Work.
P0145/10N International Development.
P0145/10O Leadership development.
P0145/10P Physical Education.
P0145/10Q Pre-school, children.
P0145/10R Railroad Work.
P0145/10S Religious Work.
P0145/10T Seniors.
P0145/10U Social recreation.
P0145/10V Women.
P0145/10W Y's Men, Y's Menettes.

P0145/11 Branches, buildings, facilities.
P0145/11A Branches and facilities general.
P0145/11B YMCA Centre-ville.
P0145/11B01 Histories.
P0145/11B02 Administration, Board of Management.
P0145/11B03 Annual Reports.
P0145/11B04 Annual General Meetings.
P0145/11B05 Financial administration.
P0145/11B06 Planning.
P0145/11B07 Human resources administration.
P0145/11B08 Communications.
P0145/11B09 Facilities, buildings, equipment, supplies.
P0145/11B10 Programs.
P0145/11C Du Parc/North/International/Fairmount.
P0145/11D Lachine/Lachine-Dorval.
P0145/11E Pointe St-Charles.
P0145/11F Railroad.
P0145/11G West Island.
P0145/11H Westmount.

P0145/12 Camping, outdoor programs.
P0145/12A Committees.
P0145/12B Kamp Kanawana.
P0145/12B01 General administration.
P0145/12B02 Financial administration.
P0145/12B03 Land, facilities, equipment, supplies.
P0145/12B04 Communications.
P0145/12B05 Staff, counsellors.
P0145/12B06 Campers.
P0145/12B07 Program.
P0145/12C Camp Otoreke.
P0145/12C01 General administration.
P0145/12C02 Financial administration.
P0145/12C03 Land, facilities, equipment, supplies.
P0145/12C04 Communications.
P0145/12C05 Staff, counsellors.
P0145/12C06 Campers.
P0145/12C07 Program.
P0145/12D Camp Becsies.
P0145/12E Camp Dorval.
P0145/12F Camp Weredale.
P0145/12G Camp Perrot.
P0145/12H Ski lodge.
P0145/12I Camp Thunderbird.
P0145/12J Wilderness Survival Camp.
P0145/12K Les Voyageurs de la Vérendrye.
P0145/12L Lac St-Joseph/Camp Jubilee.
P0145/12M Day camp.
P0145/12N Camping associations.
P0145/12N01 American Camping Association.
P0145/12N02 Canadian Camping Association.
P0145/12N03 Quebec Section, Canadian Camping Association (also known as Quebec Camping Association).
P0145/12N04 Quebec Camping Association/Association des camps du Québec.

P0145/13 Special events.
P0145/13A Visits of dignitaries.
P0145/13B Anniversaries.
P0145/13C Open house.
P0145/13D Memorials, tributes, testimonials, honours.
P0145/13E Expo 1967/Canadian centennial.
P0145/13F 1976 Montreal Olympic Games.

P0145/14 External relations.
P0145/14A The World Alliance of YMCAs, World Councils, World Conferences, international visits.
P0145/14A01 World Alliance, World Councils, World Conferences.
P0145/14A02 International visits.
P0145/14B World Service, Foreign Work.
P0145/14C International Committee, other North American YMCA organizations.
P0145/14D National Council of YMCAs of Canada.
P0145/14D01 Constitutive documents.
P0145/14D02 Histories.
P0145/14D03 Annual Reports.
P0145/14D04 Correspondence, reports.
P0145/14D05 Meetings of Council, Board, Executive Committee, staff.
P0145/14D06 Committee meetings, reports.
P0145/14D07 Annual, Special General Meetings.
P0145/14D08 National conferences, conventions.
P0145/14D09 Policy, planning, surveys.
P0145/14D10 Program support.
P0145/14D11 Military Work.
P0145/14D11a Boer War.
P0145/14D11b World War I.
P0145/14D11c Interwar period.
P0145/14D11d World War II.
P0145/14D11e Post-World War II.
P0145/14D12 Geneva Park: Couchiching national centre.
P0145/14D13 Camp Canada.
P0145/14D14 Human resources administration.
P0145/14D15 Financial administration.
P0145/14D16 Communications, public relations.
P0145/14D17 Directories, rosters.
P0145/14E Regional YMCA councils, committees.
P0145/14F YMCAs of the United Kingdom.
P0145/14G YMCAs of the United States.
P0145/14H Canadian local YMCAs.
P0145/14I YWCA, other organizations.
P0145/14J Governments.
P0145/14K Churches.

YMCA of Montreal

Dorothy Davis fonds

  • P098
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1993

The fonds provides information on Montreal Children's Theatre and its founders.

The fonds consists of five scrapbooks including press clippings and articles, as well as photographs, a video cassette of a media interviews with Dorothy Davis [ca. 1983, 1984] and of a report on her death in 1993, and the honourary degrees conferred by Concordia University on Dorothy Davis and Violet Walters in 1984.

Davis, Dorothy

Underground newspaper collection

  • C032
  • Collection
  • [196-]-[197-] ; 1968-1975, predominant 1969-1971

The Underground Newspaper Collection is comprised of 178 copies of underground, alternative newspapers, newsletters, and journals, mostly published in Canada and the United States. These publications discuss both local and international issues of interest to the communities responsible for their creation. Among many other topics, the following subjects are represented throughout this collection: Vietnam war, defections, and the anti-war movement; anti-establishment and counterculture movements; Black power; poverty; socialism; music, art, and literature; and environmentalism.

The Underground Newspaper Collection contains copies of Up to the Neck, Old Mole, This Paper Belongs to the People, View from the Bottom, Rising up Angry, Berkeley Tribe, Move Speak, The Sea-Turtle and the Shark, Good times, Sabot, Broadside and the Free Press, Ann Arbor Argus, Freedom Anarchist Weekly, The Long Beach Free Press, The 4th Estate, Los Angeles Free Press, Quicksilver Times, The Bond – the Serviceman’s Newspaper, American Avatar, High Gauge, The Post-American, The Second Front, Free Ranger International News Service, Mobilizer, Guerilla, Your Military Left, Aboveground, The Rebel, Yankee Refugee, Yankee Refugee – West Coast Newsletter of American Exiles, Antithesis, Soul Force, Socialist Standard, Free Press, Hotcha!, Hapt, Athelstane, The Niagara Peninsula Free Press Aquarius, Orpheus, Bellicume, Bulldozer, Afterthrought, Carpe Diem, The Panic Button, and Alternate Society. The collection also contains other underground publications, including Black and Red – The Revolutionary Project, a Selective Service Memorandum on Channeling, and Niagara Liberation Front publications.

Department of Accountancy fonds

  • I0102
  • Fonds
  • [198-?] - 2009

The fonds provides information on the Chartered Accounting Program, between the 1980s and 2009. The program started in 1978 and became the Chartered Professional Accountancy (CPA) Program around 2014.

The fonds is composed of reports, minutes, course guides, and photographs.

Concordia University. Department of Accountancy

Centre for Mature Students fonds

  • I0095
  • Fonds
  • 1977 - 2007

The fonds documents the administration and activities of the Centre for Mature Students, between 1977 and 2007. It mainly consists of reports, correspondence, and promotional material.

Concordia University. Centre for Mature Students

Centre for Human Relations and Community Studies fonds

  • I0125
  • Fonds
  • 1963 - 2008

The fonds provides information on the administrative evolution and structure of the Centre and its main functions: consultation, training and research activities, mainly between 1970 and 2006.

The fonds includes administrative documents such as minutes, annual reports and correspondence as well as workshop documentation and evaluations, internal publications and promotional material.

Concordia University. Centre for Human Relations and Community Studies

Academic Planning Office fonds

  • I0038
  • Fonds
  • 1936 - 1986, mainly 1961 - 1984

Fonds provides information on the activities of the Academic Planning Office from 1967 to 1984, years for which J. H. Whitelaw was Curriculum Coordinator, Associate Vice-Rector and Vice-Rector (Academic). It also provides information on related activities in which J. H. Whitelaw was involved from 1961-1984.

Fonds contains mainly curriculum, statistics, textual records, correspondence, minutes, reports, press clippings, procedures and policies. The fonds is organized according to the following series:

I0038/01 Associations
I0038/02 Budget
I0038/03 Budget Control and Accounting
I0038/04 Committees
I0038/05 Computer Facilities and Operations
I0038/06 Cooperation and Exchange Activities
I0038/07 Curriculum & Programmes
I0038/08 Departmental Affairs
I0038/09 Financing
I0038/10 General Correspondence
I0038/11 Publications
I0038/12 Relations / Services External
I0038/13 Relations / Services Internal
I0038/14 Research Activities
I0038/15 Staff General
I0038/16 Staff Teaching
I0038/17 Statistics
I0038/18 Student Life
I0038/19 University Organizations, Policy and Planning

Concordia University. Academic Planning Office

Fonds Victor Teboul

  • P0274
  • Fonds
  • 1945 - 2019

Le fonds comprend des documents relatifs à la vie personnelle de Victor Teboul : sa famille, ses études ainsi que ses activités professionnelles de journaliste, écrivain, conférencier et animateur.  Le fonds témoigne du travail de M. Teboul axé sur la question des identités juive et québécoise, la communauté juive égyptienne et sa propre expérience.

Le fonds contient principalement des articles publiés par M. Teboul, des manuscrits, de la correspondance, des photographies, et des coupures de presse. Le fonds contient également plusieurs documents audiovisuels, notamment une entrevue inédite de M. Teboul avec Renée Lévesque dans le cadre d'une table ronde diffusée sur le circuit interne de l'Université Sir George Williams en 1970 réalisée lors de ses études.

Teboul, Victor

Leila Sujir fonds

  • P0277
  • Fonds
  • 1972 - 2008

The fonds provides information on the Sujir’s art projects and professional activities as an artist researcher and faculty member at Concordia for the period between 1972 and 2008.

The fonds consists of project administrative records, research materials and video and audio recordings of her film productions.

Sujir, Leila

Leon Llewellyn fonds

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

The Leon Llewellyn fonds documents 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

Desmond Rupert Adams fonds

  • P241
  • Fonds
  • 1925-2007

The Desmond Rupert Adams fonds consists of personal, family, and studio photographs including studio portraits, commercial assignments and personal explorations. The majority of the photographs are portraits. Some photographs depict Expo '67, the Olympic games in Montreal 1976, and street life in Montreal.

The fonds contains a variety of photographic formats, art works, and exhibition prints. There are photo albums, some audio-visual documents and some studio client files.

Adams, Desmond Rupert

Sur Rodney (Sur) fonds

  • P234
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]-2019, predominantly 1974-2019

The Sur Rodney (Sur) fonds gives an insight into the life and career of Sur Rodney (Sur), from his childhood in Montreal until today. It informs about his family background and early life as part of Montreal’s black community during the 1950s and 1960s. The fonds illustrates Sur Rodney’s work as an artist and activist, and it presents the North-American and more precisely the New York East Village art scene around Sur Rodney (Sur) from the 1960s to 2018, by the means of personal correspondence exchanged with Sur Rodney (Sur), exhibition catalogues, and documents related to The Sur Rodney (Sur) Show (1980) and the All New Sur Rodney (Sur) Show (1981). It also contains information about the AIDS crisis, the organization Visual Aids and Sur Rodney’s implication within this context.

The fonds is organized into the following series:

P0234/A The Adams family and Sur Rodney (Sur)’s personal life
P0234/B The Artist Sur Rodney (Sur) and fellow artists

The fonds includes, but is not limited to, photographs, art works, scrap-books, posters, speaking notes, correspondence, programs, flyers, newspaper clippings, ephemera, publications with contributions by Sur Rodney (Sur), moving images and sound recordings.

Sur Rodney (Sur)

Vernon Isaac fonds

  • P228
  • Fonds
  • [193-?]-2000

The materials in the fonds document Vernon Isaac’s life as a jazz musician and the Canadian jazz scene of the 1970s to 1990s. The fonds also contains information about Vernon Isaac’s family.

The fonds includes personal documents, photographs of Vernon Isaac’s family, friends and other performers, press clippings, programs, posters, commemorative plaques, and sound and audiovisual recordings of Vernon Isaac.

The fonds is organized into the following series:
P0228/A. Textual records
P0228/B. Scrapbooks, photo albums and other graphic material
P0228/C Audio-visual material
P0228/D Objects

Isaac, Vernon

Ralph Whims collection

  • C012
  • Collection
  • [19--] ; 1928-2017

The Ralph Whims Collection contains documentation concerning Black History in Montreal; the Negro Community Centre; Union United Church, the Coloured Women’s Club; The Red Feather and the Welfare Federation; Railway Porters; the Elks; the documentary film Show Girls; and Jazz in Montreal. The collection is comprised of articles and clippings; photographs; posters, brochures, and programs; books and magazines; and a videocassette.

The Ralph Whims Collection is divided into 4 series:
C012/A Textual records
C012/B Photographs
C012/C Books
C012/D Moving images

Whims, Ralph

Peter K. Johnston fonds

  • P199
  • Fonds
  • [193- ?]-2005

The Peter K. Johnston fonds contains documentation pertaining to the American Jazz musician Harry James (1916-1983) and the Big band era. The fonds primarily documents the musical career of Harry James as bandleader and trumpeter. It also includes information on the Montreal Vintage Music Society (MVMS), and on other jazz musicians, such as Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Metcalf, Oscar Peterson, and Glenn Miller, among many others.

The fonds contains memorabilia, correspondence, magazines, discographies, photographs, newspaper clippings, reference documentation, posters, moving images, and an audio recording, among other material. Some of the documents are arranged in scrapbooks.

The fonds is arranged in the following series :
P0199 / A Harry James
P0199 / B Other Jazz musicians
P0199 / C Peter Johnston as a collector

Johnston, Peter K.

Meilan Lam fonds

  • P135
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1999

The fonds provides information on Montreal's Black jazz scene from the 1920s to the 1960s, chronicling the lives of three women - Tina Baines Brereton, Bernice Jordan Whims, and Olga Spencer Foderingham - who danced in night clubs such as Rockhead's Paradise, The Terminal, and Café St. Michel.

The fonds consists of materials gathered, and in some cases created, during the National Film Board of Canada's production of Show Girls / Les Girls. It includes research notes, edited sequences on videotape, video tapes and transcripts of interviews with the film's principals, audio tapes of interviews with various sources, stock footage, shot lists, clippings of night clubs ads, historical reference books, and VHS copies of the documentary.

Lam, Meilan

Herb Johnson fonds

  • P0088
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1987

The fonds consists of materials assembled by Herb Johnson. It reflects his career as a musical performer, combo and dance band/orchestra leader, and musicians' union member and executive, as well as his personal interests and personal life.

The fonds documents the dance band and jazz music scene from the 1930s through the 1980s, primarily in Montreal. It is a valuable source of documentation on the bebop style of jazz that emerged in the 1940s, and of documentation related to the Senior Musicians' Association and Orchestra.

The fonds consists of manuscript and print music, including arrangements by Herb Johnson; personal correspondence; saxophone and clarinet technique books and articles; books and articles on arranging, harmonizing, and other facets of music; photographs; notebooks; personal financial records; programs, clippings, and other memorabilia; and magazines. The fonds includes sound recordings as well as objects including music portfolios, pocket handkerchiefs, and a record carrying case. There are also union-related correspondence, financial documents, contracts and other documents related to musicians' pay and benefits, founding documents, constitutions and by-laws, questionnaires, ballot papers, agendas, minutes, and address books.

The fonds is arranged in the following series and sub-series:

P0088/1 Correspondents
P0088/1A Family and friends
P0088/1B Music colleagues
P0088/1C Personal business correspondents
P0088/2 Personal files
P0088/2A Personal interests and personal affairs
P0088/2B Music industry
P0088/2C Music technique
P0088/2D Photographs
P0088/3 Union activity
P0088/3A Musicians' Guild of Montreal
P0088/3B Senior Musicians' Association
P0088/4 Print and manuscript music
P0088/5 Technique books, manuals, tutors, methods
P0088/6 Magazines and promotional literature
P0088/7 Collection of sound recordings
P0088/7A Privately recorded sound recordings
P0088/7B Commercial sound recordings.

Johnson, Herb

Johnny Holmes fonds

  • P0016
  • Fonds
  • [194-]-1989

The fonds provides information on jazz in Montreal, particularly on radio, during the 1950s and 1960s.

The fonds contains music that Johnny Holmes arranged and conducted, audiotapes of CBC radio broadcasts, photographs of performers, and press clippings.

Holmes, Johnny

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