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            Bob McKenna fonds
            P180 · Fonds · [1995?]-2001

            The Bob McKenna fonds contains documents pertaining to the film “About the Corridart Affair,” produced by Bob McKenna in 2001.

            The fonds contains original material used for the production of the film “About the Corridart Affair.” The documents consist primarily of on-camera interviews with the artists involved in the exhibition "Corridart dans la rue Sherbrooke," bearing witness to the artists’ careers and to the legal proceedings following the dismantling of the exhibition. Also included in the fonds are the film itself and a poster announcing the film, along with electronic photographs and newspaper clippings used in the production of the film.

            McKenna, Bob
            F037 · Fonds · [1971] ; 1978-2008

            The Conseil Quebecois de l’estampe (CQE) fonds provides information about the administration, finances, publications, and programming activities of the CQE from its founding in 1978 to 2005, when it changed its name to Arprim (Regroupement pour la promotion de l’art imprimé). In addition to documentation about the administration and programming of the CQE, the fonds also includes an extensive collection of artists’ files, providing an important record of members and their work. These files contain photographs, exhibition catalogues, newspaper clippings, brochures, slides and other documents. The fonds also contains the CQE bulletin, Bon-à-tirer, documentation concerning the publication of the Code d’éthique and yearly documentation of the Prix Albert-Dumouchel¸among other documents.

            The Conseil québécois de l’estampe fonds is divided into 5 series:

            • F037/A Administration
            • F037/B Programming
            • F037/C Publications
            • F037/D Membership
            • F037/E Financial records
            Conseil québécois de l’estampe
            Corridart collection
            P119 · Collection · 1976-1981

            The collection consists of materials assembled by the plaintiffs' lawyers and deposited with the Quebec Superior Court in connection with the Corridart case. The collection documents the conception and execution of Corridart, as well as its abrupt dismantling and the legal proceedings that followed. There are materials related to the careers of the artists who participated in the court case, and information about related legal precedents.

            The collection includes an inventory by Melvin Charney of the sites along Sherbrooke Street, explaining the conception of Corridart as a rue-musée qu'on visite à pied. There is also a comprehensive set of photographs of Corridart, documenting the common elements (the continuous assemblage), as well as the works exhibited along Sherbrooke Street, the panels of text, and the sites of activities. These photographs trace the entire Corridart route from east to west. There are photographs documenting the dismantling. Others show impounded works and several illustrate damage to works. The collection includes project proposals, planning documents, contracts between artists and COJO, correspondence, articles from legal journals, reports of meetings, blueprints, and sketches. There are also artists' curricula vitae, photographs, brochures, and other documents related to the artists' careers that were assembled to establish their status as professional artists.

            The collection is arranged into the following two series:

            P0119/1 Textual and related documents
            P0119/2 Photographs of Corridart installations

            Corridart dans la rue Sherbrooke
            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
            Eric Wesselow fonds
            P201 · Fonds · [192-?]-1998

            The description of this fonds is not available. Please contact Concordia University Libraries Special Collections for more information.

            Wesselow, Eric
            General Idea Collection
            C048 · Collection · 1971-1996

            The General Idea collection consists of a variety of works produced by General Ideal between 1971 and 1996.

            The collection contains a complete run of FILE Megazine (1972-1989) and several rare multiples.

            List of multiples in the collection:
            • FILE Chart (Top 10) (1972)
            • The Miss General Idea Pageant Programme (1971)
            • Manipulating the Self [publication] (1971)
            • The Getting into the Spirits Cocktail Book from the 1984 Miss General Idea Pavilion (1980).
            • Artist and Models exhibition – 3 postcards (1977)
            • Nazi Milk Cocktail Card [annotated by AA Bronson] (1980)
            • A Poodle Creates a Portrait of General Idea as Three Pee Holes in the Snow (1981)
            • Ghent Scarf (1984)
            • Midelburg Tile (1985)
            • Sigarbox (1985)
            • Bondage (1987)
            • 10 Crests: Down the Drink, Le Fin, Ouroboros, Phoenix with a P, Post Mortem, When Fur Flies, Eye of the Beholder, Lucre, Cartouche, Passion over Reason (1988-1991)
            • Test Pattern: T.V. Dinner Plate (1988)
            • Test Pattern: T.V. Dinner Plates from the Miss General Idea Pavilion Test Pattern Wallpaper [Offset publication with 4 perforated placemats] (1988)
            • Test Pattern: T.V. Dinner Plates from the Miss General Idea Pavilion Test Pattern Wallpaper [Poster] (1988
            • Test Pattern Wallpaper (1989)
            • Mastercard and Trinitron pasta postcards (1989)
            • AIDS (A Project of the Public Arts Fund Inc.) [offset on card] (1989)
            • General Idea: The AIDS Project (1989)
            • General Idea: The AIDS Project prints (1989)
            • AIDS Ring (1993)
            • Lucre Shopping Bag (1990)
            • Yen Shopping Bag (1993)
            • Placebo Pin (1991)
            • Placebo Pin (1996)
            •Magic Bullet (1992)
            • General Idea’s Putti (1993)
            • General Idea: Multiples - Catalogue Raisonné 1967-1993 (1993)
            • XXX Voto (1995)

            General Idea
            Hour collection
            C033 · Collection · 1993-2012

            The Hour collection is composed of 72 bound volumes of the Hour newspaper published between 1993 and 2011 and those issues published under the name Hour Community in 2011 and 2012. The bound volumes comprise almost every issue of Hour and Hour Community published between February 1993 and May 2012, with the exception of volume 2, numbers 18 to 35 (1994), which are missing from the collection. The collection also contains the prototype of Hour.

            Jean Noël fonds
            P122 · Fonds · 1976-1977

            The fonds provides information on the artwork "FFF (banderoles)" which Jean Noël created for the exhibition Corridart in Montreal in 1976.

            The fonds consists of slides of Noël's artwork and a poster for a 1977 exhibit of the work at the Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art.

            Noël, Jean
            La Centrale fonds
            P128 · Fonds · 1971-2013

            The fonds provides information on the administration, programming, and activities of La Centrale. It covers the gallery’s development from its beginnings in 1973 until 2013. The fonds documents the gallery’s history, as well as its role in the Montreal art scene. In addition to events and exhibitions, the fonds includes documentation concerning the Mois de la performance, Viva!, the Mois de la photographie, and HTMlles, and other Montreal-based events. It also contains biographical information on a significant number of artists based around the world.

            The fonds contains a wide variety of documents, including but not limited to, meeting minutes, newsletters, reports, press clippings, publications, artists’ CVs, correspondence, photographs, posters and other publicity, programs, audio recordings and moving images, contracts, financial records, and objects.

            The fonds is organized into the following series:

            P128/A. Administration
            P128/B. Financial Records
            P128/C. Programming
            P128/D. Communications
            P128/E. Artists and Events
            P128/F. Publications
            P128/G. External Relations
            P128/H. Facilities Management
            P128/I. Legal Affairs
            P128/J. Membership
            P128/K. Human Resources
            P128/L. Surveys

            La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse
            Lawrence Hayward collection
            C018 · Collection · [19--] ; [1966-1978]

            The Lawrence Hayward collection contains documentation concerning Lawrence Hayward’s research on Canadian sculptors working between 1840 and 1910. The collection contains material on a diverse array of artists, including Charles Adamson, Walter S. Allward, Emile Brunet, John Lisney Banks, Allan Archibald Cameron, Frederick Alexander Turner Dunbar, Ulric Stonewall Jackson Dunbar, Merle Foster, George William Hill, Frances Norma Loring, Hamilton T. C. P. MacCarthy, Vernon March, Charles Duncan Mckechnie, Robert Tait McKenzie, Eleanor Milne, Lauréat Vallière, Marshall Wood, Percy Wood, and Florence Wyle, among others.

            The collection consists of research materials, correspondence, reports, index cards, slides, photographs, and drawings documenting Lawrence Hayward’s research into Canadian sculptors. Research files contain materials compiled by Hayward, including clippings, biographical information, articles, correspondence, and catalogues, among other items.

            Hayward, Lawrence
            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
            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).

            Lucien Desmarais fonds
            P063 · Fonds · 1911-1988, predominant 1947-1988

            The fonds documents the arts and crafts in Montreal and elsewhere between the late 1940s and the 1980s. The fonds covers the evolution of Lucien Desmarais' career from its beginnings at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts until his death in 1988, including his activities in theatre and his travels. The fonds also reveals his diverse interests in theatre, entertainment, and general culture. The fonds is based on the professional activities of Lucien Desmarais, tisserand concepteur (weaver-designer) and gives information on his creations for high fashion and interior decoration and the annual exhibitions in which he participated. The fonds also gives information on his involvement in numerous associations and cultural organizations as founder, director, and jury member. The fonds gives information on his teaching activities and the courses he gave at various colleges, as well as his speeches.

            The fonds includes correspondence, textile samples, course notes, theatre programs, posters, invitations to openings and exhibits, photographs, clippings, drawings, albums, and a scrapbook of clippings of fashion photographs with swatches of the fabrics used in the garments shown. It includes a major collection of documents on the history of textiles and the artists and craftspersons who made them.

            The fonds is organized into the following series:
            P063/A Biography
            P063/B Education
            P063/C Administration
            P063/D Financial records
            P063/E Theatrical properties man
            P063/F Weaver-designer
            P063/G Consultant
            P063/H Teaching and speeches
            P063/I External relations
            P063/J Travels
            P063/K Awards and honours
            P063/L Writings and publications
            P063/M Research documents
            P063/N Shows
            P063/O Graphic materials

            Desmarais, Lucien
            C011 · Collection · 1972-2014, predominant 1972-1974

            Collection consists of materials accumulated by Margaret Griffin and Clara Gutsche, mostly relating to the founding and first exhibition of Powerhouse Gallery, now La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse. Items also document The Flaming Apron craft store, and various exhibitions held at La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse. This collection contains items created by Margaret Griffin, Leslie Busch, Billie-Joe Mericle, and Stansje Plantenga, founding members of Powerhouse Gallery. Materials in this collection are primarily dated 1972-1974, with select documents dated 2001 and 2004. Some documents were annotated by Margaret Griffin and Clara Gutsche in 2014.

            Materials documenting the establishment and history of Powerhouse Gallery include: correspondence, newspaper clippings, proposals, descriptions, timelines, publications, posters, slides, negatives, a leaflet, a drawing, a paintings, and clothing. These materials primarily concern the Gallery’s first exhibition, Windows: From the Inside Out: Painting, Photography, Ceramic and Sculpture (1973), presented at 1210 Greene Avenue in Westmount, Quebec. Items also document various exhibitions held at Powerhouse Gallery and La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, including: Codpieces: Phallic Paraphernalia (1974), The Past to the Present (2001), and Powerhouse: Where are we now? (2001). Materials concerning the activities of The Flaming Apron, a craft store in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, include: clothing, ceramics, and a newsletter. This collection also contains La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse publications, including Women’s Bookworks (1979) and Les Centrelles (2004), as well as items related to art and artist run centers in Canada.

            Collection is divided into 3 series:
            C011/A. Powerhouse Gallery/La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse
            C011/B. The Flaming Apron
            C011/C. Art in Canada

            Griffin, Margaret
            Marion Wagschal fonds
            F003 · Fonds · [196-] – 1984

            Fonds contain records relating to Marion Wagschal as an artist and Irving Layton’s friend. Material consists of drawings, slides, postcards, and handwritten letters from Irving Layton. The Marion Wagschal Fonds is part of the Irving Layton Collection.

            The fonds has been divided into the following series:
            F003/A Correspondence
            F003/B Drawings and paintings
            F003/C Poems.

            Wagschal, Marion
            C019 · Collection · [ca.1977-1988]

            The Mary-Jacques Cambay Collection is the result of Mary-Jacques Cambay‘s research into stained-glass in Quebec, and the contributions of artists working in stained-glass to the Province's artistic heritage. The collection documents stained-glass windows existing in Quebec churches during the 1970s and 1980s. It also includes information pertaining to select churches. In addition, the collection documents the works of a number of stained glass artists, including Guido Nincheri, Charles William Kelsey, and Flavien St. Pierre, and the stained-glass studio "Canadian Pittsburgh Industries Limited" (C.P.I.). Importantly, it contains oral history interviews conducted by Cambay with artists working in stained glass.

            The Mary-Jacques Cambay collection is composed mostly of photographic materials in form of prints and slides, but also audio cassettes and textual records. As textual materials, the collection consists in pamphlets, newspaper clippings, correspondence, extracts from reference works, and handwritten notes. An index of Quebec churches with stained glass windows completes the collection.

            Cambay, Mary-Jacques
            C020 · Collection · [198-] ; [ca. 1982]

            The collection is composed of images taken by François Lachapelle for the book "Répertoire des gravures conservées au Monastère des ursulines de Québec" (1982), created in collaboration with Mario Béland. The collection includes 465 slides, both black and white and colour, showing engravings, paintings, and embroidery from the collection of the Monastère des Ursulines de Québec. It also contains a handwritten inventory, which provides details about the items in the collection of the Ursulines de Québec.

            The Monastère des Ursulines de Québec collection is divided into 2 series:
            • C020/A. Textual material
            • C020/B. Photographic material

            Monastère des Ursulines de Québec
            Pauline Morier fonds
            F030 · Fonds · 1973-1982

            The fonds consists of 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
            Sur Rodney (Sur) fonds
            P234 · Fonds · [ca. 1900]-2022, 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)
            Tom Dubicanac fonds
            P163 · Fonds · March 1976 - August 1976

            The fonds relates to the exhibition Corridart on Sherbrooke street, a major project of the Arts and Culture program of the 1976 international Olympic Games in Montreal, taking place in July 1976. More precisely, the fonds gives information on Archigrok’s installation “Pine Forest” as part of the Corridart exhibition.

            The fonds consists of correspondence, quotes for material, contracts, and the official invitation to participate at Corridart.

            Dubicanac, Tom
            Yves Charbonneau fonds
            F033 · Fonds · [194-?], [196-]-2007, predominantly 1970-[198-]

            The fonds documents Yves Charbonneau's musical career until 1975 on the one hand, and his photographic exploitations during the 1980s on the other hand. It gives an insight into the organization of the Quatuor du Jazz libre du Québec (1967-1975), the Val-David Artistic Colony (1970), the Ferme du Petit Québec libre (1970-1973) and l'Amorce (1972-1974), while highlighting the political dimension of these jazz-related initiatives.
            The fonds is divided into the following series :
            F033/A – Jazz libre du Québec
            F033/B – Political newspapers
            F033/C - Visual arts studies
            The fonds contains legal documents, press clippings, leaflets, and notes concerning the activities of free music in Petit Québec libre and in l’Amorce. The fonds also contains political newspapers collected by Yves Charbonneau during the 1970s, as well as photographs related to Charbonneau’s visual arts studies, including portraits, landscape photography, and still-lifes.

            Charbonneau, Yves