Accession 2013.007 - 2013.007 acquisition (Degrassi Junior High)

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CA ON00349 2013.007


2013.007 acquisition (Degrassi Junior High)


  • 1987 - 1989 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

8.65 m of textual records and other material

15, 553 photographs

2409 colour transparencies
7952 colour negatives
4,058 colour slides
481 Colour photographic prints
161 Colour contact sheets
492 Colour Polaroids (Instant)

216 cinefilms

176 reels : A/B/C negatives and interpositives ; 16mm
40 reels : optical soundtrack ; 16mm

44 video recordings

5 open reels : 1 in. masters ; video (109 mins. 55 secs.)
1 video cassette : BetacamSP masters ( 24 mins. 21 secs.)
38 video cassette : Digital Betacam masters (907 mins. 4 secs.)

72 audio recordings

72 reels : full coat magnetic soundtracks ; 35mm (1944 mins.)

19 diskettes (3.5 in.)

5 posters

12 architectural drawings

1 maps

17 awards

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Fonds consists of material pertaining to three seasons of production of the half-hour television series Degrassi Junior High. The show ran from 1987 – 1989, and all 42 episodes were broadcast on CBC television. The collection consists of 148 of material spanning all 3 seasons of the show. The fonds is divided into 2 series: Corporate Records and Post-Production Records.

The first series, Corporate Records, consists of 29 boxes. These include correspondence/memos, fan mail, budgets, scripts, promotional materials, financial and banking records, sponsor files, production and continuity stills, character files, permits, legal documents, insurance documents, and music cue sheets.

The second series, Audiovisual Records, consists of 119 boxes. These include original negative, interpositive, A&B rolls, optical soundtrack, raw shoot tapes, raw audio tapes, audio stems, voiceovers, music, master mix audio, edits, various masters, and promo reels. Textual documents include sound notes/charts, editing/mix notes and credits.

The material has retained its original arrangement.

This fonds includes textual material relating to the following productions:

Degrassi Junior High (Television, 1987-1989)

This fonds also includes audiovisual material relating to the following productions:

Degrassi Junior High (Television, 1987 – 1989)

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One of four accruals.

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Media Commons does not own copyright of collection materials. Consult rights holder for reproduction(s).

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University of Toronto Media Commons

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created on August 26, 2015.




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