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Andrew D. Baines fonds

  • UTA 2018
  • Fonds
  • 1959 - [ca. 2018]

This fonds consists of records documenting the professional and personal life of physician, researcher, and professor, Dr. Andrew Baines. Records primarily focus on his involvement with Indigenous-focused programs and services between the early 1980s and 1998 including the University of Toronto’s Aboriginal Health Professions Program, Office of Aboriginal Student Services and Programs, and the Sioux Lookout Program. Records also document his early life and career, employment at U of T, research and publications, teaching, and his work related to the Stowe-Gullen Stream of the Vic One program. Materials include a CV, correspondence, manuscripts and drafts of publications, syllabi, lecture notes, reference materials, meeting minutes and agendas, reports, project proposals, program statistics, budgets, news clippings, and personal notes.

The records are arranged in 6 series.

Baines, Andrew D.

George Gorringe Collection

  • CA ON00349 2024.015
  • Collection
  • 1967 - [1970s]

Collection consists of two series:
Series 1: RPM Music Weekly Magazine
Series 2: Photographs

Gorringe, George Leonard

A. Edward Safarian fonds

  • UTA 1738
  • Fonds
  • 1922-2017

Fonds consists of 6 accessions:

B1989-0032: Addresses, articles, correspondence, manuscripts, notes, press clippings and reports documenting Professor Safarian's career as an economist and professor at the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Toronto. Included are files on federal, provincial and University committees, task forces, and royal commissions. Subject areas include foreign ownership and control, constitutional change, and higher education (18 boxes, 1955-1980).

B1994-0019: Correspondence, course and lecture notes, memoranda, reports, manuscripts of publications, addresses, reports, briefs, certificates and diplomas, press clippings and photoprints documenting Edward Safarian's career as an economist specialising on foreign investment and as a professor and administrator at the Universities of Saskatchewan and Toronto (41 boxes, 1922-1993).

B1996-0034: Course and lecture notes, correspondence, addresses, research notes, manuscripts and publications documenting Edward Safarian as a student, economist specializing in international trade, and an administrator (6 boxes, 1943-1993).

B2000-0008: Professional correspondence, lecture notes, addresses, and student notes documenting Dr. A. Edward Safarian's career as a student, economist of international trade and administrator at the University of Toronto. Records predominantly consist of professional correspondence concerning publications, student references, teaching, the Encyclopedia Brittanica and consultancy work. In addition, there are also teaching materials, course notes and student essays. No personal records are contained herein (4 boxes, 1945-1997).

B2006-0030: Personal records of Edward Safarian, Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto consisting of personal correspondence, including files on the Table Ronde d'Economistes France-Canada (7th : 1991 : Paris) and the granting of an honorary degree by the University of Toronto to Arthur E. Child (1994); research files, including interviews, for Safarian's writings on foreign ownership and multinational enterprise; and files on his professional association woth the Canadian-American Committee, including notes on its confidential meetings (1972-1992), and on confidential meetings of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (1991-1997), espeically its Economic Growth and Policy Program. The files for the last include confidential minutes, notes on discussions and correspondence with offiers of the CIAR and the directors and members of the Growth program, presentations by Safarian to the CIAR and addresses to outside bodies on behalf of the CIAR (8 boxes, 1956-2004).

B2018-0023: Accession consists of the last remaining records of Professor A. Edward Safarian. Material predominantly consists of records documenting his professional life as a professor and researcher. These include teaching files from his time at the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Toronto as well as research files and drafts of publications on topics primarily related to multinational enterprises and public policy, mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investment, free trade, and NAFTA. This accession also contains material reflecting Professor Safarian’s international outlook, including several personal and business trips to Armenia, a research project on China, and involvement as a board member of the Mosaic Institute. Records include correspondence, annotated articles and notes, reports, lecture notes, research files and drafts of publications and addresses. (1945-2017, 4.68m, 36 boxes).

Safarian, A. Edward

Anatol Rapoport fonds

  • UTA 1685
  • Fonds
  • 1926-2004

The personal records of Anatol Rapoport, multi-lingual musician, mathematician, and psychologist, a pioneer and lead-figure of the systems sciences, studies in conflict and co-operation, and peace research, author of approximately 500 publications, and professor emeritus of psychology and mathematics at the University of Toronto. The files consist of correspondence, manuscripts, reports, minutes of meetings, university teaching and administrative files, and photographs that document his life and career, principally at the University of Chicago, the University of Michigan, the University of Toronto and the Institut für höhere Studien in Vienna.

Rapoport, Anatol

Anne Lancashire fonds

  • UTA 1460
  • Fonds
  • [196-]-2012; predominant 1975-2012

This fonds consists of the records of Anne Lancashire, documenting her career as a Professor of English at the University of Toronto from her appointment in 1965 at the University College English Department, and her cross-appointment to Drama in 1975 and Cinema Studies in 1985, until her retirement in 2012, as well as her several administrative positions at the University. Her research, publications and administration positions held for several professional associations are also documented. The content of the fonds primarily document the last 40 years of her work, but there is some coverage of her early teaching career and research. The fonds provides a significant record of her work as a faculty and administration member of the University of Toronto, her extensive research and scholarship, and her involvement in several professional associations relating to English literature and drama.

Records include correspondence, minutes, reports, course notes, syllabi, exams and tests, course bibliographies and a course pack on medieval literature, press clippings, publication reviews, research lectures and papers, manuscripts and other records documenting Professor Lancashire’s graduate and undergraduate courses taught in English, Drama and Cinema Studies, various administrative positions, and extensive research and scholarship.

Lancashire, Anne

UTSC Photographic Services fonds

  • UTSC 001
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1960]-2010

The UTSC Photographic Services fonds covers the years of approximately 1964 and 1966 to 2008. The collection represents an invaluable visual history of the University of Toronto Scarborough campus and is made up almost entirely of photographic materials – negatives, contact sheets, slides, and prints.

Photographs in the collection from the 1970s to 1994 are attributed to David Harford and photographs from 1994 onward are attributed to Ken Jones. Photographs cover a broad range of subjects, such as the buildings and grounds of UTSC, campus events, faculty, staff, students, and much more.

Material is arranged into the following series:
• Series A: Slides
• Series B: Negatives and Contact Sheets
• Series C: Photographic Prints

Subject terms include:
Academic Resource Centre
Actors
Aerial photographs
African Studies program
Alumni
Alumni and alumnae
Alumni Association
Andrews, John, 1933-
Anthropology
Applied Microbiology program
Architectural models and drawings
Architecture
Architecture and recreation
Art History program
Arts and Administration Building
Arts and crafts movement
Arts Management program
Artwork
Athletics and recreation
Automobiles
Award ceremonies
Badminton
Baird/Sampson Associates, Architects
Ball, John L.
Band (Instrumental group)
Banquets
Basketball
Biodiversity, Ecology & Evolution program
Biology program
Birgeneau, Robert
Bissell, Claude Thomas, 1916-2000
Bladen Library
Bladen Wing
Bladen, Vincent Wheeler
Brutalism
Building damage
Buses
Business Administration program
Campbell, D. R. (Ralph)
Canadian 20th century Catalogs
Cellular and Molecular Biology program
Centre for French and Linguistics
Ceremonies and celebrations
Certificate in Business program
Chancellor
Cheerleading
Chemistry program
Choir (Musical group)
City Studies
Classical Studies program
Co-Op Management program
Computer Science program
Computers and technology
Concrete construction
Conferences and symposia
Construction
Contemporary architecture
Convocation
Correspondence
Cubism
Dean
Department of Arts, Culture and Media
Department of Biological Sciences
Department of Computer and Mathematics
Department of English
Department of Historical and Cultural Studies
Department of Management
Department of Philosophy
Department of Physical & Environmental Sciences
Department of Psychology
Department of Social Sciences
Diamond and Schmitt Architects
Diaspora & Transnationalism Studies
Diefenbaker, John G., 1895-1979
Donations
Doris McCarthy Gallery
Economics program
Educational television
English program
Environmental Science program
Equestrian
Events - Performances
Exhibitions
F.B. Watts Memorial Lecture
Faculty
Fire
Flood
Foley, Joan
Football
French program
Functionalism
Gallery
Geography
Glass construction
Global Asia Studies program
Governing Council
Governing Council
Greene, Edward Brodhead, 1855-1950
Ground breaking ceremonies
Health
Health Studies
Highland Creek Valley (Ont.)
History program
Hockey
Humanities Wing
Instructional Centre
Integrative Biology program
International Development Studies
International Studies
Journalism program
Kung, Hans, 1928-
Kuwabara, Payne, McKenna, Blumberg Architects
Laboratories
Languages program
Laurence, Margaret, 1926-1987
Lectures
Lewis, Stephen, 1937-
Librarians
Library
Library architecture
Library buildings
Lieutenant Governors--Ontario Linguistics program
Literature and film studies program
MacKay-Lyons, Brian
MacKenzie, Lewis, 1940- Management Wing
Mathematics program
Mayor
McCarthy, Doris, 1910-2010
Media Studies program
Meeting Place
Meetings
Mental Health Studies program
Microbiology
Miller-Lash House
Minimalism
Mirvish, Ed, 1914-2007
Montgomery Sisam Architects Moriyama & Teshima
Music & Culture program
New Media Studies program
Old Biology Building
Ombudsman
Onley, David C.
Open house
Opening ceremonies
Orchestra
Paramedicine program
Pearson, Lester B., 1897-1972
Performances
Phase 2
Philosophy program
Physics and Astrophysics program Plumptre, A. F. W. (Arthur FitzWalter Wynne), 1907-1977
President
Principal
Pritchard, Robert
Professors
Programmes
Provost
Psychology program
Public Policy
Rationalism
Recreation Wing
Registrar
Religion program
Residential architecture
Riding
Scarborough (Ont.)
Scarborough College
Scarborough College Council
Scarborough College Student Council
Scarborough College. Gallery Science Wing
Sculpture
Social Sciences Building Sociology
Stables
Staff
Stantec Consulting
Statistics program
Structuralism
Student Centre
Student government
Student groups
Student residences
Student unions
Students
Students and libraries
Students and teachers
Students--Art
Students--Athletics and recreation Students--Drama
Students--Fiction
Students--Humour
Students--Literary collections Students--Music
Students--Periodicals
Students--Poetry
Students--Political activity Students--Scholarships, fellowships, etc. Students, Graduate
Students, part time
Studio program
Studios
Studying
Sustainable architecture
Suzuki, David, 1936-
Television studio
Temporary buildings
Tennis
Theatre
Theatre & Performance Studies program
Thompson, R. Paul, 1947-
Toronto Transit Commission Transportation
Trudeau, Pierre Elliott, 1919-2000
University Buildings
University of Toronto at Scarborough. Gallery
University of Toronto. Scarborough Campus.
Women's and Gender Studies program UTSC Library
Vernacular architecture
Vice-principal
Volleyball
Women's and Gender Studies program

University of Toronto. Scarborough Campus. Photographic Services.

UTSC Archives Legacy collection

  • UTSC 002
  • Collection
  • 1949, 1956-2018

The archives contain a range of documentation relating to the foundation, history, and activities of the University of Toronto Scarborough. The materials have been arranged largely by originating department or by medium in the case of publications, photographs, clippings, architectural plans, and artifacts. There are ten series, several of which have subseries:

A. UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO GOVERNING COUNCIL

B. EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES
B.1. Principal
B.2. Vice-Principal, Research
B.3. Dean and Vice-Principal, Academic
B.4. Assistant/Associate Dean
B.5. Registrar
B.6. Superintendent
B.7. Director of Physical Education
B.8. Director of Educational Communication Systems
B.9. Scarborough College Council
B.10. Office of Advancement / Development Office
B.11. Office of Admissions and Student Recruitment
B.12. Communications & Public Affairs
B.13. Committees with Unknown Office of Origin

C. ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS AND PROGRAMS
C.1. General Programs in Arts and Science
C.2. Extension Program
C.3. Department of Anthropology
C.4. Department of Arts, Culture & Media
C.5. Department of Biological Sciences
C.6. Department of Computer & Mathematical Sciences

C.7. Department of Critical Development Studies
C.8. Department of English
C.9. Department of French and Linguistics
C.10. Department of Historical and Cultural Studies
C.11. Department of Human Geography
C.12. Department of Management
C.13. Department of Philosophy
C.14. Department of Physical and Environmental Science
C.15. Department of Political Science
C.16. Department of Psychology
C.17. Department of Sociology
C.18. Department of Physical Education

D. SERVICES
D.1. Library
D.2. Scarborough-Erindale Technical Service
D.3. Gallery
D.4. Athletics and Recreation Services
D.5. Physical Plant Services
D.6. Student Services
D.7. Student Organizations
D.8. Alumni Services
D.9. Alumni Organizations
D.10. Faculty and Staff Services
D.11. Faculty and Staff Organizations

E. EXTERNAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION
E.1. History of Scarborough College (various sources)
E.2. University of Toronto – St George and Mississauga campuses
E.3. Centennial College
E.4. Durham College
E.5. Scarborough Regional School of Nursing
E.6. University of the West Indies
E.7. Trent University
E.8. City of Scarborough
E.9. Clippings and Scrapbooks

F. PHOTOGRAPHS AND MICROFILM
F.1. Photographs
F.2. Microforms

University of Toronto. Scarborough Campus.

Tuppil Venkatacharya fonds

  • UTA 1933
  • Fonds
  • [1922?] – 2006

Fonds consists of material documenting the professional and personal life of Prof. Tuppil Venkatacharya. Records cover his collection and research of Sanskrit literature through correspondence, typescripts, annotated texts, translations and transliterations, and recordings of some of his academic presentations. Also included in the material is documentation of the community Sanskrit classes taught by the scholar (Series 10) as well as his and his wife’s, Vijaya Venkatacharya’s, involvement in Toronto’s South Asian community. Fonds also includes family correspondence and some biographical material regarding Venkatacharya’s education and positions held at the University of Toronto and other institutions. Please see series descriptions for additional details.

Venkatacharya, Tuppil

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bursar's Office fonds

  • CA ON00357 2001
  • Fonds
  • 1831-2023

Fonds consists of the records from the Upper Canada Academy and the period when Victoria University (formerly College) was situated in Cobourg. It includes records of the Academy Treasurer, John Beatty and of the Bursars/Treasurers, John Potts and George Cox.

Subsequent records are from the Bursars of Victoria University:
W.J. Little (1932-1951)
W.C. James (1951-1963)
F.C. Stokes (1963-1985)
Larry Kurtz (1985-2003)
David Keeling (2004-2009)
Ray deSouza (2009-2023)
Kenneth Chan (2023-Present)

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bursar's Office

Etienne Gilson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1927 - 1978

This fonds contains Etienne Gilson's correspondence, articles, lectures and pocket diaries for the period 1927-1978. It also contains biographical material, copies of articles in journals, articles by others about Gillson, some reviews of his published works, memorabilia, and the notebooks of Abbe Andre Gilson, younger brother of Etienne. In addition there are photographs and audio cassettes.

Gilson, Etienne

Margaret O'Gara fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1959-2012

This fonds consists of teaching material, correspondence (professional and personal), and materials related to Professor Margaret O’Gara’s professional activities, organizational work, and various appointments.
There are seventeen material categories:

  • Course Material
  • Service Material
  • News Articles
  • Correspondence
  • Faculty material
  • University material
  • Toronto School of Theology
  • Misc. Interfaith Work
  • O'Gara Published Work
  • Catholic Theological Society of America
  • Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research
  • North American Academy of Ecumenists
  • Anglican-Roman Catholic Archival Project
  • Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission
  • Disciples of Christ Roman Catholic International Commission
  • Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission
  • Misc. Conferences

A detailed description of the material in each category is provided in the Margaret O'Gara Fonds finding guide.

O'Gara, Margaret

Mariel O'Neill-Karch fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1945 - 2016

This fonds consists of material related to the years spent by Mariel O'Neill-Karch at St. Michael's as an undergraduate student, graduate student, Teaching Fellow, Professor in the Department of French, and Professor Emeritus. Records consist of professional correspondences, newspaper articles, newsletter articles, lecture notes, annotated books, event programmes, manuscript notes, photographs, certificates of appreciation, postcards, thank-you cards, and more.

Mariel O'Neill-Karch

Nancy Howell fonds

  • UTA 2017
  • Fonds
  • 194- - 2021

Records in this fonds mainly document Nancy Howell’s research on the !Kung San of Botswana. Her nearly three years researching in the field with her anthropologist husband Richard Lee were formative to a lifetime of research on the !Kung San hunter gatherers. Included is much of her original data that has formed the basis of her research in this area as well as the basis of research collaboration with others. More than half of this fonds is her original data on the !Kung San from that 1960s field trip.
Her two main works that are well documented in this accession are Surviving Fieldwork: Health and Safety in Anthropological Fieldwork (1990) and Life Histories of the Dobe !Kung (2010). Her teaching and administrative roles at the University of Toronto are not documented in this accession.

Howell, Nancy

Sue Mosteller fonds

  • CA ON00389 F18
  • Fonds

The Sue Mosteller fonds is composed of a broad range of material created and accrued over the course of Sister Mosteller's work in her different roles as community leader of L'Arche Daybreak, international coordinator of L'Arche, and literary executrix of the Henri Nouwen estate.

Mosteller, Sue

Donald Theall fonds

  • CA ON00389 F24
  • Fonds
  • 1942-2008

Fonds consist of archival materials received by Joan Theall, belonging to Donald Theall. The archival material is dated from the 1940s-2008. They include correspondences, articles, recordings, conference papers, and presentations.

Theall, Donald

Deborah Barnett fonds

  • CA ON00389 F29
  • Fonds
  • 1974-2018, predominantly 1997-2018

Textual records, graphic material, published books and digital records related to commercial and artistic graphic design by Deborah Barnett. Graphic materials include proofs, sample prints, polymer plates, photographs and film negatives.

Barnett, Deborah

Phyllis Ferguson Fonds

  • CA ON00349 2023.012
  • Fonds
  • 1950-2019

Scope and content:
This fonds consists of five series, grouped together by function and format.
The first series, Early Career, consists of materials related to Phyllis Ferguson’s early film, television, and radio work.
The first subseries, General Files, consists of general textual records related to Ferguson’s early career work. This includes correspondence related to job searches, letters of recommendation and resignation, job applications, script and story outlines, crew lists, clippings and ephemera, professional membership applications, and personal stationary. There are subject files related to Ferguson’s time at CBC and CTV respectively. This series also contains records related to Ferguson’s membership on the Governing Council of the Ontario College of Art, including meeting minutes, reports, and membership lists.
The second subseries consists of records related to specific works and programs. Records in this subseries include correspondence, film synopses and budgets, film credits, and clippings, DVD screeners, and original audio recordings related to “Nishnawbe-Aski: The People and the Land.” It also includes audio recordings from “Man Belongs to the Earth.” It also includes the original sound mix and 16mm print of Ferguson’s short film “Luthier.” Finally, this subseries includes audio recordings from Ferguson’s work at CFWH Whitehorse, where she hosted a radio program.
The third subseries, Photos, consists of early photographs of Phyllis, as well as photographs related to an unknown film production.
The second series, IMAX General consists of files relating to Phyllis’ work with IMAX (not including her work on the IMAX Space Team). The first subseries, General Files and Ephemera consists of general records related to IMAX, including correspondence, press clippings, photographs of IMAX team members, internal newsletters and industry publications, conference programs, passes, and schedules, and various guest passes and identification cards. The second subseries, IMAX General Photo Archive, consists of photographs taken by Ferguson and others, documenting various early IMAX productions, such as “North of Superior,” “Circus World,” “Man Belongs to the Earth,” “Snow Job,” and “Ocean.”
The third series, IMAX Space, consists of records related to Ferguson’s work with the IMAX Space team. The first subseries, IMAX Space Files and Ephemera consists of textual records related to the production of IMAX’ various space films, including correspondence, contact lists, meeting minutes and agenda, notes, press kits, press clippings, and reports. It also consists of space-film related memorabilia and ephemera, including ID cards and press/guest passes to NASA facilities, postcards, photographs, stamps, stickers, buttons, pins, medallions, coins, and space shuttle mission patches.
The second subseries, IMAX Space Photo Archive, consists of photographs taken by Ferguson and others related to various shuttle launches, astronaut camera training sessions, space film shoots, and space theatre and film openings. The photos in this subseries predominantly relate to the IMAX space films “Hail Columbia!”, “The Dream is Alive” and “Blue Planet.”
The third subseries, Framed Space Memorabilia, consists of framed and plaqued items related to IMAX space films. This includes photographs, mission patches, and certificates related to various shuttle missions.
The fourth series, Books and Reference Material, includes books belonging to Phyllis Ferguson. Filmmaking and books about First Nations issues and identity predominate.
The fifth series, Personal, Friends and Family Materials consists of records related to personal projects, personal papers, and records related to friends and family members. Records in this series include correspondence, clippings, photographs, identification and membership cards, and personal papers relating to birth, marriage, death, and First Nations status. Please note that some of the records in this series include personally identifying information, and therefore, due to privacy concerns, those records are restricted.

Ferguson, Phyllis

Wayne Grigsby

  • CA ON00349 2022.023
  • Fonds
  • 1978-2009

Series 1 – 4
Series 1: Script and Screenplays
Series 2: Correspondence and Awards
Series 3: Data Files
Series 4: Journalism

The First series are screenplays written and edited by Wayne Grigsby and various writers. Screenplays include series that got approved for production and others that were turned down at proposals. This series contains various screenplay drafts, final drafts, contracts, correspondences, audio tracks, and videos. Materials are in English and French, especially series and articles from Quebec. The series is divided into multiple sub-series from 1-14. Sub-series are titled by production titles written and produced by Wayne Grigsby; such as Blondin, Call Me Uncle, E.N.G.: Electronic News Gathering, October 1970, Last Stop Paris, Sherpa Love & Political Animals, Black Harbour, North of 60, Trudeau, A Guy & A Girl, Sex Traffic/Elena and Vara, Blessed Stranger, Task Force: Caviar and Dark Eyes. The Last two sub-series are Various Screenplays & Productions, and Development & Unproduced 2000, which are miscellaneous screenplays and scripts that are labelled as unproduced series. Included in this series are two of Grigsby most well-known produced and written movies, which are October 1970 and Trudeau: The Man, The Myth, The Movie. The mini-series October 1970 follows the separatist terrorists in Montreal who kidnap British diplomat James Cross and murder Quebec Labour Minister Pierre Laporte. Trudeau is a two-part mini-series which explores the political and personal legacy of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, a famous Canadian Prime Minister.

The Second series includes Correspondence and Awards. The majority of the correspondence is from various production companies. Much of his correspondence was for sending his proposals to various production companies, mainly C.B.C for approval. Wayne Grigsby also received proposals from other screenplay writers and contracts for his series. Grigsby also received a few letters and emails from his friends and fans. This collection also includes the 19th Annual Gemini Awards Industry Gala and Montreal ACTRA Awards, in which Grigsby’s series was nominated for both awards.

The Third series includes Data Files, floppy discs containing files from various programs, and disc files for Grigsby’s series which includes ENG scripts, Dark Eyes, Task Force Caviar, Black Harbour, and other series that Grigsby produced and wrote.

The Fourth Series includes Wayne Grigsby’s earlier works in journalism. Grigsby’s articles are featured in various press’ arts and entertainment sections. The subjects of his articles primarily include reviews on various films, actors, and singers. Entertainers included in Grigsby’s article are Athol Fugard, Andre Lamy, Cinema Chez Nous, and other Canadian entertainers. Articles are written mainly in English; however, a few are in French from French publishers.

Grigsby, Wayne

Janis Cole & Holly Dale Fonds

  • CA ON00349 2023.032
  • Fonds
  • 1970 - 2022

This fonds has been arranged in two different ways. The first is an arrangement scheme based on the original order by box number. The creators worked with a third party archival service that organized materials into numbered boxes and provided finding aids with some description.
As Janis Cole and Holly Dale have worked collaboratively as well as apart, the second arrangement divides the fonds into three series based on the records creator as follows:
Series One: Cole/Dale
Series Two: Janis Cole
Series Three: Holly Dale
Series One: Cole/Dale
This series includes records pertaining to Janis Cole and Holly Dale’s collaborative work. It has been arranged into the following subseries:
Subseries One: Film and Television Materials
This subseries consists of records related to Janis Cole and Holly Dale’s collaborative films and television work. This includes moving image elements, screener copies, and behind the scene photographs of their films, arranged by title in chronological order. Titles represented are: “Cream Soda,” “Minimum Charge No Cover,” “Thin Line,” “P4W: Prison For Women,” “Hookers on Davie,” “Quiet on the Set: Filming Agnes of God,” “Calling the Shots,” “Heritage Minute - Agnes MacPhail,” and “Dangerous Offender.”
Subseries Two: Miscellaneous/General Film Materials
This subseries consists of general records related to Janis Cole and Holly Dale’s collaborative film work. Records in this subseries include screener DVDs of films donated to Cole and Dale by a pirate distributor, screener copies and behind the scenes photos of works made by Cole, Dale, and other Sheridan classmates while they were in film school, general files and agreements pertaining to the distribution of Cole and Dale’s films, film synopses, filmographies, correspondence, clippings, VHS covers and key art samples, as well as compilation DVDs and trailers featuring the work of Cole and Dale.
Subseries Three: Awards and Certificates
This subseries consists of awards and certificates of recognition received by Cole and Dale for their collaborative work. Records include screeners of awards shows, photos of awards and awards storage cases, awards certificates and plaques, and plaqued articles pertaining to awards won.
Subseries Four: General Photos
This subseries consists of promotional photographs of Cole and Dale, as well as photos of Cole and Dale in professional settings, as well as Cole and Dale with their friends.
Subseries Five: Ephemera
This subseries consists of ephemeral materials related to the work of Cole and Dale. Included in this subseries are hockey cards (research materials for a project that was never completed). It also includes a collage of the Spectrum Films offices and the suite signage for Spectrum Films. Finally, this subseries includes two pairs of Janis Cole’s sunglasses, which were worn by participants of the film “Thin Line,” in order to protect their identities.
Subseries Six: Clippings and publications
This subseries consists of newspaper and magazine clippings, as well as book and journal excerpts pertaining to the work of Janis Cole and Holly Dale. These are arranged alphabetically by publication/article title.

Series Two: Janis Cole
This series includes records pertaining to Janis Cole’s work and life separate from Holly Dale. It has been arranged into the following subseries:
Subseries One: Films
This subseries consists of records related to Janis Cole’s filmmaking. Records in this subseries include moving images elements and film screeners, as well as behind the scenes photographs from Cole’s films. Materials are arranged chronologically, and by title. Titles included in this subseries are “Shaggie: Letters from Prison,” “Bowie: One in a Million” and “Dog Days of Summer” (which appears on a Toronto International Film Festival compilation tape only).
Subseries Two: Script Writing, Editing, Consulting
This subseries consists of records related to Janis Cole’s script writing, editing, and consulting work. Records in this subseries include scripts (draft and final), script notes, correspondence, screeners of produced scripts, loan agreements and travel grant agreements, research materials and clippings pertaining to the film and television writing industry, filmographies and writing resumes, story editor agreements, and speaking notes for an industry panel.
Subseries Three: Magazine Writing, Editing
This subseries consists of records related to Janis Cole’s magazine writing and editing work. Records in this subseries include clippings of magazine articles written by Janis Cole, as well as draft articles by Janis Cole.
Subseries Four: Teaching and Workshops
This subseries consists of records related to Janis Cole’s teaching work – from workshops to her work as a professor at OCAD. Records in this subseries include flyers, catalogues, and information sheets for workshops and classes taught by Cole, as well as course materials from workshops taken by Cole. This subseries also includes Cole’s teaching materials, including videos, course packs, syllabi, class notes, and student assignments. This subseries also includes a selection of films made by Cole’s students. Finally, this subseries includes records related to Cole’s general tenure at OCAD, including grant proposals, committee and chair files, collective agreements, a recognition certificate of 20 years of service, and notice of Cole’s emerita conferral.
Subseries Five: MFA Materials
This subseries consists of records related to Janis Cole’s MFA coursework as well as her thesis materials. Records in this subseries include correspondence, transcripts, applications and letters of reference, class notes, syllabi, course packs, books, reference, and research materials, assignments, photographs taken as part of a final class project, Cole’s graduation photograph, clippings, and MFA thesis presentation posters.
Subseries Six: Clippings
This subseries consists of newspaper and magazine clippings pertaining to films and other works by Janis Cole.

Subseries Seven: Visual Art
This subseries consists of a clipping pertaining to Gathering: The Memorial Project - Artists Addressing AIDS, Memory, and Memorial, a group art show, as well as original artwork by Janis Cole to commemorate the life her brother, Barry Cole. The original artwork consists of several hand-sewn panels with postcards, greeting cards, and letters exchanged between Cole and her brother over the years.
Subseries Eight: Books, Reference and Research Materials
This subseries consists of books, scripts, and general research materials belonging to Janis Cole. The works included mainly pertain to screenwriting, filmmaking, health and wellness, and art. Screeners of television episodes, used as industry research, are also included.
Subseries Nine: Personal Files - Highlands East and Wilberforce Matters
This subseries consists of records related to Janis Cole’s time in Wilberforce, Ontario. Cole purchased a home in Wilberforce in the early 2000s and played an active role in the community until she sold her home in 2021. Records in this subseries include correspondence, legal records (affidavits, motions, court documents, etc.) and notes pertaining to small claims court cases undertaken by Cole against local businesses (Carriage House and Home Pro). It also includes correspondence, survey documents, site plans, government publications, and photographs relating to Cole’s efforts to halt brownfield redevelopment in Wilberforce. This subseries also includes records pertaining to Cole’s run for local office in Highlands east, including lists of electors, correspondence, election procedures, information sheets on Cole’s candidacy, clippings, pamphlets and other materials. This subseries also includes Committee notes, pamphlets, correspondence, and clippings pertaining to local issues such as the Wilberforce Waterworks, and efforts against an asphalt plant in Irondale. Finally, this subseries includes records related to Cole’s home, home maintenance, upkeep, decoration, and eventual sale, including contracts, receipts, pamphlets, samples, catalogues, MLS listings, and clippings of real estate listings.
Subseries Ten: Personal Files - General and Miscellaneous
This subseries consists of records pertaining to Cole’s general personal matters. Records in this subseries includes correspondence and legal documents (affidavits, motions, court documents, etc.) pertaining to a student loan issue. Records in this subseries also include wellness course handouts and other materials pertaining to health and nutrition. This subseries also includes general notes, correspondence, journals, and logs kept by Janis Cole. It also includes clippings and photographs pertaining to Cole’s family. Finally, this subseries includes stationary from Cole’s various companies and workplaces.
Subseries Eleven: General Photos
This subseries consists of photographs of Cole, and taken by Cole, in professional as well as personal capacities.

Subseries Twelve: Ephemera
This subseries consists of ephemera collected by Cole from various industry events. Identification cards and passes to various festivals and screenings are well represented. This subseries also includes Cole’s pin collection, student cards, and library cards.
Subseries Thirteen: Computer Backups
This subseries consists of backups of Cole’s computer on optical disc.
Series Three: Holly Dale
Records in this series include works by Holly Dale. They are arranged into subseries as follows:
Subseries One: Films
This subseries consists of materials related to films made by Holly Dale. Records in this subseries include screeners of films made by Dale, as well as a small selection of mounted photographs and clippings pertaining to Dale’s films. This subseries is arranged chronologically, and by title. Titles in this subseries include “Up on the Roof” (Dale’s first short made at the CFC), “Dead Meat” (another short made at the CFC), and “Blood and Donuts” (Dale’s feature length narrative film, made at the CFC). Also included is a screener copy of very early 8mm footage of Dale, shot by her grandfather.
Subseries Two: Holly Dale Productions Files
This subseries consists of files pertaining to Dale’s work as a television director. These are largely in the original order and were arranged in subject files by show title. Records in this subseries include director notes, storyboards, scripts and script notes, production and prep schedules, call sheets, cast and crew lists, casting notes, various departmental meeting notes, lookbooks, editing schedules, location notes and photos, costume and prop notes and photos, production reports, and other production-related files. Titles included in this subseries include: “Transplant,” “UTAP” (released as “FUBAR”), “Lost Boys,” “Mary Kills People,” “Blue Bloods,” “Timeless,” “The Dark Pieces,” “The Finger,” “Under the Dome,” “Pitfall,” “V Wars,” “Chicago PD,” “Flashpoint,” “Limitless,” “Lady Dicks” (Released as “Pretty Hard Cases”), “Mistresses,” “It’s Baber,” “Reign,” “The X-Files,” “Batwoman,” “Quantico,” “The Family,” “The Code,” “Law and Order: SVU,” “Law and Order: True Crime,” “Game of Silence,” “God Friended Me,” “Elephant Winter,” “Seal Team,” “Taken,” “SWAT,” “Take Two,” “Blood and Treasure,” “Bull,” “Chicago Med,” and “Chicago Fire.”
Subseries Three: General Files
This subseries consists of general files pertaining to Dale’s work as a television director. Records in this subseries include correspondence, letters of reference for a visa application, copies of official documents, a call-sheet, and clippings of reviews of “Transplant.”
Subseries Four: Clippings
This subseries consists of newspaper and magazine clippings pertaining to the work of Holly Dale.
Subseries Five: Reels and Screeners (Television and Commercial Work)
This subseries consists of video tape and DVD screeners of the television and commercial work of Holly Dale. These include general director reels as well as screeners of episodes/seasons of the following titles: “Being Erica,” “Durham County,” “Flashpoint,” “The Collector,” “Nero Wolfe,” “Bliss,” “Just Cause,” “Peter Benchley’s Amazon,” “Doc,” “Traders,” “Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye,” “Tracker,” “Twice in a Lifetime,” “The City,” “Jeremiah,” “First Wave,” “Missing,” “Wildfire,” “Kyle XY,” “Angela’s Eyes,” “Absolution,” “Hush Little Baby,” “Blood Ties,” “Life,” “Heroes,” “Football John,” “The Bridge,” “Cold Case,” “The Sarah Connor Chronicles,” “Chase,” “Rizzoli and Isles,” “The Playboy Club,” “The Firm,” “Falling Skies,” “Dexter,” “Castle,” “Under the Dome,” “Extant,” “Blue Bloods,” “NCIS,” “Law and Order: SVU,” “Chicago PD,” “Chicago Fire,” “Reign,” “The X-Files,” “The Whispers,” “Limitless,” “Mary Kills People,” “The Family,” “Game of Silence,” “Into the Black,” and “Batwoman.” This subseries also includes a list of shows directed by Dale for which screeners are not present/available.
Subseries Six: Awards and Certificates
This subseries includes awards certificates and plaques received by Holly Dale for her film and television work.
Subseries Seven: Ephemera, Memorabilia
This subseries various crew gifts (caps, baseball hats, t-shirts, belt bags, etc.) received by Dale. It also includes director chair backs bearing Dale’s name for various productions. This subseries also includes various identification cards, membership cards, and passes belonging to Dale. It also includes several production slates and labels commemorating various productions. Finally, this subseries includes posters and framed materials pertaining to various works by Holly Dale.

Janis Cole & Holly Dale

Graeme Ferguson Fonds

  • CA ON00349 2022.002
  • Fonds
  • 1929-2020

This fonds consists of four series, largely based on an arrangement by the creator, as well as the creator’s family.
The first series, Naptha Research, consists of materials related to the research and writing of Graeme Ferguson’s book, “The Naphtha Revolution: The Untold Story of an Invention that Changed the World.” This includes books, book excerpts, articles, photographs, blueprints, copies of primary documents, and historical magazine clippings and catalogues. It also includes Ferguson’s research notes, correspondence, drafts and revisions of book chapters, draft manuscripts, and an unpublished first edition of the final book (alternately titled “Naphtha: The story of Frank Ofeldt, who dared to tame the volatile fluid, and whose invention changed the world”).
The second series, Photographs, consists of a small number of personal and family photographs, as well as photographs related to several pre-IMAX and IMAX productions. The pre-IMAX productions include “En Djungelsaga” (also known as “The Flute and the Arrow”), “The Virgin President,” and “American Years.” IMAX productions include “Polar Life,” “North of Superior,” “Man Belongs to the Earth,” “Ocean,” and “We Are Born of Stars.” This series also includes 2 QuickTime files of Ferguson family home movies. These home movies originally belonged to Graeme Ferguson’s father, Frank, and were shot on Super 8mm. They date from the 1930s to the 1980s.
The third series, Memorabilia, AV, etc. consists of books, awards, videos and films, posters and memorabilia related to Graeme Ferguson’s long film career. This series is arranged in seven subseries, as follow.
Subseries One: Books and Periodicals consists of books and periodicals pertaining to film and filmmaking, as well as those pertaining to Ferguson’s early filmmaking mentors and collaborators, including Maya Deren, and Arne Sucksdorff. Also included in this series are books related to NASA and space exploration. This series also includes industry directories and publications.
Subseries Two: Video Archive (Home Movies, Early Films, IMAX) includes video and DVD copies of Ferguson family films, Graeme Ferguson’s early film work, and the work of Ferguson’s early filmmaking mentors and collaborators, including Maya Deren, and Arne Sucksdorff. Ferguson’s early titles in this series include “At Sea,” “Daily Double,” “Mosquito Control,” “The Land of White Alice,” “The Legend of Rudolph Valentino,” “Right Now,” “The Luckiest People,” “The Love Goddesses,” “The Days of Dylan Thomas,” and “The Virgin President.” Also included in this series are commercial video copies of IMAX films by Ferguson, as well as other IMAX releases not worked on by Ferguson. Video copies of IMAX films by Ferguson include: “Hail Columbia!”, “The Dream is Alive,” “Blue Planet,” “Destiny in Space,” “Into the Deep,” “Mission to Mir,” “L5: First City in Space,” “Space Station 3D,” and “Under the Sea.”
Subseries Three: Trophies, Awards, Memorabilia includes several award statuettes, medals, and commemorative certificates presented to Graeme Ferguson for his achievements in film. This includes several Giant Screen Cinema Association Achievement Awards, a Kodak Vision Award, a Canadian Film Award, and a Genie Award.
Subseries Four: Photos and Miscellaneous IMAX consists mostly of personal and family photographs of Graeme and Phyllis Ferguson. There are also several photos taken at Kennedy Space Center, various NASA events, and at a test shoot for the IMAX 3D underwater camera.
Subseries Five: Early Film Elements consists of sound and moving image elements related to Graeme Ferguson’s earliest films. Ferguson’s early titles in this series include “At Sea,” “Daily Double,” “Mosquito Control,” “The Land of White Alice,” “The Legend of Rudolph Valentino,” “Right Now,” “The Luckiest People,” “Burglars,” “Harry’s Car,” “The Love Goddesses,” “The Days of Dylan Thomas,” “The Virgin President,” and “The Question of Television Violence.” This series includes rare director’s cuts of both “The Love Goddesses” and “The Virgin President.” It also includes a print of Phyllis Ferguson’s “Nishnawbe Aski: The People and the Land.” Finally, this series includes a print of Maya Deren’s film “Ritual in Transfigured Time” that belonged to Ferguson.
Subseries Six: Framed and plaqued memorabilia consists of framed and plaqued memorabilia, photographs, and certificates, presented to Graeme Ferguson, relating to his film career. Included in this series are various framed photographs and pieces of memorabilia relating to the NASA shuttle missions on which IMAX cameras were onboard. It also includes framed and autographed photos given to Ferguson by NASA astronauts. Finally, this series also consists of several framed awards certificates and honorary degrees, including an Order of Canada certificate, NASA’s “Silver Snoopy Award,” and honorary doctorates conferred upon Ferguson by Victoria University and the University of Bradford.
Subseries Seven: Posters includes posters and art proofs related to Graeme Ferguson’s films. Included in this series are art proofs for “Snow Job” and “North of Superior.” Also included in this series are posters for “The Virgin President,” “The Dream is Alive,” “Hail Columbia!”, “Blue Planet,” “Mission to Mir,” and “Space Station 3D,” and “Deep Sea 3D.”
The fourth series, Main Files, consists of the bulk of Graeme Ferguson’s textual records pertaining to his early life, education, early film career, the formation of IMAX, his subsequent IMAX films, as well as general files related to the IMAX Corporation. This series was arranged by the creator and his family into several sections: Alphabetized Files, Additional Alphabetized Files (GF kept these separate from main alphabet), Appointment Books, Diaries, Writing, School Records (plus some press, vacation planning), Old Addresses, Old Film Contacts, Main Files, Technical Alphabet, and Main Files Continued.
The first section, Alphabetized Files, consists mostly of personal and some professional correspondence, collected press clippings, and photographs, filed alphabetically by correspondent.
The second section, Additional Alphabetized Files (GF kept these separate from main alphabet) consists mostly of profession correspondence, collected clippings, and Graeme Ferguson’s notes, filed alphabetically by correspondent.
The third section, Appointment Books, Diaries, Writing, School Records (plus some press, vacation planning) consists of Graeme Ferguson’s handwritten appointment books/diaries, and calendars from 1948 until 2021. This section also includes records related to vacation planning, including press clippings, travel brochures, tourist guides, and notes. Additionally, this section includes early writing by Graeme Ferguson, including reports from his time spent as Secretary of the World University Service of Canada, poems, short stories, a draft of a novel, film treatments and scripts, and articles written for various student publications at the University of Toronto and Galt Collegiate Institute. This section also contains Ferguson’s early school records (such as entrance exam results and report cards), collected press clippings, and correspondence with his family.
The fourth section, Old Film Contacts, consists of film-related correspondence, business cards, notes, contact lists, and collected press clippings.
The fifth section, Main Files, consists of records related to Graeme Ferguson’s university education, early film career, and IMAX. This includes university coursework and notes, essays, syllabi and booklists. Records related to Ferguson’s early film career in the 1950s and 1960s includes scripts, notes, production stills, budgets, press kits, and press clippings pertaining to some of Ferguson’s earliest film work. Titles include “En Djungelsaga,” “At Sea,” “Daily Double,” “Rooftops of New York,” “A Bowl of Cherries,” “The Land of White Alice,” “The Legend of Rudoph Valentino,” “Harry’s Car,” “The Love Goddesses,” and “The Virgin President.” This section also consists of records related to the origins of the Multiscreen Corporation and IMAX, including corporate fact sheets, brochures, press releases and press kits, SMPTE papers, technical drawings, and press kits. Finally, this section also includes miscellaneous corporate files, collected press clippings and magazines related to IMAX and the film industry.
The sixth section, Technical Alphabet, consists of subject files pertaining to film technology, as well as research and development. This includes correspondence and memos, technical diagrams and drawings, architectural drawings, notes, SMPTE papers, and various technology design review reports.
The seventh section, Main Files Continued, consists of records related to Graeme Ferguson’s film career including union membership booklets and collective agreements. It also includes subject files from Ferguson’s early production companies, Quest Productions and Graeme Ferguson Films Inc., which includes notes, correspondence, project proposals, outlines and film treatments, and budgets for films produced and not produced.
This section also includes files related to Multiscreen and IMAX, including supplier files, projector maintenance reports, attendance and revenue reports, corporate meeting notes and financial forecasts, filmmaker resumes, distribution reports and forecasts, potential film proposals, staff notices, corporate newsletters and publications, business intelligence files (including notes and brochures on competitive systems), marketing files (including correspondence and reports), conference and consortium programs, projection system purchase and lease agreements with various IMAX theatres around the world, reports and correspondence pertaining to various IMAX theatres and IMAX films at expositions around the world, and clippings and correspondence pertaining to films released in IMAX. It also includes industry publications and newsletters and general press clippings.
This section also includes production files for Ferguson’s various IMAX productions, including correspondence, camera reports, schedules, budgets, research materials, NASA briefings and publications, editing and sound notes, and still photographs. Titles represented are “Tiger Child,” “North of Superior,” “Circus World,” “Man Belongs to the Earth,” “Snow Job,” “Ocean,” “Heartland,” “Hail Columbia!” “The Dream is Alive,” “Blue Planet,” “Into the Deep,” “Mission to Mir,” “Journey to the Planets,” “L5: The First City in Space,” “Space Station 3D,” “Under the Sea 3D,” “Hubble 3D,” and “A Beautiful Planet.” It also includes production files related to Phyllis Ferguson’s “Nishnawbe Aski: The People and the Land.” There is also a section of files related to the space films in general, mostly filed by shuttle and mission number.
Finally, this section also contains files related to the beginnings of Ferguson’s personal history and IMAX history projects. This includes preliminary notes on an autobiographical work entitled “Gentlemen of the Forest.” It also includes IMAX oral history interview transcripts, speeches, key research papers, book lists, and notes. It also includes Ferguson’s various notes to the archives pertaining to his career chronology, filmography, and donations of materials made to other institutions.
This fonds contains textual records related to the following titles:
Rooftops of New York, 1960
The Seducers, 1962
The Double-Barrelled Detective Story, 1965
Polar Life, 1967
Madigan, 1968
Exercise Running Jump II, 1972
Circus World, 1974
Man Belongs to Earth, 1974
Hubble 3D, 2010
This fonds contains audio visual records related to the following titles:
Mosquito Control, 1952
Sydney Steel, 1952
At Sea, 1951
Daily Double, 1951
Le Corbusier (Marseille), 1954

Around the World with Kokomo Jr., 1961
The Luckiest People, 1964
Burglars, 1965
This founds contains audio visual and textual records related to the following titles:
West Africa, 1954
White Alice (or The Land of White Alice), 1959

The Immortals, 1962

The Legend of Rudolph Valentino, 1963

Harry's Car, 1964
Right Now, 1964
The Days of Dylan Thomas, 1965
The Love Goddesses, 1965
Phil Baby, 1965
IBM Close Up, 1968
The Virgin President, 1968
NDP Candidates, 1971 (aka Thunder Bay Candidates)
The Question of Television Violence, 1972
Snow Job, 1974
Nishnawbe-Aski: The People and the Land, 1977
Ocean, 1977
Hail Columbia!, 1982
The Dream Is Alive, 1985
Blue Planet, 1990
Journey to the Planets, 1993
Destiny in Space, 1994
Into the Deep, 1994
L5: First City in Space, 1996
Mission to Mir, 1997
Space Station 3D, 2002
Deep Sea 3D, 2006
Under the Sea 3D, 2009
A Beautiful Planet, 2016

Ferguson, Graeme

Annette Mangaard Fonds

  • CA ON00349 2023.020
  • Fonds
  • 196[3]-2016

The collection is arranged largely in the creator’s original order, by box number. All box numbers referenced henceforth are the creator’s box numbers (except where the box number was not indicated, or was duplicated, and a unique box number was supplied by the archivist).
Box 1 includes textual records related to exhibition work, as well as showings at film festivals, including exhibition and festival programmes, press clippings, photographs, posters, and flyers. Festival and event pass cards are also represented. It also includes program notes related to early film screenings such as “There is in power …” and ”Her Soil is Gold.” This box also contains records related to the Images Festival. Finally, this box also includes scripts, proposals, and correspondence related to film projects which were never realized.
Box 2 includes records related to exhibition work, video installations, and showings at film festivals. This includes support materials for video installations on DVD. It also includes textual records related to screenings and festivals, including press clippings, programmes, correspondence, and travel itineraries. This box also contains research and proposals related to film projects that were never realized.
Box 3 contains archival footage and shoot tapes for the film “General Idea: Art, Aids and the Fin de Siecle.”
Box 4 includes screener tapes of Mangaard’s film work, “The Iconography of Venus”, “The Tyranny of Architecture” “Northbound Cairo,” “Into the Night”, “In Limbo” and “Maya’s Dream.” It also incudes Mangaard’s director reel. It also includes original soundtracks to some of Mangaard’s early 8 and 16mm films on audio cassette. Additionally, this box contains prints of “She Bit Me Seriously”, “The Tyranny of Architecture” and “The Iconography of Venus.” Finally, this box also contains shoot tapes for “Suzy Lake: Playing with Time” as well as an documentary project about Toronto gallerist Av Isaacs.
Box 5 includes film and soundtrack elements for “The Many Faces of Arnaud Maggs”, “A Dialogue With Vision …”, “Insomnia”, “Northbound Cairo,” as well as “Let Me Wrap My Arms Around You” (alternately titled “Arctic Odyssey”).
[Box 6?] includes film and soundtrack elements predominantly related to “The Many Faces of Arnaud Maggs”, as well as some film elements for “The Tyranny of Architecture” and “The Iconography of Venus.”
Box 7 includes Super 8 elements for various films. Identifiable titles include “The Many Faces of Arnaud Maggs”, “Insomnia”, “Nothing by Mouth” and “The Iconography of Venus.” This box includes many reels which are not attributable to any specific production, but may include footage used in “Let Me Wrap My Arms Around You,” “She Bit Me Seriously” and “The Tyranny of Architecture.”
Box 8 includes subject files and records related to the production and exhibition of specific titles, including “In Limbo”, “Northbound Cairo,” “Let Me Wrap My Arms Around You”, “Broken Dreams,” “The Tyranny of Architecture,” “The Iconography of Venus,” “Her Soil is Gold,” “There is in Power …”, “94 Arcana Drive,” “Into the Night”, “Northing By Mouth,” and “A Dialogue With Vision.” Records include press clippings, festival programmes, promotional postcards and one-sheets, stills photography, film synopses, scripts, and program license agreements for television broadcast.
Box 9 includes DVD screeners of Mangaard’s film and video installation work, including: “Into the Night”, “Riding Light into the World”, “Suzy Lake: Playing With Time”, “Her Soil is Gold,” “Northbound Cairo,” “The Tyranny of Architecture”, “Hidden,” “Maya’s Dream”, “Let Me Wrap My Arms Around You,” “94 Arcana Drive,” “The Many Faces of Arnaud Maggs, “A Dialogue With Vision”, “Into the Night”, “I Am Curious Yorkville” and “Fish Tale Soup.”
Box 10 includes VHS screeners of Mangaard’s film work, including “Let Me Wrap My Arms Around You”, “94 Arcana Drive”, “There is in power…”, “The Many Faces of Arnaud Maggs”, “A Dialogue With Vision”, “Northbound Cairo”, “In Limbo”, and “Fish Tale Soup.”
Box 11 includes a hard drive with backup files for “Suzy Lake.” It also contains film-to-video transfers related to the titles “The Many Faces of Arnaud Maggs” and “Insomnia.”
Box 12 includes books and reference materials such a festival programmes.
Box 13 includes various exhibition catalogues, press clippings, and programmes.
Box 14 (1) includes video and audio masters for “Northbound Cairo” and “Let Me Wrap My Arms Around You” as well as film elements related to “The Many Faces of Arnaud Maggs” and “A Dialogue With Vision.”
Box 14 (2) includes film elements for “A Dialogue With Vision”, “Let Me Wrap My Arms Around You”, and “Insomnia,” as well as film elements not attributable to any specific production.
Box 15 includes subject files pertaining to the production of “General Idea.” This includes film proposals, archive license agreements, appearance releases, research files, correspondence, budgets, funding applications, and broadcast licenses.
Box 16 includes film, video, and audio elements relating to “Let Me Wrap My Arms Around You”, “The Many Faces of Arnaud Maggs”, “A Dialogue With Vision”, and “94 Arcana Drive.”
Box 17 includes video masters and shoot tapes for “The Many Faces of Arnaud Maggs.” It also includes productions stills for this title, as well as subject files related to the making of this film, including CAVCO certification documents, funding applications, television license agreements, correspondence, and an exhibition catalogue pertaining to Arnaud Maggs’ work.
Box 18 includes video and audio masters for “Fish Tale Soup.” It also includes records related to the production and exhibition of this title, including correspondence, budgets, scripts, film proposals, production reports, various agreements, music cue sheets, distribution contracts, and production stills and key art. Also included alongside these materials is the 35mm release print for “Fish Tale Soup.”
Box 19 includes video masters for “General Idea.” It also includes subject files pertaining to the production and exhibition of this title, including books, clippings and other research materials, press summaries, funding agreements, production company incorporation documents, insurance certificates, correspondence, budgets, and promotional postcards and flyers.
Finally, this collection included posters for “General Idea”, “Fish Tale Soup”, “The Many Faces of Arnaud Maggs”, “Dreams of the Future,” and for Mangaard’s MFA exhibition, “Meltdown.”

Annette Mangaard

William and Frank Ferguson Collection

  • CA ON00349 2022.026
  • Collection
  • 1909-2021

This fonds consists of six series, the first five arranged by aspects of Frank Ferguson’s life, interests, and career, and the last series covers the Ferguson family more generally. The series are as follows:

  1. Frank Ferguson Early Life and Education
  2. Frank Ferguson Literary Works and Interests
  3. Frank Ferguson Teaching
  4. Frank Ferguson Books and Articles
  5. Frank Ferguson Politics
  6. Ferguson Family
    The first series, Frank Ferguson Early Life and Education, consists of records related to Frank Ferguson’s primary, secondary, and university education. It includes Frank’s examination records at the Georgetown School. It also includes diaries kept by Frank while he was a student at the University of Toronto, as well as those kept during his young adulthood. The series also includes a number of Frank’s university essays, and a small amount of correspondence by Frank to his contemporaries, reflecting his views on life and religion.
    The second series, Frank Ferguson Literary Works and Interests, consist of records reflecting Frank’s literary interests and his published work. This series is divided into Subseries One: Clippings, Ephemera, and Mementos, Subseries Two: Published Work, Subseries Three: Subject Files, Subseries Four: Notes and Analysis, and Subseries Five: Lectures.
    Subseries One consists of various theatre programmes, Shakespearean exhibition booklets, Stratford-Upon-Avon tourist guides, book catalogues and order forms, and various newspaper clippings pertaining to Shakespeare. Subseries two consists of Frank’s published work, including his edited textbooks of “King Lear” and Julius Caesar,” as well as correspondence from his publisher, Clarke, Irwin & Company. Subseries Three consists of Frank’s subject files on various Shakespeare plays and literary topics. These files include clippings and bibliographical notes. Subseries Four consists of Frank’s handwritten notes and analysis of various Shakespeare plays, likely related to his published work. Subseries Five consists of records related to Frank’s Shakespearean lectures at the Cambridge Public library. This includes lecture notes, event posters, library newsletters, and newspaper clippings related to the lecture series.
    The third series, Frank Ferguson Teaching, consists of records related to Frank Ferguson’s teaching career. These include clippings related to Frank’s teaching and retirement from Galt Collegiate Institute, programmes from various G.C.I. reunions and events, copies of “Specula Galtonia,” (the G.C.I. yearbook), examination booklets, as well as articles and notes related to Frank’s professional development as a teacher. This series also includes clippings related to Frank’s former students. Finally, this series includes correspondence and records relating to Frank’s membership in the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation.
    The fourth series, Frank Ferguson Books and Articles, consists of a small number of books and articles from Frank and Grace Ferguson’s library, including the copy of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” that Frank used as a high school student.
    The fifth series, Frank Ferguson Politics, includes records related to Frank Ferguson’s political career and interests. This includes various newsletters, correspondence, and party literature related to the CCF and NDP. It also includes clippings related to Frank Ferguson’s candidacy for the CCF in the 1945 federal election.
    The sixth series, Ferguson Family, includes records created and collected by various members of the Ferguson family. It is divided into Subseries One: Correspondence and Clippings, Subseries Two: Graeme Ferguson and IMAX, Subseries Three: Family Photographs, Subseries Four: Family History, Subseries Five: Family Films, Subseries Six: Galt, Puslinch, and Cambridge Clippings, and Subseries Seven: William Ferguson Theatre Programmes.
    The first subseries consists of a collection of correspondence between various Ferguson and Warner family members, correspondence between Frank, Grace, and their family friends that had been arranged into subject files. These files also include clippings highlighting milestones in the lives of Grace and Frank Ferguson (a scrapbook of newspaper clippings of historic events, various clippings pertaining to Grace and Frank’s anniversary and birthday celebration), as well as records related to the final arrangements for Grace and Frank Ferguson (wills, obituaries, etc.).
    The second subseries consists of records related to Graeme Ferguson and IMAX. These include newspaper and magazine clippings, as well as award ceremony programmes, and an IMAX “Destiny in Space” themed calendar.
    The third subseries consists of various family photographs that were otherwise not arranged in and amongst the Ferguson family’s subject files.
    The fourth subseries consists of records related to the family’s efforts to compile a family history. This includes correspondence, photographs, genealogical notes and family trees, a synopsis of oral history interviews conducted by Mark Ferguson with various Ferguson family members, as well as books and articles.
    The fifth subseries consists of Ferguson family home movies, on Super 8mm film, as well as those films transferred to VHS, MiniDV, and DVD. These films document the family home, life in Puslinch, travels abroad, Grace and Frank’s children and grandchildren, and various family friends.
    The sixth subseries consists of records related to Galt, Cambridge, Puslinch, and the surrounding area. This includes newspaper clippings, tourist brochures, and Frank’s research notes on various aspects of Galt history.
    The seventh subseries consists of a collection of various theatre programmes and ticket stubs, predominantly from the Stratford and Shaw Festivals, likely contributed to the collection by William Ferguson.

Ferguson, Frank

La Troupe des Anciens fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1971 - 2019

Fonds consists of records created by La Troupe des Anciens, a theatre group founded within the University of Toronto. Records in this fonds illustrate the troupe’s various theatrical operations since its founding, including photographs, posters, sample tickets, books, newspaper articles, audio recordings, video recordings, and performance programmes.

La Troupe des Anciens

Pete White Fonds

  • CA ON00349 2017.020
  • Fonds
  • 1888 - 2022

This fonds has been arranged into five series based on the creator’s order. These series are as follows:
Series One: Songwriting
Series Two: Screenwriting
Series Three: Digital Print Writing
Series Four: Writers Guild of Canada
Series Five: Kaslo/Kootenays and Mining
Series One: Songwriting includes records pertaining to White’s songwriting career with Paul Hann. This series has been arranged into subseries as follows:
Subseries One: Commercial Releases includes Paul Hann’s commercial albums and singles, with songs written by White. Records in this series include 12 in. vinyl LPs for “A Fine White Thread,” “Another Tumbleweed,” “Paul Hann,” “High Test” and “Hometown Hero.” It also includes 8-track cassettes of “A Fine White Thread,” “Another Tumbleweed,” and “Paul Hann.” This subseries also features commercially released compilation albums featuring Paull Hann, including “In the Dawning: A Story of Canada” on 12 in. vinyl as well as compact disc. It also includes “The ACME Sausage Company,” a compilation of CKUA radio featuring a performance by Paul Hann. Finally, this subseries includes the limited release compact disc “Acrid Smoke and Amber Drink: The Lost Songs of Pete White and Paul Hann 1968-1978.”
Subseries Two: Original Recordings and Digital Transfers includes various recordings made by White and Hann on ¼ in. audio tape as well as 2 in. audio tape. This includes registration demos for BMI, outtakes, unreleased singles, interim mixes, and master recordings of songs and albums. This also includes recordings made by Paul Hann and the band Canadian Club for CKUA radio. Finally, this subseries includes digital transfers of audio tapes to compact disc.
Subseries Three: Film and Television Soundtracks
This subseries includes recordings made by White and Hann for film and television soundtracks on ¼ in. audio tape. This includes compositions for “The Parent Puzzle,” “Faces of Yesterday: History of Schooling in Alberta”, “Prairie Years,” and “Come Alive.”
Subseries Four: Songs Lists, Lyrics, Chronologies includes records related to White’s songwriting and publishing career with Paul Hann. Records in this subseries include songs lists and publisher share information, music and lyrics, contracts, and correspondence.
Subseries Five: Business Affairs includes records related to the business and management side of White’s work with Paul Hann. Included in this subseries are correspondence, performance contracts, mechanical license agreements, songwriting and publishing agreements, recording contracts, original music service agreements and composers’ agreements, song registration forms, and royalties statements.
Subseries Six: Promo Materials and Photos includes records related to the promotional aspects of White’s work with Paul Hann. Included in this subseries are press kits, aggregated reviews, and promotional photographs.
Subseries Seven: Clippings and Ephemera includes newspaper and magazine clippings related to White and Hann’s music career, as well as festival and performance programmes. This subseries also includes copies of the book “The Game of Our Lives” by Peter Gzowski, which includes the lyrics to White and Hann’s song “Hometown Hero” in its preface.
Series Two: Screenwriting includes records related to White’s screenwriting career, and it has been arranged into the following subseries based on a career chronology provided by the creator:
Subseries One: One-Off Short Films includes records related to short films written by White. Records in this subseries include screenplays, shooting scripts, and script outlines. Works represented in this subseries include: “Starting Over,” “The Treasure,” “Generations”, “The Ballet Class,” “Snowbirds,” “Years of Sorrow, Years of Shame,” and “Scarlet Heritage.”
Subseries Two: Television Series includes records related to television shows written by White. Records in this subseries include screenplays, shooting scripts, treatments, outlines and premises, episode screeners and dubs, correspondence, press clippings, show prep memos, cast lists, shooting schedules, day out of days schedules, beat sheets, and notes. Works represented in this subseries include: “The Parent Puzzle,” “Stony Plain,” “The Beachcombers,” “Danger Bay,” “The Campbells,” “Bordertown,” “Airwolf II,” “Family Pictures,” “War of the Worlds,” “Jericho 911,” “Northwood” and “Da Vinci’s Inquest.”
Subseries Three: Television Movies includes records related to television movies written by White. Records in this subseries include correspondence, treatments, outlines, screenplays, shooting scripts, production stills, promotional one-sheets, crew lists, call sheets, press clippings, preliminary VHS screeners, a production cap and crew t-shirt, as well as research interviews on audio tape. Works represented in this subseries include: “Striker’s Mountain,” “The Legend of Ruby Silver,” and “Peacekeepers.”
Subseries Four: Screenplays includes records related to screenplays written by White. Records in this subseries include screenplays, one-sheets, film proposals, and research materials. Works represented in this series include: “Four by Four,” “Slug Addiction: A Rock & Roll Fairy Tale”, “Nighthawk Crossing” (also known as “Crossing the Line”), “Scarlet Ladies,” “Mungo” and ‘Love and Genius.”
Subseries Five: Mini-Series includes records related to mini-series written by White. Records in this subseries include screenplays, development and series outlines, correspondence, notes, outlines, beat sheets, writer’s agreement and transfer of rights agreement, and research reports. Works represented in this subseries include: “The Temptations of Big Bear,” “Mountain Men,” “The Columbia Dams,” “Midnight Son,” “Thompson & Tyrell” and “The On-to-Ottawa Trek.”
Subseries Six: Movie Treatments includes records related to movie treatments written by White. Records in this series include treatments, synopses, and outlines. Works in this subseries include: “Bernie & The Guy,” “Craig’s Man,” “Lawrence After Arabia,” and “The Flying Bandit.”
Subseries Seven: Pitches includes records related to various pitches written by White. Records in this series include one-sheet pitches, story pitches, synopses, outlines, notes and research materials. Works in this series include, but are not limited to “Headless Valley,” “The Cheaters,” “Fall of a Prince,” and “Detachment.”
Subseries Eight: Screenwriting Projects Research Materials consists of records related to research done by White, predominantly pertaining to a potential series entitled “The Denisons of Canada.” Records in this subseries include grant applications, correspondence, a television series treatment, and a project description. It also includes a substantial amount of research materials, including books, book and journal excerpts, copies of historical records including maps, photographs, correspondence and diaries, archival finding aids, genealogical records, and bibliographies. Also included in this subseries are research files for a potential new instalment of “Peacekeepers,” set in Cyprus, in 1974, as well as research for a project entitled “Graveyard of the Pacific.”
Subseries Nine: Awards consists of awards and nominations received by White over the course of his screenwriting career. Included in this series are Gemini nomination certificates for “Striker’s Mountain,” “The Legend of the Ruby Silver,” and “Peacekeepers.” It also includes awards statuettes from the Writer’s Guild of Canada Top Ten Awards, for “Ruby Silver” and “Peacekeepers.”
Subseries Ten: Miscellaneous Files includes records labeled as miscellaneous by the creator, as well as records not easily ascribed to a particular title or production. Records in this series include correspondence, WGC project registrations for various titles, matted postcards, research clippings, a brochure for White’s production company (Kicking Horse Productions), writer’s contracts and purchase agreements, and a disc containing professional photographs of White.
Subseries Eleven: Books and Reference Materials consists of books related to White’s screenwriting career. Works in this series include “Telling It: Writing for Canadian Film and Television,” (which includes a chapter by White), and “Big Screen Country: Making Movies in Alberta.” It also includes two screenplays not written by White, a book about the Avro Arrow, and an Orenda Engines branded lighter.
Series Three: Digital Print Writing includes records related to White’s digital print writing work (including novels, novelizations, and memoirs). Included in this series is a copy of White’s novel, Crimea Sabre, as well as printing order details pertaining to this book. Also included in this series are research clippings pertaining to “Crimea Sabre.” This series also includes an essay by White about the founding of the Council of Canadians. This series also includes personal short stories, genealogical research records (including family trees, correspondence, copies of military service records, and scans of family photos), and a small amount of White’s personal materials (high school report cards, membership cards, track and field ribbons).
Series Four: Writer’s Guild of Canada includes records related to White’s work with the ACTRA Writer’s Guild as well as the Writer’s Guild of Canada, and the arrangement is largely based on the creator’s original order. Records in this series include correspondence, clippings, policy and discussion papers, policy proposals, lists of guild personnel and portfolios, meeting minutes and agendas, reports, forum and working group agendas, priorities and action items lists, speeches, and notes. It also includes a full run of “The WGC News” newsletter, as well as a run of “Canadian Screenwriter” magazines from White’s time as Guild president. Finally, this subseries includes a USB key of digital files relating to White’s time as WGC president.
Series Five: Kaslo/Kootenays and Mining includes records related to White’s time as a miner, resident of Kaslo, British Columbia, and work with the Kootenay Lake Historical Society. Records in this series include newspaper and magazine clippings and brochures pertaining to home design and home building. It also includes research and copies of archival materials pertaining to the history of mining in British Columbia. It also includes historical publications by the Geological Survey of Canada, and books pertaining to the Kootenays, including a first edition of the 1888 travelogue “A Ramble In British Columbia.”

White, Pete

John Beckwith fonds

  • OTUFM 10
  • Fonds
  • 1888-2024, 1936-2022 predominant

Fonds consists of records created and collected by John Beckwith during his career as a composer, writer, music critic, radio broadcaster, administrator, educator, and performer. Records include sketches, drafts, and manuscripts of his compositions and arrangements, as well as programs, posters, reviews, correspondence, recordings, and other materials from premieres and other performances of his works.

Fonds also includes records relating to Beckwith's work as a radio commentator and script writer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC); music critic for the Toronto Star; professor and dean of the University of Toronto Faculty of Music; and writer of numerous lectures, articles, and books.

Beckwith, John

Beth Follett Papers

  • Manuscript Collection
  • 1960-2020

Including manuscripts, proofs and correspondence – related to Follett’s small press imprint, Pedlar Press, which she founded in 1997. It also includes manuscript drafts for Follett’s first published novel, Tell it Slant (Toronto: Coach House Press, 2001), as well as other professional and personal material relating to the life and work of Beth Follett.

Follett, Beth

Derek Healey fonds

  • OTUFM 78
  • Fonds
  • 1947-2023

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the career of composer, organist, and teacher Derek Healey. Records include manuscripts from his original compositions (op. 1-164) and other shorter works and arrangements; rough notes for his compositions; posters, fliers, postcards, programs, and photographs from performances of his compositions; significant correspondence with colleagues, including librettist Norman Newton, with whom Healey collaborated on his opera Seabird Island, op. 46; and copies of lectures, articles, and reviews of his compositions.

Healey, Derek

Afua Cooper Papers

  • Manuscript Collection
  • 1974 - 2019

Includes personal and professional correspondence; poem manuscripts; academic papers and lectures for the University of Toronto, York University, Ryerson University and other institutions; academic course materials; personal photographs; appearances; academic positions; cultural and political pursuits; community events; extensive work related to the history of slavery, and the history of African Canadians; the Dub Poets Collective; material related to her books The Hanging of Angélique: the untold story of Canadian slavery and the burning of old Montréal, The Underground railroad: next stop, Toronto!, Henry Bibb, The Young Phillis Wheatley, Memories Have Tongue, Copper Woman, and other material related to her life and work.

Cooper, Afua

Barbarian Press Papers

  • Manuscript Collection
  • 1987-2012

Papers for its commissioned and non-commissioned work. Includes correspondence, designs, dummies, proofs from blocks and page proofs.

Barbarian Press

Graeme Gibson Papers

  • Manuscript Collection
  • 1959 - 2019

Drafts and final manuscripts for his novels; correspondence including editorial correspondence for Anansi Press and correspondence relating to PEN Canada.

Gibson, Graeme

Charles Canniff James fonds

  • CA ON00399 16
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1916

The fonds contains James’s records pertaining to his academic career. It includes literary material including material relating to A Bibliography of Canadian Poetry; (annotated) essays on Tennyson; articles and reports; and an acknowledgement of the gift of James’s library to Victoria University Library (1898). The fonds also contains a letter from Wilfred P. Mustard, an author and James's colleague, and an Ontario Historical Society resolution recognizing James's passing.

James, Charles Canniff

Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Registrar's Office fonds

  • CA ON00357 2049
  • Fonds
  • 1837-2023

Fonds consists of the records of the Registrar and Associate Registrar, primarily relating to Victoria College students and student records as well as awards, prizes and scholarships, convocations, registration procedures, baccalaureate services, receptions, counselling, etc. Fonds also consists of material related to the Registrar's work with the Senate. Records include correspondence, annual reports, as well as ephemera and photographs.

Fonds consists of three series: Correspondence/subject files, 1893–2013; Student records, 1837–2008; Photographs.

Victoria College (Toronto. Ont.). Registrar's Office

Dorothy Foster Chubb Papers

  • CA OTUTF MS COLL 00243
  • Manuscript Collection
  • 1930

Forty-four plates (numbered 1-41) of original scientific drawings.

Chubb, Dorothy Foster

Jim Szakacs

  • CA ON00349 2023.017
  • Fonds
  • 1917 - 2019

The Jim Szakacs collection is separated under these series:
Series 1 – 5
Series 1: Books
Series 2: Vintage Magazines
Series 3: Press Clippings
Series 4: Stills
Series 5: Scrapbook

Series 1: Books
Jim Szakacs collected an incredible number of books on Hollywood celebrities and movie production from the golden and silver age of Hollywood. Book series with the collection includes “The films of…” a collection of books that detail the film history of the actor or actress. Also, in the first series includes the book collection “What ever became of…” the stories of what happened after a celebrity loses their fame or retires from show business.
Series 2: Vintage Magazines
The second series contains the collections of vintage magazines that retells the stories and news of the Hollywood celebrity stars on their roles in Hollywood and their lives. Szakacs collected publications mainly from the United States that focused on the Hollywood stars from the late 1940s to the 1980s. Publications includes “Motion Picture Herald” started off as the “Exhibitors Herald”; “Who’s Who’s in Hollywood”; “Modern Screen”; “Screen Stories”; “Hollywood studio Magazine”; “Hollywood then & now”; “American Classic Screen”; and “Photoplay”. There is also an international magazine from Swedish magazine “Fiskejournalen”. Most of the vintage magazines are in good condition, however, there are a few that will have images of the celebrities cut out. As the magazines that were collected by Szakacs was also as materials to be placed in his collection of scrapbooks.
Series 3: Press Clippings
The third series is a collection of press clippings that Jim Szakacs collected over the many decades. Articles from American publishers and international publishers. Press clippings come from vintage news articles from the 1930s to as recent as of 2019. The various clippings chosen by Szakacs from magazines covers, newspapers, articles, and marketing advertisements from various Hollywood stars. A few of the clippings he collected for the scrapbook do contain nudity.
Series 4: Stills
The fourth series contains Szakacs collection of celebrity portraits. Many of the photographs in the collection are reprints and reproduction of the original. Hollywood stars included in the collection are George Segal, Elizabeth Taylor, Sean Connery, Valerie Harper, James Hill, Virginia McKenna, Roland Winters, Rick Vallin, and other Hollywood celebrities.
Series 5: Scrapbooks
The fifth series is a collection of Jim Szakacs’s Scrapbooks. Szakacs was an avid scrapbooker, who would dedicate his scrapbooks to various stars and films. Jim Szakacs’ hand-made collection of celebrity obituary scrapbooks, all oversized ring binding scrapbooks that hold a collection of clippings, collages, stills, articles, and obituaries that he sourced and compiled over decades. Szakacs dedicates entire pages to chronicling the careers of prominent film stars, musicians, and public figures. Figures he collected include Dame Vera Lynn; Ian Holm; Joel Schumacher; Linda Cristal; Carl Reiner; Hugh Downs; and others. He dedicated obituary scrapbooks on Rock Hudson, Clark Gable, and Marilyn Monroe. The clippings he sourced were from vintage magazines from 1917 to the modern-day articles and posters from 2015.

Szakacs, Jim

International Rocketship Ltd. fonds

  • CA ON00349 2008.016
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2011

This fonds is composed of the production material from 20 short animated films and 14 television commercials produced between 1969 and 2003. The fonds is divided into 5 series. These are: Textual Material, Graphic Material, Film Elements, Video Material, Audio Material, and Ephemera.
The first series, Textual Material, includes scripts, contracts, timing sheets, notes, advertising art, and 36 information binders.
The second series, Graphic Material, constitutes the bulk of the collection and includes several kinds of animation cels, pencil and pastel sketches, ink drawings, backgrounds, posters, design work, models, advertising artwork, layout drawings, and storyboards.
The third series, Film Elements, consists of 16mm and 35mm release prints and elements (including duplicate negatives, optical and magnetic soundtracks, outtakes, and picture trims).
The fourth and fifth series (Video Material and Audio Material) consists of video and audio components of International Rocketship productions.
The sixth series, Ephemera, includes t-shirts and puppets.

This fonds includes textual material relating to a number of productions, including:

Bambi Meets Godzilla (Film, 1969)
Sing Beast Sing (Film, 1980)
The Butterfly (Film, 1983)
Points (Film, 1984)
Anijam (Film, 1984)
Hooray for Sandboxland (Film, 1985)
Dry Noodles (Film, 1985)
Lupo the Butcher (Film, 1987)
Black Hula (Film, 1988)
Dog Brain (Film, 1988)
Waddles (Film, 1988)
Earl’s Restaurants—Table at Earl’s (Commercial, 1990)
Let’s ChoopSooE (Film, 1991)
Pink Komkommer (Film, 1991)
Pollen Fever (Film, 1993)
BC LottoVarious (Commercial, 1993/1995)
Interior Plumbing (Film, 1994)
Midas Muffler—Three Headed Guy (Commercial, 1994)
Parker Bros—Various (Commercial, 1994/1995 )
Nalley’s Dippers—Football (Commercial, 1995)
Nickelodeon—Nick Jr. Dinoslide (Commercial, 1995/1997)
Ottawa ’96 Signal Film (Film, 1996)
FUV (Film, 1999)
Friday Night Idiot Box (Film, 2001)
Explodium (Film, 2001)
My Friend Max (Film, 2001)
Beijing Flipbook (Film, 2003)
Converse Shoes—(Commercial, n.d.)
Microsoft (Commercial, n.d.)
This fonds includes audiovisual material relating to a number of productions, including:

Bambi Meets Godzilla (Film, 1969)
Sing Beast Sing (Film, 1980)
The Butterfly (Film, 1983)
Anijam (Film, 1984)
Points (Film, 1984)
Hooray for Sandboxland (Film, 1985)
Dry Noodles (Film, 1985)
Lupo the Butcher (Film, 1987)
Dog Brain (Film, 1988)
Black Hula (Film, 1988)
Waddles (Film, 1988)
Earl’s Restaurants—Table at Earl’s (Commercial, 1990)
Let’s ChoopSooE (Film, 1991)
Pink Komkommer (Film, 1991)
Pollen Fever (Film, 1993)
BC LottoVarious (Commercial, 1993/1995)
Interior Plumbing (Film, 1994)
Midas Muffler—Three Headed Guy (Commercial, 1994)
Parker Bros—Various (Commercial, 1994/1995 )
Nalley’s Dippers –Football (Commercial, 1995)
FUV (Film, 1999)
Friday Night Idiot Box (Film, 2001)
Explodium (Film, 2001)
My Friend Max (Film, 2001)
Beijing Flipbook (Film, 2003)
Nickelodeon—Pop Goes the Monkey (Commercial, n.d.)
Converse Shoes (Commercial, n.d.)
Microsoft (Commercial, n.d.)

International Rocketship Ltd.

Student Publications fonds

  • CA ON00347 7
  • Fonds
  • 1910 - 2024

This fonds consists of publications created by the students of St. Michael's College. This includes yearbooks (for St. Michael's College, the University of St. Michael's College, and some of the books from St. Michael's College School), the Mike (student newspaper), and literary collections featuring students and faculty of USMC.
Fonds consists of 3 series: Yearbooks, Student Journals, and The Mike.

University of St. Michael's College

Fr. Dan Donovan fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1980 - 2023

Fonds consists of records created by Father Donovan throughout the course of his maintenance of the Donovan Art Collection and time as a professor at St. Michael’s College. Records include various administrative documents, financial documents, correspondences, research materials, publications, and lists regarding artwork in the collection and their locations on campus.

Donovan, Daniel

Gerald Edward Blake fonds

  • UTA 1068
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1921

Fonds consists of 3 accessions

B2003-0023 (7 boxes, 1892-1921): This accession documents the short life of Gerald Edward Blake from his birth in 1892, his education at Ridley College and the University of Toronto, to his death on the battlefields of France during World War I in 1916. Series 1 and 3 contain his diaries and correspondence to family members in which he describes his experiences at school, his trips to Britain and France in 1913 and most significantly, his 13 months of service during World War I. The majority of his letters are to his mother during his months overseas, but there are also letters to his sisters, Margaret (1893-1963), Constance (1896-1979) and his brother, Verschoyle (1899-1971). Some of these letters are attached to typescript copies, prepared by his brother Verschoyle prior to 1971. Capt. Blake also sent postcards annotated by him which provide a photographic record of British army life in camp, as well as official coloured war service postcards of the British army in action. Other postcards of street scenes in France and Britain helped to illustrate the places he had been including the town of Pozières near which he was killed in 1916 (Series 5). Other war records include his military orders and notes while at the front, and his copy of active service bible. Correspondence and photographs also document his close friendship with his cousins Hume Wrong (1894 – 1954; BA 1915) and Harold Wrong (b.1891; BA 1913), who was also killed in action in July 1916. After Gerald’s death, Hume Wrong assisted Mrs. Blake in making arrangements for her son’s grave site in France and sent home photographs of the cemetery which he visited in 1920-1921 (Series 5). In addition, Mrs. Blake received other remembrances of her son’s service such as a commemorative medal from the British Army, a copy of the history of his battalion’s service in the War and a copy of Volume II of the British Roll of Honour (Series 4).

B2004-0028 (2 files, 1902-1914): Original diploma of Gerald Blake awarded for Bachelor of Arts degree, University of Toronto, 1914; photocopies of letters from Gerald Blake's father, Edward Francis Blake, to administrators at schools (St. Andrews College, and Ridley College) attended by Gerald Blake, 1902-1904. (Photocopies are from original letterbook of E.F. Blake to be given to the Archives of Ontario).

B2006-0025 (1 file, 1915): Four letters written by Gerald Blake to his sister, Constance and his mother in 1915 while serving in W.W. I. Also includes typescript of "Dedicatory Prayer" on death of Gerald Blake.

Blake, Gerald Edward

Emmanuel College (Toronto, Ont.). Registrar's Office fonds

  • CA ON00357 2035
  • Fonds
  • 1893-2019

Fonds consists of the following series: Subject files, 1932-2003; Records relating to students, 1913-2003; Correspondence of the Registrar, 1928-1975; Records related to courses and programmes, 1893-2003; and Emmanuel College Chapel records, 1945-1960; Records related to orientation and convocations; and Records related to recruitment.

Series 4 - Records related to courses and programmes - contains records of Union Theological College, the antecedent of Emmanuel College.

Emmanuel College (Toronto, Ont.). Registrar’s Office

Betty I. Roots fonds

  • UTA 1719
  • Fonds
  • 1941-2015

This fonds contains records related to the teaching, researching and publishing activities of Dr. Betty I. Roots, biologist and professor at the University of Toronto. The series documenting Dr. Roots’ research is by far the largest, with smaller series documenting her involvement with professional associations and committees, her roles as a peer editor and reviewer, as well as a supervisor of her graduate students, her addresses, the courses she taught, her correspondence and her early education. There is also a relatively large amount of material documenting her administrative activities within the University of Toronto.

Records include correspondence, notebooks, research data, manuscripts, lecture notes, prints, and reports.

The material covers almost exclusively her professional roles with very little personal material of any kind. Of this material, most of it documents her researching and publishing pursuits.

Roots, Betty I.

Northrop Frye fonds

  • CA ON00399 11
  • Fonds
  • 1906-2001

Fonds consists of records associated with Frye's academic career in addition to some personal records. The fonds is comprised of the following series:

1) Correspondence files
2) Literary files
3) Personal files
4) Professional files
5) Audio-visual records
6) Publications by Northrop Frye
7) Files about Northrop Frye
8) Artifacts
9) Miscellaneous printed files
10) Files relating to the estate of Northrop Frye
11) Collected Northrop Frye records.

Frye, Herman Northrop

Michael Bliss fonds

  • UTA 1070
  • Fonds
  • 1856-2018

Fonds consists of 7 accessions

  • B1986-0032: Personal records of J. W. Michael Bliss, Professor in the Department of History. (9 boxes, 1958-1975)
  • B1987-0043: Personal records of J. W. Michael Bliss, Professor in the Department of History. (11 boxes, 1962-1982)
  • B1988-0076: Correspondence regarding and drafts, with comments, of manuscript for J. W. Michael Bliss's book, "Northern Enterprise: five centuries of Canadian Business" published by McClelland and Stewart, 1987. (5 boxes, 1985-1986)
  • B2006-0015: Personal records of Michael Bliss, professor of history, consisting of correspondence, consulting and editorial work, manuscripts and publications, lecture notes and associated teaching files, addresses, references; 1,216 slides illustrating a wide variety of subjects in Canadian history; 93 slides illustrating the Montreal smallpox epidemic of 1885; photographs relating to themes in Canadian business and general history. (31 boxes, 1881-2005)
  • B2017-0007: Further personal records of Michael Bliss, Professor Emeritus of History, consisting of personal and family correspondence, and photographs; other correspondence; scrapbooks; interviews; files relating to the University of Toronto, including memorabilia from his years as a senior fellow on the Massey College; addresses; drafts of articles, a play, books (including biographies of Sir William Osler and Harvey Cushing, and Bliss’ memoirs), short stories and book reviews; files on consulting and editing projects; files on professional organizations, especially the American Osler Society. (38 boxes and 4104 digital files, 1856-2017)
  • B2017-0008: Handwritten, typed, and word-processed journals, along with digital versions covering Bliss’ life and career from 1967 to 2017. (3 boxes and 56 digital files, 1967-2017)
  • B2021-0023: Records surrounding his health and subsequent death. Includes his medical records, diary and notes he made about his health, and email correspondence from friends who reviewed his medical records after his death, on behalf of the Bliss family. Also includes items following his death including obituaries and tributes, letters of condolence, and the guest book from the Memorial Service at Massey College.

Bliss, Michael

Blissymbolics Communication Institute - Canada

  • CA OTUED 8
  • Collection
  • 1952 - 2023

This collection contains a variety of materials relating to the development, dissemination, use, and study of Blissymbols by Blissymbolics Communication Institute - Canada, and by affiliate organizations, scholars, educators, and users of augmentative communication around the world. The collection additionally includes administrative records, promotional material, and memorabilia of the BCIC.

Blissymbolics Communication Institute Canada

Milton Israel fonds

  • UTA 1423
  • Fonds
  • 1925-2005

Records document Milton Israel’s graduate studies at University of Michigan, and his publishing, teaching and research activities as Professor of South Asian Studies in the Department of History at the University of Toronto. The records relating to his graduate studies consist of research notes and some footnote drafts for his doctoral thesis “The Anglo-Indian in defense of authority, 1905-1910”.

A significant portion of the B2002-0009 accession documents his research and teaching activities relating to South Asian settlement and migration during the 1990s and includes course materials for HIST 394, a course he developed on this topic. In addition there is correspondence and reports relating to the Sikh Studies program in the Department for the Study of Religion developed at the time he was Director for the Centre for South Asian Studies.

The B2011-0004 accession contributes significantly to his research and teaching activities, including course materials and lecture notes for HIS 101, HUM 101, HIS 232, HIS 282, HIS 364 and HIS 394, relating to British colonialism, the history of India and particularly modern India, and South Asian civilization and migration. Also included are several popular lectures and seminars that Professor Israel gave over the course of his career.

Records documenting his publication activities in Series 4 focus on primarily three projects: his book In the future soil: a social history of the Indo-Canadians in Ontario (1994), his work on Encyclopedia of Canada’s Peoples (1999) while he was Chair of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario and “Safe Haven. The refugee experience of five families”, a book and exhibition produced in cooperation with the Royal Ontario Museum. Accession B2011-0004 also includes notes and correspondence regarding several published reviews and articles by Professor Israel, as well as reviews of these key publications.

An earlier accession (B1995-0052) is represented in Series 6, and includes correspondence, research material, notes and card files relating to, with drafts of, Milton Israel's book, "Communications and Power: propaganda and the press in the Indian Nationalist Struggle, 1920-1947" (1994).

Israel, Milton

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