Showing 334 results

Archival description
University of St. Michael's College, John M. Kelly Library, Special Collections Marshall McLuhan Collection
Print preview View:

"McLuhan on Campus" exhibition panels and press

The file contains 30 exhibition panels from the exhibition "McLuhan on Campus: Local Inspirations, Global Visions" (John M. Kelly Library, Oct 13 – Dec 20, 2016) as well as "St.Michael's; University of St. Michael's College in the University of Toronto Alumni Magazine" vol. 55, no. 2, Fall 2016. The magazine's cover says "Remembering McLuhan; New Exhibit Shines Spotlight on Visionary Educator." [article p.19]

The exhibition explores the development of Marshall McLuhan’s theories in the context of his academic and personal life at the University of St. Michael’s College. McLuhan’s central role in the rise of the Toronto School of Communication is presented through artifacts, audio, texts, video and photographs selected from archival repositories across the University of Toronto and the Federated Colleges of St. Michael’s, Trinity and Victoria.

The exhibition features items drawn from the Special Collections and holdings at St. Michael’s, including material from the Sheila and Wilfred Watson archives, Donald Theall papers and Marshall McLuhan collection. Rare and intimate examples on display include McLuhan’s correspondence and collaborations with friends and colleagues on campus such as Claude Bissell, Tom Easterbrook, Carl Williams, Harold Innis, Edmund Carpenter and Northrop Frye.

Explorations, Number 29, Winter 1970

Marshall McLuhan is the editor of "Explorations" Issue number 29, Winter 1970. The publication contains five articles:

  1. Oh, what a blow that phantom gave me (Don Quixote) by Edmund Carpenter
  2. The horse that is known by touch alone by Harley W. Parker
  3. Torquemada and 1984 by J.G. Keogh
  4. The Universal Xerox Life Compiler Machine by William Jovanovich
  5. The Executive as Drop-Out by Marshall McLuhan and Barrington Nevitt

Neurotica, No. 5 Autumn 1949

Neurotica, No. 5 (Autumn 1949), contains written contributions by Marshall McLuhan, Charles L. Newman, Jean B. Welch, H. Phelps Putnam, Allen Walker Read, and G. Legman.

This copy has been altered and contains only the "Editorial Gesture" and the article, "The Psychopathology of Time & Life" by Marshall McLuhan.

The Chateau de Bures Liturgy

The item is titled, "The Chateau de Bures Liturgy; The form and order of service that is to be performed in the Chateau de Bures auditorium on Sundays." A hand-written note on it says, "Compliments of P.H. to Marshall McLuhan."

Sight, sound, and the fury

McLuhan, Marshall. "Sight, Sound, and the Fury." Mass Culture: the Popular Arts in America,edited by Bernard Rosenberg and David Manning White, Free Press, 1957, pp. 489-495.

McLuhan footage, Deep Space Media

The file contains a printed index and 7 discs:

  1. "Marshall McLuhan's ABC" / 2002
    This one-hour program from the "McLuhan Project" is an introduction to Marshall McLuhan. Appearing in the film are Mike McManus, Marshall McLuhan, Eric McLuhan, Corinne McLuhan, and Tom Wolfe.

Marshall McLuhan’s ABC is a production of TVOntario.
Executive Producer, Rudy Buttignol.
Producers, Rudy Buttignol and David Sobelman.
Writer and Director, David Sobelman.
Original Music, Don Thompson.

Copyright 2002, The Ontario Educational Communications Authority.
Full transcript found here: https://www.tvo.org/transcript/859601/marshall-mcluhans-abc

  1. "McLuhan Project" raw footage 1-2 - Eric McLuhan / [200-]
    This footage has been transferred from the "McLuhan Project." Chapter one (from Tape #1) begins with exterior (EXT) footage of the McLuhan residence at 3 Wychwood Park. The following interview with Eric McLuhan explores expressions used by Marshall McLuhan in his interview with Mike McManus in "A Backward Glance." (TVO, 1972). Duration 27:50.

DVD Chapter 2 (tape #2) features a continutation of the interview with Eric McLuhan. Duration 28:25.

The interview was used in "Marshall McLuhan's ABC." (TVO, 2002).
Produced and directed by David Sobelman.

  1. "McLuhan Project" raw footage 3-4 - Eric McLuhan / [200-]
    This footage has been transferred from the "McLuhan Project." Chapter 1 (tape #3) features the third part of an interview with Eric McLuhan, exploring expressions used by Marshall McLuhan in his interview with Mike McManus in "A Backward Glance." (TVO, 1972). Duration 28:55.

DVD Chapter 2 (tape #4) features the fourth part of the interview with Eric McLuhan. Duration 10:10.

The interview was used in "Marshall McLuhan's ABC." (TVO, 2002). .
Produced and directed by David Sobelman.

  1. "McLuhan Project" raw footage 1-2 - Corinne McLuhan / [200-]
    This footage has been transferred from the "McLuhan Project." Chapter 1 (tape #1) is the first part of the only two lengthy sit-down interviews with Corinne McLuhan. Interviews are conducted by David Sobelman of Deep Space Media. Duration 28:50.

DVD Chapter 2 (tape #2) features a continutation of the interview with Corinne McLuhan. Duration 28:15.

The interview was used in "Marshall McLuhan's ABC." (TVO, 2002).
Produced and directed by David Sobelman.

  1. "McLuhan Project" raw footage 3-4 - Corinne McLuhan / [200-]
    This footage has been transferred from the "McLuhan Project." Chapter 1 (tape #3) is the third part of the only two lengthy sit-down interviews with Corinne McLuhan. Interviews are conducted by David Sobelman of Deep Space Media. Duration 28:55.

DVD Chapter 2 (tape #4) features the final part of the interview with Corinne McLuhan. After the interview is footage of three images: a photograph of Corinne and Marshall McLuhan during a wedding anniversary, a painting of Marshall McLuhan after his stroke, and a photograph of Corinne and Pierre Eliot Trudeau. Duration 28:15.

The interview was used in "Marshall McLuhan's ABC." (TVO, 2002).
Produced and directed by David Sobelman.

  1. "The McLuhan Probes"
    "The McLuhan Probes" are a series of 17 short films produced and directed by David Sobelman and are as follows:

  2. "The Blue Danube" / 1:10

  3. "Clarinet Quintet-Minuetto" / 1:42

  4. "Minuet" / 2:03

  5. "Juliet's Secret" / 2:42

  6. "Roses from the South" / 1:13

  7. "Ave Maria" / 2:22

  8. "Aria" / 2:52

  9. "April Song" / 2:54

  10. "Etude in E major" / 1:46

  11. "Berenice - Overture" / 2:42

  12. "Stately Home" / 2:06

  13. "Chartwell" / 2:36

  14. "Juliet's Secret II" / 2:43

  15. "Ave Maria II" / 2:23

  16. "Prelude #4 in E major" / 1:48

  17. "Symphony #1 in C minor" / 1:30

  18. "Ode to Joy" / 1:06

  19. "A Backward Glance" / 1972
    "A Backward Glance" was produced by TVO (TV Ontario) in 1972. It consists of an intro and extro by Ann Medina and two half hour interview dialogues between Marshall McLuhan and Tom Wolf, and Marshall McLuhan and Mike McManus. Interviews were conducted in 1972. Duration 55:25.

Most of this footage was recut into "Marshall McLuhan's ABC" (TVO, 2002).

"McLuhan on Campus" exhibition test prints

"McLuhan on Campus: Local Inspirations, Global Visions" was an exhibit in the John M. Kelly Library from Oct 13 – Dec 20, 2016.

The exhibition explores the development of Marshall McLuhan’s theories in the context of his academic and personal life at the University of St. Michael’s College. McLuhan’s central role in the rise of the Toronto School of Communication is presented through artifacts, audio, texts, video and photographs selected from archival repositories across the University of Toronto and the Federated Colleges of St. Michael’s, Trinity and Victoria.

The exhibition features items drawn from the Special Collections and holdings at St. Michael’s, including material from the Sheila and Wilfred Watson archives, Donald Theall papers and Marshall McLuhan collection. Rare and intimate examples on display include McLuhan’s correspondence and collaborations with friends and colleagues on campus such as Claude Bissell, Tom Easterbrook, Carl Williams, Harold Innis, Edmund Carpenter and Northrop Frye.

"A Tetrad" original preparatory material

This file contains materials from the process of creating "A Tetrad: Measuring McLuhan's Impact," a chapbook honouring Marshall McLuhan, "a St. Michael’s professor who rattled the world with his take on the influence of media and technology. The chapbook is both a digital and a hand-printed instance of McLuhan’s tetrad concept.

Master Printer Deborah Barnett, in collaboriation with Archivist Simon Rogers, printed the chapbook in the Kelly Library Print Studio in January 2019, while Conservation Manager Natasa Krsmanovic planned and facilitated the sewing.

The chapbook comes in two numbered editions: a pamphlet-stitched version of 125 copies and a Coptic-bound version in a run of 25. Both editions are letterpress printed from plates on 100% cotton paper and are die cut and hand sewn. The file contains samples of both and more.

Printing and social change

McLuhan, Marshall. “Printing and Social Change." Printing Progress: A Mid-Century Report, The International Association of printing House Craftsmen Inc., Cincinnati: The Association, 1959, pp. 81-112.

Canadian Poetry

McLuhan, Marshall. "Canadian Poetry." The Concise Encyclopedia of English and American Poets and Poetry, edited by Stephen Spender and Donald Hall, Hutchinson, 1965, pp. 68-70.

McLuhan on McLuhanism

McLuhan, Marshall. "McLuhan on McLuhanism." Interview with Marshall McLuhan, Eric Barnouw, Robert K. Merton, Richard Shickel. Moderated by Eric Larrabbee. Channel 13 Sunday Showcase,15 May 1966.

Results 251 to 300 of 334