Series C - Other activities

Identity area

Reference code



Other activities


  • 1936-2015 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

48 cm of textual records (4 boxes)

Context area

Name of creator


Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Series consists of administrative writings, correspondence, reviews, radio programs, and other documents relating to John Beckwith’s work at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the University of Toronto, and various other appearances at conferences, symposiums, and universities. Series also includes writings related to his publications.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Files are listed in ascending chronological order in two sections: the first series of files, from C-1 to C-23 (1936-1992), predominantly includes records relating to Beckwith's work at and with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; the second series of files, from C-24 to C-58 (1950-2014), predominantly consists of files titled "Writings," which consist of Beckwith's lecture notes, program notes, essays, and appraisals.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright is retained by the artist.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Uploaded finding aid

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description identifier

Institution identifier


Rules and/or conventions used




Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places