- 1960 - 2008 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
49 textual material folders
4 audio cassettes
172 reels : print, col., optical soundtrack ; 16mm [345,250 ft.]
3 reels : print, b&w, optical soundtrack ; 16mm [2,625 ft.]
183 video cassettes : ¾ in. U-matic, NTSC
72 video cassettes : Betamax, NTSC
28 video cassettes : Betacam SP
15 video cassettes : VHS
2 video cassettes : Betacam
1 video cassette : ¾ in. U-matic, PAL
Name of creator
The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) was established in Toronto in 1993. In addition to consular services, its mandate is “to promote exchange and cooperation between Taiwan and Canada within its jurisdiction over Ontario, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.” A related TECO Culture Centre was established in Toronto in 1989, moving to a Scarborough facility in 1994.
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Scope and content
Collection consists of film prints and video materials held by the Toronto TECO office.
Fonds includes the following Series:
Series 01: 16mm Movie Catalogue
Series 02: 16mm Documentary Catalogue
Series 03: Video
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
No further accruals expected.
System of arrangement
Material is arranged into three series. The “M” and “D” series were organized with unique identifiers and separate catalogues. The M series consists of feature films, while the D series consists of non-fiction films. The Video series is largely non-fiction films. Films are predominantly from Taiwan, but some were produced in Hong Kong and other countries.
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Preservation concerns may limit access, consult archivist.
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Media Commons Archives does not own copyright of collection materials. Consult rights holder for reproduction(s).
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Created September 22, 2023 by Andrew Edmonds.