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Mary F. Williamson fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0098
  • Fundo
  • 1851-2004 ; predominent 1965-2004

The fonds consists of material which documents Williamson's career as a fine arts bibliographer, librarian and instructor along with associated professional and scholarly activities. It includes correspondence and reports prepared for collection acquisitions (e.g. Germain Bazin library, archives and postcard collection), other library initiatives, interactions with various library departments, and departments in the Faculty of Fine Arts including visual arts, dance, and theatre; material related to her work on YUFA, PLAYU (Professional Librarians Association of York University), the Librarians' Group, and other York University and library committees; exhibition catalogues, monographs, articles and conference presentations authored by Williamson; and research materials, grant files and teaching files. The fonds also includes a collection of letters and photographs that Williamson sent home during her stay at various summer camps between 1940 and 1951, material related to the Moore Park Ratepayers' Association, and a collection that Williamson acquired consisting of 63 photocopied letters from literary and artistic figures in Canada such as Susanna Moodie and George Munro Grant, addressed to Louisa Murray (1818-1894), literary critic and writer on feminist issues.

Williamson, Mary F., 1933-

George Stewart Henry fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0324
  • Fundo
  • 1928-1934

The fonds consists of George Stewart Henry's daily appointment books (1931-1934), an algebra exercise book, and his passport, issued in 1928.

Henry, George S. (George Stewart), 1871-1958

Varpu Lindström fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0558
  • Fundo
  • 1887-2012

Fonds consists of Lindstrom's professorial and scholarly research files throughout her career, as well as records documenting her academic activities. Research files pertain to her publications and monographs such as "Defiant Sisters : A Social History of Finnish Immigrant Women in Canada, 1890-1930" (both the English and Finnish editions), and "From Heroes to Enemies : Finns in Canada, 1937-1947," as well as book chapters, articles, papers, presentations and lectures, and her involvement with the National Film Board production "Letters from Karelia," and subsequent research. The research files span the activities of Finnish and Finnish-Canadian organizations across the political spectrum, such as the Finnish Organization of Canada (left wing), and Loyal Finns in Canada (right wing). Records include oral history interviews (audio cassettes and transcripts), research notes, clippings, a significant and extensive number of photograph and letter collections passed down through generations of Finnish Canadians, diaries, correspondence, publication drafts, academic and professorial notes, microfilm of Finnish language newspapers published in Canada and archival records, financial records of Finnish-Canadian organizations such as newspapers and post-World War II relief funding bodies, scrapbooks, photocopies of rare and unusual documents such as two volumes of a Soviet register of Finnish War Crimes, a list of persons found in the mass grave at Karhumaki, and Soviet lists of North American Finns who journeyed to Karelia to help build a socialist utopia there, academic and professorial files, publicity files, files pertaining to her work with the School of Women's Studies, and her own papers as a university student. The fonds also includes letters written by Lindstrom as a newly-arrived teenaged immigrant to Canada to her best friend in Finland; many of these letters were published in Finnish with English translation in 'Letters from an immigrant teenager' in 2012.

Lindström, Varpu

Robert J. Drummond fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0587
  • Fundo
  • 1963-2011

Fonds consists of Drummond's course notes as a student in Canadian political science including his doctoral thesis; various draft papers and chapter contributions, especially his work on several editions of The Government and Politics of Ontario; records pertaining Drummond's work on the Task Force on Liberal Arts Education; documentation regarding a conference and festshrift honouring the first Chair of the Department of Political Science Douglas Verney, including proposed papers (the festshrift was not completed); records documenting Drummond's YUFA activities, particularly with regard to retirement and pension issues. It also includes copies of Drummond's poetic writings pertaining to Robert Burns' dinners, and odes to York faculty and staff, and memorabilia of his days as an undergraduate student at York.

Drummond, Robert J.

Mary Young Leckie fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0220
  • Fundo
  • 1997-2000

The fonds consists of records relating to the Tapestry Pictures/CBC Televison co-production of the programme 'Gzowski in Conversation', starring Peter Gzowski. Includes production, administrative and research files, transcripts, production video and audio material and publicity photographs.

Leckie, Mary Young

Avenue-Bay-Cottingham Ratepayers' Association fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0258
  • Fundo
  • 1969-1975

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, minutes and related material for the Avenue-Bay-Cottingham Ratepayers' Association and the Marlborough Avenue Ratepayers' Association. This includes correspondence between Jack Granatstein and Marathon Realty, correspondence with City of Toronto officials, reports of various City departments, minutes of meetings of the Ratepayers' Associations and of advocacy bodies in the city, and reports of Task Forces established by the City and Metropolitan Toronto.

Avenue-Bay-Cottingham Ratepayers' Association

Marilou McPhedran fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0514
  • Fundo
  • 1973-2006 ; 1985-2003 predominant

Fonds consists of records created and accumulated by Marilou McPhedran through her activities as a lawyer, legal reformer, and activist. These records illustrate the breadth and variety of McPhedran's work in the areas of constitutional reform, women's international and national rights, women's health, and violence against women and children. Included in the fonds are administrative records of a number of non-profit organizations and committees of which she was a founder, including the Women's Legal Education Action Fund, the Gerstein Centre, the Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence against Women and Children, and the Ad Hoc Committee of Canadian Women on the Constitution. Other records in this fonds, including subject files, correspondence and conference materials, document McPhedran's academic, research and writing work and her contracted work for women's health organizations. Ad Hoc Committee of Canadian Women on the Constitution files Asian Development Bank project files Canadian Firearms Program Advisory Committee files Canadian Women's Foundation files Charter of Rights Education Fund files Day planners Gerstein Centre files Healthy City files Homewood Health Care files International Women's Rights Project files Liberty Health files Mary Jane Mossman and the Institute for Feminist Legal Studies files Master of Laws files Metropolitan Committee on Violence against Women and Children (METRAC) files National Network on Environments and Women's Health files Posters and certificates Sexual abuse prevention guide files Speeches and speaking engagement files Subject files Task Force on the Sexual Abuse of Patients files T-shirts and buttons University of Waterloo and Pragma Council files Women's College Hospital files Women's Legal Education and Action Fund files Ontario Medical Association v. Marilou McPhedran

McPhedran, Marilou

Frances Dafoe fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0613
  • Fundo
  • 189-? - 2007 ; 1950-1993 predominent

Fonds consists of the research files and reference material used by Frances Dafoe in her capacity as a costume designer for theatre, television production, performances and figure skating competitions.

Dafoe, Frances

Larry Zolf fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0110
  • Fundo
  • 1917-2011, predominant 1967-2011

Fonds consists of files relating to Larry Zolf's activities as journalist and writer and to his career with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. The fonds includes personal and professional correspondence, drafts of television programs, magazine articles, dramatic works and reviews, notebooks, research files, diaries and financial records. It also includes draft manuscripts, research material, and correspondence related to his books "Dance of the dialectic," "Just watch me : remembering Pierre Trudeau," "Scorpions for sale," "Zolf," and "The Dialectical dancer," as well as for his online column, "Inside Zolf."

Zolf, Larry

Falek Zolf fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0614
  • Fundo
  • 1943-1961

Fonds consists of handwritten and typescript manuscripts for Falek Zolf's memoirs, handwritten notes for his memoirs, newspaper articles about Zolf and the Jewish literary community in Winnipeg, a report that quotes from his work in a review of the historical context associated with the Canada Post Corporation's Rural Conversion Program in Saskatchewan, a review of the Yiddish edition of Zolf's autobiography, "On foreign soil," and information regarding its publication in English.

Zolf, Falek

Cameron family fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0493
  • Fundo
  • 1865-1990 ; 1969-1990 predominent

Fonds consists of more than 60 letters, newsletters, poems, and greeting cards written by Margaret Laurence to Ian and Sandy Cameron, as well as a copy of Laurence's will. The correspondence discusses Laurence's work as a writing instructor and speaker at the University of Toronto, her relationship with other Canadian writers and Clara Thomas, her move from Toronto to Lakefield, and her involvement with the Writers' Union of Canada conference in Ottawa in November 1973. Laurence comments extensively on her own works and her efforts to encourage other writers (including Ian Cameron), her efforts to produce a recording of songs with her lyrics and Cameron's musical score to accompany "The diviners," the film contract based on this novel, and her elation at winning the Molson Prize in 1975. The correspondence also discusses her divorce from Jack Laurence, her relationship with her children, and her views on social and generational change. The correspondence is accompanied by nine vinyl recordings given by Laurence to the Camerons that feature European classical music, African palm wine music, and Ghanian highlife music. The fonds also contains five letters from John Ruskin, the Victorian writer and art critic, to Kate Towney and Arbuthnot Cameron, 1865-1867, regarding Towney's marriage and financial affairs, mineral collecting, and ideas from Ruskin's book, "Modern painters." These letters are accompanied by notes and transcripts, as well as a letter written in 1907 regarding the Ruskin correspondence.

Cameron (family)

Women, social justice, and Canadian trade unions collection

  • CA ON00370 F0494
  • Coleção
  • 1973-2006

Collection consists of publications, policy statements, research reports, conference and educational documents, and newsletters accumulated by Professor Linda Briskin in the course of her research on women and equity in organized labour in Canada. The documents were published by or about local, provincial, and national organizations, including the Canadian Labour Congress, provincial federations of labour, Canadian and United Auto Workers, Canadian Air Line Employees' Association, Canada Employment Immigration Union, the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, the Committee for Cleaners' Rights, International Ladies Garment Workers Union, Metro Labour Council, Union of Provincial Government Employees, Canadian Union of Public Employees, Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation, Public Service Alliance of Canada, United Steelworkers of Canada, Registered Nurses Association of Ontario, and the Windsor Hospital Clerical Workers Union of Canada. The collection deals with equity in collective bargaining units, including issues of sisterhood and solidarity, education, human rights, anti-racism, aboriginal issues, affirmative action, violence against women, and the impact of technological change. The documents are arranged into files by organization, and they reflect the equity initiatives undertaken by unions to transform organizational practice and culture in order to ensure fairness and representation for women and members of other equity-seeking groups.

Briskin, Linda

Steve Paikin fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0479
  • Fundo
  • 1972-2005

Fond consists of material that documents Paikin’s personal and professional life with an emphasis on his work as a journalist, documentary filmmaker and author. It has been arranged into the following series: Academic files Broadcast journalism files Production files Correspondence files Writing files Personal files

Paikin, Steve

Alison Pick fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0586
  • Fundo
  • 1988-2010

Fonds consists of records documenting the writing, editing, publication and promotion of Alison Pick's poetry and novels, particularly "Far to go." These records include draft manuscripts, galley proofs, notes, notebooks, correspondence, photographs, day planners, literary publications, journals and memorabilia. Fonds is arranged into several series.

Pick, Alison, 1975-

Mavor Moore fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0359
  • Fundo
  • 1920-2006

The fonds consists of material that documents Moore's activities as actor, writer, critic, educator and public servant. It documents his careers with the Canada Council, the British Columbia Arts Council, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), the New Play Society, 'Spring Thaw' and the Charlottetown Festival, and includes correspondence, manuscripts, scores, minutes of meetings, speeches, reports, clippings, photographs and other audio-visual materials. Fonds is comprised of the following series: S00337 - Moore family files S00338 - Correspondence and subject files S00339 - Arts administration files S00340 - Charlottetown Festival files S00341 - Works by others S00342 - Academic and teaching files S00343 - Writing and production files S00344 - New Play Society files

Moore, Mavor, 1919-2006.

Sukanya Rahman fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0606
  • Fundo
  • [196-?] - 1993

Fonds consists of musical recordings on one 1/4" audio reel, performed by Deva Prasad Das on vocals and mardal with Shankaran on flute. These performances were intended to accompany the Deba Prasad Das style of Odissi dance. Consists of three separate performances: "Nindata Chandana" Abhinaya, Ashtapadi (an expression-based dance); "Natangi" and a Boomija folk dance from Orissa. These recordings were made to accompany performances by Sukanya Rahman.
Also includes four VHS recordings of performances by Rahman in various venues in the 1990s.

Rahman, Sukanya, 1946 -

Bruce Powe fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0104
  • Fundo
  • [ca. 1951]-1994

Fonds consists of Bruce Allen Powe's diaries, personal correspondence and correspondence, writings, and other files relating to provincial Liberal politics (1960-1965), journals, his M.A. thesis and research files. There are manuscript drafts for his works of fiction. Also included are manuscripts for reviews, essays, articles, and press clippings of reviews on his published works.

Powe, Bruce, 1925-

Giles Endicott fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0562
  • Fundo
  • 1961, 1963-1973

Fonds consists of Endicott's Waffle records and includes such items as correspondence pertaining to, and seeking support for, the position paper "For and Independent Socialist Canada," a chronological survey of documents dealing with the Waffle and public reaction as created by the Canadian Labour Congress, documents leading to the Waffle Manifesto, financial documents, supporting material, news clippings, resolutions, and so on.

Endicott, Giles

Naomi Black fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0576
  • Fundo
  • 1964-2006

Fonds consists primarily of Black's records pertaining to her publications about Virginia Woolf, including "Three guineas" as edited by Black, and "Virginia Woolf as feminist" (including research notes, correspondence, drafts, proofs, and jacket art), and correspondence with Quentin Bell (Woolf's nephew and biographer). Also included are miscellaneous course material, book reviews written by Black, York University's Office of the Status of Women material including a run of "The Second Decade", publication lists created by Black, documents regarding the establishment of the Women's Studies programmes at York, and the enhancement of the Nellie Langford Rowell Library at York.

Black, Naomi, 1935-

David Wurfel fonds

  • CA ON00370 ON00370
  • Fundo

Fonds consists of research sources, articles, reports, publications, political ephemera, correspondence and maps related to Wurfel's activities as a researcher in South East Asia. In particular, the materials relate to research funded by SSHRC between 1984-1985 to study of Japan and the Philippines and a 1994-1995 Mombusho grant to study Japanese NGOS in SE Asia, although there is material relating to earlier field research in the 1950s. Materials include research materials and resources specifically dealing with the Philippines, Vietnam, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia, Burma/Myanmar and Indonesia including the work of NGO (Non-governmental organizations) in these countries, the reputation and imagery of the Japanese in the Philippines, agrarian policies and reforms, foreign policy, and federal elections in the Philippines.

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