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Centre for Experimental Art and Communication fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0285
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1980

The fonds consists of printed material, correspondence, photographs, slides, and related material of the Centre for Experimental Art and Design. The correspondence includes: correspondence with artists, galleries and other arts groups in Canada and overseas, dealing with CEAC exhibitions, CEAC-sponsored travelling shows, and communications concerning gallery events. There is also material dealing with granting agencies, including the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council. Also included is correspondence relating to the OCA and CC decisions to suspend funding to CEAC, letters of reaction from CEAC members and supporters. The fonds also has grant proposals and covering documentation, and other material. The fonds also contains various documents written by members of the collective defining the 'new ideology' which would usurp the cultural and political elites, define a post-modern aesthetic. There is also material on related artistic and intellectual ideas. There are newspaper clippings of CEAC events and exhibitions both from Canadian and foreign newspapers, invitations to events, flyers and other announcements of forthcoming events, and clippings about other performance and avant-garde arts in other cities and countries. The photographs and slides concern performances at CEAC, including material related to 'Crash and Burn'.

Centre for Experimental Art and Communication

Claire A. Coates fonds

  • ON00421 MG 1
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1994

The fonds documents the activities of Claire Coates as a member, director and vice-president of the Canadian National Exhibition Association, and her participation on various CNEA committees.

The fonds is divided into two series. MG 1-0-1, Committee files, consists of agendas, minutes, correspondence, and support material of the Archives and Foundation Committee, Arts, Crafts and Hobbies Committee, Feature Country Committee, Program Development and Review Committee, Horticulture Advisory Committee, Long-Range Planning and Development Committee, and Women's Committee, committees on which Claire Coates served.

Series MG 1-0-2, Artifacts, consists of 17 CNE badges, presented to Claire Coates in her capacity as a member of the Canadian National Exhibition Association, Women's Committee, and as an associate director, director and vice-president, and 14 lapel pins issued by the CNE.

Coates, Claire (Claire Annabelle)

Port Hope Old Boys Association Toronto Branch Minute Book

  • CA ON00154 2015.78.1
  • File
  • 1923-1928

File consists of a ledger book including meeting minutes from the Port Hope Old Boys and Girls Association, Toronto Branch, 1923-1928. The book includes many historically important Port Hope Names (i.e. Brockenshire, Snell, Baulch, Merrifield, Skitch, Mackie, Byrne, Davidson, Lockington, Craig, Hacker, McLennan, Clarke, Kelly, McMahon, Wright, Martin, Kerr, etc.). Early meetings were held in the home of William Skitch (311 Jarvis Street, Toronto), with E.C. Merrifield serving as Secretary.

Port Hope Old Boys' Association