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Canadian Speakers' and Writers' Service Ltd. fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0280
  • Fundo
  • 1950-1990

The fonds consists of correspondence, typescripts, financial records and related material of the Canadian Speakers' and Writers' Service Ltd for the period, 1950-1990. The client files have been arranged in two different ways: alphabetically by name of the client or, chronologically, with an alphabetic sub-division under each year. This includes correspondence to and from clients, as well as correspondence with publishers, the media, sponsors of talks, radio and television producers, and others, publicity, and material relating to CSWS clients. For several of the clients the files also include resumes, photographs (for publicity purposes), schedules, travel arrangements, newspaper clippings, reader's reports, royalty statements, and contracts. The clients include Earle Birney, Harry Boyle, Celia Franca, Larry Henderson, Frank Rasky, McKenzie Porter, Clyde Gilmour, Stanley Burke, sports personalities (Lord Athol Layton, 'Cookie' Gilchrist), Ben Wicks, and Marshall McLuhan, among others. There are also typescripts of works (novels, memoirs, plays, radio scripts, television scripts, musical scores) by several authors, including established writers and unpublished (and unsolicited) novels, articles, short stories, and similar material. Financial records include invoices, cancelled cheques, bank deposit slips, cash books, etc. In addition, there are office diaries for the period, 1951-1965. There are copies of professional publications, publishers' catalogues, anthologies of plays, newsletters, copies of labour agreements between the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and ACTRA, ACTRA documents (constitution, etc), newspaper clippings, correspondence and related material from potential employers of CSWS' clients. There is a separate collection of the correspondence of Marshall McLuhan, which was utilized in a published Correspondence volume, edited by his wife and Matie Molinaro, president of CSWS. In addition, there are galleys of McLuhan works ('Laws of the media,'), correspondence and reports of the Centre for Culture and Technology, lecture invitations, various television and film proposals, scripts, and related correspondence, as well as material about McLuhan (books, articles, newspaper clippings, etc), and the 'Management game,' which includes a sample deck of cards used in the game as well as orders for the game. There are also audio tape cassettes, and video tape cassettes, of recordings and interviews of CSWS clients' work, including, Victor Davies, Allan Gould, Lister Sinclair, and others.

Canadian Speakers' and Writers' Service Ltd.

Centre for Experimental Art and Communication fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0285
  • Fundo
  • 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

CAWIS fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0459
  • Fundo
  • 1975-1993

Fonds consists of the records pertaining to the activities of the Canadian Association for Women in Science (CAWIS) and includes CAWIS administration records, 1981-1992; CAFWEST records, 1983-1989; Task Force on the Status of Women Graduate Students records, 1985-1991; Women's Studies Working Group records, 1985-1989; York Women's Centre records, 1975-1991.

Canadian Association for Women in Science

Canadian Association of Professional Dance Organizations fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0172
  • Fundo
  • 1977-1993

Fonds consists of an accumulation of files kept by several different members of the Canadian Association of Professional Dance Organizations which have been maintained in the manner in which they were received. They contain correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, items used for publicity, resource material and other material.

Canadian Association of Professional Dance Organizations

Cartographica fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0284
  • Fundo
  • 1964-[197-]

The fonds consists typescripts of articles, with editorial corrections in red ink and pencil, galleys, artwork (maps, graphs, diagrams, etc.), correspondence, and related material for production and publication of the Cartographica journal. In addition, there are administrative records, including invoices, addresses of subscribers and editorial members, renewal notices and related material.

Cartographica

Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0279
  • Fundo
  • 1980-1991

The fonds consists of general correspondence of the Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association, 1980-1991, as well as material relating to the biennial Kingston conferences, including invitations, agendas, programmes, correspondence, financial material, and copies of some of the papers delivered.

Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association

Canadian Theatre Review fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0281
  • Fundo
  • 1974-1982

The fonds consists of typescripts of articles, galleys, art-work, editorials and related material from the production of the Review. There is also a great deal of correspondence with Canadian theatre companies and theatres, concerning productions, which includes playbills, programs, press releases and related material. There are also financial documents, including invoices for products published by CTR Publications, as well as some budget material.

Canadian Theatre Review

Danny Grossman Dance Company fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0301
  • Fundo
  • 1965-1991

The fonds consists of records pertaining to the activities of the Danny Grossman Dance Company.

Danny Grossman Dance Company

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

Dance Umbrella of Ontario fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0198
  • Fundo
  • 1988-2000

The fonds documents Dance Umbrella of Ontario's operational and administrative activities. Records consist of financial records; grant applications and contracts; publications; correspondence and reports; and program files. Also included are special project records pertaining to events such as Arts Vote 94, Dance 2020, Artsweek, and Forward Motion.

Dance Umbrella of Ontario

Canadian Film Development Corporation fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0278
  • Fundo
  • 1968-1976

The fonds consists of scripts for Canadian Film Development Corporation film productions, including many that never entered the production phase, and others that were never released. Among the titles in the collection are 'Lies my father told me,' (written by Ted Allan, directed by Jan Kadar, 1973), 'La maudite Galette,' (written by Jacques Benoit, directed by Denys Arcand, 1971-1972), 'Rip-off,' (written by William Fruet, directed by Don Shebib, 1970-1971), 'The rowdyman,' (written by Gordon Pinsent, directed by Peter Carter, 1971-1972), 'Return to Rainbow Country,' (written by William Davidson, n.d.), 'Partners,' (written by Norman Snider and Don Owen, 1975), and other titles.

Canadian Film Development Corporation