Fonds consists of textual records, videotapes, audiotapes, photographs, floor plans, floppy disks, magnetic tapes and slides relating to the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry (CIP) and its predecessor institution, the Toronto Psychiatric Hospital (TPH).
Textual records include correspondence, newspaper clippings, case registers and summaries, internal and external reports, psychiatric literature, staff dossiers, editions of newsletters, notes on the history of the CIP, media advertising events held at or for the CIP, press releases, and committee minutes from the CIP. These textual records also include reports and articles from the (former - until 1998) Addiction Research Foundation's (ARF) library, selected case records from the original (1906-1927) Toronto General Hospital Psychiatric Unit and from Eric Kent Clarke.
Non-textual material highlights staff, departmental activities, media events, grand rounds and other professional discourse, facilities, building construction and more. Fonds consists of the following series: Clinical; Communications and Public Affairs/Outreach; Mass Media; Hospital and Curriculum Development; Professional Development; Audiovisual; Forensics; Staff/Personnel; Committees and Groups; Canadian National Committee for Mental Hygiene/ Canadian Mental Health Association; Psychiatric Historical Group
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