The fonds consists primarily of video recordings of interviews, meetings, seminars, performances, and local footage shot in Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, East Timor and Indonesia. It consists of 178 video recordings including 97 beta tapes (large and small), 80 VHS tapes and a broadcast DVD and 6 audio recordings. Many of the video elements include both a beta and VHS copy. The fonds is divided into three series. The largest consists of beta and VHS tapes of raw footage and background research shot or collected by Briere from Canada, the United Kingdom, Indonesia and East Timor. This series also includes six audio recordings. There is a separate series of video recordings of lectures and interviews with Noam Chomsky regarding East Timor recorded during his visit to Vancouver in March 1996. The third series consists of beta masters of the finished documentary, including video in NTSC and PAL formats, and English, French and Swedish language versions. Much of the content of "Bitter Paradise" consists of interviews with Canadian and foreign individuals engaged in the events in East Timor, either as businessmen, bureaucrats or politicians working with the Indonesian government on trade and development projects in East Timor, or as activists, dissidents, and supporters of the liberation movements within the island nation. In Canada, interviews with Warren Allmand, David Kilgour and Svend Robinson (federal Members of Parliament), David Webster of the East Timor Alert Network, Geoffrey Robinson (Amnesty International, now UCLA History Department), portray the interests of those supporting the resistance, while Colin Baker (Simons Engineering), David Mundy (Kilbourn Engineering) and Ron Richardson (Asia Pacific Foundation) identify business and development opportunities in East Timor and Indonesia for Canadian companies. There are insights on East Timor supplied through interviews with local and international actors including Noam Chomsky, Carmel Budiardjo (an Indonesian dissident and founder of TAPOL) an Amnesty International prisoner of conscience, Constancio Pinto (former guerrilla fighter and currently Timor Leste Ambassador to Washington) and Muchtar Pakpahan, a labour leader jailed repeatedly in Indonesia who, in 2011, resigned as head of the Indonesian Labour Party. The documentary also includes live footage from international broadcasters (BBC, Australian Broadcasting Corp.) of the Dili Massacre (Santa Cruz Cemetery) in November 1991, when more than 260 protesters were killed by Indonesian troops. The broadcast filming of that event, first shown on ITV, UK in 1992, was pivotal in the campaign to bring western nations to apply pressure for independence, achieved a decade later. The fonds also contains archival film footage from the Portuguese era of East Timor, film on projects being undertaken in the country by the Roman Catholic Church, smuggled footage of the East Timorese resistance movement in countryside, footage of Indonesian troops being trained in Australia and of the Indonesian invasion of East Timor.
This fonds consists of one scrapbook created by the 1st Coniston Wolf Cub Pack, containing information on Wolf Cub Pack meetings, a photograph of the first 1st Coniston Wolf Cub Pack and individual photographs of cub masters.
The fonds consists of copy prints of photographs taken by Chooutla (Carcross) Residential School teacher A. Richard King of his students and their school life in and around Carcross, Yukon. Subjects include Mr. King, Principal Lawson, Vice-Principal Walters, supervisors Miss Fennell, Miss Barstow and Beverly Bear, the school, tobogganing, and games and activities during Winter Carnival Days and Sports Day. Also included are images of the Matthew Watson General Store and tourists waiting to board the White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&YR) train at the Carcross station. Many of the students in the photographs are identified including Helen Malcolm, Dorothy Johnnie, Judy Hager, Vivian Smith, Velma Silas, Ben Johnson, Nancy Tizya, Virginia Simon and Ann Smith.
Fonds consists of drawings, watercolours and designs of A. H. Howard produced in Toronto between 1880 and 1914, especially in the sketchbooks in which Howard drew Ontario landscapes and towns, flowers, trees, human figures, factory interiors and other subjects. Similar drawings and watercolours are contained in two albums and a portfolio. Also included are examples of his decorative and calligraphic work from illuminated presentation addresses, certificates, bookplates and other materials. Contains series: 1. Portfolio and albums 2. Sketchbooks 3. Decorative designs and drawings
The collection consists of material related to environmental issues in the Elmira area, largely compiled by APT Environment, a watchdog of Uniroyal Chemical (now Chemtura Canada Company). Fonds is comprised of the following series: Uniroyal historical, background information; Newspaper clippings; Environmental organizations; Public meetings, Open house;s Uniroyal reports; Uniroyal Public Advisory Committee (UPAC)/Crompton Public Advisory Committee/Chemtura Public Advisory Committee (CPAC); Other chemical companies; Environmental Appeal Board Region of Waterloo; Government of Ontario; Research publications, papers, articles, theses; Chemicals - articles, information; Water; Fires
The fonds consists of copies of four hand-written (and transcribed) letters Aaron Moulton wrote to his wife and children during the year he spent in the Yukon's Klondike from 1897-1898. Also included is a list of people mentioned in Aaron Moulton's letters.
Fonds consists of a notebook commenced by Anna Belle Wing Kindlund in 1895, in which she recorded information on works of art and architectural monuments (chiefly European), with thumbnail-sized albumen prints of many of the items and occasional ink sketches. The notebook has alphabetical index tabs, and its entries are alphabetical according to city. The inscription on the frontispiece reads “Anna Belle Wing – B.S. ‘95”. The fonds is arranged in a single series.
Fonds consists of Art Institute of Ontario records accumulated by Paul Bennett, in the course of his duties as Field Director / Adviser and later Director of the Art Institute of Ontario. Fonds includes Adviser’s service reports, minutes of annual meetings, director’s reports, funding briefs, and two scrapbooks documenting the activities of the AIO. Fonds is comprised of the following series: 1. Adviser’s service reports 2. Minutes, director’s reports and funding briefs 3. Scrapbooks
The fonds consists of exhibition lists; manuscripts of articles, lectures, radio broadcasts, and a book; correspondence; art education pamphlets; materials related to a National Film Board production about the artist; papers about other artists; memorabilia from the Arts and Letters Club, Toronto; photographs and papers relating to Tom Thomson; and a source book on Arthur Lismer prepared by Marjorie Lismer Bridges.
The fonds consists of minute books, treasurers reports, membership lists, lists of speakers and programmes, listings of books circulated, scrapbooks and photographs. There is one wooden plaque, presented to “Arts & Letters Club” on the occasion of the Incorporation of the City of Burlington, January 1, 1974.
Collection consists of correspondence between Avis Lang Rosenberg and Jack Chambers over a three-year period, slides created for the proposed book, transcriptions of taped interviews, contents of a notebook, poetry and prose written by Chambers, research notes, Lang’s writings on Chambers, exhibition catalogues and a private press publication containing illustrations by Chambers. Much of the material is present in photocopied form. File titles were assigned by Avis Lang, except where square brackets are used. The collection is arranged in a single series.
Fonds consists of the papers of a group of concerned citizens of Beaver Valley, which grew into the Beaver Valley Heritage Society, and the papers, reports, minutes, publications and other material of the Beaver Valley Heritage Society. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Administrative papers; Background reports; Articles and papers; Newspaper clippings; Maps; Graphic material; Beaver Valley Concerned Citizens' Group, 1975 - 1982; Beaver Valley Heritage Society.
The collection consists of 107 photographs in a binder. Information about the photographs is hand-printed on the reverse. The photographers have not been identified. The subjects illustrated a number of “lifestyle” stories of local Burlington interest: community service organizations, awards, independent business owners, and cultural activities.
Fonds consists of records relating to the life and work of the artist and author Charles William Jefferys. It includes the artist’s correspondence, notebooks, research materials and manuscripts of his written work. Also included in this fonds are the research materials compiled by Robert Stacey, the artist’s grandson, about all aspects of the life and work of Jefferys, including information on all Jefferys’ writings and art, articles and reviews published by and about Jefferys, as well as information about the artist’s personal life, professional activities and travels. Stacey also conducted research on the Jefferys family history. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Jefferys family genealogy compiled by Stacey Jefferys’ accounts and business records Jefferys’ associations and clubs records Jefferys’ personal records Jefferys’ correspondence Stacey’s research files on places and people associated with Jefferys Writings by Jefferys Writings on Jefferys Stacey’s research files on Jefferys’ illustrations “The Moon” files Stacey’s research files on Jefferys’ art Stacey’s notes on locations associated with Jefferys Stacey’s research files on owners of Jefferys’ art C.W. Jefferys Estate Archives contents Stacey’s research files on Jefferys’ exhibitions Jefferys’ notebooks Portraits of Jefferys and family Newspaper clippings collected by Jefferys and Stacey Jefferys’ photographs and clippings from Western Canada
Fonds consists of the records of the Canadian Art Club, including minutes of the organization’s meetings, constitution and by-laws, membership lists, photographs of artworks, documents of incorporation (1909) and ultimate dissolution (1930s) and club financial records in the form of ledgers and a collection of bills and receipts. Materials related to club exhibitions and dinners are supplemented by an extensive collection of clippings from reviews in newspapers of the day. Correspondence forms a significant portion of the papers, especially that to and from Edmund Morris, secretary of the club for several years. Papers related to the founding of the Art Museum of Toronto and the Central School of Industrial Art and Design are also included. Fonds is comprised of the following series: 1. Minutebook 2. Transcribed minutes and other documents 3. Records of annual banquets and exhibitions 4. Club lists 5. Photographs 6. Replies to dinner invitations 7. Scrapbooks/press clippings 8. Bills and receipts 9. Cash book 10. Records of club dissolution 11. Notes on a Toronto art school 12. Miscellaneous papers 13. Correspondence (Edgar J. Stone collection)
The fonds consists of the records of the national and provincial bodies of the Canadian Water Resources Association. This includes minutes, correspondence, publications, and historical records. Fonds consists of the following series: Canadian Water Resources Association : National, Canadian Water Resources Association : Ontario Branch, Canadian Water Resources Association : Alberta Branch ,Canadian Water Resources Association : British Columbia Branch, Canadian Water Resources Association : Saskatchewan Branch, Canadian Water Resources Association : Manitoba Branch.
Fonds consists of publications, manuscripts, scrapbooks, personal and business papers, and other materials produced and collected by Clara Bernhardt. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Biographical; Prose; Poetry; Reviews; Music; Personal papers; Business papers; Publications.
Fonds consists of material relating to J. Cooke Concrete and to William Jacob Cooke, and includes deeds and other legal documents relating to lands; correspondence; ephemera; news clippings; maps and plans; notes on biographical and administrative history; photographs; and artifacts.
Fonds consists of the personal and professional records of David Brown Milne, including correspondence with friends, patrons, family and his dealer; diaries and similar writing; documentation of Milne’s military service; designs for Canadian flags; cancelled watercolours; sketches and sketchbooks. Contains series: 1. Correspondence sent by David Milne, including drafts of letters 2. Correspondence received by David Milne 3. Diaries and other writings by David Milne 4. World War I documents 5. Douglas Duncan and Picture Loan Society documents 6. Maps of potential painting locations 7. Publicity material 8. Documents relating to Vera Parsons and 1963 court case 9. Canadian flag drawings and designs for Studio Magazine cover 10. Cancelled watercolours 11. Baptiste Lake sketchbooks 12. Personal effects 13. Sketches
This fonds consists of school board minute books, photographs including priests, and rough drafts of the chapters involving education from Denis Landry's book Azilda, comme je l'ai connu : document historique 1890 à 1972.
The collection consists of photographs; scrapbooks of correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings; monographs; poetry and prose; biographical information; and other material complied by and about Emily Stowe and Augusta Stowe Gullen. Material relates to their personal and professional lives, and the suffrage movement.