Jeanette Heller danced, served (in the armed forces), and defied the norms of her time. She lived a life of adventure as a dancer and performing arts worker. From the time she was 16 years old in 1929, she was dancing professionally and continued to work in the industry as a producer and costume designer [...]
The following archival records have recently been processed, described, and are now available for researcher access!
The John Jose fonds, a complementary acquisition to the Yvonne Vera fonds, including personal letters written by Vera to Jose.
The records of Dr. Carl James, York University sociology professor, including records pertaining to the York Centre for Education and Community.
The research and teaching files of Penelope Doob, [...]
The following archival records have recently been processed, described, and are now available for public access!
The records of Rockette and USO troupe dancer Jeannette Heller.
The videotaped performances of folk musicians by Jonathan Lynn.
The documents of the Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association.
The records of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science.
The files of the Canadian Association for [...]
Lawson documented 25 years of CBC production
With World Ballet Day falling on a Thursday, it’s the perfect opportunity to highlight “Throwback Thursday” photographs of the National Ballet of Canada. The fonds of Robert Lawson, a Canadian Broadcasting Company production designer in the 1950s and 1960s, is an invaluable collection of over 11,000 photographs documenting the early days [...]
This year for Black History Month, the libraries have highlighted a range of research materials that could assist students and faculty studying black history in Canada and beyond.
There is a display of materials on the first floor of the Scott Library put together by librarian Patti Ryan, featuring a microfilm of archival material relating to [...]
In recognition of International Dance Day, here are a selection of our archival holdings from choreographers, dance companies, dance critics, dancers and organizations that have significant content related to dance.
F0172 Canadian Association for Professional Dance Organizations (CAPDO) fonds
F0199 Canadian Dance Festival fonds
F0285 Centre for Experimental Art & Communication fonds
F0198 Dance Umbrella Of Ontario fonds
F0142 Paul [...]