Materials consist of 26 VHS cassettes and 1 Betacam cassette, documenting several years of the Fantasia Fair trans* conference in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Video primarily documents the Fashion Shows and Follies, held at the end of the conference. Footage also includes seminars, luncheon speakers, Outreach Institute awards banquets, video titled “Our Gal Jane”, and exhibit at Berta Walker Gallery by Helen Strong. Two cassettes include pages of time stamps and notes regarding performances.
The fonds consists of various anarchist-themed articles, booklets, pamphlets, and ephemera including stickers, postcards, posters, programmes, flyers and leaflets. Subjects include the 2010 Toronto G20 Summit, illegal immigration, poverty, the Iraq War, the War in Afghanistan, the 1988 anarchist convention, gay rights, and anti-capitalist colonies.
The fonds consists of various anarchist-themed articles, offprints, leaflets and pamphlets. Articles and offprints include copies of Anarchy & Cooperation (n.d.), Pensions and the Poor by the National Anti-Poverty Organization (1983), The Responsibility of Intellectuals by Noam Chomsky (1967), Trotsky Protests Too Much by Emma Goldman (1977).
The collection consists of anarchist- and queer activism-themed articles, calendars,and correspondence. Includes documents relating to Northeastern Federation of Anarcho-Communists, HIV/AIDS research, Libertarian Communism.
The fonds consists of records produced by and about Pnina Granirer throughout her career as an artist and a writer. Ephemeral material include posters, cards, pamphlets, and brochures of exhibition invitations and advertisements of Granirer’s work. Granirer also accumulated published materials, such as magazines and books where her work was featured. Photographic and film records relate to Granirer’s exhibition openings and interviews. Textual records include interviews, artist statements, texts, and lectures, as well as guestbooks with exhibition visitors’ comments and letters. The fonds includes 18 notebooks with Granirer’s diaries and sketches. Correspondence records include financial documents and letters relating to exhibition donations, transactions, and sales. Entire published works about and by Granirer can be found at the University of Victoria Libraries catalogue. A flash drive of 2.58GB of materials includes biographical information, as well as PowerPoint slideshows of samples of Granirer’s artworks.
The fonds consists of three family-owned albums. Each album was produced with different degrees of collaboration between Henry Kidman, Lilian Kidman, Ella Kidman, as well as their other family members and friends. The collection includes one art album: a scrapbook consisting mostly of art created by the Kidman family. Additionally, the scrapbook contains original artwork by non-family members, greeting cards, and some family memorabilia—including a letter addressed to Mary Ann Elliot Lines, Henry Kidman’s mother, written on the evening before her wedding. The collection also contains two autograph albums: one owned by Lilian Kidman and one owned by Ella Kidman. Given to the two sisters as Christmas gifts in 1897, the two commercially made albums match aside from the colour of their covers. Both Lilian and Ella Kidman employed their albums to collect autographs, inscriptions, and artwork from their family and friends. The sisters had many mutual friends, and their respective autograph albums contain similar entries from their shared connections.
The fonds consists of documents relating to Celu Amberstone's writing career. Records consist of poetry, playscripts, children's prose, notes for readings, publishing contracts, review clippings, correspondence, and acceptance and rejection letters from publishers and editors. The fonds also includes a proof copy of The Dreamer's Legacy by Celu Amberstone, and House of Commons Special Committee on the Disabled and Handicapped publication, "Native Population: Follow-up Report" (1981), which features a profile of Amberstone/Barbara Smith.