Fonds AR489 - Norman Nawrocki fonds

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Norman Nawrocki fonds

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  • Multiple media

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  • 1971-2013 (Creation)

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1.4m of textual records, graphic materials, and audiocassettes.

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Norman Nawrocki (born in Vancouver, British Columbia), is a Montreal-based comedian, sex educator, cabaret artist, musician, author, actor, producer and composer. Nawrocki together with Sylvain Côté were the founding members of "rock 'n roll cabaret" band Rhythm Activism. Nawrocki owns Les Pages Noires, through which he has published twenty albums and three books.

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The fonds reflects Norman Nawrocki’s interest and participation in the anarchist movement and numerous activist organizations, as well as his role at Open Road and his career as a musician and sex educator. Fonds includes newspaper clippings, journals, newsletters, monographs, photocopied and printed articles, pamphlets, leaflets, correspondence, notes, audiocassette tapes, posters, and ephemera.

The fonds has been arranged into four series: Collected publications and documents, Correspondence, Audiocassette tapes, and Posters.

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Donated to the archives by Norman Nawrocki in 2013.


Before their donation to the archives, the materials were roughly organized by event, subject and/or geographical location. Any original order was maintained in the archival arrangement of the records. When no organization was evident, the archivist has arranged the records by subject and/ or material type.

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  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Polish
  • Spanish

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Part of the Anarchist Archive.

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  • English

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