Archival Collections

The following Research Collections are available at Media Archives. For information regarding finding aids and collections access, please contact a Media Archivist, during regular business hours. You can also perform advanced search of research collections from the Media Archives in Discover Archives.

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Biographical History

Ian Easterbrook is an author, audio-visual technician, and an active volunteer in the preservation of Canadian history. Born in Sarnia, Ontario, he grew up in Moore Township Labton and graduated from Upper Canada College. He received a combined degree in Philosophy… more

Biographical History

Ian Hose was a collector of Canadian music. He is the brother-in-law of George Connell.

Biographical History

Ian Thornley is a rock singer, guitarist, and songwriter. He has released music as a solo artist and with the band Big Wreck and Thornley. He has also played as a sessional musician for other recording artists.

Thornley grew up in Toronto, and left for Boston… more

Biographical History

The Aron Cinema is Campbellford Ontario, has been owned and operated by Paul Imperial from 1976 to 2011. The theater began screening films in 1947. Due to the lack of growth in the rural area, and change in cinema, the Aron was set to close down in 2009. The community… more

1982 - 2009
Biographical History

The Insight Production Company Ltd. is an independent production company based in Toronto. It was established in 1970 by Penray "Pen" Densham and John Kingsley Watson. In 1973, the company gained recognition for the documentary film Life Times Nine, which received two… more

Biographical History

International Rocketship Ltd. is an animation company based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Founded in 1975 by Marv Newland (creator of the 1969 cult favourite Bambi vs. Godzilla), the company has produced 20 short animated films as well as several animated sequences… more

This fonds is composed of the production material from 20 short animated films and 14 television commercials produced between 1969 and 2003. The… Read full scope and content