Archival Collections

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1981- 2003
Biographical History

Born in Hungary in 1949, Robert (Janos) Lantos immigrated to Uruguay in 1958 and Canada in 1963. He studied film and literature at McGill University and formed a small company with his friend Victor Loewy, Vivafilm, in 1972. His first venture into the film business… more

This fonds, which documents the activities of a Toronto-based film producer, is divided into 3 series according to format. These are: Textual… Read full scope and content
Biographical History

Laura Dymock is a collector of Canadian music, specializing in the late 1990s and 2000s. She hosted the radio show The Investigative Musicologist which was produced for the University of Toronto's campus radio station, CIUT 89.5FM. The show was described as… more

1963 - 2005
Biographical History

Leonard Solomon Blum was born in Toronto in 1951, and raised in Toronto, Montreal and Toronto. He spent his youth playing in rock bands, including The Brass Union which had some success with a 45 rpm single (“It Won’t Be Long”). Among Blum's fellow students in high… more

This fonds consists of 15 series, divided mainly by production (these include produced and unproduced projects). These are: Go Further, Grass, Over… Read full scope and content
Biographical History

Leonard T. Rambeau is considered one of the leading figures in developing the Canadian music industry. He is best known as singer Anne Murray’s manager. His work and professionalism in the music industry is annually remembered when the Canadian Country Music… more

1973 - 2007
The Lionsgate Entertainment fonds is divided into 10 Series. These are: ‘Corporate/Legal (Text Files)’, ‘Corporate/Legal (Audio Visual Files), ‘… Read full scope and content
Biographical History

Lisa Balfour Bowen is a bilingual former Canadian journalist, who is best known for her political correspondence in Quebec. She has had a 35 year career, having been published in The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, The Toronto Sun, The… more

Biographical History

Lorraine Monk was born in Montreal (ca.1926). She earned a B.A. from McGill University in 1944, and an M.A. in 1946. She worked as a writer at the National Film Board (NFB) from 1957 to 1959, and became the director of their Still Photography division (which she… more

This fonds consists of 30 hours of interviews dealing with Monk’s experiences as the Director of the National Film Board Still Photography Division.… Read full scope and content
Biographical History

Lorraine Segato, CM (b. 1956) is a musician, songwriter, filmmaker, event producer and social justice activist. Born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1956, Segato became interested in music at a young age, and started playing guitar at the age of 11. Her first gig was at her… more

This fonds has been arranged in two different ways. The first is an arrangement scheme based on the creator’s order by box number. The second… Read full scope and content