Archival Collections

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Biographical History

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) was established in Toronto in 1993. In addition to consular services, its mandate is “to promote exchange and cooperation between Taiwan and Canada within its jurisdiction over Ontario, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, New… more

Collection consists of film prints and video materials held by the Toronto TECO office.

Fonds includes the following Series:
Series 01: 16mm Movie… Read full scope and content
Biographical History

The Toronto Film Society (TFS) is one of Canada’s oldest non-profit film organizations. The TFS was established later when in 1934, the National Film Society in Ottawa was founded, prompting many other film societies to come up in cities all over Canada. One of those… more

Scope and Content: Series 1 – 5
Series 1: “People” Clippings Files
Series 2: AGE Series III
Series 3: Film Company Catalogues
Series 4: Dorothy and… Read full scope and content
1976 - 2004
Biographical History

The Canadian rock band Triumph formed in Toronto in 1975 following a chance meeting between musicians Rik Emmett (guitar/vocals), Mike Levine (bass guitar/keyboards), and Gil Moore (drums/vocals). Levine and Moore had played together since the early 1970s, and after… more

This fonds is divided into two series, Textual Material and Audiovisual Material.

The first series, Textual Material, includes handwritten lyric… Read full scope and content
Biographical History

True North Records, founded by Bernie Finkelstein, is Canada’s longest-running independent record label.

Finkelstein, the son of an Air Force warrant officer, was born in Toronto in 1944. He became involved in the Yorkville music scene in 1963, taking odd jobs… more

This fonds, which documents all aspects of the start-up and ongoing activities of a popular record label and management company based in Toronto, is… Read full scope and content