Archives now open for consultation: Highlights

   Canadian Rockies Sketch

Canadian Rockies Sketch, 1912, Mary Riter Hamilton collection, R5966, MIKAN 4975623. Image courtesy of Heffel Fine Arts Auction House.
 (Source: MIKAN 4975623)

Below is a selection of archives that were recently made available for consultation.

Records and descriptions can be accessed using Archives Search. Some of the records are accruals or additions to existing fonds. The Scope and content section of the record provides  more information on updates.

Some consultation restrictions may still limit access to records.

Please see Archives now open for consultation: Complete list to consult the complete listing of all the new archival acquisitions that are processed and are now available for consultation.

Winter 2018

Alain Stanké fonds

(R15713, MIKAN 4921938)

This fond comprises several textual, graphic and audiovisual documents associated with the life and career of Canadian journalist, host, publisher, writer, documentary maker and sculptor Alain Stanké, who is originally from Lithuania. There are thousands of photos of print and television media reports and hundreds of photos of Canadian and international personalities. Several documents are associated with the flagship television show "Les insolences d’une caméra" that Stanké began hosting in 1961.

Sir Byron Edmund Walker [single item]

(R15920, MIKAN 4976265)

The sitter, Sir Byron Edmund Walker, was an influential banker and philanthropist. He was also a noted art collector and scholar. The portrait was painted by John Colin Forbes, who is remembered for his representations of influential Canadians.

Tomson Highway fonds

(R15834, MIKAN 4939405)

The fonds of Cree author and playwright Tomson Highway contains manuscripts and typescripts of his plays, his award-winning novel Kiss of the Fur Queen, his fiction and short-story writing, his musical cabarets, his children’s literature work, his screenplays, as well as personal material, correspondence, various audiovisual recordings, awards and honours, promotional material, and business records.

William Kuzyk fonds

(Accrual, R15525, MIKAN 4816060)

The accrual consists of additional technical reports relating to the Avro Arrow, maps relating to the DEW Line, and reports and drawings relating to versions of the experimental Avro-Car (variously known as Cincindelle III and CBY-6P), A.V. Roe's vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. Also of interest are photographs of the first Canadian satellite.

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