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Valerie Tryon fonds

  • RC0187
  • Fonds
  • 1941-2014

The majority of the material for this collection, especially the early material, comes from two scrapbooks maintained by Valerie Tryon’s father, Kenneth. These consisted of newspaper clippings, photographs, concert programs, and other ephemera. In rehousing this material it was not always possible to safely detach them from their original housing. As a result, the items do not always appear strictly in chronological order.

Tryon, Valerie

Bruce Cockburn fonds

  • RC0105
  • Fonds
  • 1955-2014

The fonds is very comprehensive and includes: 32 notebooks in which Cockburn composed most of his song lyrics from 1969 to 2002; song sheets and scores; correspondence, including fan mail; awards, including gold records; promotional material, including posters; tour books; scrapbooks; photographs; a copy of each of Cockburn’s recordings; video and film items; and other material.

Cockburn, Bruce

Morley Calvert fonds

  • RC0885
  • Fonds
  • 1928-2014

The archive consists of original scores, photographs, memorabilia, programs, correspondence, personal items and clippings.

Calvert, Morley

Daisy DeBolt fonds

  • RC0915
  • Fonds
  • 1909-2014

The fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, printed and audio/visual material related to DeBolt’s life and music career. Included are material pertaining to her mother, Marjorie DeBolt, and grandfather, Percy Highfield, such as photographs, original musical compositions and published sheet music.

DeBolt, Daisy

Boris Brott fonds

  • RC0118
  • Fonds
  • 1931-2014

The fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, printed and audio-visual materials which document Brott’s life and career. There is also some material related to his parents and his brother, Denis, a cellist.
The materials are mainly in English although there is some French, Italian and Spanish.

Brott, Boris.

Jackie Washington fonds

  • RC0143
  • Fonds
  • 189?-2009

The fonds consists of extensive photographs and textual, audio and audio visual materials. It also contains realia including trophies and honours, such a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hamilton Music Awards and even some of Washington’s hats.

Washington, Jackie

Ian Thomas

  • RC0500
  • Fonds
  • 1964-2009

There have been two accruals. The first accrual has been arranged into seven series as follows: music, correspondence, certificates and awards, press and promotional materials, photographs, audio discs, realia. The second accrual consists of press and promotional materials, as well as a few items of correspondence, photographs and other materials.

Thomas, Ian

William Cole fonds

  • RC0848
  • Fonds
  • 1894-2005

The fonds consists of materials mainly relating to his acting and musical career. There are also materials relating to other family members: his parents, his daughter Valerie, the Philps, and the Hessenauers. Bill father’, Raymond, served in World War II, and the fonds contains his bombardier notes as well as some photographs taken in Europe. Bill’s, mother, Elaine hosted an interview programme on television in Kitchener and the fonds contains materials related to her career. His great great grandfather was a bandmaster. His son Trevor has his own fonds, although there are a few materials related to Trevor in this fonds. His great uncles, Herbert and Norman Philp who served in World War I, also have their own fonds.

Cole, William

Peter Stevens fonds

  • RC0171
  • Fonds
  • 1950-2001

The fonds consists of manuscripts, reviews, and correspondence.

Stevens, Peter

Klaus H. Pringsheim fonds

  • RC0039
  • Fonds
  • 1905-2000

The fonds contains correspondence, manuscripts, sound recordings and other materials in English, Japanese and German. There are also some materials relating to his father, Klaus Pringsheim, as well as research materials for a biography of Eisaku Sato. Pringsheim’s uncle was Thomas Mann and some documents relating to the Mann family also form part of this fonds.

Pringsheim, Klaus H.

Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji collection

  • RC0063
  • Collection
  • 1939-1994

There have been three accruals. The first and principal accrual of the collection was compiled by his close friend and admirer, Frank Holliday. During the 1960s the composer agreed to allow Holliday to tape record him playing his own compositions. Their correspondence over a forty year period as well as the audio reels and cassettes are the core of this collection. The reels have been reproduced on audio cassettes for use by researchers. The number of audio cassettes listed above refers only to original cassettes.

Sorabji, Kaikhosru Shapurji

Denis ApIvor collection of Christian Darnton and Bernard Van Dieren

  • RC0270
  • Collection
  • 1920-1994

Denis ApIvor, an English composer and musicologist, gathered together a variety of materials relating to Van Dieren and Darton. The collection includes correspondence about the men and their music, original letters by Darnton, biographical materials, information about their compositions and performances of their works and edited (limited) editions of their compositions, prepared by ApIvor himself.

ApIvor, Denis

Entertainment collection

  • RC0305
  • Collection
  • 1827-1992

There have been three accruals. The entertainment collection contains materials related to entertainment, predominantly Canadian and American. Genres include ballet, theatre, concerts, musicals and exhibitions (except those that feature sports). They are located in the Sports and Recreation collection. The collection consists of concert and movie posters, programmes, sheet music, sound recordings, cards and other items.

Eric Dowling fonds

  • RC0160
  • Fonds
  • [194-]-1991

Fonds (59-1995) consists of correspondence, tss. and mss. of speeches, bound diary-notebooks, musical socres, photographs, and printed materials including published music, programmes, and news clippings.

Dowling, Eric

Canadian sheet music collection

  • RC0540
  • Collection
  • 1850-1986

There have been six accruals. The first accrual consists mainly of sheet music. There are also programmes, books and pamphlets in the first accrual as well as puzzles and games, time blocks, wooden notes -- all of these used to teach children music by the Fletcher music method. The second accrual consists mainly of books although there is some sheet music. The third and fourth accruals (26-2007; 50-2008) are sheet music, as are the fifth and sixth accruals. Many of the books in the second accrual are published in the United States and Britain. Eventually the books from both accruals will be catalogued either for Research Collections or the general library stacks. There are still several boxes of sheet music that have not yet been unpacked. There are also three copies of a poster, "'Cello, Otto Joachim, Kinderspiel", n.d.

Michio Mamiya - Letter to Anne Brydon

  • RC0727
  • Item
  • 1980

This archive consists of one letter written by Mamiya to Anne Brydon in 1980. The letter is a response to a series of Brydon's questions and outlines the personal and intellectual influences in Mamiya's music.

Mamiya, Michio

Vista Productions fonds

  • RC0199
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1978

The fonds consists of correspondence, eight drawers of index cards containing information about Smythe’s recordings, contracts and agreements, invoices, articles by Smythe, programmes, catalogues and other printed materials, photographs, and audio discs.

Vista Productions

Hamilton Chamber Music Society collection

  • RC0245
  • Collection
  • 1952-1977

The collection consists of programmes from the first concert, held 19 January 1952, until the 1976-1977 season.

Hamilton Chamber Music Society

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