The fonds consists of printed materials related to the Communist Party of Canada and the Labour Progressive Party. These include reports, pamphlets, briefs to royal commissions, convention materials, newspapers, election handouts, constitutions, and writings by such notables as William Kashtan and Leslie Morrison.
This first installment consists of 2.5 meters W) in twenty-one (21) storage boxes. The collection consists of working files of the Manitoba branch of the Consumers' Association of the Winnipeg Branch and of the Fort Garry Branch. Highlighting the collection are executive meeting minutes from 1947-79, correspondence, membership lists, annual reports, financial records, and annual meetings. Besides operation files, many special investigations of consumer concerns are documented including studies of food prices, fishing, drug costs, loan charges, consumer credit, and a wide range of other matters. Scattered throughout is much material on the national association, its concerns, and activities.
The fonds consists of economic papers and reports collected and written by Clarence Barber, Professor of Economics at the University of Manitoba. Included are memoranda drafts of the final version of the Royal Commission on the Economic Union and Development Prospects of Canada (1984-85), several economics reports authored by others, and six of Barber's economic reports. The fonds also consists of correspondence, which includes the letters of prominent economists such as D.H. Robertson and John Kenneth Galbraith, as well as eight books.
This fonds is comprised of 1) materials pertaining to the donor’s grandfather, Dr. Samuel Aykroyd, including correspondence and other notes, and his journals compiled by Peter Aykroyd; and 2) materials pertaining to the donor, Peter Hugh Aykroyd, including correspondence about and a copy of his book.
The fonds consists of material pertaining to Bell's activities in the Wolseley Expedition. It documents the Expedition's journey to the Red River Settlement, its return to Thunder Bay, and its work in exploring and laying telegraph lines in the west from 1875 to 1876. In addition to the 1.49 m of textual records the fonds includes 27 photographs, 37 lantern slides and 3 maps (including one plan). The articles and lantern slides relate to a presentation Bell gave in later years on the history of these events.
The fonds consists of two scrapbooks detailing University of Manitoba Bursar John A. Machray's embezzlement of $900,000 of the University's endowment fund. Each scrapbook contains articles about the scandal from the Winnipeg Tribune and the Manitoba Free Press.
The fonds consists of a photocopy of a typescript (13 leaves) entitled "Profiles in Canadian Literature: Frederick Philip Grove," written by Henry Makow. The fonds also contains an edited collection of Frederick Philip Grove's letters with commentary by H. Makow entitled "Letters from Eden: Grove's Creative Rebirth."
The accession consists of brief notes and articles on the history of the choir; minutes of executive meetings (1964-1965, 1974-1999) and annual general meetings (1969-1999); the choir’s incoming and outgoing correspondence (1964-2000, and fragments from 2002-2003, 2009, 2011); some contracts and agreements (1966-1996); incomplete financial records (1967-1997); some records of fundraising efforts (1978-2006); choir bulletins and announcements (1970-1999); choir rehearsal attendance records (1981-1996); leaflets and programs advertising and chronicling local, national and international concerts (1943-2014); records and photographs of major tours and performances (including tours of Ukraine in 1978, 1982, 1990 and 1993, and tours of South America in 1985 and Western Europe in 1987); the Project 1000 celebrations of the Christianization of Ukraine in 1988 and the performance of Evhen Stankovych’s “Black Elegy” in 1992, both with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra; the choir’s 45th and 50th anniversary concerts in 1991 and 1996, etc); various choral groups (Children’s Choir, Chamber Choir) sponsored by the choir; newspaper clippings; sheet music; materials (mostly bulletins and newsletters) from various local choral and Ukrainian-Canadian organizations; photographs; VHS tapes; commercial LP albums and CDs produced by the choir; reel-to-reel master tapes of recording sessions as well as mini disc (MD) recordings of choir rehearsals; posters; and artefacts (primarily memorabilia from international tours).