The Vivian Antoniw Collection consists of textual and photographic materials including Antoniw’s graduate thesis research work c.1960 on Northwest Coast totem poles, particularly near Hazelton, Kitimaat area. Materials include textual records, thesis, photographs, slides, artistic sketches by Antoniw and grey literature related to Northwest Coast art.
Subseries consists of correspondence and accompanying informational material related to the Secretary of State of Canada and Canadian cultural issues. Records include speeches by the Secretary of State, press releases, brochures, reports, newspaper clippings, memoranda, grant requests, itineraries, and reference material. Includes correspondence regarding federal grants; Canadian flag distribution; participation in Canada Week; the status of women in the Public Service; public access to government information; the national anthem; the Open House Canada exchange program; human rights; financial cutbacks to the arts; the Canadian Constitutional Amendment Bill; the Canada Referendum Act; the Quebec separatist movement; Canada’s official languages; bilingual services and education; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) programming and services to northern BC; complaints from Skeena constituents regarding radio and television service; the new citizenship legislation (Bill C-20); multiculturalism and ethnic communities; Canadian theatre and arts programs; the Northwest BC Art Council; the Canadian Conference of the Arts; Heritage Canada; Scientology; and northern BC museums and exhibits.
A group of approximately 70 people in costume stand in large room with wood interior and two British flags in background. The group includes men, women, and children of all ages. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "I Say were you ever in the Old Country?". See also item 2009.5.1.56.
Photograph depicts two connected buildings; the building on the left is possibly the theatre, other building with sign that reads: "The Nechaco (sic?) General Stores." Boardwalk with people and unpaved street in foreground.
Photograph depicts May Diver dressed as Mary Stuart in white and gold costume dancing with a man wearing black and red costume.
Preceding notation on UNBC Chancellor letterhead: “my theatre days, Ionasphere group. I made personally or designed (for Blue - Rosemary Gilbert) all these costumes, May Diver - Mary Stuart by Friedrich Von Schiller, 1972” (see also items 2009.6.1.12 - 2009.6.1.17).
The fonds consists of audio reels and dubbed audio cassettes of a radio programs hosted by Jack Carbutt at CKPG Radio in Prince George, and includes transcriptions in electronic and textual format. This collection has been divided into the following three series: "Audio Recordings" (2000.21.1); "Transcriptions" (2000.21.2); and "Miscellaneous Materials" (2000.21.3).
Series contains correspondence created or received by Barry McKinnon. Includes the correspondence of prominent Canadian literary authors including Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje, and Brian Fawcett, as well as many other northern BC authors and poets. Also includes business correspondence with publishers, grant programs, and literary institutions.
File contains postcards and letters concerning readings at CNC and other personal matters dating from 1971 to 1993; includes an invoice, drawings, book catalogues, photocopies, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous textual material.
File contains cards and letters concerning a reading at CNC, the printing of Mr. Bowering's manuscripts, and a reading for Mr. McKinnon and other personal topics dating from March 16, 1967 to September 6, 1994; includes a poem, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous textual material.
File contains cards and letters exchanged between 1975 and 1984 and in 1994 concerning Mr. Creeley's appearance at CNC and other personal matters; includes a poem, receipts and miscellaneous textual material.
File contains cards and letters concerning a reading by Mr. McKinnon, Mr. McKinnon's poetry, publication of Mr. McKinnon's work in The Capilano Review and other personal topics dating from April 10, 1972 to March 18, 1995; includes poems and miscellaneous textual material.
File contains cards and letters concerning readings at CNC, topics of a personal nature, discussions about poetry in general and an exchange of thoughts about collaborative and other works from May 24, 1974 to December 6, 1995; includes poems, stories, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous textual material.
File contains letters dating from May 3, 1988 to September 5, 1990 concerning the publication of I Wanted To Say Something by Red Deer College Press and the sale of Caledonia Writing Series books by the Press; includes a list of books sent by Mr. McKinnon, a typescript and reviews of I Wanted to Say Something, a copyright and publishing contract and miscellaneous textual material.
File contains letters dated September 3rd and 23rd, 1987 concerning the purchase of a work by George Stanley and other letters dated March 1, 1988, June 15, 1992 and August 19, 1992 concerning plays, poetry and other personal topics.
File contains letters dating from October 15, 1974 to March 10, 1975 concerning a reading at CNC; includes a newspaper clipping, the transcript of an interview conducted on March 20, 1975 by Paul Shuttleworth at the Inn of the North in Prince George, a letter dated December 2, 1969 addressed to Charlot which mentions Mr. McKinnon and miscellaneous textual material.
File contains a letter dated August 23, 1975 and cards and letters dating from March 27, 1985 to June 27, 1987 concerning a reading at CNC, mutual friends and other personal topics; includes a publication and a manuscript by Mr. Nichol, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous textual material.