This collection consists of documents related to the membership and resource material held at York University's Nellie Langford Rowell Library. This collection includes documents collected by the Library staff on women's organizations, publication houses, individuals and subjects detailing activities, meetings and events. It contains correspondence, membership cards, meetings' minutes, agendas, reports, booklets, leaflets, flyers, donations and subscription forms, black and white and colour photographs, posters, buttons, the videotape Don't give us military solutions! by Voice of Women, the tape Feminism as a political movement by Juliet Mitchell, magazines, articles, newspaper clippings and notes.
This fonds contains records in various formats; including original organizational records, posters, buttons, t-shirts, flyers, publications, etc., from more than 2,000 Canadian women’s organizations, conferences and individuals. The records date from 1960 up until the mid-1990s and were collected by the Collective of the Canadian Women's Movement Archives.
The collection consists of more than 450 theatre programs, season calendars, visitor guides, ticket stubs and magazines from 1977 to the present. Over more than 50 years, Canadian actors as Martha Henry, Sandra Oh, Shirley Douglas, Keifer Sutherland, Christopher Plummer, Richard Monette, Brent Carver, Maggie Smith, Heath Lamberts, Brian Bedford, William Hutt, but also major Canadian director and playwrights are represented in this collection.
This collection consists of articles, papers, booklets, and pamphlets produced by the women's liberation movement in the United States (most of the records are from Boston) and in Canada (most of the records are from Toronto) in the 1970s.
During her career, Valerie Overend has developed several programs and guides to encourage girls and young women to pursue non-traditional careers. The collection Valerie Overend consists of resource materials related to women engaged in non-traditional careers, as well as in the fields of science, technology, and engineering. These materials were used by Valerie in her own research and work to produce informational and educational materials. This collection mainly consists of textual documents and videos. It includes publications, training programs, curricula, workshop materials, survey and reports, and essays. Some documents have been created by/or in collaboration with Valerie Overend. However, most of the documents have been produced by other authors and related organizations.
The collection consists of audiovisual material and an archived website. The audiovisual files document interviews, talks, or events with women activists fighting for women's constitutional and human rights. Women activists featured in the collection come from Canada, Afghanistan, South Africa, Rwanda, and Uganda. The archived website Constitute.ca is a multi-media educational resource from the International Women's Rights Project (IWRP). The records date from 1981-2019 and were collected by Susan Bazilli or IWRP. Some of the interviews and footage appear in IWRP's documentary film Constitute! while others document IWRP projects .
La collection Manuscrits français regroupe des oeuvres, parfois inédites, et la correspondance de quelques soixante-quinze auteurs français de renom dont Gustave Flaubert, Victor Hugo, George Sand, George Ribemont-Dessaignes et Jacques Baron. L’ensemble des documents représente de nombreux courants littéraires dont le romantisme, le réalisme, le symbolisme et le surréalisme.
This collection consists of publications, periodicals and textual records related to the women's liberation movement which was a main interest of Deborah Yaffe. The textual records part of the collection mostly consists of papers and articles, conferences materials, essays on projects and actions for women, various records on groups, organizations and women's issues subjects, such as abortion, rape, sexual assault, unions, and working women.