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Ely Bronstein fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss 348, Pc 303, Mf 33, TC 170 (A.10-97, A12-16)
  • Fonds
  • 1936-2010

The fonds consists primarily of photocopies of articles, documents, correspondence, photographs or artwork that the donor has acquired from various magazines, newspapers, books, associates and other archives and libraries. The vast majority of the collection relates to “Lost Horizon”, with a much smaller, though still significant, percentage relating to "Helen of Troy". Some of the collection falls outside the scope of either of the two aforementioned movies, being a collection of writings, photos and artwork relating to Hollywood and the movie industry in general, as well as California travel information and info on Tibet. The fonds is divided into the series “Lost Horizon” articles, “Lost Horizon” documents and research, personal effects, "Lost Horizon” publicity stills, “Lost Horizon” production photographs, “Lost Horizon” negatives, “Lost Horizon” art, “Helen of Troy”, related interests, oversized items, "Lost Horizon" microfilm, correspondence about “Lost Horizon”, “Lost Horizon” biographies, oversized photos of “Lost Horizon,” video collection associated with “Lost Horizon,” and audio cassette collection associated with “Lost Horizon”.

The "Lost Horizon" articles series contains newspaper, magazine and journal articles, as well as book excerpts, related to various "Lost Horizon" subjects, such as production, reception and cast and crew biographies. The "Lost Horizon" various articles series also features articles discussing James Hilton's other works. The “Lost Horizon” documents and research series contains various primary sources such as interviews, scripts, theatre programs and legal documents. The personal effects series contains content related to Ely Bronstein’s personal life such as correspondence and ephemera, though the vast majority of this material relates to “Lost Horizon”. The video collection associated with “Lost Horizon” series contains films based on other works by James Hilton or starring Ronald Colman, as well as information on Frank Capra’s life and his American Film Institute Life Achievement Award. The audio cassette collection associated with “Lost Horizon” series contains various primary sources such as interviews, theatre programs, soundtracks, prayers, and news reports. The next three series contain photographs of “Lost Horizon”, both publicity stills - scenes from the movie -slides, and production photos – pictures taken of the production processes or of members of the production crew. The negatives relating to “Lost Horizon” are reproduced photographic negatives, while the artwork contains movie posters and concept art. The “Helen of Troy” series contains material relating to that film, including articles, documents and publicity stills. The related interest series contains various articles and pictures related to Hollywood and the movie industry, as well as information about California and Tibet. All oversized items requiring larger boxes are included in the oversized items series. Lastly, the "Lost Horizon" microfilm series contains press books and visual representations of the film on 35mm microfilm. The items are all paper photocopies of their original formats, with the exceptions of a few original correspondences, a few original newspaper clippings, the negatives and the microfilm.

Bronstein, Ely

Emma Koerner fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1982-2016

The Emma Koerner fonds includes the following series: an article by Greg Klassen (1992); obituary (2016); and photographs (1982).

Eric Wild fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1950-1956

The Eric Wild fonds includes newspaper clippings (1950-1956) and biographical information from the souvenir programme (1951).

Wild, Eric

Errol Black Collection

  • CA MCK 17-1997, 03-2003, 15-2003
  • Fonds
  • 1930-2002, predominant 1930-1939, 1971-2002

This collection consists of twelve of the thirteen issues of the Unemployed Worker, published in Brandon in the 1930's. The Unemployed Worker was the organ of the Brandon Unemployed Workers' Council. This Council, like its counterparts in other communities, was created by Canadian Communist Party militants. The Unemployed Worker covered the activities of the Unemployed Workers' Council, the plight of Brandon's unemployed, efforts by the city's unemployed to improve their lives, and City Council decisions, specifically those regarding relief policy. Collection also contains extensive clippings from Canadian Communist Party publications The Worker and the Daily Clarion from the years 1930-1939; 21 personal and family photographs (b/w 3x5) of the Forkin family of Brandon many of whom were active in the Canadian Communist Party; various historical photographs (b/w 8x10) related to the history of labour in Brandon, Manitoba; personal files containing correspondence, letters and opinion pieces to various newspaper, course outlines, research materials and draft publications, arbitration awards and documents related to Mr. Black?s involvement with the Manitoba Organization of faculty Associations (MOFA). Collection also contains extensive correspondence from former Brandon University Economic Professor Don Wheeler to Errol Black. In addition an important body of correspondence received by Professor Black from Taimi Davis written by Pat Forkin and his wife Phoebe Forkin to family members in Canada during the years 1936-1939 while Pat was Moscow based correspondent for the Canadian Communist Party Clarion. Fonds also contains personal correspondence of Errol Black dating from c. 1970, drafts of papers, newspaper clippings, pamphlets related to labour and labour political matters. Two publications of note: Labour in Brandon published by the Brandon and District Labour Council and a student guide to labour law written by George MacDowell. Collection also includes several documents related to Professor Black's involvement in the provincial Industrial Adjustment Committee.

Black, Errol

Esme Crampton fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1986

The Esme Crampton fonds includes a newspaper article (1986).

Crampton, Esme

Eva Fritsch fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 344, PC 283 (A.10-103)
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1986, and 2011

The fonds is separated into 10 series: biographical material, correspondence, minutes and other documents from literary organizations, design work, newspaper clippings, the Bird’s Hill Park Series exhibition, sketches, artwork by Denis Nokony, and Turnstone Press publications for which Eva Fritsch did design work, photographs and negatives. The fonds also includes a photograph collection featuring 234 photographs, 499 negatives, 125 sketches, and 2 oversize materials.

Fritsch, Eva

Eva von Gencsy fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1948-2013

The Eva von Gencsy fonds includes the following series: alumni questionnaire (1991); newspaper articles (1950-2013); biographical information (1948-[1974]); records of the Hope and Wellness Centre; photographs (1948-1953); and obituaries (2013).

Evan Tapper fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1997-2004

The Evan Tapper fonds includes newspaper articles (1997-2004).

Fairview Community Club fonds

  • CA CPA 1992.17
  • Fonds
  • 1938

Fonds consists of a theatre programme and adjudicator's remarks from the [Brandon competition].

Fairview Community Club

Faith Worth fonds

  • Fonds
  • [1991]

The Faith Worth fonds includes biographical information [1991].

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