The fonds consists of correspondence, memos, speeches and clippings related to Decima Research and Allan Gregg's work with the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, as well as correspondence, contracts and demo recordings relating to his work as co-manager of The Tragically Hip and Executive Producer of Big Wreck, The Watchmen and various other bands. The records include polling data and presentations made throughout the 1980s and early 1990s for the Progressive Conservative government, speeches given to corporations and associations across Canada, and slides for Decima Quarterly. The fonds contains the following series: Political Memos (1979-1993), Speeches (1979-1993), DQ Slides (1984-1995), Corporate Memos (1981-1993), Press Clippings (1979-1991), Music (1987-2000) and Personal Memos and Other Material (1979-1995).
The series consists of speeches and presentation notes for talks given by Allan Gregg to companies and associations across Canada. Includes transparencies with graphs and polling data, as well as correspondence and other information on preparations for the presentations.
The series consists of correspondence between Allan Gregg and senior members of the Federal Progressive Conservative party, as well as polling data, presentations and meeting notes created for policy strategists within the PC party. The series also contains polls and meeting notes for contracts with the PC party in various provinces. The series contains the following sub-series: Provincial (1980-1992), Federal (1979-1993).
The series consists of demo and live recordings of bands including The Tragically Hip, Big Wreck, The Watchmen, David Gogo and many others, as well as correspondence, news clippings, contracts and photographs from Gregg’s time as co-manager of The Tragically Hip. Also includes awards for record sales.
The fonds consists of the diaries of Edna Barrett, written from the age of 12 until the end of her life in 1998. The diaries describe, among other topics, fashion shows, trips taken, and real estate sales and rentals listings conducted during each year.
Fonds consists of personal papers relating to both Madeline and Harvey Knox; scrapbooks and a sample relating to Harvey's World Championship barley crop; and photographs of Madeline, Harvey, and their house located in Mount Chesney, Ontario.