Collection F02855 - Queen's Sound Recordings collection

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Queen's Sound Recordings collection

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CA ON00239 F02855

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  • 1936-2009 (Creation)
    Creator
    Queen's University. Queen's University Archives

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Physical description

76 audio reels, 64 audio cassettes, 4 audio discs, 1 compact disc

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Archival description area

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(1960-)

Administrative history

Queen's University Archives undertakes its activities in order to manage, preserve, conserve, and make accessible the information assets of the University; to maintain an authentic record of the programs, people, and operations of the University; to provide archival management and conservation for culturally significant records of external organizations and individuals in support of the teaching, research, service, and administration interests of Queen's University.

A long archival tradition exists at the University, the first archival document being presented to Queen's in 1869. At first, archival collections were held in the University Library. In 1960, the first Archivist was appointed. By 1981, through the generosity of Mrs. Kathleen Ryan and the Queen's Quest, the New Medical Building, built in 1907, was renovated and made available for the University Archives. Renamed Kathleen Ryan Hall in 1982, in honour of its generous benefactor, its facilities include a reading room for consultation and research, a conservation lab, and large secure, climate-controlled storage vaults. The Archives collections and fonds are described in a searchable database on the QUA web site.

The holdings fall into six main thematic areas: the records of the University; public affairs; business records; fine arts; Canadian literary papers; and regional collections. The University collection includes the historical records of the University administration, faculty papers, and University publications – including Queen's theses, and student publications such the "Queen's Journal" from the first issue published in October 1873. These records document campus history and student life in all types of media, such as photographs, letters, diaries, sound and moving image recordings, and architectural drawings. The public affairs collections include the papers of Governor General John Buchan, Sir Joseph Flavelle, the Liberal and New Democratic Parties of Ontario, and microfilm copies from other institutions of the papers of Sir John A. Macdonald, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, William Lyon Mackenzie King, Arthur Meighen, and John Diefenbaker. Business collections include the Canadian Steamship Lines and the McLaughlin Carriage Company, the forerunner of General Motors. The literary collection includes the papers of Lorne Pierce (editor of the Ryerson Press from 1920 to 1960), George Woodcock, Al Purdy, Dorothy Livesay, and many other writers, plus the records of Oberon and Quarry Presses. The regional collection includes numerous records and papers of local families going back to Loyalist times. Kathleen Ryan Hall also houses many of the historical records of the City of Kingston, and the former Frontenac County.

Custodial history

These sound recordings have been donated over many decades from a variety of offices and individuals. The provenance for most of these recordings is difficult to trace.

Scope and content

The collection consists of sound recordings produced by or at Queen's University, previously collected by the Library or otherwise lacking provenance. Includes recordings of convocations, lectures and addresses, installations of Principals, and oral history interviews.

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Good

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Language of material

  • English

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SR31-SR34
SR36
SR38-SR40
SR84-SR86
SR88-SR92
SR131-SR132
SR135-SR138
SR157-SR158
SR160-SR161
SR170-SR173
SR176-SR179
SR183-SR190
SR195-SR197
SR214
SR220
SR224.1
SR268-SR269
SR314
SR316
SR317
SR347
SR415-SR417
SR420-SR422
SR494
SR501
SR570
SR573.1-SR573.5
SR578
SR592
SR594
SR596-SR597
SR625-SR626
SR632
SR638
SR644-SR648
SR672
SR675
SR681-SR682
SR685-SR687
SR688
SR710-SR712
SR722
SR727
SR738-SR740
SR852-SR862
SR864
SR945
SR1030-SR1033.9
SR1035
SR1038-SR1040
SR1043
SR1049-SR1051
SR1122
SR2024

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Open

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None

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No further accruals are expected

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Location

  • Shelf: SR31-SR34
  • Shelf: SR36
  • Shelf: SR38-SR40
  • Shelf: SR84-SR86
  • Shelf: SR88-SR92
  • Shelf: SR131-SR132
  • Shelf: SR135-SR138
  • Shelf: SR157-SR158
  • Shelf: SR160-SR161
  • Shelf: SR170-SR173
  • Shelf: SR176-SR179
  • Shelf: SR183-SR190
  • Shelf: SR195-SR197
  • Shelf: SR214
  • Shelf: SR220
  • Shelf: SR224.1
  • Shelf: SR268-SR269
  • Shelf: SR314
  • Shelf: SR316
  • Shelf: SR317
  • Shelf: SR347
  • Shelf: SR415-SR417
  • Shelf: SR420-SR422
  • Shelf: SR494
  • Shelf: SR501
  • Shelf: SR570
  • Shelf: SR573.1-SR573.5
  • Shelf: SR578
  • Shelf: SR592
  • Shelf: SR594
  • Shelf: SR596-SR597
  • Shelf: SR625-SR626
  • Shelf: SR632
  • Shelf: SR638
  • Shelf: SR644-SR648
  • Shelf: SR672
  • Shelf: SR675
  • Shelf: SR681-SR682
  • Shelf: SR685-SR687
  • Shelf: SR688
  • Shelf: SR710-SR712
  • Shelf: SR722
  • Shelf: SR727
  • Shelf: SR738-SR740
  • Shelf: SR852-SR862
  • Shelf: SR864
  • Shelf: SR945
  • Shelf: SR1030-SR1033.9
  • Shelf: SR1035
  • Shelf: SR1038-SR1040
  • Shelf: SR1043
  • Shelf: SR1049-SR1051
  • Shelf: SR1122
  • Shelf: SR2024