Series RG 102.17 - Children's Television Research (CHIMP)

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Children's Television Research (CHIMP)

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RG 102.17

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  • 1989-2003 (Creation)

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40 cm of textual records

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Clive VanderBurgh is a Professor Emeritus with the RTA School of Media at Ryerson University. VanderBurgh earned his BA from the University of Toronto and his MSc from Syracuse University. He joined the faculty in 1990 and retired in 2006. Before his tenure at Ryerson, Clive was an executive producer and producer/director at TV Ontario where he was responsible for creating many children's series including Today's Special, McCabe Mysteries, Math Patrol and MathMakers. As a freelancer, Clive also produced, directed and wrote segments for CBC Sesame Street. He has written, produced and recorded hundreds of children's songs as well as four adult alternative music CD's and has co-written a theatrical musical, developed for the stage.

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This series contains the textual and audio visual records of the longstanding Children's Television Research project directed by Clive VanderBurgh and located within the school of Radio and Television Arts (RTA) between 1989-2003. The project is also referred to as CHIMP (Children's Media Project).

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Restricted by creator. Access to records is governed by an agreement between the creating institution or person and the Ryerson University Archives & Special Collections. Information will be available after an appropriate period of time has passed.

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