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Videotapes: Student Television Lab Productions

Videotape productions written, acted and produced by 2nd and 3rd year RTA students as part of their course assignments. The collection includes three VHS videotapes and four 3/4" tapes. In some cases duplicates were made. Information about the productions is included with each video.

Videotape: Ryerson Honours David Crombie: Chancellor

A brief (7:40 minutes) retrospect of David Crombie's life and career at Ryerson, presented at a farewell reception, celebrating the end of Crombie's term as Ryerson's first Chancellor. Terry Grier, Al Wargo, Lynda Friendly and Claude Lajuenesse gave brief personal comments about the individual, David Crombie.

Ryerson Athletic Centre construction videocassette

A 60-minute colour video, with commentary, documenting the on-going construction of the athletics centre from July 1986 to August 1987. The Athletics Director, Bob Fullerton, appears in the new facility at approximately the 52:35 segment of the tape.


An early example of a 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape. This tape would have been used in a unit called a "Porta Pack" by the School of Image Arts. It was a heavy black and white video recording unit whereby one held the camera in one hand to shoot pictures while the recording unit hung from a shoulder strap.The videotape and accompanying historical information was provided by Elvino Sauro, retired faculty member, School of Image Arts.

Hockey game recordings

File consists of a reel-to-reel videotape that is believed to be a recording from a Ryerson Rams hockey game from the late 1960s or early 1970s.

Hockey: Ryerson Rams on TV

File contains 2 VHS cassettes on hockey matches Ryerson played in that were broadcast on TV. One match is between the Ryerson Rams and University of Ottawa Gee Gees. The other is between the Ryerson Rams and the Brock Badgers.

Employment Equity What it is and Could Be - panel discussion videos

uMatic videocassettes documenting the panel "Employment Equity What it is and Could Be" held February 27-28 1986 as part of Women's Week.

Tape 1 (2 copies) Mary Bruce (city of Toronto), Wendy Cuthbertson
Tape 2 (2 copies) Wendy Cuthbertson, Gail Posen, Jen Ranker,
Tape 3 (2 copies) Rhoda Beecher, Paul Scott, Questions.
Tape 4 - Gail Posen
Tape 5 - Jim Rankin manager Westinghouse Consulting and Development Group
Women Week Employment Equity Camera Two #1
Women Week Employment Equity Camera 2 #2

Various CDs related to the Office of University Advancement

File contains various CDs related to the Office of University Advancement. Included are CDs containing photographs from the 2010 Gould Street Park Festival and photographs from the 2008 Press conference on the Government of Ontario investing in the Student Learning Centre. There is also a CD of the television coverage of when Peter Gilgan visited the athletic centre at the Gardens in 2011.

Video recordings

File contains VHS and DVD recordings of Mass Exodus, the annual year-end graduating class fashion show and exhibit.

School of Nutrition - miscellaneous videocassettes

A collection of videotapes reviewed and documented by Jennifer Welsh, Director, School of Nutrition. The tapes are of miscellaneous events and interviews involving the faculty, retired faculty, staff and alumni from the School of Nutrition.

Ryerson Years: Faculty Reminisce

Five Home Economics/Nutrition/Consumer/Family Studies faculty members (May Maskow, Rheta Rosen, Joan Augustine, Anne Selby & Marilyn Peabody, reminiscing about their Ryerson years. Introduction by Jennifer Welsh.July 2001.

Go For It! (Resource Kit on videotape)

A 20-minute promotional rock video produced as a project aimed at encouraging 9 to 14-year old to consider post-secondary education. The project targeting children from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the post-secondary population: minority and ethnic groups, First Nations Peoples, the disabled, the poor, and Francophones, features celebrities Kashtin, Julie Masse and the Dream Warriors, singing, rapping and in discussion with children. In addition to encouraging students to consider college and university, the video also urges them to make course selection in high school that don't preclude them from pursuing higher education. The video features interviews with people across Ontario talking about and demonstrating their different careers and the opportunities available to everyone.The video produced by the Office of Employment & Education Equity (executive producer, Janet Mays) through the Video Production Facility, Rogers Communication, was conceived by Minister of Colleges and Universities, Richard Allen.There are three language versions of the video: English, French and Ojicree, having slight variations to each.

Ryer's Inn 1983 videocassettes

File contains 5 colour umatic videotapes highlighting some of the events of the February 26, 1983, Ryer's Inn Gala: "An Evening of Southern Hospitality". Tapes include:

RG Tape #2 Arrivals, signage, and greetings
RG Tape #3 Cocktails in commons, speakers, renaissance
RG Tape #4 Food service, interviews with Chuck Burton, John Eagon, jazz band, casino
RG Tape #5 Speakers, meet the directors
RG Tape #6 Casino

Student Production/Filming Practices

Three VHS videotapes showing students practicing film production set-ups and shoots:626-4.1/2: 1985-1987: 1st year production/filming practices in Rm 304626-4.3: January 17/1986: 1st year film shoot using a moving dolly May/1986: Night school students filming in quadrangle

RIOT Retrospect

  • RG 215.14
  • File
  • 1995
  • Part of RIOT

A 7:15 minute video produced for the 1995 RIOT reunion/homecoming event.

Recording: Alfred Hitchcock Address At Convocation Hall (UofT)

Audio magnetic tape of an address given by famed filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock at the University of Toronto's Convocation Hall in 1967. No other details were made available. A label on the box containing the tape provides the following title, "Alfred Hitchcock: The Master of Suspense". The date is October 13, 1967. The length is 53 minutes, 30 seconds. Mr. Sauro has provided the following background information:"Alfred Hitchcock visited Toronto as part of a multi-city tour to promote his film "Torn Curtain" because it was his 50th feature film. He was brought to Convocation Hall at the University of Toronto and the event was hosted by the Screen Directors Guild ofToronto.(then,a recently formed organization) I was there and so was CJRT-FM which, at the time, was owned by Ryerson....CJRT recorded the proceedings and subsequently edited the tape and put it on the air. The edited tape was much later given to me by Gerald Farkas (a Ryerson grad.) who was the news director. He gave it to me in the early seventies to use in my classes if I wanted to. The announcer was Ron McKee (also a Ryerson grad.)

Videotapes: RCC Open House (Mark Bishop)

Videocassette No. 1: 17-minute video compiled using some resources from the Archives for the Rogers Communications Centre's Open House as part of Ryerson's 50th Anniversary Homecoming/Open House event, October 24, 1998.The video was done in six segments covering the RCC, School of Computer Science, Journalism and RTA. Separate videos were then run in the individual areas. Segment one was an audio/visual history of the Rogers Communications Centre. Segments 2-6 were without audio. They ran simultaneously in a monitor wall display. The journalism segments were in a display in the Ryersonian lab where other events were going on. The RTA segments were part of a display where there was another main monitor with audio (a live television day broadcast).VHS Format.Videocassette

No. 2: Segment A:A one hour video documenting a behind-the-scenes operation of the Rogers Communications Centre during Ryerson's Open House event on October 24, 1998, hosted by students Heather Loughran and Francis D'Souza. Video includes interviews with Ryerson students, faculty, RTA and Journalism alumni (including such grads as John Downing, Alison Smith, Lori Belanger and Valerie Pringle). Throughout the video historical film footage shows scenes of the construction and opening of the RCC and a visit to Ryerson, during the late 1960s, by well-known comedians, Wayne and Shuster. Scenes also include live entertainment at the RCC during the one day event.Segment B:CITY-TV Breakfast Television Show: (approx. 20 mins) edited segments of live coverage from RCC, October 19, 1998. See "Index Card" prepared for unedited taped version of the Breakfast Television Show.VHS Format

"Peter Pan" ROW production

The file consists of the original 16 mm film re. the 1969 ROW production of 'Peter Pan'. The film rolls were screened on equipment available in the School of Image Arts technical department.

For identification purposes the film cans were labelled A and B. Based on the technician’s evaluation and expertise, only the A film was transferred onto two videocassettes. The B film requires more specialized equipment not available in the School of Image Arts.

Two videocassettes, copies of the 16 mm film, can A.

1 of 2 : A 15 minute video made by the faculty and students of RPI Photographic Arts and RTA departments recording segments of the 1969 ROW production, "Peter Pan".
The scenes include :

  • Rehearsal
  • Behind the scenes/preparations
  • Production performance scenes
  • Audience.

2 of 2 : A 15 minute video similar to #1 above with a different introduction.
Scenes include :

  • Rehearsal
  • Behind the scenes/preparations
  • Jack McAllister
  • Production performance scenes.

Both cassettes have the occasional black (blank) segments.

Videotapes: Ryewitness News

A collection, on videotape, of 15-minute annual compilations of scenes of Broadcast Journalism students at work. Includes mainly bloopers, brief interviews with students and faculty and general shots of the Ryerson Campus.

A fine line

This file contains a 37:49 minute video about the homeless in Toronto, titiled "A Fine Line", produced, directed, and edited by former Film and Photography faculty member Ben Caza. It also includes clippings and a poster related to the video

Black Star Historical Photo Collection Donation

Ryerson received, through an anonymous donor, the Black Star HistoricalBlack and White Photography Collection and a $7 million financial contribution to support the preservation, research, study and exhibit of the Collection.This series contains announcements, a media release, invitation, news clippings anda Faculty of Communication Design newsletter documenting this historic event. There are also 3 Videocassettes documenting this event (news conference, comments)Location: A-V CollectionAlso included in this file is information on the new building being constructed to house the collection.
Please see RG 55.88 for materials associated with various displays and exhibitions from the Blackstar Exhibit.

The Ryerson Capital Campaign

RG 26.14.01 The Ryerson Guide To Canvassing.Produced by Ryerson Alumni Crew -- Office Of Development/Alumni through Applied Arts TV Production Facility, 1988
RG 26.14.02 The Ryerson Campaign - With Pride And Purpose.Produced by Office of Community Relations through Applied Arts TV Production Facility
RG 26.14.03 Ryerson Campaign announcement plaques

Ryerson comes of age videocassette

A 30-minute video for OECA (Ontario Educational Communications Authority) Program "Focus". Host Jane Lommel interviews Donald Mordell and Howard Kerr with segments on first degree-granting convocation (William Davis) and Open College. Taped in RTA Studios March 16, 1973 and aired April 10, 1973.

Energy Centre Projects: audio visual

Items on videotape include:

  1. This is Ryerson,
  2. Wind Turbine Project,
  3. Energy Conservation Project,
  4. Solar Cooking in Developing Countries, and
  5. Festival of Energy. (Duplication of RG 104-55).

Film: "Ryerson"

A colour film depicting various Ryerson, city and other scenes. Examples are: student parade, ferry crossing and island picnic; Ryerson statue, Howard Kerr Hall; demolition of O'Keefe brewery; "Daisy" computer system; class and lab scenes such metallurgy, home, economics, fashion (shows), photography; Howard Kerr Hall quadrangle; library; class scenes; "Great Hall" cafeteria (Howard Kerr Hall); basketball game (Ryerson/York); Toronto scenes/Nathan Phillips Square; Don Gillies in class; Secretarial Science class; RTA studio (Show: Interview with Elwy Yost), RTA students/TV cameras/consoles; Library; Exams in gymnasium; Convocation: Procession/Lamp of Learning/ Howard Kerr Hall Quadrange fountain/cermonies/Fred Jorgenson/Eggy the Ram. Approximately 30 minutes in length. The sound quality is poor. This description has been placed inside the film can. Film produced by Darryl Williams, probably during his student years before graduating from Photograph Arts, who later became a Ryerson faculty member. Faculty member Ben Caza was the production manager.

Filmbuilding.99 - video cassettes

This file contains 8 videocassettes: Filmbuilding - Contemporary Case Studies ; Design/Film Practice ; Technology as Technology ; Sunrise ; Deutelbaum/Broken Lance Excerpt ; Historical Case Studies ; End/Q&A Historical Cases - Stylistics in Cinema Design ; Stylistics in Film Design (contd.) - Planning for Next year.

Film: "Expansion": Jorgenson Hall Construction

"EXPANSION"A 16mm black and white narrated film, approximately 7 minutes, produced by an RTA student. The film on the early stages of the construction of Jorgenson Hall. Several interviews with staff, faculty and students about their thoughts on the changes and expansion of the Ryerson campus were interspersed throughout the construction scenes.

"Applying to University" film

This short film (9.5 minutes) was created by an Image Arts student It was a student project - an instructional video for Image Arts students applying to University. It was partially filmed in the Ryerson Archives (Library room 387) on January 26, 2007.

Nyitray, Frank

Women and Politics conference videocassettes

6 uMatic (Fuji Beridox) videocassettes containing recordings of the proceedings of the Women and Politics conference.

Program 1 - Political Women Tell What it Takes
Program 2 - Political Women Tell What it Takes
Program 3 - Sex and Politics/Influence and Power
Program 4 - Can you be a Feminist in Politics?
Program 5 - Running and Winning
Program 6 - Mobilizing around Issues/Dealing with the Press

Video and Audio of Press Related to Ryerson CATE October 1983

1 Umatic videocassette and 1 audio cassette containing footage of 2 media items related to the Centre for Advanced Technology Education (CATE):

The Umatic video contains two segments: 1. "Ryerson Grant - Mr. J Roberts" CFTO-TV Toronto World Beat News item October 3, 1983. 2 Ryerson Press conference with John Roberts - October 3, 1983.l

The audio cassette contains : Press conference October 3, 1983 Centre for Advanced Technology Education.

President Sheldon Levy Installation dvd

A DVD of the installation ceremony of President Sheldon Levy on November 2, 2005. The original master was produced by the School of Radio and Television Arts. This transfer to DVD was created by the Digital Media Projects Office (John Hajdu). See the accession documentation for further details.

Bill Gates visit to Ryerson materials

File contains materials created for and during Bill Gates visit to Ryerson. Event titled "Putting Technology to Work for Canada" was sponsored by Ryerson's Continuing Education division and was held Thursday August 19, 1993 from 9:15 - 10:30 am in the Ryerson Theatre.
Included in the file are an audio tape and an VHS tape of the lecture, posters, a ticket, a flyer, and newspaper clippings about Bill Gates.

Sheard/Augustine/McKay Interview

Audio and video copies of interviews with Sheard/Augustine Foundation principals. The foundation was established to support Aboriginal Student Services.

"Ryerson Honours Chancellor David Crombie" video

A brief (7:40 minutes) retrospect of David Crombie's life and career at Ryerson, presented at a farewell reception celebrating the end of Crombie's term as Ryerson's first Chancellor. Terry Grier, Al Wargo, Lynda Friendly and Claude Lajeunesse gave brief personal comments about the individual, David Crombie.The Ryerson Archives was given credit for the use of archival material about Ryerson and David Crombie.Because this was a joint production of the President's Office and the Office of University Advancement, a decision was made to co-arrange under both Groups. Co-arrangement: Collection Record RG 395.50 Office of University Advancement

Films/Videotape: Ryerson Centre/Farm/Campus Buildings

RG 457.12.1: Film - Ryerson Centre Farm, Millbrook, Ontario (near Peterborough) - winter activities, outdoors/indoors (sound distorted), approximately 5-8 minutes/colour.
RG 457.12.2: Film - Segment 1: First 5 minutes: Ryerson Campus Buildings - no sound (scenes of many of the campus buildings, campus scenes, Ryerson Statue, and Nathan Philips Square.Segment 2: Last 3-5 minutes: Ryerson Centre Farm (summer scenes) - no sound
RG 457.12.3: Film - Ryerson Centre Farm (summer scenes)...duplicate of 457-12.2 (segment 2)This film was transferred to a larger reel - original was too tight causing the film to rub against the sides of the reel which could eventually cause film breakage.
RG 457.12.4: VHS - Segment 1: Ryerson Centre Farm - winter activities (duplicates film version -- 457-12.1)Segment 2: Ryerson Centre Farm - summer scenes (duplicates film versions 457-12.2/3)Approx. 8-10 minutes

Envelope 4

Envelope contains correspondence, a proposal, 2 vhs tapes, and two dvds relating to the International Communications Group (ICG). The group was later re-named the Development Communication Group (DCG).
Included are letters notifying various people at Ryerson of the years first meeting of the ICG for 1996; a professional profile for DCG's co-ordinator C. V. Rajasunderam; correspondence, a vhs cassette and a dvd relating to IST 909 - Participatory Communications; a letter requesting SRC funding for the DCG; a DCG position paper "Communication and Social Change - an environment for new thinking"; and a dvd of a film "At the Still Point" sponsored by Global Television Consortium and Worldview International and produced by member of the DCG. There is a dvd from a joint Red Cross Society - DCG workshop "Participatory Communication for Social Change held August 24-28, 1998. Also included is a vhs tape of "Street Kids North and South - Beat the Street", one of three films that were part of the DCG presentation "Thinking Globally, Acting Locally" International Development week, February 1-5, 1999.

Chinese Delegation visits Ryerson, video.

34-1.1: Film/Videocassette - A 5-minute black and white film dubbed by technician Geoff Bottomley, School of Image Arts, into a VHS videocassette. Scenes include the arrival of a delegation of Chinese visitors to Ryerson greeted by Image Arts staff and the Dean Of Applied Arts, Paul Nowack, outside the Image Arts Bldg., and a tour of the Image Arts Bldg. There is no audio and the quality is very poor.

Digital Media Projects productions

This series consists of textual, graphic and audiovisual materials produced by the Digital Media Projects Office.

Digital Media Projects (DMP) Office

Student Television Lab Productions videotapes

Videotape productions written, acted and produced by 2nd and 3rd year RTA students as part of their course assignments. The collection includes four VHS videotapes and four 3/4" Umatic tapes. In some cases duplicates were made. Information about the productions is included with each video.

Reel-To-Reel recordings - ROW

File contains reel to reel audio recordings related to the Ryerson Opera Workshop:

  1. "The Wizard Of Oz", performed Nov. 23-25. (A black and white photograph of Ron Taber, conducting the orchestra, has been pasted on the front of the tape case.)
  2. The Boys From Syracuse Record
  3. The Boys From Syracuse Part 1
  4. The Sound of Storowski and Wagner - Side 2 (complete) Tannhauser: Overture + Venusberg Music - Symphony of the Air
    and Chorus
  5. Once Upon A Mattress

Video: R.T.A. Circus

R.T.A. students present a dramatized, amusing look at what is offered in the Radio and Television Arts program. 30 minutes, colour.

TARA Awards: Miscellanea

1992 Awards Video: (approximately 40:00 minutes) Audio: inaudible. Visual: poor This may be because this video is a Super VHS and the Archives does not have a compatible machine to view tape.

1994 Award: 4 photographs

1998 Awards: Press Release and Program and poster; video: edited (approximately 46:52 minutes, commercial-free) version provided by Mark Bishop, Producer of the TARA Awards production April 16, 1998. Credit to the Ryerson Archives for archival footage used for this production, not appearing on the taped televised version (2 hrs) aired July 25, 1998 on CFMT, was added to the edited version.

1999 Video: 1 hour show, including commercials, aired June 19, 1999 on CFMT. This copy was taped by Archives staff.

2001: Mounted Poster:

2002: Program, posters

2003: Program, poster

2004: Videotape, poster, photographs

2005: Program

2006: Program, photographs on CD-R

2011: Program

Media Centre VHS Collection

Collection of 5 VHS tapes that were transferred to the Ryerson Archives in the Spring of 2013 from the library's Borrowing and Lending Services department.

Rosemary Garry retirement file

File consists of a handwritten thank you speech delivered by Rosemary Garry at her retirement party in the the Library staff lounge on December 9, 2008. See RG 5.260 for photographs.

Miscellaneous Film Reels

This file consists of miscellaneous film elements produced by the Ryerson Media Centre. This includes cuts, trims, original cutting copies and reversal film elements.

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