Deep sea exploration involves diving at depths greater then humanly possible without a submersible vehicle, or greater than 1000 feet below the surface. In this series are moving images of hydrothermal vents, deep sea sharks, the sinking of the Russian nuclear submarine Komsomollets, and ocean floor ecology. Also featured are items that explore the process of both underwater exploration and underwater cinematography in deep sea settings. Recordings are of varying stages of production from raw footage to full productions. Some of the recordings are in Russian.
In this series are moving images of underwater explorations of lakes in Canada (Lake Huron, Lake Erie) and a Russia (Lake Baikal). Also featured are items that explore the process of both underwater exploration and underwater cinematography in lake settings. Recordings are of varying stages of production from raw footage to full productions and promotional videos.
Series consists of 7,278 photographic negatives created by Ryerson staff and students in the 1950's and 1960's. The photographs were taken for use in the student newspaper "The Ryersonian", the academic course calendar, the yearbook, and other school publications. The negatives are arranged according to subject. Contact prints for the majority of the collection are available for viewing in our reading room. The negatives are in the process of being scanned. Subjects include: Aerospace Technology Architecture Art Shows Athletics Awards Barbers Basketball Bookstore Business Administration Campus - Old Career College Chemical Technology Church Street Circle K (Kiwanis) Civil Technology CJRT Classroom Scenes Clubs Convocation Convocation at Deer Park Dances Drama Early Childhood Management Eggy Electrical Technology Electronic Technology Extension Department Faculty and Staff Fashion Food Administration Food Services Football Furniture and Interior Design Gas Technology Health Clinic Health Inspectors Hockey Homecoming Home Economics Hotel, Resort, and Restaurant Administration Howard Kerr Hall Initiation Instrument Control Technology Journalism Kerr Hall (Oakham House) Library Marketing Mechanical Technology Medical Laboratory Metallurgy Technology Miscellaneous Miss Ryerson Music Ontario Government Parades Photographic Arts Picnics Printing Management - Graphic Arts Queens and Princesses Radio and Television Arts Registration Remembrance Day Retirement Dinner RIOT ROW Ryerson Hall SAC Secretarial Science Secretaries Luncheon Soccer Statue of Egerton Ryerson Visitors to Ryerson Works of Art on Campus Anti-cutback Rally