Fonds C 274

CJRT-FM fonds

About these records

CJRT-FM fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

41 audio cassettes (ca. 31 hours)

215 audio reels (ca. 152 hours, 30 minutes)

20 videocassettes (ca. 25 hours)

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of audio reels, audio cassettes and videocassettes (sound recordings only) relating to programming activities of CJRT-FM, Inc. The fonds is comprised of general programs such as music and informational programming, as well as programming related to its "Open College" radio activities.

Fonds includes broadcasts of concerts from its CJRT Festival series, as well as general music programming, and broadcasts of speeches from the Canadian Club and the Empire Club of Canada, with speakers including business, industry and political personalities such as John Pearce Bunting, Barbara Amiel, Maureen McTeer, Michael Wilson, Sinclair Stevens, John Sewell, Frank Miller, and Art Eggleton. Other CJRT informational programs are represented, including broadcasts of News Journal, On the Arts, and Science Journal.

Also included are audio recordings of programs related to CJRT's first Open College course, "Introduction to Sociology", as well as programming from other non-credit courses. The courses were offered in collaboration with Ryerson Polytechnical Institute.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

CJRT-FM was Canada's first noncommercial FM radio statio, specializing in educational and cultural programming.

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Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright primarily held by CJRT-FM. Fonds also contains material owned by other copyright owners. To find out more about the copyright status of the particular material you wish to use, consult a Reference Archivist. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use other than for research and private study any of this material, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Custodial History

The records were acquired by the Archives of Ontario from CJRT-FM in two accessions in 1992.

Related Material

Additional material dealing with CJRT-FM may be found in records of the Ministry of Culture and Communications. Please consult archivist for details.


Title based on contents of fonds.

The video cassettes contain sound not moving images.

Some of the sound records are stored in boxes.


No further accruals are expected.

Former Codes

Accession numbers 24603 and 25695.

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Records series that make up this fonds

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Reference Code Series Title
C 274-1 CJRT-FM festival concert audio recordings
C 274-2 CJRT-FM Canadian Club audio recordings of speeches
C 274-3 CJRT-FM Empire Club of Canada audio recordings of speeches
C 274-4 CJRT-FM General music programming audio recordings
C 274-5 CJRT-FM News Journal audio recordings of interviews
C 274-6 CJRT-FM On the Arts audio recordings of interviews
C 274-7 CJRT-FM Science Journal audio recordings of interviews
C 274-8 CJRT-FM and Ryerson Polytechnical Institute Introduction to Sociology course audio recordings
C 274-9 CJRT-FM and Ryerson Polytechnical Institute audio recordings of non-credit programs