Fonds F 2190
17.8 metres of textual records
21 audio cassettes
6998 MB of sound recordings (aiff, wav)
6 videocassettes : colour, sd. ; VHS
2 DVDs (ca. 4 hours)
1 videocassette : colour, sd. ; Beta
1 film reel : composite release print, colour, opt. sd. ; 16 mm
ca. 30 T-shirts
ca. 50 buttons
Fonds consists of the professional and personal records of D'Arcy Martin. Fonds includes correspondence, memos, minutes, reports, posters, photographs, publications and presentations created and used by D'Arcy Martin in his role as an adult educator, trainer, labour arts supporter, social activist and an education co-coordinator for various unions. The records document Martin's activities in the numerous workshops, seminars and strategic planning sessions that he conducted on such topics as education, unions, training and worker-management relations for a variety of unions and community organizations.
Fonds also includes records that document Martin's writing projects, his consulting contracts and his involvement with various community and political organizations.
Fonds also consists of sound and video recordings of D'Arcy Martin participating in radio interviews and presenting at a variety of conferences. The subjects of these recordings include: Martin's career as a labour activist; the Canadian labour movement in the 1990s; the Communications and Electrical Workers of Canada (CWC); the Labour Council of Metropolitan Toronto; the Canadian Institute; the International Technology Association of Canada (ITAC); and the Stelco steel company.
Fonds also includes Martin's personal records, ranging in date from childhood to student years at the University of Toronto and adulthood. His educational records are from Hillfield College, Trinity College School and University of Toronto for his three university degrees. Personal records also include correspondence with friends and family, and photographs.
Lastly, the fonds consists of posters documenting Martin's direct involvement in a number of labour movements, social causes, and arts festivals in Toronto and abroad. A selection of the posters pertain directly to Better Read, a printing and publishing operation that existed in Toronto in the 1970s and printed socially relevant material to the public education work that Martin was involved with at the time.
Fonds has been arranged and described into 13 series.
D'Arcy Martin (1947- ) is a social activist, an adult educator, and an education coordinator for various unions in Ontario.
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Some of the records are in French and some are in Spanish.
Further accruals are expected.
Accession numbers 41844 and 48588.
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|Reference Code||Series Title|
|F 2190-1||D'Arcy Martin's records relating to Ontario government training initiatives and union policy development|
|F 2190-2||D'Arcy Martin's records relating to union education and union workshops|
|F 2190-3||D'Arcy Martin's records relating to adult education|
|F 2190-4||D'Arcy Martin's records relating to labour arts activities|
|F 2190-5||Personal writing, freelance work and research projects of D'Arcy Martin|
|F 2190-6||D'Arcy Martin's records relating to community and political education work|
|F 2190-7||D'Arcy Martin's records relating to workshops for non-governmental organisations|
|F 2190-8||D'Arcy Martin's records relating to Fédération des Travailleurs et Travailleuses du Quebec|
|F 2190-9||D'Arcy Martin's labour relations workshop records|
|F 2190-10||D'Arcy Martin's campaign t-shirts and buttons|
|F 2190-11||Records relating to D'Arcy Martin's consulting activities|
|F 2190-12||D'Arcy Martin's personal records|
|F 2190-13||D'Arcy Martin's records relating to union strategic planning|