Series 13 - Audio-Visual Materials

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Audio-Visual Materials

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  • 1981-2011 (Creation)

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10 audio cassette tapes (unprocessed)
16 DVDs (unprocessed)
57 VHS tapes (unprocessed)
3, 5.2-inch floppy disks (unprocessed)
3, 3.5-inch floppy disks (unprocessed)

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(March 27, 1945 - July 26, 2018)

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The fonds was donated to the Hamilton Public Library, Local History and Archives on December 28, 2018 by Cole Gately and Bill MacKinnon, principal representatives of the Estate of Michael Johnstone. See fonds level description for full custodial history.

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Series consists of audio-visual materials such as audio cassettes, DVDs, VHS, and floppy disks. Audio cassette tapes are mostly from the Hamilton United Gay Societies (HUGS). DVDs and VHS tapes are mostly recorded segments of Toronto Pride and news coverage of LGBTQ+ issues from CHCH, CHTV and Cable 14. Some VHS tapes are of Hamilton United Gay Societies (HUGS) events.

Material from Series 13 (boxes 27-31) is currently unprocessed and is not available for public consultation. Any request to view unprocessed archival material should be directed to the HPL Local History and Archives’ archivist.

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