Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), 1978-2014
- Media Type:
- Item Types:
- Compact Discs
- Forms (Documents)
- ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, commonly known as the CBC, is a Canadian crown corporation that serves as the national public radio and television broadcaster. The umbrella corporate brand is CBC/Radio-Canada. The oldest existing broadcasting network in Canada, the CBC was first established in its present form on November 2, 1936. Michael W. Higgins has written and narrated numerous scripts for documentaries, dramas, presentations, and commentaries, for CBC Radio since 1978.
SCOPE AND CONTENTS
This series is comprised of the records for some of the radio programs scripted and/or narrated by Michael W. Higgins for CBC Radio. The records include correspondence, contracts, working papers, draft scripts, research material, publicity, and advertising material for programs prepared for the CBC "Ideas" series, for the "Celebration" series, and for "Morningside".
The series is arranged in 16 sub-series:
1) General Correspondence;
2) CBC Ideas:"Thomas Merton: An Extraordinary Man";
3) CBC Ideas:"Pierre Teilhard de Chardin";
4) CBC Ideas:"Simone Weil: The Afflicted Genius of France";
5) CBC Ideas:"Catholics";
6) CBC Ideas:"Monasticism as Rebellion";
7) CBC Ideas:"On Fossils, Apes and Angels";
8) CBC Ideas:"The Jesuit Mystique";
9) CBC Ideas:"Heretic Blood";
10) CBC Ideas:"Stalking the Holy: The Politics of Saint Making";
11) CBC Ideas:"Inside the Vatican";
12) CBC Ideas:"Genius Born of Anguish";
13) CBC Ideas: "Thomas Merton";
14) CBC Morningside;
15) CBC Celebration:"Laboratory of the Spirit";
16) Interviews recorded on audio cassette tapes.
Descriptions for the sub-series are available.
- Accruals: Future accruals are expected.
The dates of the records are not inclusive: there are records for 1978-2006 and then for 2012-2014.
- Date of Publication:
- Personal Name(s):
- Higgins, Michael W.
- Corporate Name(s):
- St. Jerome's University ; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
- St.Jerome’s College records
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- Physical Description:
- 63 cm. of textual records; 149 audio cassettes; 5 compact discs; 17 photographs.
- Copyright Statement:
- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
- Recommended Citation:
- SJU Archives
- Location of Original:
2-2-2-A6 (Audio); A7 (Audio); A8 (Audio) and A9 (Audio);
- By permission of the Librarian.
St. Jerome's University Library
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Waterloo, ON N2L 3G3
St. Jerome's University is located in Waterloo, Ontario, and is situated in the University of Waterloo. It was founded as St. Jerome's College in 1865 by the Congregation of the Resurrection. In 1959, it was granted university status and changed its name to the University of St. Jerome's College. It has been federated with the University of Waterloo since 1960. In 1998, the name was officially changed to St. Jerome's University.