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Administrative

Administrative

Part of

People

  • Melvin Charney (architect)
  • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

Title

Administrative

Dates of creation

1958-2012

Level of archival description

Sub-series

Extent and Medium

  • 0.30 l.m. of textual records
  • 11 drawings (including 5 reprographic copies)
  • 6 photographic materials

Scope and Content

This subs-series documents Melvin Charney's administrative files related to his professional activities, such as his involvement professional associations and schools of architecture. It contains correspondence and office records related to issues of copyright and reproduction, financial records and applications for funding, as well as membership in various professional associations and societies.

Reference Number

AP041.S5.SS03

Language of material

Documents are in English and French.

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0011:023
    • Title: Address book
    • Dates of creation: circa 1950-2012
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (architect)
    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Ring binder containing the contact information for many of Melvin Charney's acquaintances and colleagues.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 notebook

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:074:007
    • Title: Notes and bank receipt
    • Dates of creation: 2012
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:088:022
    • Title: Correspondence, drafts, and notes related to Melvin Charney's application to Harvard Graduate School of Design
    • Dates of creation: 1958-1960
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Also contains documents related to a grant and scholarship applications to the Canada Council, and the Ford Foundation.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:092:005
    • Title: Correspondence, newsletters, notes, sketches of galleries plans related to Melvin Charney's exhibitions at the Canadian Centre for Architecture
    • Dates of creation: 1990-1992, 1997
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Assorted documents in English and French, including correspondence, newsletters, notes, and sketches of floorplans (including a photocopy), related to the following CCA exhibitions:
    - Melvin Charney: interpretations and interventions;
    - On the dialects of the constructed image: the work of Melvin Charney.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    • 3 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21,5 × 13,8 cm (8 7/16 × 5 7/16 in.) sheet (largest): 29,6 × 41,8 cm (11 5/8 × 16 7/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    Contains thermal faxes that can fade with time.

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:096:031
    • Title: Notes and contract regarding Melvin Charney's professional relationship with Vis-Art Copyright Inc.
    • Dates of creation: 1994
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: VIZ[sic]-ART COPYRIGHT

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:106:006
    • Title: Projects lists and invoices, notes, sketches and photographs related to various projects
    • Dates of creation: 2009-2011
    • Form: textual records, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Guy L'Heureux (photographer)
    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English (predominant) and French, including printouts, sketches, photographs, a slide, inventories of Melvin Charney's work, invoices, and notes related to the following projects:
    - Une oeuvre d'art publique à l'intersection de la rue Centre et de l'avenue Atwater dans le quartier Pointe St-Charles;
    - Usines, poteaux, maisons, drapeaux: célébration d'un quartier populaire ... Château d'eau d'usine dénoué;
    - In flight series ... TACA, Guatamala City, 1993;
    - In flight series ... an airbus on the ground at Warsaw Airport;
    - In flight series ... Libyan aircraft smolders at Entebbé;
    - In flight series ... Dienbienphu, May 7, 1954;
    - Rough cuts ... 4 studies;
    - Canada Memorial, Green Park, London ... study no. 8;
    - Toronto construction;
    - Floating houses ... Fabreville no. 2;
    - Floating houses ... Fabreville no. 3;
    - Floating houses ... Fabreville no. 4;
    - Floating houses ... Fabreville no. 5;
    - Floating houses ... Tree-House.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: MC ARTWORK-CAT ENTRY NOTES

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    • 5 reprographic copies
    • 4 photographic materials
    • 2 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 10 × 15 cm (3 15/16 × 5 7/8 in.) sheet (largest): 27,6 × 21,4 cm (10 7/8 × 8 7/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:106:007
    • Title: Correspondence, invoices, notes and consignement lists related to artworks transportation
    • Dates of creation: 2009
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English, including correspondence, invoices, notes, and art consignment lists related to the transport of five pieces of work to the William Turner Gallery, including:
    - In flight series ... French paratroopers, Zaire, 1994;
    - Trees ... via dell'Arancera, Borghese gardens, November 2000, no. 6;
    - Trees ... Parc de Sceaux, France, May 2001/1;
    - Trees ... Parc de Sceaux, France, May 2001/2;
    - Tree ... North Rustico, P.E.I.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: TURNER GALLERY, LOS ANGELES

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:131:004
    • Title: Correspondence, invoices, and notes related to artworks transportation
    • Dates of creation: 1995-1998
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English and French, including correspondence, notes, a sketch of a floorplan, and waybills for the following artworks to be transported:
    - In flight series... on the aircraft carrier George Washington, 1994;
    - In flight series... a Russian M18 helicopter about to explode, Grozny, 1994;
    - In flight series... a B-52 minutes before it crashed, Spokane, Washington, 1994;
    - In flight series... French paratroopers, Zaire, 1994.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: GALERIE CHARLES & MARTIN GAUTIER / QUE

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 27,7 × 21,3 cm (10 7/8 × 8 3/8 in.)

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:021:016
    • Title: Reference materials related to the International Sculpture Centre
    • Dates of creation: 1998
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE CENTRE

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 textual documents

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:022:002
    • Title: Reference materials and grand application papers for the Canadian Council Exploration program
    • Dates of creation: 1964-1978, 1987
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English (predominant) and French, including a grant application to the Canada Council Exploration program for funding, notes, a photocopy of a drawn map of Montreal, newspaper clippings, reference materials, and the following photographs:
    - La maison de Rivière-des-Prairies, Fragments 1 (1 gelatin silver print);
    - Musée du Québec, exterior view, June 1970 (1 gelatin silver print);
    - Unidentified house (1 gelatin silver print).

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: MONTREAL DOCUMENTATION: CARTIER

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records
    • 3 photographs

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 20,4 × 25,2 cm (8 1/16 × 9 15/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:025:014
    • Title: Correspondence related to payment
    • Dates of creation: 2011
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing a transportation calendar for Pacart, and correspondence from Melvin Charney regarding payment for services rendered.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: PACART - ARTWORK STORAGE / 2010+

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 textual documents

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:025:024
    • Title: Correspondence related to issues of federal and provincial copyright
    • Dates of creation: 2011-2012
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:025:026
    • Title: Nnotes, correspondence related to the Public Lending Right Commission
    • Dates of creation: 2001-2011
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    FIle containing documents in English (predominant) and French, including notes, correspondence related to the Public Lending Right Commission (PLRC).

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: PUBLIC LENDING RIGHT COMMISSION

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:025:027
    • Title: Correspondence related to Melvin Charney's membership in the Société du droit de reproduction des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs au Canada
    • Dates of creation: 2009-2012
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English and French (predominant), including correspondence related to Melvin Charney's membership in the Société du droit de reproduction des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs au Canada (SODRAC).

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: SODRAC / LICENSING AGENCY

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:025:028
    • Title: Correspondence related to Melvin Charney's membership in the Société du droit de reproduction des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs au Canada
    • Dates of creation: 2010-2012
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in French (predominant) and English, including correspondence related to Melvin Charney's membership in the related to the Société du droit de reproduction des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs au Canada (SODRAC).

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: SODRAC - Copyright Request 2011

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:025:029
    • Title: Calendars and correspondence related to the Canadian Artists' Representation and Le regroupement des artistes en arts visuels du Québec
    • Dates of creation: 2009
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English and French, including calendars and correspondence related to the Canadian Artists' Representation and Le regroupement des artistes en arts visuels du Québec.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: RAAV 2011-2012

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:025:030
    • Title: Membership forms and an annual report related to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
    • Dates of creation: 2011
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: RCA - ARC CURRENT

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 textual documents

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:025:031
    • Title: Correspondence, meeting agendas, and annual reports related to Melvin Charney's membership in the RSC Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada
    • Dates of creation: 2008-2011
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: RSC: ACAD ARTS & HUM OF CAN / 2008+

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:025:032
    • Title: Newsletter and posters related to events at the Yale University School of Architecture
    • Dates of creation: 2010-2012
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: YALE UNIVERSITY - CURRENT

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:025:033
    • Title: Application for a Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prize
    • Dates of creation: 2009-2011
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English, including Melvin Charney's application for a Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prize.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: 12.2011 MOLSON PRIZE

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:025:034
    • Title: Annual reports, calls for nominations, and blank application forms related to awards and funding
    • Dates of creation: 2006-2012
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: CURRENT AWARDS / FUNDING

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:025:037
    • Title: Grant applications for the Conseil des arts et des lettres Québec
    • Dates of creation: 2010-2011
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: CALQ-BOURSE DE CARRIÈRE 2012 OCT 15th

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:025:038
    • Title: Correspondence, CVs, and materials related to Melvin Charney's application for funding
    • Dates of creation: 2007
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English and French (predominant), including correspondence, CVs, and materials related to Melvin Charney's application for funding for his exhibition, Between observation and intervention: the painted photographs of Melvin Charney. Also includes 1 compact disc inscribed in black ink, "IMAGES / CALQ / CHARNEY / ARCHI.", and a request to reproduce Melvin Charney's piece, Dancing.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: CALQ / DEMANDE DE BOURSE / 09.2007

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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