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Photographic materials

Photographic materials

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People

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

Title

Photographic materials

Dates of creation

1947-2008

Level of archival description

Subseries

Extent and Medium

  • 6441 photographic materials
  • 7 textual documents

Scope and Content

This sub-series documents Melvin Charney's architectural and artistic projects, professional activities, exhibitions and writings through photographic materials. It includes photographs of Charney's projects, his artworks, installation of exhibitions he curated, photographs of various travels, as well as some personal photographs.

Reference Number

AP041.S6.SS02

Arrangement

Material in this series was likely kept in it's original order when it was first processed upon it's arrival at CCA.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH265535
    • Title: An unidentified photograph
    • Dates of creation: circa 1960-2012
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 photograph

    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: DR2007:0086:003
    • Title: Photographs of the various installation of works
    • Dates of creation: 1976-1989
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 4

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes 13 photographs of the installation of works that were included in the publication "Paraboles et autre allégories, l'oeuvre de Melvin Charney, 1975-1990", CCA,1991.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 13 photographs

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:046:034
    • Title: An aerial map of downtown Montréal, titled "Sherbrooke St. to Papineau St., Peel St. & The River"
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    An aerial map of downtown Montréal, titled "Sherbrooke St. to Papineau St., Peel St. & The River".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 photograph

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 78 × 100.5 cm

    Location:

    Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

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

    Related units of description:

    • The map was originally rolled around the material found in record ARCH265338.

    Folder Number:

    041-007-002

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:054:001
    • Title: Photographic materials of artworks
    • Dates of creation: 1985, 1993
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Photographic materials, including the following works:
    - Prairie railroad and grain elevator, south of Lethbridge, Alberta
    - The white city revisited, Tel Aviv.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 photographic materials

    Dimensions:

    mat (smallest): 57,8 × 75,8 cm mat (largest): 63,8 × 74 cm collage (photomontage, irreg.): 39,5 × 54,1 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Held in box 041-2013-008

    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: DR2012:0012:075:004
    • Title: Photographs of various projects artworks
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Unknown (photographer)
    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Box containing photographs related to the following projects:
    - Une histoire... (1 photograph);
    - Les maisons de la rue Sherbrooke (8 photographs)
    - Corridart (3 photographs).

    Original box inscribed in black ink: CORRIDART PHOTOS ORIG & DOCUMENTAT.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 box(es)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 12 photographs

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 26 × 34,7 cm (10 1/4 × 13 11/16 in.) sheet (largest): 40,3 × 50,5 cm (15 7/8 × 19 7/8 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: DR2012:0012:077:001:001
    • Title: Photographic materials of projects artworks
    • Dates of creation: 1976, 1981, 1984
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Assorted photographic materials, including slides, photographs, stats of sketches, and a copy of Liaison (vol. 9, 1979), related to the following projects:
    - Les maisons de la rue Sherbrooke;
    - Pliny on my mind.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 12 photographic materials

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 11,4 × 16,3 cm (4 1/2 × 6 7/16 in.) sheet (largest): 25,1 × 20,1 cm (9 7/8 × 7 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: DR2012:0012:077:001:002
    • Title: Press clippings and photographic materials related to projects
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1975
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing magazine clippings (in French), film negatives, photographs, and slides of the following:
    - Le trésor de Trois-Rivières (1 colour slide);
    - A house in the village of Cavusin (1 gelatin silver print);
    - Cave exteriors and interiors (5 gelatin silver prints);
    - 415-419 des Récollets (1 gelatin silver print);
    - Montreal grain elevator (1 gelatin silver print);
    - Interior, Connecticut General Insurance Building (1 gelatin silver print);
    - Street housing of Manduria, Italy, 1960 (1 colour slide);
    - Maison Hector Brossard (1 gelatin silver print);
    - Indigenous housing destroyed (1 black-and-white slide);
    - Unidentified house (1 colour slide);
    - Unidentified street (1 gelatin silver print).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 18 photographic materials

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 8,7 × 13,8 cm (3 7/16 × 5 7/16 in.) sheet (largest): 25,2 × 20 cm (9 15/16 × 7 7/8 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: DR2012:0012:077:001:005
    • Title: Photographic materials related to events and projects
    • Dates of creation: 1964, 1976, 1983
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing photographs, printouts, a negative film frame, a stat, and notes related to the following events, locations, and/or projects:
    - Memo series (5 gelatin silver prints);
    - Montreal streets (3 gelatin silver prints);
    - A Kingston construction (2 gelatin silver prints);
    - Place Desjardins (2 gelatin silver prints);
    - Beaudry-Leman house, Outremont (1 gelatin silver print);
    - City of Maisonneuve, former fire station (1 gelatin silver print);
    - Aerial view of the construction Place Bonaventure (1 gelatin silver print);
    - The house of an architect (1 gelatin silver print);
    - Église Notre-Dame-des-Champs, Repentigny (2 gelatin silver prints);
    - Église Notre-Dame-de-Fatima, Jonquière, (1 gelatin silver print);
    - Unidentified house (1 gelatin silver print, 1 black-and-white negative);
    - Pliny on my mind, nos. 1 and 2 (1 gelatin silver print).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 24 photographic materials

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 15,5 × 20,3 cm (6 1/8 × 8 in.) sheet (largest): 25,1 × 20 cm (9 7/8 × 7 7/8 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: DR2012:0012:079:001
    • Title: Reference photographs of buildings in Montréal
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 box(es)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 29 photographs

    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: DR2012:0012:080:001
    • Title: Reference photographs of buildings in Montréal
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Box containing slides, including 20 architectural drawings and sketches, possibly by students, and a set depicting American landscapes.

    Original folder inscribed in black ink: ORIGINAL SLIDES 1960's REPRO

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 box(es)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 30 photographic materials

    Physical Description:

    Landscape slides are very faded.

    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: DR2012:0012:080:002
    • Title: Reference photographs of architectural drawings possibly by students
    • Dates of creation: 1950-1951, 1957, 1960, 1964, 1979
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Box containing photographic materials.

    Box inscribed in graphite: À REGARDER: MC ORIGINAL PHOTO

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 box(es)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 254 photographic materials

    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: DR2012:0012:081:003
    • Title: Photographs and invitation related to Melvin Charney's exhibitions
    • Dates of creation: 2006-2008
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (architect)
    • Sylvia Klein (photographer)
    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Ring binder containing invitations, photographs, and printouts related to the following exhibitions:
    - Between observation and intervention: the painted photographs of Melvin Charney;
    - Melvin Charney: cities, bodywork.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 130 photographic materials

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 10 × 15 cm (3 15/16 × 5 7/8 in.) sheet (largest): 25,1 × 20 cm (9 7/8 × 7 7/8 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: DR2012:0012:081:005
    • Title: Travel photographs, North America and Europe
    • Dates of creation: 1947, 1956, 1961
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (photographer)
    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Ring binder containing photographs, slides, and blank postcards related to Melvin Charney's travels in North America and Europe.

    Spine labelled and inscribed on spine: MC ORIGINAL PRINTS 1

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 202 photographic materials

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 7,6 × 7,4 cm (3 × 2 15/16 in.) sheet (largest): 12,1 × 17,4 cm (4 3/4 × 6 7/8 in.)

    Inscription:

    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: DR2012:0012:083:001
    • Title: Slides of Melvin Charney's artworks
    • Dates of creation: 1956-1980, predominant 1965-1979
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Ring binder containing slides, including those related to the following projects:
    - Modern art (9 slides);
    - Fuller dome at McGill University 1956 (4 slides);
    - Le rapport Charney 1972 (8 slides);
    - Architectural models, drawings and photographs, including works by John M. Johansen (26 slides);
    - Architectural models, drawings and photographs of école Notre-Dame des Laurentides, by Melvin Charney 1965-1966 (34 slides);
    - Une histoire 1973-1975 (134 slides, 10 appear to be duplicates);
    - Maisons de la rue Sherbrooke 1976 (40 slides, 13 appear to be duplicates);
    - Fragments series (35 slides including: Wall facade (18 slides), Maison de Rivière-des-Prairies (9 slides) and Garage Lennoxville (8 slides);
    - Painted photographs series: The house in St. Bonaventure 1978 (10 slides).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 321 slides

    Physical Description:

    Two slides from the series "Fragments - Garage Lennoxville" are without housing.

    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: DR2012:0012:083:002
    • Title: Slides of Melvin Charney's artworks
    • Dates of creation: 1983-1987
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Ring binder containing slides relating to the following projects:
    - Kingston construction 1983 (51 slides, including 3 duplicates);
    - Construction in Calabria 1983-1984 (30 slides);
    - German series I 1982-1985 (53 slides, including 6 duplicates);
    - Pliny on my mind 1983 (67 slides, including 2 duplicates);
    - German series III 1983-1984 (17 slides).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 281 slides

    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: DR2012:0012:083:003
    • Title: Slides of Melvin Charney's artworks
    • Dates of creation: 1985-1990
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Ring binder containing slides relating to the following projects:
    - Lethbridge construction 1985-1989 (56 slides);
    - German series III (Alberta town) 1985 (18 slides, including 1 duplicate);
    - German series IV 1986 (41 slides);
    - Table and chair 1986-1990 (10 slides);
    - Construction in Venice 1986 (70 slides, including 1 duplicate);
    - German series V (The city) 1987 (16 slides);
    - Une construction à Québec 1989 (30 slides, including approx 5 duplicates).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 241 slides

    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: DR2012:0012:083:004
    • Title: Slides of Melvin Charney's artworks
    • Dates of creation: 1995-2006
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Ring binder containing slides relating primarily to the following projects:
    - Parable no. 26 1995-1996 (3 slides, including 1 duplicate);
    - Fathers and sons 1996 (12 slides; 5 additional slides appear to be part of this series);
    - The American city 1996-1999 (33 slides; one slide appears to be a duplicate; two slides have adhesive tape affixed to them);
    - Cities on the run 1996-1997 (125 slides; includes painted photographs and sculptures; 33 additional slides appear to be part of this series);
    - L'Enfer de non-lieu 1996-1997 (31 slides; 21 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - RE: Visions of the temple 1996-1998 (17 slides);
    - One fit sizes all 1999-2002 (8 slides; two slides have adhesive tape affixed to them);
    - Cities on the move 2003-2005 (11 slides; 5 additional slides appear to be part of this series).

    Spine includes a label, imprinted: MC ARTWORK / 1990-1999 / 2

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 244 slides

    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: DR2012:0012:084:001
    • Title: Photographs of architecture in Europe, Canada, United States, Turkey, possibly used as reference
    • Dates of creation: 1956-1986
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    Description:

    Ring binder containing slides of the following locations:
    - Architectural photographs, various locations, probably taken by Melvin Charney 1958 (16 slides);
    - Montreal 1956-1979 (61 slides);
    - La Grèce et la Sicile 1961 (28 slides);
    - La Turquie 1961 (5 slides);
    - Segovia, Spain 1961? (3 slides);
    - Morocco 1961? (4 slides);
    - New York City 1963 (18 slides);
    - California and Texas 1970 (10 slides);
    - Québec 1975-1977 (51 slides);
    - Buffalo, New York, grain silos 1979 (9 slides);
    - Brisbane, Australia 1981 (20 slides);
    - Les Prairies Canadiennes 1985 (4 slides).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 305 slides

    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: DR2012:0012:084:002
    • Title: Artwork and installation slides
    • Dates of creation: 1974-1989
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Ring binder containing magazine clippings, a photocopy, photographs, and postcards related to the following projects:
    - Une histoire 1974-1977 (26 photographs, including 1 in colour and 7 duplicates);
    - Fragments 1975-1978 (2 photographs, including 1 in colour);
    - Streetwork 1978 (4 photographs, including 2 in colour, 1 photocopy, 1 magazine clipping);
    - Edifice 1979 (2 postcards);
    - Room 202, p. s. 1 1979 (4 photographs, including 2 in colour, 1 postcard);
    - A Chicago construction 1981-1983 (7 photographs, including 2 in colour and 1 duplicate);
    - A Toronto construction 1982 (10 photographs, including 7 in colour);
    - A Kingston construction 1983 (6 photographs);
    - Pliny on my mind 1983 (1 photograph);
    - A Quebec construction 1989 (3 photographs).

    Original folder labelled: MC ARTWORK / SCULPTURE + INSTALLATION / PHOTO DOCUMENTATION

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 63 slides
    • 1 reprographic copy

    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: DR2012:0012:084:003
    • Title: Photographs and one postcard of the old Jewish cemetery of Prague
    • Dates of creation: 1993
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Box containing photographs and one postcard of the old Jewish cemetery of Prague.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 box(es)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 18 photographs

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 14,5 × 21,5 cm (5 11/16 × 8 7/16 in.) sheet (largest): 20,3 × 25,1 cm (8 × 9 7/8 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: DR2012:0012:084:004
    • Title: Photographs of an unidentified installation work
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2006
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Box containing black-and-white photographs (including 17 duplicates) of an installation work. Further investigation required to identify project represented.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 box(es)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 27 photographic materials

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 20.1 × 25.2 cm (7 15/16 × 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: DR2012:0012:088:025
    • Title: Photographs of Melvin Charney's family and travels
    • Dates of creation: between 1953 and 1986
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing slides of Melvin Charney's family and travels.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: *A.C. (D.C. SLIDES)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 51 slides

    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: DR2012:0012:089:003
    • Title: Photographs of Melvin Charney's exhibitions
    • Dates of creation: 1978-2002
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Ring binder containing slides of photographs taken at the following exhibitions of Melvin Charney's work from 1970 to 2000:
    - Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 1978 (22 slides, including 3 duplicates);
    - 49th Parallel, New York City, 1984 (3 slides);
    - Galerie René Blouin, Montréal, 1990 (13 slides of the installation "In flight... Selavy");
    - Musée des beaux-arts, Montréal, 1983 (11 slides of the installation "Pliny on my mind");
    - Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal 1991 (76 slides of the series "Parables and other allegories", including 31 duplicates);
    - Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, 2001 (20 slides, including 17 duplicates);
    - Musée des arts contemporain, Montréal, 2002 (70 slides, including 35 duplicates);
    - Galerie René Blouin, Montréal, 2002 (13 slides).

    Binder labelled: MC EXHIBITIONS / 1970-2000

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 228 slides

    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: DR2012:0012:089:004
    • Title: Montreal artworks and architectural plans
    • Dates of creation: 1958-1996
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Ring binder containing slides of architectural plans, artworks, and photographs collected by Melvin Charney, the majority of which depict buildings in Montreal. There are 8 duplicates and 14 photographs that appear to have been taken by Melvin Charney.

    Labelled: QUEBEC SLIDES

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 149 slides

    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: DR2012:0012:089:005
    • Title: Photographs of Melvin Charney's travels
    • Dates of creation: 1977-2001
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Ring binder containing slides and a transparency of photographs taken by Melvin Charney at the following locations:
    - CCA garden 2001 (12 slides);
    - Quebec 1977-1994 (19 slides);
    - France 1990-2001 (151 slides, 1 transparency);
    - California 1993 (14 slides);
    - Tel Aviv and Jerusalem 1993, 1996 (34 slides);
    - Prague 1993 (13 slides);
    - Venice 2000 (10 slides);
    - New York City 2001 (9 slides).

    Binder labelled: MC PHOTOS / ORIGINAL SLIDES

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 292 slides
    • 1 transparency

    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: DR2012:0012:089:006
    • Title: Photographs of various public art projects by Melvin Charney
    • Dates of creation: 1989-2003
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Ring binder containing slides and transparencies related to the following projects:
    - Une construction à Québec 1989 (81 slides, including 10 duplicates and 6 transparencies);
    - The garden of a garden, Halifax 1993 (11 slides);
    - Canada memorial, Green park, London 1993 (5 slides, 1 transparency);
    - Une oeuvre d'art public à la place de l'Assemblée nationale, Québec, 1999-2000 (19 slides, including 15 duplicates);
    - Usines, poteaux, maisons, drapeaux, Montréal 2000 (2 slides);
    - Unidentified, 2003 (2 slides).

    Binder labelled: PUBLIC ART ORIGINAL SLIDES / 1

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 120 slides
    • 7 transparencies

    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: DR2012:0012:090:001
    • Title: Photographs of streets in Israel
    • Dates of creation: 1993
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Photographs of streets in Israel. Original container labelled: «THE WHITE CITY» TEL AVIV/PARIS /PRINTS 1993/1994 / PARIS RUE TOURNON

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 26 photographs

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 27,6 × 35 cm (10 7/8 × 13 3/4 in.) sheet (largest): 49,5 × 33,9 cm (19 1/2 × 13 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: DR2012:0012:090:002
    • Title: Photographs of various projects by Melvin Charney
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Photographs of the following projects:
    - Chicago construction (2 photographs);
    - Toronto Construction (6 photographs);
    - Kingston Construction (4 photographs).

    Container originally labelled: DOCUMENTATION PHOTOS OF WORK; CHICAGO 1982 / TORONTO 1982 / KINGSTON 1983 CONSTRUCTS

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 12 photographic materials

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 50,5 × 40,2 cm (19 7/8 × 15 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 50,7 × 40,2 cm (19 15/16 × 15 13/16 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: DR2012:0012:090:003
    • Title: Photographs of various projects by Melvin Charney
    • Dates of creation: 1979, 1995-1996
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Box containing photographs, and a printout of an architectural drawing mounted on a panel, of the following projects:
    - Les maisons de la rue Sherbrooke (2 photographs);
    - Edifice (2 photographs);
    - Chicago construction (1 photograph);
    - Kingston construction (2 photographs);
    - Toronto construction (2 photograph);
    - Room 202 (2 photographs);
    - Streetwork (2 photographs)
    - HEC Montréal (1 photograph, 1 panel);
    - CCA garden (2 photographs);
    - Unidentified (2 photographs).

    Further investigation is required regarding the projects represented.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 box(es)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 18 photographic materials
    • 1 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 35,3 × 23,4 cm (13 7/8 × 9 3/16 in.) sheet (largest): 60,7 × 50,3 cm (23 7/8 × 19 13/16 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: DR2012:0012:095:010
    • Title: Photographs of various projects by Melvin Charney
    • Dates of creation: 1982
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing a contact sheet, negatives, and photographs related to the following projects:
    - A Kingston construction;
    - A Toronto construction;
    - A Chicago construction;
    - German series I.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: ARTWORK 1982

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 photograohs
    • 5 negatives
    • 1 contact sheet

    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: DR2012:0012:111:004
    • Title: Reference photographs and photographs of a model, Faubourg St-Laurent
    • Dates of creation: 1985
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Rehoused photographs of the following:
    - A model of the Faubourg St-Laurent area of Montreal (5 gelatin silver prints);
    - Faubourg St-Laurent area of Montreal (20 gelatin silver prints).

    Some photographs inscribed on verso in black ink: URBANISME, with a five-digit number.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 envelope(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 25 photographs

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 12,6 × 17,8 cm (4 15/16 × 7 in.) sheet (largest): 12,5 × 20 cm (4 15/16 × 7 7/8 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: DR2012:0012:112:001
    • Title: Photographs of various projects by Melvin Charney
    • Dates of creation: 1975-1983
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Binder containing 522 duplicate slides related to the following projects:
    - Une histoire 1974-1977 (52 slides, 18 appear to be duplicates);
    - Les maisons de la rue Sherbrooke 1976 (40 slides, 25 appear to be duplicates);
    - Fragments 1975-1978 (21 slides, 7 appear to be duplicates);
    - Streetwork 1978 (62 slides, 28 appear to be duplicates);
    - Room 202 1979 (28 slides, 13 appear to be duplicates);
    - Front page constructions 1978-1979 (9 slides, 5 appear to be duplicates);
    - Edifice 1979 (34 slides, 18 appear to be duplicates);
    - A Chicago construction 1981-1983 (68 slides, 19 appear to be duplicates);
    - A Toronto construction 1982 (51 slides, 16 appear to be duplicates);
    - A Kingston construction 1983 (35 slides, 15 appear to be duplicates);
    - A construction in Calabria 1982-1984 (9 slides, 4 appear to be duplicates);
    - Pliny on my mind 1983 (7 slides, 3 appear to be duplicates);
    - German series 1 1980-1983 (69 slides, 44 appear to be duplicates).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 522 slides

    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: DR2012:0012:112:002
    • Title: Photographs of various artworks from Melvin Charney's projects
    • Dates of creation: 1975-1990
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Ring binder containing transparencies, related to the following projects from 1970 to 1989:
    - Une histoire, 1974-1977 (4 transparencies);
    - Fragments, 1975-1978 (1 transparency);
    - Streetwork, 1978 (3 transparencies);
    - Edifice, 1979 (2 transparencies, including 1 duplicate);
    - A Chicago construction, 1981-1983 (4 transparencies, including 1 duplicate);
    - A Toronto construction, 1982 (1 transparency);
    - A construction in Venice, 1985-1986 (2 transparencies);
    - Pliny on my mind, 1983 (1 transparency);
    - German series 1, 1980-1983 (6 transparencies, including 3 duplicates);
    - German series 2, 1981-1985 (2 transparencies, including 1 duplicate);
    - German series 3, 1980-1990 (3 transparencies, including 2 duplicates);
    - German series 4, 1983-1987 (3 transparencies);
    - From Laugier to Popova, 1985 (3 transparencies, including 1 duplicate);
    - A Lethbridge construction, 1985 (5 transparencies, including 2 duplicates);
    - CCA garden, 1987-1990 (40 transparencies, 1 negative, including 11 duplicates).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 81 transparencies

    Dimensions:

    transparencies (smallest): 12,3 × 9,8 cm transparency (largest): 25 × 19,9 cm

    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: DR2012:0012:112:003
    • Title: Photographs of various artworks from Melvin Charney's projects
    • Dates of creation: 1992-2002
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Binder containing transparencies related to the following projects from 1990 to 2002:
    - Parable series, 1989-1995 (13 transparencies, including 2 duplicates);
    - Mott Haven, on the run 1992 (2 transparencies, including 1 duplicate);
    - In flight series, 1993-1995 (8 transparencies, including 4 duplicates);
    - The American city, 1996-2000 (2 transparencies);
    - Fathers and sons, 1996-1997 (1 transparency);
    - Cities on the run, 1996-1998 (2 transparencies; 2 additional transparencies and the one negative appear to also be part of this series);
    - Cities on the move, 1997-2002 (4 transparencies).

    Spine includes label, imprinted: MC ARTWORK / 1990 + TRANSPARENCIES

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 35 transparencies

    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: DR2012:0012:123:001
    • Title: Photographs of various artworks from Melvin Charney's projects
    • Dates of creation: 1969-1979
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Binder containing slides related to the following projects from 1970-1979:
    - Memo series 1969 (1 slide);
    - Streetwork 1978-1979 (103 slides, 14 appear to be duplicates);
    - Malevich altered 1978 (3 slides, including 1 duplicate);
    - Room 202 1979 (68 slides, 3 appear to be duplicates);
    - Edifice 1979 (134 slides, 7 appear to be duplicates);
    - Front page constructions 1978-1979 (11 slides, 2 appear to be duplicates).

    Brinder labelled: MC ARTWORK / 1970-1979 / 2

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 320 slides

    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: DR2012:0012:123:002
    • Title: Photographs of various artworks from Melvin Charney's projects
    • Dates of creation: 1979-1983
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Ring binder containing slides related to the following projects frrom 1980-1989:
    - A museum construction 1979 (1 slide);
    - A gallery installation 1979-1981 (8 slides);
    - Chicago construction 1981-1983 (176 slides, 2 appear to be duplicates);
    - Wall, frame, door... construction 1981-1982 (5 slides);
    - A Toronto construction 1982 (168 slides, 5 appear to be duplicates).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 358 slides

    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: DR2012:0012:123:003
    • Title: Photographs of various artworks from Melvin Charney's projects
    • Dates of creation: 1984-1985
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Binder containing slides related to the following projects from 1980-1989:
    - German series 2 1981-1985 (54 slides);
    - German series 3 1980-1990 (50 slides, 6 appear to be duplicates);
    - Une construction à l'Estrie 1984 (20 slides);
    - From Laugier to Popova 1985 (155 slides, about 25 appear to be duplicates).

    Binder labelled: MC ARTWORK / 1980-1989 / 3

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 295 slides

    Physical Description:

    Includes 1 slide without housing.

    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: DR2012:0012:123:004
    • Title: Photographs of various artworks from Melvin Charney's projects
    • Dates of creation: 1990-1995
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Binder containing slides related to the following projects from 1990-1999:
    - In flight series, 1989-1994 (34 slides);
    - Parable series, 1989-1995 (123 slides, 6 appear to be duplicates);
    - Canada memorial, Green Park, London, 1993 (17 slides);
    - All the riches in the world, 1994 (2 slides).

    Ring binder labelled: MC ARTWORK / 1990-1999 / 1

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 224 slides

    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: DR2012:0012:155:002
    • Title: Photographs of various projects by Melvin Charney and reference photographs of artworks
    • Dates of creation: 1956-2001
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Binder containing duplicates slides of photographs and photographic artworks taken in the following locations:
    - Montreal, 1956, 1964, 1972, 1975 (5 slides);
    - Italy, 1960-1961 (3 slides);
    - Turkey, 1961 (2 slides and 4 negatives);
    - New York City, room 202, P.S. 1 1979 (1 slide);
    - Canadian prairies, 1985 (11 slides, 3 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Tel Aviv, 1993 (57 slides, 38 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Jerusalem, 1994 (31 slides, 24 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Paris, 1994-1995 (buildings) and 1998-1999 (trees) (45 slides, 26 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Brussels, 1994-1995 (34 slides, 27 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Maine, 2000-2001 (3 slides, 2 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Rome, 2000-2001 (17 slides, 13 slides appear to be duplicates).

    Projects:
    - Parc des Buttes Chaumont, Paris, 1988;
    - Variations, rue Beranger, Paris, 1996-1997;
    - Variations, rue Charlot, Paris, 1996-1997;
    - Origins of a white city... no. 2, 1994-1995;
    - Origins of a white city... no. 3, 1994-1995;
    - Monuments: Zachariah's tomb, Kidron Valley, Jerusalem, 1993;
    - Tel Aviv series ... the white city revisited, 1993;
    - Grain elevators, Wellington, south of Lethbridge, 1985;
    - Milk River, Alberta, 1985;
    - House and store, Milk River, Alberta, 1985.

    Ring binder labelled: PHOTOG DUP SLIDES / 1

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 213 slides

    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: DR2012:0012:155:003
    • Title: Photographs of various projects by Melvin Charney
    • Dates of creation: 1982-1992
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Binder containing duplicates slides related to the following projects:
    - A construction in Calabria 1982-1984 (5 slides, 1 slide appears to be a duplicate);
    - Pliny on my mind 1983 (9 slides);
    - German series 1, 1980-1982 (4 slides, 3 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - German series 2, 1981-1985 (40 slides, 21 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - German series 3, 1980-1990 (38 slides, 22 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - German series 4, 1983-1987 (35 slides, 27 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - German series 5, 1987 (10 slides, 5 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Un construction à l'Estrie, 1984 (13 slides, 7 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - From Laugier to Popova, 1987 (10 slides, 5 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - A Lethbridge construction, 1985 (19 slides, 10 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - A construction in Venice, 1985-1986 (62 slides, 37 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Table and chair, 1986-1990 (11 slides, 6 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Un construction à Quebec, 1989 (7 slides, 3 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - In flight series, 1989-1990 (103 slides, 77 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Parable series, 1989-1995 (99 slides, 75 slides appear to be duplicates).

    Ring binder is labelled: DUPLICATE SLIDES 2

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 489 slides

    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: DR2012:0012:155:004
    • Title: Photographs of various projects by Melvin Charney
    • Dates of creation: 1990-2002
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Binder containing slides related to the following projects:
    - In flight 1990-1995 (52 slides, 25 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Parables 1989-1996 (116 slides, 83 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Mott Haven on the run 1984 (5 slides, 4 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - After four days 1993 (6 slides, 5 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Mrs. Birch 1993 (8 slides, 7 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Walking stiffs 1993 (21 slides, 17 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - The remains of Lenin's tomb 1993 (4 slides, 3 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - This must have been the place 1993-1994 (5 slides, 3 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - The nation 1995 (20 slides, 15 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Fathers and sons 1996-1997 (5 slides, 2 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Re: visions of the temple 1996-1998 (4 slides, 1 slide appears to be a duplicate);
    - The American city 1996-2000 (12 slides, 5 slides appear to be duplicates);
    - Emplacements à Hérouville-Saint-Clair 1995 (3 slides, 1 slide appears to be a duplicate);
    - Cities on the run 1996-1998 (71 slides, 48 slides appear to be duplicates, 2 slides require housing);
    - One fit sizes all 1999-2002 (6 slides, 4 slides appear to be duplicates).

    Ring binder labelled: DUPLICATE SLIDES / 3

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 338 slides

    Physical Description:

    Two black-and-white slides require protective housing.

    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: DR2012:0012:155:005
    • Title: Photographs of various projects by Melvin Charney
    • Dates of creation: between 1963 and 1999
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Binder containing notes, a photograph, and slides related to the following projects:
    - Rue de la Commune 1963, 1976, 1991-1992 (9 slides, including 7 duplicates, 1 black-and-white photograph);
    - Faubourg Saint-Laurent 1989-1990 (121 slides, including 7 duplicates, 7 pages of handwritten notes);
    - Carré Viger 1991 (65 slides, including 35 duplicates);
    - Place de baseball des Expos de Montréal 1999 (25 slides, including 16 duplicates);
    - Unknown project located in old Montréal n.d. (10 slides, including 3 duplicates).

    Ring binder labelled: URBAN ARCHITECTURE / ORIGINAL SLIDES AND DUPLICATES

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 textual documents
    • 230 slides
    • 1 photograph

    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: DR2012:0015:004
    • Title: Framed black-and-white photomontage
    • Dates of creation: 1994
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (photographer)
    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Photomontage of a four-storey building.

    Matboard inscribed in graphite with notes regarding the images and layout

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photomontage(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 photomontage

    Dimensions:

    frame: 51,6 × 41,4 × 2,5 cm

    Physical Description:

    Item is held in a metal frame.

    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: DR2012:0015:023:004
    • Title: Photographs from Melvin Charney's early and middle career
    • Dates of creation: between 1956 and 1988
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Ring binder containing the following photographs:
    - Fragments... la maison de Rivière-des-Prairies (1 photograph);
    - Memo series...planche 112 - Mies on his way to Los Angeles (1 photograph)
    - Old Montreal (3 photographs);
    - Entrance to the Lachine Canal (1 photograph);
    - Lachine Canal, 1956 (4 photographs);
    - Possibly additional photographs of Lachine Canal (3 photographs);
    - Unidentified columns (3 photographs);
    - Grain elevators (3 photographs);
    - Temple of Concordia (3 photographs);
    - Unidentified buildings (7 photographs);
    - A street in Montreal, 1964 (1 printout);
    - A house in the village of Casuvin (1 printout).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 19 photographs

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 25,1 × 20,1 cm (9 7/8 × 7 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: DR2012:0015:024:001
    • Title: Photographs of 1960 McGill Convocation, family and travels
    • Dates of creation: 1960
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing slides of the 1960 McGill Convocation, and family and travel photographs.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 slides
    • 3 photographs

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 17,6 × 12,5 cm (6 15/16 × 4 15/16 in.) sheet (largest): 20,1 × 25,2 cm (7 15/16 × 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: DR2012:0015:024:003
    • Title: Photographs of various artworks from Melvin Charney's projects and events
    • Dates of creation: 1960-1961, 1986, 2000
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing photographic materials held in plastic sleeves and glassine, related to the following events, locations, and/or projects:
    - Melvin Charney’s travels through Italy (118 black-and-white negative frames, 91 contact sheet frames, 1 colour slide);
    - Corridart project (1 gelatin silver print);
    - CCA garden (5 colour slides);
    - Montréal, plus ou moins? (19 black-and-white slides).

    Materials possibly gathered for inclusion in Louis Martin's 2013 book, On architecture: Melvin Charney: a critical anthology.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: AIGEUS MORT OSTIA ANTICA 1961

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 42 slides
    • 30 contact sheets
    • 23 negatives
    • 2 photographs

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 8,6 × 12,5 cm (3 3/8 × 4 15/16 in.) sheet (largest): 25,1 × 20,1 cm (9 7/8 × 7 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: DR2012:0015:024:004
    • Title: Photographs of Melvin Charney's travels
    • Dates of creation: 1960-1961, 2001
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing photographic materials held in plastic sleeves and glassine, related to Melvin Charney’s travels through Europe and Asia Minor.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: 1961-62 FRANCE, TURKEY, CICILY, MEDITERRANEAN

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 55 negatives
    • 2 slides
    • 2 photographs
    • 1 contact sheet

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 9 × 11,2 cm (3 9/16 × 4 7/16 in.) sheet (largest): 8,6 × 12,4 cm (3 3/8 × 4 7/8 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: DR2012:0015:024:006
    • Title: Photographs of various projects by Melvin Charney
    • Dates of creation: 1966, 1973-1980
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing photographic materials related to the following events, locations, and/or projects:
    - CCA garden (1 colour printout on coated paper);
    - 4545 rue Notre-Dame O., Caisses Populaire St. Zotique, (1 gelatin silver print);
    - 1 Place Ville-Marie (2 gelatin silver prints);
    - model of the Université de Québec à Montréal campus (1 gelatin silver print);
    - possibly an image from Un dictionnaire (1 black-and-white printout on coated paper);
    - unidentified projects (2 black-and-white printouts on coated paper);
    - model of Place Bonaventure (2 gelatin silver print);
    - unidentified street scenes (23 gelatin silver prints);
    - unidentified garden (1 gelatin silver print);
    - unidentified aerial (1 gelatin silver print);
    - crowd scene (1 gelatin silver print);
    - Marriott Château Champlain (1 gelatin silver print);
    - Judith Jasmin Pavilion, UQAM, (1 gelatin silver print).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 34 photographs
    • 3 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 8,9 × 12,7 cm (3 1/2 × 5 in.) sheet (largest): 25,7 × 20 cm (10 1/8 × 7 7/8 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: DR2012:0015:026:001
    • Title: Photographs of undentified photographs of a man on a boat
    • Dates of creation: circa 1950-2012
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 contact sheets

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 20 x 50 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    041-045-001

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