Fonds MsC-203 - Peter Davis & Harvey McKinnon fonds

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Peter Davis & Harvey McKinnon fonds

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  • Textual records

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  • [ca. 1990-1999?] (Creation)

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4 cm of textual records
5 photographs : col. prints
1 optical disc : cd
15 videocassettes : VHS
3 videocassettes : betacam sp
7 videocassettes : Umatic
1 videocassette : ampex
25 videocassettes : betacam
3 videocassettes : Dvcam
11 videocassettes : Hi8
2 videocassettes : DAT
7 optical discs : DVD

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Custodial history

This fonds was donated to Simon Fraser University jointly by Peter Davis and Harvey McKinnon between 2018-2019.

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This fonds contains material related to documentaries produced and directed by the team of Peter Davis and Harvey McKinnon. It is comprised of two sous-fonds: 1) "The Legacy of Jon Gates" ([ca. 1990-1999?]) and 2) Jeff Gibbs collection ([ca. 1996-1998?]), which itself contains footage from two different programs - “Jeff Gibbs: Lifeboat” and “Life Voyages”.

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Arrangement was primarily imposed by the archivist. Where titles were assigned by the archivist these are indicated by the presence of square brackets.

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  • English

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No further accruals are expected

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Entry created 02 Jan 2019
Amended 24 July 2019, JMH

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Most descriptive content was written by the donor in their deposit agreement.

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