Fonds consists of correspondence, scripts, screenplays, newsletters, articles, films and other records created or accumulated by Norman Klenman over the course of his career as a journalist, film and television writer and producer, and the joint owner of the CKVU television station. The records include draft and final version scripts and screenplays and related records for radio, television, and film (both produced and unproduced). Also included is correspondence, agreements and financial and project-related records of various production companies of which Klenman was a joint owner, in particular Galanty Productions Limited (Galanty Limited). The fonds also contains some personal records; these include correspondence pertaining to Klenman’s career, as well as articles and other writings by Klenman. The records have been arranged into the following six series: Personal records (2002-2010); Articles and general writings (1986-2006); Business files (1952-2004); General scripts, screenplays and related records ([ca. 1946]-2010); Television scripts, screenplays and related records (1956-2010); Film scripts, screenplays and related records (1953-2008); and CKVU records (1958-2011).
The fonds consists of records created by Duke from approximately 1946 to 2006. They are related to all aspects of Duke’s life and career. Among other types of records, the fonds includes: • Drafts of Duke's articles, essays and speeches • Personal and production photographs • Annotated working scripts of various television and film productions • Personal and administrative correspondence • Legal records, personal and administrative correspondence pertaining to the takeover of CKVU-TV • Awards • Personal notes • Journals • Press clippings featuring work by and about Duke • Ephemera collected by Duke • Audio/visual material
Series have been determined during archival processing and are primarily based on the various activities that Duke engaged in over his life and working career (see the Arrangement note below for more details about series arrangement). The series are: • CKVU • CBC • Friends of Canadian Broadcasting • Banff Television Festival • Vancouver Awards Show • General business correspondence • Personal correspondence • Essays and articles • Personal notes • Personal journals • Agendas • Personal publicity • Film and television works • Speeches • Research • Ephemera • Audio recordings • Videocassettes • Photographs