Public relations and advertising, Visual Redesign Program [textual record, graphic material]
Record Information – Brief1
Public relations and advertising, Visual Redesign Program [textual record, graphic material]
- Hierarchical level:
- RG30, 1997-98/512 GAD, 1997-00222-1
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- Type of material:
- Textual material, Photographs, Architectural and technical drawings, Art
- Found in:
- Archives / Collections and Fonds
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Record Information – Details
- Place of creation:
0.23 m of textual records.
345 photographs : col. slides; col. and b&w prints; col. negs; 1 b&w panorama ; slides 35 mm.
13 collage : cut and paste.
7 drawings : coloured markers, other.
4 paint samples.
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- Finding aid:
Textual records: (Electronic) The finding aid is a file list. 30-147 PDF (90: Open)
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- General Note:
This accession consists of textual, graphic and photographic records that were retained by Lorne Perry, the former Supervisor of CN's Visual Redesign Program and later the Manager of the Corporate Identification Program., Subjects covered include: design and application of the new CN, CV (Central Vermont) and GT (Grand Trunk) corporate symbols, revised equipment colour schemes, visual resdesign studies for CN Ferry Terminals and CN Autobus Service Newfoundland and design and use of the CN Hotels' Red Key Symbol., Other miscellaneous records include speakers' papers for the 1960 Rail International Design Environment (RIDE) Conference, a promotional brochure (1966) and inaugural week voided ticket for CN's Turbo train and promotional material for the 1974 CN-sponsored 6060 Steam Locomotive Excursions., The photo acquisition consists of one album entitled Across Canada "The National Way", ca. 1925, views across Canada include canoeing on Nipigon River, Minaki District - Ont., Mount Erabus, The Throne - Jasper Park, Percé, Gaspé Péninsula, Bird Rock - Bonnaventure Island, Quebec, Manitoba Wheat Field, Threshing - Western Canada, Quebec from Levis, Indian Lorette - Quebec, Rideau Lake, Muskoka Lakes - Ont., Fraser River, B.C., Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C. Mt. Edith Cavell, Mt. Robson, B.C., Ice Terrace in the Robson Glacier, B.C., Lake Kathlyn, B.C., Restigouche, N.B., Fraser Falls, Murray Bay, Quebec, Winnipeg Station, Train "Ocean Ltd" - Restigouche River, N.B., Trainload of Automobiles leaving Oshawa, Ont., "S.S. Prince George" Pacific Coast Service, Macdonald Hotel, Edmonton, Alta, Grain Elevators - Port William, Ont., Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, Man., Quebec Bridge - St.Lawrence River, Saskatoon - Sask., Cutting Wheat - Davidson, Sask., Strawberry Farm - Gordon Head, B.C., Malahat Motor Road, Vancouver Island, B.C., C.N. Rys Grain Elevator, Port Arthur, Ont., Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg, Man., Salmon Fishing, N.S., Pastoral Scene, Cape Breton, N.S., CN Compartment Parlour Car, Prince Arthur Hotel, Ont., CN Standard Dining Car, CN Colonist Car - Can, Nat. Ry's, CN Steel Day Coach 5016 and CN Standard Sleeping Car; photos of CN cars, Grand Trunk (# 969) and Intercolonial (# 288) Locomotives; Gilead Station, Ont., Canadian National "Western Region" Agents Association, Saskatoon, Sask., 1936, Cumberlan Valley Ry Dispatch Cars, 1894; Eastern Steamship Lines and S.S. Yarmouth (Inside views), 1947; photos of early Railway lines in England; group photograph of General Committee of Adjustment Canadian Northern Railway System, ca. 1900; Grand Trunk Railway employees, Stratford Shop, Aug., 1873; Canadian Northern Station with employees on express cart, children sitting on platform and others, Somerset, Ont., 1921; Portrait of N.J. MacMillan, President of CNR between 1967-1974. Photo taken by Yousuf Karsh in 1969; photos of the Spiral Tunnels, B.C.; Governor General Bessborough Banquet. Photo by Graswell, Charlottetown, P.E.I., ca 1920s; interior photos of the Charlottetown Hotel, P.E.I., ca. 1920s, Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Quebec, ca. 1963, interior views of Le Café, the coffee shop off the main lobby, the main lounge, lofty lounge and the Beaver Club of the Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Quebec, ca. 1963, proposed drawings of Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Feb. 1947, Pictou Lodge, a series of photos showing rooms and furniture on Nova Scotian Hotel, Halifax, N.S., 1955 and 1973; an other one on Fort Garry Hotel showing rooms and furniture before and after the fire; Governor General Georges Vanier and Mrs. Vanier with P.E.I. Premier Walter Shaw, Charlottetown, ca. 1962-63; Canadian National Railway Flyer, Super Continental passenger train between Montreal and Vancouver; one album of CN personnel, Kamloops Division, B.C.; panorama of the Second Annual Conference of Officers of the Traffic Department, J.E. Dalrymple presiding, CN, Toronto, Ont., 1924. Photo by Panoramic Camera; photo of Canadian Western Fuel Co. Ferry Slip, ca. 1930s. Photo by F. Schwarze, Nanaïmo, B.C., First North American Conference on Apprenticeship, Balboa Park, San Diego, California, 1953. Two BL 5.5 - inch guns MK2 on MK2 carriage with trail legs opened and spades fitted the equipment ready for action (guns produced from 1941 to late 1970s)., In addition, there are a very large number of ships from Canada Steam Ship Lines and CN, doing transportation through the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway, ocean liners from various companies including Cunard and Allan Lines on visit or traveling to Europe and Caribbean during 1960s through 1970s. Ship names include: Acadia Albatros, Alcoway, Arkadia, Arcadia, Auguste Shulte, Athabaskan, Alaunia, Algosea, Atlantic Splendour, Apolon, Aqua Train, Andros Fortune, Anna Odland, Alexander T. Wood, Arosa Sun, Ardgarry, Artic, Atlantic John Park, Ahern Trader, Atlantic Causeway, John B. Aird, Ascania, Alert, Alcobay, Acadia Thunderbird, Aime Gaudreau, Alka, Aranya, Arosia, Aameda, Araucano, Aragona, Avalon, Allvin (submarine), Ambrose Shea, Alice Bolten, Royal Air Mail Steam Ship Asia, Albatross, Algocen, Americo Vespucci, Artic, Alexander Mackenzie, Atlantic Prelude, Amstel Hoek, Atlantic Cinderella, Algonquin, Annapolis (Destroyer), Akita Maru, Athenic, Axel Johnson, Acawa Canyon, Atlantic, Alcantara, Arabella, Alaskan Mail, CP Ambassador, Athabaskan, Avon Forest, Aristandros, Arsene Simard, Arosia, B.X., Babor, Baffin, P.S. Barge No. 1, Beira, Battory, Stefan Batory, Bluenose, Bruno, Balkan, British Petroleum, British Destiny, Baskerville, Bernier Sorel, Brot, Babor, Beaverelm, Beeverdell, Baie St.Paul, Black Bass, Beaverfir, Belisk, Beaverpine, Blanaholm, Beaver, Beaverhelm, Beaveroak, Beavercliffe Hall, Beaver Glen, Beavercove, Beaverford, Beaver Lodge, Bergensfjord, Bapeerless, Bartlett, Berkersheim, Belita, Blue Peter II, Black Bay, Sir Robert Bond, Britannia, Brandal, Booker Venture, Bruickerhoff, Belovodsk, Bowdoin, British Lancer, Bullwinkle, Byklefjell, Bayshell, Berge King, B.A. Peerless, Brasil, Blue Crest, RCMP Blue Heron, Buckingham, Cabot, Canadian Ambassador, Canadian Olympic, Canada Maru, Canada Maritime-Sailing Boat Ramsgate, CP Discover, Canberra, Conrado Benitez, Carinthia, Cape Howe, Clifford Maersk, Cetra Columbia, Cellana, Catamaran, N.R. Crump, Callifornia Getty, Canso Canal, Cartiercliffe Hill, Cast Beaver, Cape Friels, Catalina, Catol Lake, Castor, Chimo, Cecilie Mersk, Coralsea, Carmania, Caronia, Clary Foran, Canadoc, Cosmic, Coastal Carrier, Christian, Ciudad de Maracaïbo, City of Pretoria, Czantoria, Copsewood, Calgadoc, Ciniscliffe Hall, Clifford J. Rogers, Caroline Smith, Creuse Dunkerque, Cayuga, Correze, Caspian Sea, Cairndhu, Commodore, Caribou, Caribou Reefer, Courtenay Bay, Chaudière, Chesley A. Crosbie, Cape Breton Miner, Coral Sea, Canadian Pionneer, Cacouna, Cap San Augustin, City of Montreal, Crescent, Cumberland of Nanaimo, James Caruthers, Carpenter, Cowichan Yarder, Carl Schmedeman, Cape Mira, City of Victoria, Confederation, Clarkforth, 5 de Septiembre, Duke of York, Fairmik, Reel Fisher (tug), Fort Chambly, Fort Churchill, Crusader, David E. Day, Fort Erie, Fort William, Fraser, Gatineau, Rose J. Gordon, Hudson, Island Yarder, Ile-aux-Coudres, Roy A. Jodrey, Kerel Doorman, Kragcholm, Kootenay, Kube Maru, Liberty Island, J.M. McGiffin, Mackenzie, W.L. Mackenzie, Magnificent, Man Hattau, Replica of Jean, first Allan Line to Canada, Marwhal, Mayflower (replica), Micmac, Northland Prince, Nordic Vi, James Norris, Newbrundoc, Newbrunswicker, Newfoundland (ferry), Nicolet, Norman McLeod Rogers, Monarch, Nelson River (tug), New Quebec, S.T. Eugenia Niarchos, Spyros Niarchos, Nipigon, Nootka, Nordic Hawk, Norisle, North American, Northland, Nortland Prince, Northern Ranger, Northern Star, Nopal Verde, North Voyageur, Nova Gorica, Novaport, Objbwa, Oceanic, Odensholm, Ontario, W.H. Orbell, Oriana, Owen, Olympia, Orient Trader, Orion Arendal, Ornefjell, Okanagan Valley, Pacific Guardian, Hon. Paul Martin, Prins of Williem George Frederick, Palaemon, Pandora, Patrick Henry, Pickle (Schooner), Port Colborne, Paul Revere, Prestonian, Prinses Irene, President Jackson, Paterson, Pic River., Pioneer Main, Plain View (Hydrofoil), Preserver, Primero de Mayo, Pacific Princess, Pacific Stronghold, Point Valiant, Princess of Acadia, Pique, E.E. Prince, Princess Magriet, Prince Rupert, Princess Patricia, Pacific Prince, Princess of Vancouver, Princess Marguerite, Princess Mary (in fire), Princess Norah, Princess of Nanaimo, Princess Helene, Princess Irene, Provider, President Roosevelt, C.G.S. Parry, Patrick Henry, Prima Vista, Paul Lorenz Russ, M.T. Pennyfair, Pavlovo, Primo, Ponce de Leon, Provo Wallis, Quadra, Qu'Appelle, Quebec (steamer), Quebécois, Queen Anna Maria, Queen of Bermuda, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Mary, Queen of Prince Rupert, Quetico, Quetzaltenango, Rafaello, Raila Dan, Ralph Misener, Radium Dew, Ramore Head, Ranchi, Rally, W. Harold Rea, Red Barge, Redfish, Regent Liverpool, Resolute, Restigouche, Richelieu, Rimouski, G.W. Rogers (tug), Roberval, Rockcliffe Hall, Roma, Roosevelt (Destroyer), Rotterdam, Royalton, Royal Viking Star, Ryndam, St.Clair, St.Croix, Saguenay, Salvage Monarch, Sambro, Samhanger, Santa Rose, Santona, Sargodha, Sarnia, Saskatchewan, Savannah, Saxonia, Senneville, T.G. Shaughnessy, K.W. Scully, Scott Misener, Seaspan Commodore, Sea Sounder, Seaway Queen, Seaboard Star, Sedco, Seven Seas, Shalom, Shanghai, Sieur Damours, Leon Simard, Ludger Simard, Simcoe, Silverbriar, Simon Fraser, Skua, St.Croix, Solinen, Soodoc, Sophocles, South American, Springdale, The St.Joseph Islander, Stadacona, Stalemdam, Starniadoc, Statstraad, Stella Maris, Stockholm, Stureholm, Sylvania, Staberg, Star of the East (clipper), States, Sir Humphrey Gilbert, South American Trader, Sudbury II, Sunbreeze, Sunpolynesia, Sunray, Silver Isle, Sorlandet, Straits Logger, Sunkirk, Sunima, Sunwalker, Svanefjell, J.M. Swain, Swivel, Sylvania, Tadoussac, Tagaytay, Takeshima Maru, Takis V, Tarantau, Taskall, Terra Nova, Teeswood, Theresie, Thessaly, Thorbjorg, Thora Dan-Esbjers, Thyra Thorn, Thorsgaard, Thomas Maersk, Tillia Gorthon, Tina Onassis, Toltec, Transamerica, Transcanada, Transmichigan, Trans St.Laurent, Transvaal Castle, Travetal, Tricape, Tsawwassen, Tupper, Turbulent, Tyee Shell, Unicorn, Valeria, W.C. Van Horne, Vancouver, Vanguard, Vaxholm, Velutina, Verdol, Verna Clausen, Veslefjell, Vesthav, City of Victoria, Victoria, Vidal, Vilja, Vikara, Vivita, Volumnia, Vretaholn, Walter E. Foster, Westcliffe Hall, Weissenberg, Western Reefer, Weybridge, Whitefish Bay, William Patterson, William Rest, Windboats, Windsor Castle, Yankcanuk, Zama Maru, Zawrat. Also, aerial views of port of New York, Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Hamilton, Toronto, New Westminster, Colborne, Port Arthur, Rotterdam, Lakehead Harbour, Prescot and Montreal Elevators.
- Note on the state of conservation:
- Textual records: Records are in good condition
- Custodial history:
- The records were retrieved from the Archives Room at CN's Records Servicentre, Montreal, Quebec.
- Original extent note:
- .23 m of textual records
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