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Alan (Al) Roy Stewart fonds

  • MS-15-21
  • Fonds
  • 1980-2019
Fonds contains materials collected by Al Stewart as part of his involvement in the Maritime leather community, his LGBT advocacy work at Saint John's United Church in Halifax, and his involvement in the broader LGBT community in Nova Scotia. Leather community records document the activities of the TightRope leather brotherhood, Mr. Atlantic Canada Leather [MACLeather] contests, and other leather groups across Canada and the United States. Materials include administrative records, photographs, promotional materials, correspondence, newsletters, and catalogues. United Church materials primarily relate to Stewart's efforts to attain Affirmed status for St. John's United Church, and include reference materials, correspondence, and newsletters. Fonds also contains objects and ephemera related to the leather community, Affirm, and Stewart's membership in the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union [NSGEU], as well as personal photographs, correspondence, and LGBT publications.

Stewart, Alan Roy

Don Murchy collection

  • MS-15-10
  • Collection
  • 1990-2014
Collection is comprised of materials collected by Don Murchy as part of his involvement with the TightRope Leather Brotherhood, a men's leather and denim club that operated in Nova Scotia from the early 1990s to 2007. Materials document TightRope operations, as well as the involvement of TightRope members in Mr. Atlantic Canada [M.A.C.] Leather contests and Halifax Fetish Ball events. Materials in this collection include administrative records, by-laws and guiding documents, membership lists, posters and other promotional materials, and photographs.

Murchy, Don

Drawing of a kneeling male nude

File contains one graphite pencil drawing of a kneeling made nude. Drawing was created by Ron Harrison and donated by Chris Aucoin as an auction item for a Mr. Atlantic Canada Leather [M.A.C. Leather] benefit event, where it was purchased by Don Murchy.

Erotic gear catalogues; Toronto Pink Pages 1993

File contains one copy of the Spartacus Enterprises of Oregon catalogue, one copy of JT's Stockroom mail order catalogue, one copy of a retail price list of erotic accessories, and one copy of the 1993 Toronto Pink Pages directory of lesbian and gay businesses.

Event programs, flyers, and promotional materials

Series contains duplicate programs, flyers, and other promotional materials from fonds in the Nova Scotia LGBT Seniors Archive. Materials in series include flyers and event cards for the Halifax Fetish Ball, flyers for a speaking engagement and meet and greet with South African political activist Simon Nkoli, flyers and programs for the Awake The World HIV/AIDS awareness event, and programs and program inserts from Mr. Atlantic Canada [M.A.C.] Leather contests.

Fetish ball posters

File contains posters for Fetish Ball events hosted in Halifax between 2004-2014.

Fetish evening flyers, 2007

File contains four flyers for fetish evenings held at Blue Moon Bistro in Halifax during April and May of 2007, and two copies of an information sheet outlining details for these events.

Iron Eagles Motorcycle Club pin

File contains one pin produced by Iron Eagles Motorcycle Club. Pin has a white background with a picture of an eagle in the centre, with text that read "IRON EAGLES—MOTORCYCLE CLUB".

Leather community event calendars and schedules

File contains leather community events calendars and schedules covering events in both Nova Scotia, across Canada and the United States, and some European events. Materials include one schedule for the Mr. Atlantic Canada (M.A.C.) Leather 2003 contest weekend, held October 4-6, 2002; one calendar produced by the TightRope brotherhood featuring both TightRope gatherings and other leather community events across Canada, the United States, and Europe from 1994-1995; and two copies of the Hot Boots calendar for 2002-2003.

Leather community materials

Series contains materials collected by Al Stewart as part of his involvement with the Halifax-based TightRope leather brotherhood, which was established in the early 1990s, incorporated in 1997, and disbanded in 2007. Series also contains materials related to the Mr. Atlantic Canada Leather [MACLeather] organization, which operated between 1999-2010, and the leather community more broadly. Materials include TightRope administrative and financial records, correspondence, and promotional materials; event cards, flyers, posters, programs, and certificates of participation for TightRope events, MACLeather contests, and leather events across Canada and the United States; photographs of TightRope meet-ups, MACLeather contests, and other leather community events; web print-outs; issues of the Phalia newsletter published by Spearhead leather and denim club in Toronto; erotic gear catalogues; and one copy of the 2002 Men of Pumpjack calendar.

Leather eagle flag pin

File contains one leather eagle flag pin on a square of white cardboard, wrapped in plastic. Pin features a blue eagle with blue and white stripes on its feather and a red heart on its chest.

Leather event cards, brochures, and programs

File contains event cards and brochures for leather contests and meet-ups in Chicago, Illinois and Cincinnatti, Ohio; and one program for the 2002 International Mr. Leather contest, held in Chicago from May 23-27, 2002.

Leather group policy and bylaw research materials

File contains bylaws and policies from various leather groups and organizations in Ontario and Nova Scotia. Documents include Mister Leatherman Toronto Policies and Judges Handbook, National Leather Contest Rules and Requirements and the Official Contestant Packet, Logistic notes, Bylaws from the AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia, and the Constitution and Bylaws of the Ottawa Knights.

Leather website printouts ; Men of Pumpjack 2002 calendar

File contains five pages of printouts from the website LeatherRubberMaster.com featuring black and white illustrations and photos of leather club activities, some of which are pornographic in nature; and one copy of the 2002 Men of Pumpjack calendar, produced by the Pumpjack pub in Vancouver, British Columbia.

LGBT Duplicate Materials collection

  • MS-15-12
  • Fonds
  • 1980-2018
Collection contains duplicate materials from fonds in the Nova Scotia LGBT Seniors Archive. Materials in collection include posters; programs, flyers, and promotional materials; pamphlets and outreach materials; and wearable ephemera including buttons and pins, badges, medals, clothing, and other regalia. Materials in series relate to Halifax Pride and other pride celebrations, political demonstrations, Lesbian and Gay Rights Nova Scotia [LGRNS] operations and events, Halifax Fetish Ball and Mr. Atlantic Canada [M.A.C.] Leather events, Gay and Lesbian Association [GALA] meetings and operations, events held at Rumours bar, LGBT films, and other LGBT causes and events.

LGBT event posters

File contains posters for LGBT events in Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.. File contains one poster for an AIDS Vigil held at Grand Parade in Halifax; one poster advertising viewings of the AIDS Memorial Quilt at Gorsebrook School in Halifax from 1990-11-30 to 1990-12-3; one poster for a vigil commemorating the one year anniversary of the Polytechnique Massacre held at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design on 1990-12-6; one poster for the Black and Blue Party hosted by Bad Boy Club Montreal in October, 1994; one poster for the We're Funny That Way in Toronto during April, 1990; one poster for the 1989 Seattle Queen City Cruise; and one poster for National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights held 1987-10-11.

M.A.C. Leather t-shirt and vest

File contains one leather vest adorned with pins from various LGBT and leather community events. The leather patches on the back, which read "Mr Atlantic Leather 99", were made from the sash awarded to Don Murchy for winning the M.A.C. Leather competition in 1999. File also contains one t-shirt from the 2004 M.A.C. Leather competition.

Mr. Atlantic Canada Leather [MACLeather] medals

File contains seven medals from the 2008 and 2009 Mr. Atlantic Canada Leather [MACLeather] awards. 2008 medals awarded to Bill Mitchell, Ken Burrough, Kate Huey, Terry Lewin, Dita Parlow and Ryan Auld as well as one medal inscribed "MACLeather 2007 Rob Meyers". 2009 medals awarded to Maisie Walker, Rick Johnston, and Rick Arsenault. File also contains nine judges pins. Titles include Head Judge, Judges Boy, Tally Mistress, Tally Mister, and Judges 1 through 5.
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