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Waves fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0442
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1988, predominant 1972-1987

The fonds consists of records pertaining to the administration and publication of the literary magazine Waves.


Wayne Ray fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0389
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1993, predominant 1952-1987

The fonds consists of records relating to the Canadian Poetry Association, League of Canadian Poets and the HMS Press, as well as personal papers and manuscripts of Wayne Scott Ray.

Ray, Wayne, 1950-

William Greer fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0185
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1980

The fonds mainly consists of William Greer plans, memos, correspondence and architectural drawings about York University.

Greer, William

William Jaffé fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0333
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1980, predominant 1921-1980

The fonds consists of material that documents Jaffe's career as an educator and author and includes personal and professional correspondence, photographs, drafts and reprints of articles, speeches and reviews written by Jaffe as well as financial records related to his personal and professional life. It also includes academic and teaching files consisting of course outlines, lecture notes, copies of class assignments, minutes, reports, and other material related to committee work, grant applications, research material and other items that document his time at Northwestern University, Harvard, the University of British Columbia and York University. The bulk of the fonds, however, consist of material that documents Jaffe's ongoing interest and research into the life and work of the French nineteenth-century economist Leon Walras including reviews, articles and essays related to Walras' work written by Jaffe as well as copies of articles and papers written by Walras himself. There are transcriptions of Walras' correspondence and other material from the fonds Walras housed in Lausanne, Switzerland and used by Jaffe in editing his 'Correspondence of Leon Walras and Related Papers'. There are also original documents from Walras and his family such as royalty statements that document Walras' earnings from his books, family photographs, correspondence and other material dating from about 1860 to 1910.

Jaffé, William, 1898-1980

William Kilbourn fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0338
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1994

The fonds consists of William Kilbourn's records pertaining to his activities as scholar and researcher, and as alderman in the City of Toronto. The fonds includes his research and subject files, his City Hall files and personal files.

Kilbourn, William, 1926-1995

William Moyer Swartley fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0422
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1979, predominant 1947

The fonds documents William Moyer Swartley's academic career and research activities in the field of psychology. The fonds also includes personal records. Fonds consists of the following series: Correspondence and papers Notes Author and subject catalogue cards Writings and related papers Typescripts and reprints Printed material Newspaper clippings Photographs Paintings Films

Swartley, William Moyer, 1927-1979

Women, social justice, and Canadian trade unions collection

  • CA ON00370 F0494
  • Collection
  • 1973-2006

Collection consists of publications, policy statements, research reports, conference and educational documents, and newsletters accumulated by Professor Linda Briskin in the course of her research on women and equity in organized labour in Canada. The documents were published by or about local, provincial, and national organizations, including the Canadian Labour Congress, provincial federations of labour, Canadian and United Auto Workers, Canadian Air Line Employees' Association, Canada Employment Immigration Union, the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, the Committee for Cleaners' Rights, International Ladies Garment Workers Union, Metro Labour Council, Union of Provincial Government Employees, Canadian Union of Public Employees, Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation, Public Service Alliance of Canada, United Steelworkers of Canada, Registered Nurses Association of Ontario, and the Windsor Hospital Clerical Workers Union of Canada. The collection deals with equity in collective bargaining units, including issues of sisterhood and solidarity, education, human rights, anti-racism, aboriginal issues, affirmative action, violence against women, and the impact of technological change. The documents are arranged into files by organization, and they reflect the equity initiatives undertaken by unions to transform organizational practice and culture in order to ensure fairness and representation for women and members of other equity-seeking groups.

Briskin, Linda

Wyndham Lewis Collection

  • CA ON00370 F0584
  • Collection
  • 1913-1957

Collection consists of archival material included in the Wyndham Lewis Collection. Consisting of batches of letters from Lewis' widow, Anne Wyndham Lewis (Froanna), news clippings on various aspects of Lewis' public activities (book reviews, criticism, artwork, obituaries), and promotional material relating to his publications (publishers' advertisements, inserts, and other ephemera).

Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957

York University Faculty Association fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0025
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1990, predominant 1975-1989

The fonds consists of the records of the York University Faculty Association (YUFA) Chairperson, 1980-1984; the Librarians' Chapter, 1976-1985; and the Joint Grievance Committee, 1979-1984. Other series consist of Minutes, 1961-1986; Correspondence and papers, 1962-1989; Financial records, 1968-1985; Reports, 1967-1974; Printed material, 1964-1987; Ballots, forms, and opinion polls, 1973-1987.

York University Faculty Association

Zdenka Volavka fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0132
  • Fonds
  • Reproduced [197-]-[198-]

Fonds consists of Zdenka Volavka's professorial files, including her research files, related to the kingship and royal ritual in Ngoyo, Africa.

Volavka, Zdenka

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