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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

Falek Zolf fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0614
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1961

Fonds consists of handwritten and typescript manuscripts for Falek Zolf's memoirs, handwritten notes for his memoirs, newspaper articles about Zolf and the Jewish literary community in Winnipeg, a report that quotes from his work in a review of the historical context associated with the Canada Post Corporation's Rural Conversion Program in Saskatchewan, a review of the Yiddish edition of Zolf's autobiography, "On foreign soil," and information regarding its publication in English.

Zolf, Falek

Major Addison Alexander Mackenzie fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0347
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1969, predominant 1945-1968

The fonds consists of Major Addison Alexander Mackenzie's records pertaining to his social and political activities. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Correspondence Subject files Lists of voters Printed material Photographs

Mackenzie, Addison Alexander, 1885-1970

Robert H. Winters fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0446
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1969, predominant 1950-1969

The fonds consists of business and political correspondence, records relating to Robert Henry Winter's membership on the York University Board of Governors, and scrapbooks detailing his business and political careers.

Winters, Robert Henry, 1910-1969

Henry Gilchrist family fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0309
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1969, predominant 1885-1912

The fonds consists of business receipts of Henry Gilchrist and family members, correspondence from Manitoba College, a genealogy of Henry McCuaig and Janet Calder (Gilchrist ancestors), photographs of Mrs. Henry Gilchrist and of Reverend James Archibald Hume Pue-Gilchrist, and related material.

Gilchrist, Henry (family)

Toronto Telegram fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0433
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1971, predominant 1939-1971

The fonds documents the journalistic activities of the Toronto Telegram and its predecessor, the Evening telegram. The fonds includes photographs, scrapbooks and clippings.

Toronto Telegram

Hans Carol fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0283
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1971, predominant 1962-1971

The fonds contains Hans Carol's lecture notes, examinations, course outlines and evaluations, bibliographies, student essays, and related material for courses taught in the Department of Geography (Africa, Urban, patterns of land use, methodologies) and Social Science (1962-1971). In addition, there are copies of several articles by Carol and others dealing with topics in geography, research notes on field trips in the Arctic, Africa and Europe (Zurich, London, Paris), manuscripts and drafts of chapters for one or more studies of African geography (1963-1970). There is correspondence relating to publications, professional activities and related material. There are also maps and charts of the following regions: Zurich, with regard to urban planning; African geography, including physical, social, agricultural, demographic and related maps; urban planning and land use in Ontario regions (Metropolitan Toronto, Hamilton). The fonds contains several boxes of newspaper clippings relating to Africa (1954-1971), Canada (1962-1970), the USSR, China and allied countries (1959-1964), Regional Government and Development in Ontario (1966-1971), and related topics in several countries.

Carol, Hans, 1915-1971

John R. Seeley fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0405
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1971, predominant 1960-1963

The fonds consists of correspondence of John R. Seeley, materials related to several York University committees (On Undergraduate Studies, President's Advisory, Campus Planning, Curriculum, Social Science Curriculum, Senior Staff Recruitment), departments (Sociology, Atkinson College, Psychology) and bodies (Senate, Faculty Council, Senior Common Room), as well as material on individual faculty members. There is also material relating to the Ford Foundation, which provided funding to the university in its infancy, correspondence and reports for President Murray Ross, as well as documentation of the dispute of 1962-1963 at York University.

Seeley, John R. (John Ronald), 1913-

Donald Solitar fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0414
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1972, predominant 1968-1972

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, reports and related material of Donald Solitar for committees of the York University Senate, the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Arts and Science, and the Faculty of Arts.

Solitar, Donald

Edgar Wardwell McInnis fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0353
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1973, predominant 1930-1968

The fonds consists of McInnis' publication files, including scholarly articles and correspondence, drafts, research notes, photographs, and other material for "The Long Cold Peace: Treaty Making after World War II", "The East", "Canada: A Political and Social History", "North American Nations", and other works. Fonds also includes professorial files documenting his teaching at the University of Toronto and York University; Canadian Institute of International Affairs files; research files; and other material reflecting his varied interests in history, current events and world politics.

McInnis, Edgar, 1899-1973

Giles Endicott fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0562
  • Fonds
  • 1961, 1963-1973

Fonds consists of Endicott's Waffle records and includes such items as correspondence pertaining to, and seeking support for, the position paper "For and Independent Socialist Canada," a chronological survey of documents dealing with the Waffle and public reaction as created by the Canadian Labour Congress, documents leading to the Waffle Manifesto, financial documents, supporting material, news clippings, resolutions, and so on.

Endicott, Giles

Hilary Armstrong fonds

  • CA ON00370 ON00370
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1974

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the Waffle movement and includes clippings, campaign material, policy papers and research materials, minutes of the provincial executive and provincial council, some correspondence, Waffle newsletters and bulletins, educational material and bibliographies.

Armstrong, Hilary

Robert Owen Foundation fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0395
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1976, predominant 1927-1948

The fonds documents the establishment, functioning and activities of the Robert Owen Foundation for the period 1931-1976 and Henri Lasserre's involvement with the foundation. It also partially documents the activities of the Canadian Fellowship Cooperative Community for the period of 1939-1947.

Lasserre, Henri, d. 1945

Canadian Annual Review fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0274
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1977, predominant 1960-1977

The fonds consists of newspaper clippings, copies of speeches, reports, press releases, and related material issued by government bodies, public interest groups, politicians and others, which are utilized in the composition of the “Canadian annual review of politics and public affairs”, previously the “Canadian annual review”. The material is organized around the potential chapters in the review, and thus will have clippings on business and industry, reports from foreign affairs bodies (i.e. Canadian Institute for International Affairs), the editor's notes on political and economic matters gleaned from newspaper clippings, and coverage of elections at the federal and provincial levels. In addition, there are reports and newspaper clippings on specific government legislation of the day (National Energy Policy, the Meech Lake Accord, Québec Bill 101, etc), on specific foreign events (Vietnam War), and Canadian personalities (John Diefenbaker, Réne Lévesque, Pierre Trudeau), including copies of speeches delivered by politicians. The bulk of the material in the fonds covers the period, 1960-1977.

Canadian Annual Review

Pauline Elizabeth Rhind fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0392
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1978, predominant 1971-1976

The fonds documents Pauline Elizabeth Rhind's activities with the Kakabeka Press as well as her activities as a writer and artist for the period 1945-1978.

Rhind, Pauline Elizabeth, 1923-

Allan Grossman fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0317
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1979, predominant 1950-1975

The fonds consists of correspondence and papers, reports, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, photographs, tapes and films, related to Allan Grossman's political career, community work, and family life.

Grossman, Allan, 1910-1991

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

Harry S. Crowe fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0297
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1979, predominant 1959-1979

The fonds consists of correspondence, typescripts, reports, publications, research materials, legal documents, course materials, student essays, and administrative material relating Harry S. Crowe activities at York University and Atkinson College, at the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway, Transport and General Workers, with the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism and related subjects.

Crowe, Harry Sherman, 1922-1981

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

Mary Louise Bogart and John Edward Page collection

  • CA ON00370 F0372
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1982, predominant 1967-1973

The collection consists of material related to James Milner's career in the area of community planning law and includes a copy of the article written by Mary Louise Bogart and John Edward Page on Milner as well as correspondence relating to its publication. In addition, there is material on the Town Planning Institute of Canada (TPIC), predominantly materials of a historical nature. There are also several audio reels and cassettes of interviews with planners and members of the TPIC who were Milner's colleagues. Finally, there are some microfilm copies of studies done in the area of land conservation. Some of this material was removed from the Milner fonds during the time it was held by the Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University.

Bogart, Mary Louise, 1935-

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