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Joan Hollobon Fonds.
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Adv[anced] Sc[hool] Writing program.

Correspondence related to Hollobon’s studies at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. Includes correspondence between Hollobon and the Columbia University in New York about writing programs and fellowships, grants, events; a pamphlet about the Journalism Day from Columbia; articles about Hollobon winning the Fellowship in the Advancement of Science Writing from Columbia University; correspondence with John Foster (Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University); Columbia alumni list; and a notebook with email addresses of staff and alumni from Columbia University.

Hollobon, Joan

Articles.

Newspaper clippings of articles by Joan Hollobon published in the Globe and Mail (1966-1968), Science Medicine (1984), and Science Forum (1978). Includes drafts of articles; contextualizing and research articles, documentation, and correspondence; and correspondence congratulating Hollobon for her work.

Hollobon, Joan

Articles.

Newspaper clippings of articles by and about Joan Hollobon. Articles included were published on the Northern Daily News (1952), Canadian Family Physician (1973), North Bay (written in 1954, printed in 2011), the Globe Magazine (1968), CAA (1990), the Globe and Mail (1966), The Pass Promoter (1987), the Toronto Star (1990), University Affairs from the University of Toronto (1992), and the North Bay Nugget (1973). Includes article by Arnold Edinborough sent to Hollobon by Wells Ritchie and published in the Financial Post (1970), drafts for articles and correspondence.

Hollobon, Joan

Articles.

Printouts of articles by Joan Hollobon in the Globe and Mail during the 1960s. Includes correspondence with Globe and Mail executives.

Hollobon, Joan

Articles.

Draft of articles and newspaper clippings of articles written by Joan Hollobon. Includes a copy of the Homemaker’s Digest, Vol. 7, Issue 1 (Jan/Feb 1972) with an article by Hollobon.

Hollobon, Joan

Articles.

Articles written by Joan Hollobon published in the Globe and Mail, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, CMA Journal. Includes articles by other journalists and correspondence related to background research for articles, as well as professional and personal correspondence (some are to confirm the status of Hollobon as Life Member of the National Association of Science Writers, and another one is related to Hollobon witting the Sandford Fleming Medal). Also contains articles and correspondence about Dr. Elizabeth Cass (awarded the Commissioner’s Award for exceptional service in Northwest Territories), autobiographical notes by Cass, and information about a lecture by Cass in 1969.
Contains published copies of What’s New, the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Vol. 7, No. 2 (February 1974), _Amer. J. Psychiat. 126 (4 October 1969), and The Canadian Journal of Criminology and Corrections, Vol. 14, No. 1 (January 1972).

Hollobon, Joan

Articles.

Articles written by Joan Hollobon or other journalists. Includes correspondence and articles by Raymond O. Heimbecker (Professor of Surgery at Western University), speeches for different ceremonies and events (such as the 1975 Faculty Award of the University Toronto Alumni Association for Professor Horace Krever), and handwritten and typed notes about medical professionals and procedures.

Hollobon, Joan

Awards and biography.

Materials related to awards received by Joan Hollobon and the Hollobon Award. Includes biographical notes and articles about Hollobon, related newspaper clippings and correspondence, photographs of the Hollobon Award ceremony in 1987 and 1990, and a copy of Science Link by Canadian Science Writers’ Association, Vol. 9, No. 3 (June 1989). Also contains the following awards and certificates received by Hollobon:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award by Science in Society Journalism Awards (2010),
  • Certificate of appreciation by the Canadian Science Writers’ Association (1981),
  • Award of Distinction by the Health Care Public Relations Association (1984),
  • Honorary Member recognition of the Ontario Medical Association (1985),
  • Congratulation certificate by the Government of Ontario (2015),

Hollobon, Joan

Awards and speeches.

Materials created or accumulated by Joan Hollobon related to awards and recognitions she received throughout her life. Includes correspondence, related articles, drafts of speeches, and official certificates and awards. Also contains a nomination of Hollobon for the Order of Canada.

Hollobon, Joan

Betty Lou Lee (medical reporter Hamilton Spectator 1969-1989).

Drafts of articles and articles written by Joan Hollobon about Betty Lou Lee (journalist at the Hamilton Spectator). Includes correspondence, research materials, biographical information, and pamphlets about events honouring Lee. Also contains other medical articles by Hollobon, a Policy Guide for the Globe and Mail reporters, and correspondence and drafts of speeches for the event Ethics, Justice and Commerce in Transplantation: A Global View (Ottawa, August 1989).

Hollobon, Joan

British passports.

Joan Hollobon's British passports with visas for different countries and covering the years 1945 to 1956, 1956 to 1961, and 1992 to 2002.

Hollobon, Joan

Bungle, Truce and Trouble.

Copy of the Goble and Mail 1963's publication Bungle, truce and trouble, containing reprinted articles by Joan Hollobon about the 1962 Saskatchewan Medicare Crisis.

Hollobon, Joan

Business cards.

Joan Hollobon's business cards and memorandum from her desk at the Globe and Mail.

Hollobon, Joan

C[anadian] M[edical] A[ssociation] Award, 1986.

Materials related to the Canadian Medical Association Award. Includes articles by and about Joan Hollobon, correspondence, drafts of speeches, the Award CMA Medal of Honor to Joan Hollobon, and photographs of Hollobon receiving the award. Also contains booklets for the 118th (Ottawa, 1985) and 119th (Winnipeg, 1986) Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Medical Association.

Hollobon, Joan

Canadian passports.

Joan Hollobon's Canadian passports with visas for different countries and covering the years 1961-1971, 1971-1976, 1976-1981, 1981-1986, 1986-1991, 1992-1997, 1997-2002.

Hollobon, Joan

Correspondence.

Materials created or accumulated by Joan Hollobon as part of her professional and personal life. Primarily comprised of correspondence sent or received by Hollobon and associated articles and research documentation (such as newspaper clippings, articles, and photographs) either gathered and created by Hollobon or received by Hollobon from other professionals. Also contains drafts of articles and speeches and letters of appreciation received by Hollobon congratulating her for her articles and reportages. Includes personal correspondence both related to Hollobon and her colleagues and friends.

Hollobon, Joan

Correspondence.

Professional and personal correspondence sent and received by Joan Hollobon and by Hollobon and Kay Rex. Includes related materials, such as newspaper clippings, receipts, and copies of articles. Also contains information about the book Newsgirls : gutsy pioneers in Canada’s newsrooms by Donna Jean MacKinnon.

Hollobon, Joan

Correspondence.

Personal correspondence sent and received by Joan Hollobon. Includes a newspaper clipping about Hollobon in the Globe and Mail.

Hollobon, Joan

Correspondence.

Correspondence sent and received by Joan Hollobon, including correspondence from the Canadian Medical Association and other health organizations and medical professionals, correspondence from the Globe and Mail, and correspondence congratulating her for her work. Also contains information and photographs of Jean Portugal (author of We were there and journalist for the Globe and Mail), extracts from medical articles by other authors, drafts of articles by Hollobon, a eulogy for Dr. Jacob Markowitz by Dr. Abraham L. Feinberg, and a memoir for Dr. Ray Fletcher Farquharson (University professor, and medical researcher) by Dr. J. C. Laidlaw.

Hollobon, Joan

Correspondence.

Professional and personal correspondence sent and received by Joan Hollobon and related articles.

Hollobon, Joan

Correspondence.

Professional and personal correspondence sent and received by Joan Hollobon. Includes invitations to events and follow-ups on articles, a letter of appraisal by Hollobon for the book West India man : biography of Sir Anthony Musgrave by Ann P. Wallace and a research proposal for the book.

Hollobon, Joan

Corres[pondence] 2 (Current).

Professional and personal correspondence sent and received by Joan Hollobon, congratulating her for her work and participation in events. Includes correspondence about Kay Rex. Also contains the program for the Second Ontario Division Rally of White Cross Volunteers (November 1961) and newspaper clippings of articles by Hollobon.

Hollobon, Joan

Deceased members.

Draft of articles and newspaper clippings of articles written by Joan Hollobon or other journalists with tributes and obituaries of medical professionals and journalists. Includes related correspondence.

Hollobon, Joan

Dick Doyle.

Personal correspondence received by Joan Hollobon from Richard (Dick) J. Doyle (journalist at the Globe and Mail).

Hollobon, Joan

Dick Doyle.

Newspaper clippings of articles by Joan Hollobon in Globe and Mail and other journalists in Toronto Star about Richard (Dick) J. Doyle (journalist at the Globe and Mail). Includes obituaries and pamphlets for Doyle’s funeral. Also contains an article about Professor Olive Dickason (member of the Order of Canada).

Hollobon, Joan

Early career.

Correspondence sent and received by Joan Hollobon related to early employment as a journalist in Canada. Includes letters from Hollobon inquiring about jobs, offers of employment, letters of rejection, and letters confirming her employment in different media. Also contains records with ideas and drafts for articles.

Hollobon, Joan

Elizabeth Cass.

Materials related to Dr. Elizabeth Cass (awarded the Commissioner’s Award for exceptional service in Northwest Territories). Includes newspaper clippings of articles by Joan Hollobon published on the Globe and Mail, correspondence about Cass, Cass’curriculum vitae, notes and articles by Cass, and a published copy of Cass’ Myopia in the Northwest Territories (1974).

Hollobon, Joan

End of career.

Correspondence sent and received by Joan Hollobon related to her last years as a journalist. Includes newspaper clippings and drafts of articles by Hollobon.

Hollobon, Joan

Gamble family.

Correspondence sent and received by Joan Hollobon from and about the Gamble family. Includes photographs of the family, articles by George Alvan Gamble (Member of the Order of Canada, Canada Mental Health Association, Canadian Baptist Federation), and the programme for George Alvan Gamble’s funeral.

Hollobon, Joan

Handbook of the Graduate School of Journalism.

Joan Hollobon’s Handbook of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University from the academic year of 1963-1964. Includes details of students and fellows, general academic information and syllabi, and information about the teaching staff.

Hollobon, Joan

Income tax files.

Joan Hollobon’s tax files for the years 1965 to 1971 and related cheques, receipts, and correspondence.

Hollobon, Joan

Income tax files.

Joan Hollobon’s tax files for the years 1952 to 1964 and related cheques, receipts, and correspondence. Original file folder included a handwritten note that read: “Joan Hollobon 1952-1964, Income Tax file, interesting – tells of income as a female reporter. She was a student at Columbia 1st half of 1964.”

Hollobon, Joan

Income tax files.

Joan Hollobon’s tax files for the years 1979 to 1984 and related cheques, receipts, and correspondence.

Hollobon, Joan

Income tax files.

Joan Hollobon’s tax files for the years 1972 to 1979 and related cheques, receipts, and correspondence.

Hollobon, Joan

Joan Hollobon articles & background research clippings.

Newspaper clippings by and about Joan Hollobon from the Globe and Mail (1965-1968, 1970-1974, 1976-1977, 1979-1980, 1983-1985, 1996-1999), the New York Times (1998), Scientific American (1960), the _Toronto Star (1997-1999), the Time Magazine (1993), the Canadian Museum of Health and Medicine at the Toronto Hospital (1999), CARPNews (1998), the Globe Magazine (1967, 1970), the Star Weekly Magazine (1967), and Newsweek (1967).

Hollobon, Joan

Joan Hollobon Fonds.

  • SCA395-GA460
  • Fonds
  • 1902, 1937-2021

Materials created or accumulated by Joan Hollobon during her professional and personal life. Includes correspondence sent and received by Hollobon, published and draft articles written by and about Hollobon in different media, research materials, educational materials, tax information, drafts of speeches, and awards and certificates received by Hollobon throughout her career as a medical journalist. Also contains materials related to or created by Kay Rex during her personal and professional life.

Hollobon, Joan

Joan M. Hollobon Daily Nugget North Bay.

Scrapbook with newspaper clippings written by Joan Hollobon while on the North Bay Nugget. Clippings are organized by section: editorials, features, interviews, spot news, civic affairs, meetings, court cases, columns, miscellaneous.

Hollobon, Joan

Kay Rex book launch, including Kay’s speech.

Materials related to Kay Rex’s book No daughter of mine : the women and history of the Canadian Women's Press Club, 1904-1971. Includes photographs of the book launch event (May 31, 1995), correspondence about the event and book, Rex’s speech, the copyright for the book, a bio sketch for Rex, and a promotional pamphlet for the book.

Hollobon, Joan

Kay Rex’s photographs, correspondence, and articles.

Materials created or accumulated by Joan Hollobon about Kay Rex. Includes correspondence to Hollobon and to Hollobon and Rex, photographs of Rex, writings by Rex, and correspondence about the Women’s Press Club of Toronto’s Kay Rex Scholarship.

Hollobon, Joan

Kay Rex's personal documents.

Materials related to Kay Rex. Includes driver's licences, health cards, membership cards for different organizations, a passport with validity from 1988 to 1993, business cards and two photographs of Rex.

Hollobon, Joan

Kay Rex's posthumous materials.

Materials related to Kay Rex. Includes correspondence and other records related to Kenneth Rex (Kay Rex’s brother), Kay Rex’s will and trust income tax, proof of death certificate for Rex, and Rex’s obituary.

Hollobon, Joan

Letters.

Correspondence received by Joan Hollobon congratulating her for her work. Includes a Guide on Philanthropy in the United States, a certificate confirming Hollobon as a member of the National Association of Science Writers, the Constitution for the National Association of Science Writers (August 1955), and clippings of articles by Hollobon. Also contains an article by Dr. Alan A. Klass and correspondence sent by Hollobon about the matter.

Hollobon, Joan

Letters from author C. W. Macintosh.

Personal correspondence received by Joan Hollobon from her friend, author C. W. Macintosh.
C. W. Macintosh was born in 1865 in Peking (China), the daughter of a missionary family in South Africa. She was a close personal friend of Joan Hollobon's and his father, in particular.
Contains a copy of The sleep by Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Includes leather file folder where records arrived in archives.

Hollobon, Joan

Letters from Mr. Hollobon.

Personal correspondence received by Joan Hollobon from her father (Ernest Frederick "Tony" Hollobon), her step-mother, and other family members and friends in the United Kingdom. Also contains correspondence between Joan Hollobon and doctors requesting information about her father's health, and a letter written by her father to his Officer Commanding.
Includes postcards and sections of the publication Eastbourne Paris Church monthly news from March 1973. Also includes photographs of Joan Hollobon's father.

Hollobon, Joan

Letters from Mrs. Alice Hollobon to Joan in Berlin.

Personal correspondence received by Joan Hollobon from her mother (Alice Hollobon) from December 1947 to July 1948, while Joan Hollobon was working in Berlin at the Allied Control Commission of Germany and Austria. Includes one photograph of an Anglican pastor, possibly Joan Hollobon's father.
Alice Hollobon died in September of 1948 of bone cancer at age 61.

Hollobon, Joan

Letters re: Columbia 1963.

Correspondence sent and received by Joan Hollobon related to her acceptance at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. Includes letters supporting her application, letters of acceptance, and letters congratulating her. Also contains a copy of Hollobon’s grades while at Columbia.

Hollobon, Joan

Letters re: work.

Correspondence received by Joan Hollobon congratulating her for her work and correspondence sent and received by Hollobon while researching for articles. Includes personal correspondence, an article about Dr. Wallace Graham, a copy of Debates of the Senate, 2nd session, 37th parliament, volume 140, number 50 (April 30, 2003), and a program for the Press Institute of Canada event (1965?).

Hollobon, Joan

Medical Mission in Downtown Toronto.

Correspondence received by Joan Hollobon about the medical mission in Downtown Toronto with an image of the first St. John’s hospital and a document written about the topic by journalist Jane Bennett. Includes handwritten notes created by Hollobon.

Hollobon, Joan

Medicare Hodge-Podge.

Copy of the Goble and Mail 1965's publication Medicare Hodge-Podge, containing reprinted articles by Joan Hollobon about Medicare in Canada.

Hollobon, Joan

Medicine 1962.

Newspaper clipping of article, drafts of article, and handwritten notes created by Joan Hollobon related to the Medicate Crisis in Saskatoon, 1962. Includes correspondence received by Hollobon on the matter.

Hollobon, Joan

North Bay.

Personal correspondence received by Joan Hollobon and related newspaper clipping from the North Bay Nugget (1973).

Hollobon, Joan

North Bay Nugget.

Scrapbook with newspaper clippings written by Joan Hollobon while on the North Bay Nugget.

Hollobon, Joan

Oakridge, Feb[ruary] / Mar[ch] 1967.

Materials related to Joan Hollobon’s article in the Globe and Mail about Oakridge's maximum security division of the Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre. Includes d rafts of articles and related correspondence, articles by other authors gathered for research, and a copy of the Globe Magazine from March 18, 1967, with Hollobon’s article.

Hollobon, Joan

Ortho Medical Journalism Award.

Materials related to Joan Hollobon’s reception of the Ortho Medical Journalism Award (by the Canadian Science Writers’ Association) for outstanding contribution to medical journalism in Canada presented by Ortho Pharmaceutical Canada Ltd. in recognition of a series of articles about transsexuality and sex reassignment surgery, published by Hollobon in the Globe and Mail in 1972. Includes related correspondence, articles, a photograph of Hollobon receiving the award, and a copy of The Release published by the Canadian Public Relations Society (January/February 1973).

Hollobon, Joan

Penetang[uishene] articles 1963 & 1967.

Personal and professional correspondence sent and received by Joan Hollobon and contextual information related to Hollobon’s article about the Oakridge maximum security division of the Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre. Includes a certificate of Appreciation from the Ontario Hospital Penetanguishene, copies of the 1968 Globe and Mail article, and other articles by Hollobon regarding mental health. Also contains materials related to Gerald (Gerry) Banks (one of the patients at Penetanguishene Hospital that Hollobon interviewed for her article).

Hollobon, Joan

Personal life.

Materials created or accumulated by Joan Hollobon as part of her personal life. Includes income tax, passports and other official documentation, educational materials related to Hollobon’s time at Columbia University, and materials related to house renovations. Also contains materials created by or about Kay Rex, such as information about Rex’s book launch, articles and correspondence, and posthumous materials.

Hollobon, Joan

Professional life.

Materials created or accumulated by Joan Hollobon as part of her professional life as a journalist. Includes research materials, drafts of articles, and articles written by Hollobon and other journalists in different media. Media include:

  • Northern Daily News
  • North Bay Nugget
  • Globe and Mail
  • Globe Magazine
  • Canadian Family Physician
  • CAA
  • The Pass Promoter
  • Toronto Star
  • Star Weekly Magazine
  • University Affairs from the University of Toronto
  • New York Times
  • Scientific American
  • Time Magazine
  • Canadian Museum of Health and Medicine at the Toronto Hospital
  • CARPNews
  • Newsweek
  • Science Medicine
  • Science Forum
  • Homemaker’s Digest

Also contains related correspondence and drafts of speeches for different events, as well as articles about Hollobon’s professional career and awards.

Hollobon, Joan

Raymond O. Heimbecker.

Drafts of articles and newspaper clippings of articles written by Joan Hollobon and other journalists related to Dr., Raymond O. Heimbecker. Includes related research documentation, correspondence, and a copy of the The surgical papers of Raymond O. Heimbecker, 1949-1986.

Hollobon, Joan

Renovations Shaw street.

Materials related to renovations to the house Joan Hollobon and Kay Rex shared (217 Shaw Street, Toronto (ON)). Includes a Rex diary of renovations, floorplans and photographs of the property, and related correspondence. Also contains a mugshot of Kay Rex.

Hollobon, Joan

Retirement card.

Retirement card received by Joan Hollobon from the Canadian Science Writers' Association during a party hosted by Marilyn Dunlop (medical journalist from the Toronto Star and friend of Joan Hollobon).

Hollobon, Joan

Sandford Fleming Medal.

Materials related to Joan Hollobon’s reception of the Sandford Fleming Medal in 1990. Includes correspondence and contextual information about the medal. Also contains research materials and articles by and about Hollobon, correspondence congratulating her for her job on the covering of the Saskatchewan Medicare Crisis, and a draft of a speech for the Symposium on Coping with Cancer.

Hollobon, Joan

Special stories from past I want to save – Interesting correspondence with M. William Boyd.

Newspaper clippings by and about Joan Hollobon and other journalists. Includes correspondence congratulating Hollobon for her work, background information research for the Canadian Medical Association, curricula vitae of several doctors, and a Speech by Norma Ford Walker at the Rotary Club of Toronto, Royal Yok Hotel, March 10, 1961. Also contains two numbers of Progress Against Cancer National Newsletter, Winter 1978 (Vol. 31, No. 4) and Autumn 1977 (Vol. 30, No. 3).

Hollobon, Joan

Speeches.

Drafts of speeches and articles by Joan Hollobon. Includes articles in the Ontario Medical Review (1971), correspondence with invitations and drafts of speeches for an event at the School of Hygiene at the University of Toronto, and correspondence congratulating Hollobon for her work and inviting her to events.

Hollobon, Joan

The communicant's guide.

Published copy of The Communicant's Guide compiled by the late Alexander Chinnery-Haldane, sometime Bishop of Argyll and the Isles, published by A. R. Mowbray & Co. Limited, in London, 1935. The copy includes a note referring to Joan Hollobon's confirmation at St. Thomas Church on March 12, 1937.

Hollobon, Joan

Wellesley, Lion’s Tale.

Correspondence sent and received by Joan Hollobon related to her book The lion’s tale : a history of the Wellesley Hospital, 1912-1987. Includes an invitation to Wellesley Hospital Auxiliary Annual Meeting at the Granite Club and a copy of Lion’s Tale published for the staff of the Wellesley Hospital, vol. 5, no. 1 (January 1987).

Hollobon, Joan