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Correspondence, 1920-1929.

  • Date and Place from 1928 October 13 New York, USA To Maines, Minnie From Florence Compton Attachments Envelope, no stamp with newspaper clipping regarding Compton inside. Includes a photograph (probably of Florence Compton). Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1928 October 14 Baltimore, Maryland To Maines, Minnie From Belle Crusa Attachments Envelope, no stamp. Includes photograph of "Katie King, the Spirit". Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1928 July 10 London, England To Pincock, Jenny From Saunders, R.H. Attachments Includes notes on a sitting. Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1928 August 2 London, England To Pincock, Jenny From Saunders, R.H. Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1928 June 29 Victoria, England To Pincock, Jenny From Sharp, T.S. Attachments Envelope, with stamps. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1928 August 24 Victoria, England To Pincock, Jenny From Sharp, T.S. Attachments Envelope, with stamp Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1928 October 15 Victoria, England To Pincock, Jenny From Sharp, T.S. Attachments Envelope, no stamp. Receipt for 1 dollar donation. Includes notes about a guild. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1927 October 20 [St. Catharines, Ont.] To Everybody From Pincock, Jenny Notes ALs, from four sisters, n.b. re: E.J. Pratt
  • Date and Place from 1927 September 26 St. Catharines, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Pincock, Jenny Notes ALs, re: first seance. In envelope labelled "First, and only, seance with Newton, Sep. 1927. Very precious. Keep."
  • Date and Place from 1929 May 17 New York, USA To Maines, Rev. Fred J.T. From Schulte's Book Store Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Includes a list of books in stock Notes : TLs
  • Date and Place from 1927 February 13 To Cartheuser, William From Fletcher, Anna Louise Notes TL copy: "A copy of Mrs. Fletcher's letter to William."
  • Date and Place from 1928 October 16 St. Catharine's, Ont. To Gildner, Colleen (Maines) From Pincock, Jenny Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1928 May 16 London, England To Pincock, Newton From Sharp, T.S. Attachments Includes packet of info. materials. Envelope, with stamps. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1928 May 25 London, England To Pincock, Jenny From Saunders, R.H. Attachments Includes notes on a sitting. Envelope, with stamp Notes ALs

Maines Pincock Family

YMCA.

Materials related to A. R. Kaufman's participation in the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) of Canada. Includes a certificate acknowledging Kaufman's participation in the organization as director; correspondence, photograph, and newspaper clipping related to Kaufman's reception of plaque and life membership; a certificate of recognition of Kaufman’s voluntary service to the YMCA; and two photographs of the Kitchener-Waterloo YMCA building in the 1950s.

Kaufman, A. R. (Alvin Ratz)

Testimonial luncheon organized by Planned Parenthood Ontario.

Materials related to a testimonial luncheon for A. R. Kaufman organized by Planned Parenthood Ontario. Includes information and programme, related newspaper clippings, and a disassembled scrapbook related to the luncheon with ephemera, photographs, and correspondence received by Kaufman.

Kaufman, A. R. (Alvin Ratz)

Personal correspondence.

Personal correspondence received by A. R. and Jean Kaufman. Includes postcards, a signed card, and a letter received from Mrs. Oliver Master with two photographs of unidentified children.

Kaufman, A. R. (Alvin Ratz)

Scrapbook.

Leather-bound scrapbook with mementos of the Kaufman family history. Scrapbook is organized into two sections. First section is titled “Grandmother Kaufman’s favourite poems from Helen, Bill, and Jean Xmas 1935” and includes poems either received by Mary Eidt Kaufman or copied by her grandchildren Helen Mary, William Hutton, and Sally Jean in her honour (some poems are written in German). Second section is titled “Clippings & poems Jean and Alvin” and includes correspondence, ephemera, postcards, poems, newspaper clippings, and an invitation to A. R. and Jean Kaufman wedding.

Kaufman, A. R. (Alvin Ratz)

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

Book launch guest lists.

Materials regarding Newsgirls book launch. Includes correspondence between Donna Jean MacKinnon and Mike O’Connor (York University) and between MacKinnon and Julia Aballe (York University) about the event, as well as guests lists and checklists for the launch.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

York U., Newsgirls fact checking, etc.

Correspondence regarding corrections and fact-checking during the edition of Newsgirls. Includes correspondence with Luke Gagliardi (York University) and other students at York University regarding corrections and the edition of the book. Also contains correspondence and research materials about June Callwood, Dusty Vineberg, and Joan Hollobon.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Invoices and permissions for photographs.

Correspondence and invoices for rights of reproduction of photographs for their use in Newsgirls. Correspondence in file is between Donna Jean MacKinnon and Mike Kelly (Torstar Syndicate) and Luke Gagliardi (York University), and includes documenting decisions over different photographs, their captions, and permissions to use them. Invoices include associated payment receipts and correspondence with GetStock, the Toronto Reference Library at the Toronto Public Library, the PNG Library, and Canadian Press Enterprises Inc. Also contains correspondence with Anne Dickason (Olive Dickason’s daughter) as part of Donna Jean MacKinnon’s research about Dickason.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Newsgirls draft and correspondence.

Draft of Newsgirls by Donna Jean MacKinnon and Catherine Smyth. Draft includes chapters on Dorothy Howarth, Jeannine Locke, Olive Dickason, June Callwood, Simma Holt, Elizabeth Dingman, Ruth Hammond, Kay Rex, Doris Anderson, Marjorie Earl, Angela Burke, Marilyn Dunlop, Dusty Vineberg, Enid Nemy, Joan Sutton Straus, Yvonne Crittenden, Michele Landsberg, Heather Robertson, and Catherine Ford. Also contains correspondence between Donna Jean MacKinnon and Luke Gagliardi (York University) about the edition of Newsgirls.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

To publishers 1998.

Notes created by Donna Jean MacKinnon as part of her research for Newsgirls. Includes correspondence with publishers as well as a draft of Newsgirls with summaries on Kay Kritzwiser, Dorothy Howarth, Marjorie Earl, Olive Dickason, June Callwood, Simma Hold, Elizabeth Dingman, Stasia Evasuk, Ruth Hammond, Kay Rex, Angela Burke, Marilyn Dunlop, Maureen Keller, Yvonne Crittenden, Joan Sutton Straus, Valerie Gibson, Dusty Vineberg, Michele Landsberg, Catherine Ford, Enid Nemy, and Heather Robertson.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Book proposals.

Book proposals and correspondence to editors and editorial houses regarding the publication of the book Newsgirls. Includes correspondence with editorial agents and agencies, as well as subject lists, introductions, and prefaces to Newsgirls with handwritten notes and corrections. Also contains contact information for editorial houses, unsigned permission to reproduce contract between Donna Jean MacKinnon and York University, and correspondence regarding promotion of the book. Lastly, includes the abstract of the book Women who give away millions : portraits of Canadian philanthropists by Iris Nowell (1996).

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Joan Sutton Straus, Enid Nemy, Heather Robertson, and Jeanine Locke.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Joan Sutton Straus, Enid Nemy, Heather Robertson, and Jeanine Locke. Includes database searches, handwritten notes and biographical information, correspondence, photocopies of photographs and articles by and contextualizing Sutton Straus, Nemy, Robertson, and Locke.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

From Dusty Vineberg.

Correspondence sent by Dusty Vineberg to Donna Jean MacKinnon on April 17, 1997. Correspondence includes articles written by Vineberg during her time at the Montreal Star (specifically in 1965, 1967, and 1973). Also contains a Christmas card sent by Vineberg for the New Year 1999.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

2000's.

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the 2000's.

Dagg, Anne Innis

1980

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the year 1980.

Dagg, Anne Innis

1979

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the year 1979.

Dagg, Anne Innis

1978

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the year 1978.

Dagg, Anne Innis

1977

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the year 1977.

Dagg, Anne Innis

1975-1976.

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the years 1975-1976

Dagg, Anne Innis

1974

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the year 1974.

Dagg, Anne Innis

1970-1973

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the years 1970-1973.

Dagg, Anne Innis

1960's.

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the 1960's.

Dagg, Anne Innis

1950's.

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more from the 1950's. Includes wedding announcement regarding marriage to Ian Dagg and letters to her mother, Mary Quayle Innis.

Dagg, Anne Innis

Correspondence from Martha Rieder.

File consists of 33 letters received by John S. and Lydia Catherine Anthes from Martha Rieder. Also includes 1 letter from Ella Anthes Cook (June 30, 1914) and a note from Talmon Rieder enclosed with another letter (December 25, 1914). Several letters are addressed individually to "mother", some include drawings and notes from Martha's children, and some are undated. Letters make reference to day to day happenings such as Margaret getting tonsillitis, Paul Rieder's birth, Talmon's busy work schedule, and the death of Henry William Anthes.

Rieder and Anthes family

Correspondence.

Professional and personal correspondence sent and received by James Walker to and from different people and organizations. Includes correspondence related to his research, to the University of Waterloo, events he attended and in which he participated, and correspondence from colleagues, friends, and students.
Also contains a music score for “A beautiful lady in blue.”

Walker, James

Correspondence.

Professional and personal correspondence sent and received by James Walker to and from different people and organizations. Includes correspondence related to his research, to the University of Waterloo, events he attended and in which he participated, and correspondence from colleagues, friends, and students.

Walker, James

Correspondence.

Professional and personal correspondence sent and received by James Walker to and from different people and organizations. Includes correspondence related to his research, to the University of Waterloo, events he attended and in which he participated, and correspondence from colleagues, friends, and students.

Walker, James

Correspondence.

Professional and personal correspondence sent and received by James Walker to and from different people and organizations. Includes correspondence related to his research, to the University of Waterloo, events he attended and in which he participated, and correspondence from colleagues, friends, and students.
Also contains a published copy of CUSO FORUM magazine (November 1987, Vol. 5, No. 4).

Walker, James

India.

Correspondence sent and received by James Walker to and from different people and organizations in India. Includes itinerary, programs, and schedules for different events.
Also contains information about a social service organization in the Indian rural area Talmul called “Sebika.”

Walker, James

Correspondence.

Professional and personal correspondence sent and received by James Walker to and from different people and organizations. Includes correspondence related to his research, to the Department of History at the University of Waterloo, events he attended and in which he participated, and correspondence from colleagues, friends (including Burnley “Rocky” Jones), and students.

Also contains information and program for the event "The Black Experience in the White mind: an historical look at stereotypes in popular entertainment" at Harbourfront Centre (1993) where James Walker participated as panellist.

Walker, James

Correspondence.

Professional and personal correspondence sent and received by James Walker to and from different people and organizations. Includes correspondence related to his research, programs he contributed and courses he taught at the University of Waterloo, events he attended and in which he participated, and correspondence from colleagues, friends, and students.

Walker, James

Correspondence.

Professional and personal correspondence sent and received by James Walker to and from different people and organizations. Includes correspondence related to his research, events he attended and in which he participated, and correspondence from colleagues, friends, and students.

Also contains a program for the event "Third age learning" (Kitchener-Waterloo, 2013) where James Walker participated with a talk titled "Flight to Freedom: Black migration to Canada from the American Revolution to the Civil War."

Walker, James

Correspondence.

Professional and personal correspondence sent and received by James Walker to and from different people and organizations. Includes correspondence related to his research, to the University of Waterloo, events he attended and in which he participated, and correspondence from colleagues, friends, and students.
Also contains a Ph.D. proposal for Drs. Hieronymus Franciscus (Jeroen) van Drunen.

Walker, James

Correspondence.

Professional and personal correspondence sent and received by James Walker to and from different people and organizations. Includes correspondence related to his research, to the University of Waterloo, events he attended and in which he participated, and correspondence from colleagues, friends, and students.
Also contains a Report from the Senate Committee to Review the Heritage Resources Centre, and an abstract for “Organized labour and the struggle for human rights in Canada.”

Walker, James

Public history.

Materials related to the creation and organization of the Public History Master’s program at the University of Waterloo. Includes proposals to introduce a public history programme at the University of Waterloo, a summary of the Master's option in Public History, newspaper clippings about the new program, information about programs for public history in other universities, and related correspondence, notes, and business cards.
Also contains the "Graduate Affairs Group Report to ARTS Faculty Council," information about seminar History in Public Policy for students of History and students of public policy, a printout of "Public History Work Report Department of External Affairs Historical Division" by Joan Murphy, a pamphlet and press release for the “Public History in Action: international perspectives. Fifth annual public History conference,” photocopy of “Rescuing records to make corporate history” by Betsy Matthews, and a printout of “UW Department of Recreation. Courses in Museum management, Fall term 1982.”

Walker, James

Correspondence.

Correspondence received by James Walker from different people and institutions. Includes correspondence received by Prof. Allen P. Stouffer (from St. Francis Xavier University) and printout of writing “Toward a redrawing of mid-nineteenth-century Black Nova Scotian history.”
Also contains ephemera for different events, including “Fall teaching days, program and pre-registration form 1991” and a poster for an open forum in celebration of BHM “The Black experience in Canada: struggles against Racism. Past, present and future.”

Walker, James

Tri-U[niversity] organization re[garding] PhD program.

Materials related to the organization of the Tri-University (Guelph, Laurier, and Waterloo) Graduate Program in History. Includes proposals for the Ph.D. program, bibliography lists for different areas of specialization of the program, programme of “Tri-University Doctoral Program in History/ Guelph, Laurier, Waterloo. 1994-1996,” and related correspondence.
Also contains a printout of “Revising the Race, Imperialism and Slavery field” and a bibliography for “Race, slavery and imperialism area of the program.”

Walker, James

The Black Loyalists.

Correspondence received by James Walker from different people and institutions, mostly related to his doctoral research and book The Black Loyalists: the search for a promised land in Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone 1783-1870.
Also contains related newspaper clippings, book reviews, and the script for a Conference on American Loyalists (February 6-8, 1975, Saint Augustine, Florida) titled “Black as American loyalists: comments.”

Walker, James

Review of co-operative education and career services.

Materials related to the administration of the History department and the Committee to review the department of co-operative education and career services at the University of Waterloo. Includes a report by James Walker about the co-op program, and correspondence related to the History Chair Nominating Committee.

Walker, James

Proposed India-Canada conference.

Materials related to the organization of the India-Canada workshop and conference “Accommodating diversity: learning from the Indian and Canadian Experiences” at the University of Waterloo, which was ultimately cancelled due to the Government of India's objections. Includes budgets, proposal to the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute for a Grant from the Development Initiatives Fund, memorandum of agreement, forms for sponsored research activities, participant evaluation, proposed schedule and list of participants, interdisciplinary grants program, and notes for the organization of the conference, correspondence about the cancellation and photocopies of newspaper clippings about the cancellation.
Also contains correspondence, registration form, and programme of the event “Democracy and Civil Society in Asia: the emerging opportunities and challenges” organized by the Centre for the Study of Democracy at Queen’s University; and a printout of “Developing a framework for the study of diversity in education as a component of the reform programme of the Delhi Government Schools.”

Walker, James

Hymn to Freedom.

Materials related to a project titled “Hymn to freedom: the contribution of Blacks to the historical development of Canada” by Almeta Speaks in which James Walker participated as part of the advisory board. Includes related correspondence and an overview of the project.

Walker, James

Committees, reports.

Materials related to administrative tasks at the University of Waterloo. Includes handbooks, memoranda, and meeting minutes. Specifically:

  • “Draft: Faculty of Arts Chairman’s Handbook” (February 1986),
  • Memorandum and report on Differential Recruitment of Female Faculty Members (1986),
  • “Faculty handbook. A guide to procedures, practices and facilities at the University of Waterloo” (1985),
  • “Memorandum of Agreement between the Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo and the University of Waterloo” (2006),
  • “Memorandum Assessment items, to Department Priorities and Review committee” (1983),
  • Materials related to the Ontario Council on Graduate Studies for colloquium (1986),
  • “Draft The Faculty of ARTS Education in the fourth decade. A report to the Senate Long Range Planning Committee by the Humanities and Social Science Ad Hoc Committee” (June 4, 1986),
  • “A handbook for History teaching assistants, 1985-1986 by Gord Morrell” (1986),
  • “Procedures for periodic appraisals. History Department” (October 2, 1983),
  • “Planning models and options” (September 5, 1980),
  • “Proposed response of the University of Waterloo to the Forster Committee Report”
  • “University of Waterloo. Senate Graduate Council. Minutes of the Meeting Held Thursday, October 23, 1980” (1980),
  • “University of Waterloo. Senate Graduate Council. Minutes of the Meeting Held Wednesday, November 26, 1980” (1980),
  • “University of Waterloo. Senate Graduate Council. Minutes of the Meeting Held Wednesday, January 28, 1981” (1981),
  • "Response of the University of Waterloo to the discussion paper prepared by the COU Special Committee to Review Graduate Planning” (December 5, 1980).

Also contains correspondence related to the Graduate Council meeting.

Walker, James

PACER Provost’s advisory committee on equal rights.

Materials related to the Provost’s Advisory Committee on Equal Rights (PACER). Includes meetings agendas, notices, and minutes (for April 20, February 23, January 26, 1993; October 27, April 22, November 27, 1992); report “Ontario Human Rights Commission Policy Statement with Respect to Exclusionary Scholarships;” draft of “UW Responses re Harassment and discrimination policy in postsecondary institutions,” a memorandum from the Ministry of Colleges and Universities on Harassment and Discrimination Policy in Postsecondary Institutions, a photocopy of “Feature: Curbing Racism on Campus,” and PACER Annual Report.

Walker, James

Royal Society inaugural address.

Materials related to the Inaugural Address at the Royal Society of Canada delivered by James Walker. Includes script for the address and related correspondence. Also contains notes from a Burnley “Rocky” Jones appreciation Night in 2004.

Walker, James

US National Archives.

Script of James Walker's talk at the National Archives and Records Administration of the United States, on January 22, 2009, and titled “The Black Loyalists and their flight to freedom.”
Also contains materials related to the workshop “Revisiting Human Rights in Canadian History,” including related correspondence and the programme for the workshop.

Walker, James

MAC.

Materials related to the human rights workshop “Taking liberties: historicizing 20th Century human rights in the English speaking world” at McMaster University, where James Walker participated with an address titled “Decoding the ‘Rights Revolution:’ Lessons from the Canadian experience.” Includes a schedule of the event, related correspondence, an outline of the workshop, and notes for Walker’s presentation.

Walker, James

Pondicherry India C[ana]D[ia]N studies.

Materials related to the Canadian Studies Conference, in India, on January 3-6, 1998, where James Walker participated with a paper titled “National image, national dream: ‘Race’ and law in Canadian History.” Includes a “Report to the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute and the University Grants Commission,” forms and records related to grant research proposals submissions to cover costs, a printout of Walker's paper, and related correspondence.

Walker, James

W[ilfrid] L[aurier] U[niversity].

Materials related to the event “How racist were we?” at Wilfrid Laurier University in 1998. Includes related correspondence, a poster of the event, and printout of Walker's presentation with the same title.

Walker, James

Human rights, racial equality, social justice, Ottawa.

Materials related to the seminar on "Social Justice and Multiculturalism" organized by the University of British Columbia Centre for Policy Studies in Education and Department of Canadian Heritage, where James Walker participated with a paper titled “Human Rights, Racial equality, social justice: can we get there from here?” Includes printout of Walker's paper and correspondence related to the edition and publication of the paper.

Walker, James

Human Rights, racial equality, social justice conference paper.

Materials related to the seminar on "Social Justice and Multiculturalism" organized by the University of British Columbia Centre for Policy Studies in Education and Department of Canadian Heritage, where James Walker participated with a paper titled “Human Rights, Racial equality, social justice: can we get there from here?” Includes printout of Walker's paper with annotations and corrections and correspondence related to the edition and publication of the paper.

Walker, James

Conference papers & invited addresses.

Materials related to events where James Walker participated with papers and addresses. Events and materials included are:

  • Remarks delivered during Black History Month (February 24, 2016) at the Black Students Association (BASE), includes related newspaper clipping,
  • Speeches for the events "Larry Hill" at CIGI (October 7, 2015) and "Larry Hill Colloquium" (June 15, 2011),
  • Speech at the Association for Jewish Studies, Winnipeg, 2004,
  • Mark Zanna eulogy, 2020,
  • Keynote address titled “(Coloured) in context: the No. 2 and the White man’s war” at the Acadia Conference (October 2016), includes correspondence with a schedule of the event and a poster of a film screening
  • Remarks and workshop “Decoding the rights revolution: lessons from the Canadian experience” at McMaster University (March 2012),
  • Talk about The book of Negroes at Kitchener Public Library talk with Lawrence Hill (2009), includes correspondence nominating Lawrence Hill for an honorary degree from the University of Waterloo,
  • Presentation of Alan Borovoy for the Hon. LL.D. Convocation (2007),
  • Lecture “From Black loyalists to Black Panthers: a circular history” at Journey back to Birchtown 1st Anniversary Lecture series, Birchtown (May 2016), includes program and materials related to Burnley “Rocky” Jones Revolutionary. An autobiography by Burnley “Rocky” Jones and James Walker,
  • Talk “The Black loyalists and the Krio Diaspora: community, culture and politics” at Krio Descendants Union International Conference (2016),
  • Talk “The Black Loyalists in fiction and history” at PIER 21 (2016),
  • "Toast to 6T3!" at Trinity College 6T3 50th Anniversary, includes programme and correspondence.
  • U.E.L Association. Oakland, Ontario (2010),
  • Talk “Toward equal dignity: Canadian Jewry and the Hate Law of 1970” at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Canadian Studies event (2004),
  • Introduction to Alex Neve BSIA CIGI (2016),
  • Michael Craton's funeral eulogy,
  • Talk “Navigating the Black Atlantic: the trail of the Black Loyalists” at UNESCO conference “African diaspora” Halifax (2011),
  • “Toward a new definition of Canadian citizenship: the movement to criminalize hate propaganda” part of the panel “Citizen activism within the Human Rights movement, 1963-1971” with James Waler, Stephanie Bangarth, and Jennifer Tunnicliffe in the UQAM Conference, Montreal,
  • Memorial for Howard McCurdy written by James Walker and delivered by George Elliott Clarke, Ottawa (2018), includes correspondence,
  • History workshop Campinas Brazil (2007),
  • Talk “Campaign for racial equity: the national unity association, 1948-1956” at the John Brown festival, organized by the Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society (May 6-7, 2011), includes poster and program,
  • Remarks for the play “My place is right here” Elmira (2019),
  • Talk “Canada’s Black Battalion in a White man’s war” at St George’s Church: a lecture series to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the End of World War I, New Hamburg (2018), includes program,
  • Address “Behind The Book of Negroes and Twenty Feet from Revolution” to SSHRC National Staff, Ottawa (January 7, 2015), includes correspondence,
  • Remarks delivered to North Buxton Labour Day Reunion (2003),
  • Remarks to Black Loyalist Heritage Society, Halifax (2003),
  • Third Age lecture #1 “Flight to Freedom: Black migration to Canada from the American Revolution to the Civil War”, Waterloo (October 24, 2013),
  • Remarks “High Burnett and the National Unity Association” at the Unveiling ceremony plaque for Hugh Burnett & the N.U.A. Dresden, Ontario (2010),
  • Convocation Address “Human Rights – and us” (October 24, 2015), includes invitation and program.

Walker, James

York Jewish studies.

Materials related to the conference “Heritage in Transition: a conference on the study of Canadian Jewry” at York University, where James Walker participated with a paper titled "Jewish participation in the movement for Racial Equality in Postwar Canada.” Includes related correspondence, a summary of Walker's presentation, and a printout of Walker's paper “The Jewish phase in the movement for racial equality in Canada.”

Walker, James

Canadian Ethnic studies Toronto conf[erence].

Materials related to the Canadian Ethnic Studies Association 15th Biennial conference “Ethnicity and Human Rights at the Millennium: identity, community, nation,” in Toronto, in 2000, where James Walker participated with a paper titled “Canada’s Civil Rights movement: focus on Dresden.” Includes abstract of the paper, registration form, information about the conference, related correspondence, and call for papers.
Also contains an abstract of Stephanie D. Bangarth's paper “The repeal of the Chinese Immigration Act, 1947: a case-study in Canada’s Civil Rights Movement.”

Walker, James

Jewish phase CES proofs & offprint & corresp[ondence] & external reviews.

Materials related to James Walker’s article “The ‘Jewish Phase’ in the movement for racial equality in Canada” published in Canadian Ethnic Studies in 2002. Includes related correspondence, agreement forms from the Canadian Ethnic Studies Association (CES), invoices, printout of the article with corrections, and table of contents of editions.

Walker, James

Edinburgh Canadian studies.

Materials related to the conference "Boundaries" organized by the Centre of Canadian Studies in Edinburgh, in May 1996, where James Walker participated with a paper titled “Holding the line: enforcement of Racial boundaries in the Supreme Court of Canada to 1950.” Includes an application for a conference travel grant, a draft of the paper, information on conference sponsoring, and related correspondence.

Walker, James

A case for morality: the Quong Wing file correspondence and proofs.

Materials related to James Walker’s paper “A case for morality: the Quong Wing files” published by the University of Toronto Press as a chapter in the book On the Case: Explorations in Social History. Includes related correspondence, notes and comments, writing with corrections, and page proof.

Walker, James

Canadian ethnic studies.

Materials related to the Canadian Ethnic Studies Association Conference in Gimli, Manitoba, on October 20-23, 1995, where James Walker participated with a paper titled “‘Spite fences’: the Canadian Jewish Congress and Restrictive Property Covenants.” Includes abstract of paper, travel claims and receipts, related correspondence, and a draft and printout of paper.

Walker, James

African Canadians in Afropaedia.

Materials related to James Walker's entry about African Canadians in the Encyclopedia Africana (or Afropaedia). Includes related correspondence, information for contributors and contributor agreement, and printouts of Walker's entry “Canada” with annotations and corrections.

Walker, James

Laurier conf[erence] legacies of Fascism.

Materials related to a conference at Laurier University, in 1994. Includes printout of “Legacies of Fascism,” “Lecture 6 Fascism ‘Triumph of the Will’ and discussion,” handwritten notes on lectures, and related correspondence.
Also contains a printout of the “Framework regarding prevention of harassment and discrimination in Ontario Universities."

Walker, James

Temple Anshe Shalom.

Materials related to the event "Multiculturalism the Canadian dilemma (ethnic diversity, Racism and anti-Semitism in Canada)," in Hamilton, on November 24, 1996, where James Walker participated with a paper titled “Ethnic diversity, racial equality and group rights: the Canadian experience." Includes printout of the paper, a program of the event, pamphlets, and related correspondence.

Walker, James

St. Mary’s U[niversity] Black cultural centre Halifax.

Materials related to the “Donald Higgins Memorial Lecture” organized by the Gorsebrook Research Institute for Atlantic Canada Studies at Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, in 1997, where James Walker participated with a talk titled “Field of dreams: ‘Race’ and law in Canadian history.” Includes related correspondence, receipts, and printouts of Walker's talk.
Also contains a printout of “Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia 3 November 1997 A culture of resistance.”

Walker, James

Florida conf[erence and] Northwestern Summer inst[itute].

Materials related to the envent “Lessons & Legacies of the Holocaust” at Florida Atlantic University, November 7-9, 1998, where James Walker facilitated a workshop titled "Teaching the Holocaust at a Church related college." Includes program, schedule, TRACE Instructional Development Grant Report, receipts and financial statements, and related correspondence.

Walker, James

Yad Vashem corresp[ondence] re[garding] funding & for summer.

Materials related to the Yad Vashem seminar on teaching the Holocaust for the summer of 1996, in Israel. Includes related correspondence, travel advance and settlement claims for attending the seminar, grants, fare and travel information, ephemera related to the event, records related to registrations and financial matters during the time there,
Also contains correspondence sent by Walker relating to the Jewish Studies Committee at the University of Waterloo and the Holocaust studies conference and a related newspaper clipping.

Walker, James

Osgoode Soc[iety] corresp[ondence] including readers’ reports on race, rights & the law.

Materials related to the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History and James Walker's book Race, Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada: historical case studies published with Laurier University Press. Includes a draft of Walker's book preface and a book summary, a form for aid to scholarly publications, readers’ report, information about the book, related correspondence, information about the edition of the book, and information for the Osgoode Society's members.
Also contains correspondence regarding a publication edited by Walker in the Osgoode Society's “Gazette” with comments from members of the society.

Walker, James

Int[ernationa]l conf[erence] on Race relations.

Materials related to the International Conference “Race relations in the United Kingdom and Canada: policy, practice and research,” at York University, in 1990 where James Walker participated with a paper titled “‘Race’ and the historian: some lessons from Canadian public policy.” Includes synopsis and printout of Walker's paper, related correspondence, conference program, and pamphlets for the conference.
Also contains a synopsis and printout of Walker’s “‘Race’ policy in Canada: a retrospective.”

Walker, James

South Asians in Canadian Immigration policy Shastri conf[erence].

Materials related to the conference “South Asians in Canada” organized by the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, in Ottawa, in 1990, where James Walker participated with a paper titled “South Asians in Canadian Immigration policy: a historical overview.” Includes printout of James Walker's presentation and related correspondence.

Walker, James

Dean of Arts public lecture.

Materials related to the Arts Faculty Lecture Series at the University of Waterloo, in 1990-1991, where James Walker participated with a paper titled “Canada’s Race relations crisis: myth and reality.” Includes printout of Walker's paper, related correspondence, a poster of the event, and drafts of the speech.

Walker, James

Atlantic Canada workshop.

Materials related to the Atlantic Canada Workshop at Carleton University, in 1991, titled “Political Economy of Region” where James Walker participated in the panel “Studying Afro-Atlantic Canadian Culture.” Includes notes, schedule of the event, travel receipts, related correspondence, and preliminary programme.

Walker, James

Race & sex on the Canadian prairies: the Quong Wing affair.

Materials related to the 11th Biennial Conference of the Canadian Ethnic Studies Association, in Winnipeg, in 1991, where James Walker participated with a paper titled “Race & sex on the Canadian prairies: the Quong Wing affair.” Includes abstracts of papers, a draft of paper, programme, notes regarding travel arrangements, receipts of travel expenses, related correspondence, and an abstract of the paper.

Walker, James

MHSO Encyclopedia project.

Materials related to James Walker's entry on "African Canadians" for The Encyclopedia of Canada’s Peoples, published by the Multicultural History Society of Ontario. Includes related correspondence, information about the Encyclopedia project committee, notes on the preparation of the Encyclopedia, assignment agreements for the writing of entries, and lists of suggested themes and contributors.

Walker, James

Corresp[ondence] & notes for my article on African Canadians for the Encyc[lopedia] of Canada’s peoples.

Materials related to James Walker's entry on "African Canadians" for The Encyclopedia of Canada’s Peoples, published by the Multicultural History Society of Ontario. Includes ephemera related to the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia and the Black United Front of Nova Scotia, handwritten notes, visit cards and contact information for different individuals and organizations, and related correspondence sent and received by Walker.
Also contains a copy of the “Publication list of the Black Cultural Centre,” programme for the “Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia’s Tenth anniversary dinner/dance “Reflections of the past, present and future,” and printout of “From Africville to New Road: how four communities planned their development” by Althea J. Toviller and James A. Francois.

Walker, James

Jerusalem Canadian studies.

Materials related to the Canadian Studies Conference organized by the Israel Association for Canadian Studies in Jerusalem, on May 1-4, 1994, where James Walker participated with a paper titled “Plural paradigms and local knowledge: a case study approach to Canadian antisemitism and Jewish community response” part of the session “Ethnicity 2: ethnicity and religious communities.” Includes program of the event, related correspondence, a printout of paper, costs statement, and application for a travel grant.

Walker, James

Black Ontario.

Materials related to the conference “400 years: African Canadian History” organized by the Multicultural History Society of Ontario in collaboration with the Ontario Black History Society, on June 14-17, 1990, where James Walker acted as chair in the session “African Canadian History before 1900.” Includes program, notes, pamphlet, related correspondence, pamphlet for the Ontario Black History Society, and honorarium for participating.

Walker, James

CHA Victoria BC.

Materials related to the Canadian Historical Association (CHA) Annual Meeting in Victoria, B.C. Includes information about accommodation and travel for the conference, a copy of the conference proposal by John Leslie (Indian and Northern Affairs Canada) titled “Vision versus revision: Native peoples, government officials, and the Joint Senate/House of Commons Committees on Indian affairs, 1946-1949 and 1959-1961,” a newsletter for the CHA for Autumn 1989, correspondence related to the conference, extracts from “Learned societies conference, University of Victoria, May 20 to June 8,” business cards for different people, abstract of Walker’s talk titled “Public history and public policy in Canada: a case study of race relations since 1867,” guidelines for participants, program of the conference, and script for the talk.
Also contains a printout of the “List of delegates 5th annual public history conference, University of Waterloo, May 5-7, 1983.”

Walker, James

Corresp[ondence] re[garding] race and recruitment, inc[ludes] readers’ reports.

Materials related to James Walker's publications and writings. Includes correspondence received by James Walker about his participation in the Canadian Historical Review LXX with the paper “Race & Recruitment in World War I: enlistment of visible minorities in the Canadian expeditionary force,” an abstract of the paper, and other unidentified articles.
Also contains handwritten notes.

Walker, James

Canadian Associat[io]n for African studies.

Materials related to the 19th Annual Canadian African Studies Conference organized by the Canadian Association for African Studies, in Halifax, in 1990 where James Walker participated in the panel “Black Diaspora Workshop (1): Round table on the Black diaspora: origins and diversity.” Includes printout of Walker's paper “Canada and the origins of the African diaspora,” related correspondence, handwritten notes about the conference, printout of “Commonwealth History Seminar, 29 October 1979,” printout of “Introductory remarks, African Diaspora session, 15 March 1979,” paper “Social and cultural relationships between diaspora and Indigenous groups in Sierra Leona,” memoranda related to travel expenses and organization of the conference, printout of “The challenge of public policy,” program of the event.

Walker, James

Nova Scotia Youth and race.

Materials related to the Saint Mary’s University’s Youth and Race Conference, in Halifax, in 1983 where James Walker delivered the keynote speaker. Includes related correspondence, program, poster, and abstract of the conference.

Walker, James

Paper presented at U[niversity] of Edinburgh Commonwealth History Seminar.

Materials related to the Commonwealth History Seminar at the University of Edinburgh in April 1984 where James Walker participated with a presentation titled “West Indian immigrants and the Black community in Canada: parallels and promises.” Includes printout of paper presented by Walker, related correspondence, and handouts for the seminar presentation.

Walker, James

Publications contracts, correspondence.

Materials related to different events James Walker attended. Includes printout of the chapter “Blacks” (now "Black History in Canada until 1900") written by Walker and published in New Canadian Encyclopedia Publishing Ltd. and related correspondence. Also includes a memorandum of agreement and printouts of “The black loyalists” for the Dictionary of Afro-American Slavery and related correspondence.
Also contains correspondence related to a request for electronic rights in the form of Pearson Custom Database, a letter of agreement and correspondence for the contribution to Taking Liberties: the history of human rights in Canada, and a talent release form for Walker’s appearance in the documentary “Welcome to Dresden: Jim Crow Lived Here Too.”

Walker, James

New Canadian Encyclopedia.

Materials related to James Walker’s publication of entries in The Canadian Encyclopedia. Includes related correspondence, forms, corrections and annotations to articles, and entries for Lincoln M. Alexander, Daniel Grafton Hill, and “Blacks” (now "Black History in Canada until 1900").

Walker, James

Canadian Ethnic Studies conf[erence].

Materials related to the 10th Biennial Conference of the Canadian Ethnic Studies Association in Calgary in 1989 where James Walker participated with a paper titled “West Indians in Canada and the campaign for immigration policy reform, 1945-1962.” Includes script and abstract for Walker's talk, related correspondence, accommodation information, a program of the conference, Bulletin for the Canadian Ethnic Studies Association from Fall 1988 and for Spring 1989, call for papers for the conference, related forms, and receipts for expenses.

Walker, James

Bermuda.

Materials related to the Bermuda-Canada Conference where James Walker participated in a session titled “Black studies: a comparative perspective” with a paper titled “West Indian immigrants and the Black community in Canada: parallels and promises.” Includes related correspondence, conference schedule, press release, conference program, abstract of Frank E. Manning's presentation for the conference titled “The Black Experience in Bermuda and Canada: Ethnicity, culture, and immigration,” and information about travel and accommodation arrangements.

Walker, James

Talk to Nisei veterans.

Materials related to the 20th Annual General Meeting of the S-20 & Nisei veterans association where James Walker was a guest speaker. Includes program of the meeting, related correspondence, lyrics to the Canadian national anthem and the song “Hotaru Lang Syne,” and script of Walker’s speech.

Walker, James

The Indian in C[ana]d[ia]n hist[orica]l writing course paper re-write for CHA.

Materials related to James Walker’s paper “The Indian in Canadian historical writing” which he wrote during his Master’s degree for the course History 600 “Historiography” in 1967, and later presented during the 1971 Canadian Historical Association (CHA) Annual General Meeting in St. John's, Newfoundland. Includes correspondence congratulating him on the paper and presentation, a travel application and claim form from Dalhousie University, a printout of paper and bibliography, notes and notebook for the paper, the paper he wrote and presented for History 600, and the paper for the CHA presentation.

Walker, James

The African Diaspora interpretive essays.

Materials related to a chapter of the book The African Diaspora: Interpretive Essays written by James Walker and published by Harvard University Press. Includes the chapter titled “The establishment of a free black community in Nova Scotia, 1783-1840,” footnotes, related correspondence received by Walker, and memorandum on permissions to quote copyrighter material from Harvard University Press.

Walker, James

Second edition of the Black Loyalists, with correspondence, drafts, and contract.

Materials related to the second edition of James Walker’s book The Black Loyalists: the search for a promised land in Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone, 1783-1870. Includes correspondence related to the edition and promotional events, preface to the 1992 edition and corrections to it, biographical information about Walker, forms and agreements for the first and second edition of the book, author information sheets, correspondence about the reprint from the University of Toronto Press and other people and organizations, Walker’s copy of the letter of agreement from Toronto University Press, handwritten notes, letters relating copyright of the first edition of the book published by Longman International Education.
Also contains correspondence thanking Walker for reading and/or proofreading other manuscripts and cheques with payments for the service and correspondence related to Walker’s revision of the article “Transplanting Communities: Black women in Ontario, 1850s-1890” in The Canadian Historical Review.

Walker, James

Paper to Native Studies conference.

Materials related to the Native Studies Conference in Brandon, Manitoba, in 1981, where James Walker participated with the paper “The Indian in Canadian historical writing since 1971.” Includes printout of the paper, bibliography for the paper, abstract for the paper, and related correspondence.

Walker, James

Human Rights in historical perspective.

Materials related to the course History 607/608 “Human Rights in Historical Perspective” taught by James Walker at the University of Waterloo. Includes syllabi, notes for classes, printout of article “The politics of memory” from Factiva, printout of “Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms” Schedule B, correspondence sent by James Walker to his students about class, and directions for assignments.

Walker, James

Landmarks in World History correspondence version.

Materials related to the correspondence version of the course History 100/100T “Landmarks in World History” taught by Patrick Harrigan, J. A. Wahl, and James Walker at the University of Waterloo. Includes related correspondence, syllabus, and handouts for students.

Walker, James

Public History.

Materials related to the course History 250 “The Art and Craft of History,” also titled “Public History” taught by James Walker and M. Craton in 1989; Walker and Royce MacGillivray in 1995; and Walker and Patrick Harrigan in 1997 at the University of Waterloo. Includes syllabi, related correspondence and memoranda, final exams, instructions for assignments, notes for lectures, and materials for class and handouts.

Walker, James

African History lectures.

Materials related to the course History 259 “African History” taught by James Walker at the University of Waterloo. Includes syllabi, final exams, instructions for assignments, materials for classes and handouts, course schedules, lecture outlines, readings, related correspondence, and recommended readings.

Walker, James

Public History.

Materials related to the course History 650/651 “Public History and Public Policy” taught by James Walker and John English at the University of Waterloo. Includes related memoranda and correspondence, guides to Government Publications from the University of Waterloo Library for “Tracing Federal Bills and Statutes” and “Canadian Case Law Sources,” notes for the course, class schedules, “Notes for persons submitting briefs to the Special Committee on the participation of visible minorities in Canadian society,” and materials for the class.
Also contains a print-out of Sally M. Weaver, “Making Canadian Indian policy: the hidden agenda, 1968-1970” University of Toronto Press, 1981 with annotations and corrections.

Walker, James

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