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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

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

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

Poems by Don Domanski.

Materials created by Don Domanski, sent to and accumulated by Julia McCarthy. Includes correspondence received by McCarthy from Domanski with his poems.
Poems are titled “Beside the river,” “Words of surrender,” “Overshadows,” “A great space,” “The god in the crevice,” “Maker of dust,” “Spirits among weddings,” “Meditation,” “The star saliph,” “The star Betelgeuse," "Natal," "Supplications in a room," "Maker of dust," "Pearls," "Pathogens," "Meditation," "A clench of deity," "Walking through a field," "Three ribbons," "The daemon of walking," "The silence of remembered time," "A woman watching," "Thresholds gather round them," "Leviathan," "Dark medicines," "Speaking in the outer world," "The evening dress," "Under a star equal to locality," "All our wonder unavenged," "Untitled with invisible ink," "Anecdote," "A hummingbird's heart beats 1260 times a minute," "Leaning on silk," "Otherness of the little songs," "Ars poetica," "Twelve white chapters," "Aeon," "While clouds break twigs beside the river," "Dark graffiti," "Parish of the physic moon," "The leaf opera," "Cloudbursts in a lower world," "The planet asleep on your heart," "At the height of names," "The scarab," "Osprey and salmon," "Twelve corners of the earth," "Genius loci," and "In the field of orison."
Also contains a flyer for The Gallery Reading Series with Don Domanski (Saint Mary's University - Department of English, February 18, 2000).

Reference letters.

Correspondence related to reference letters and recommendations by John English to different professionals.

English, John

Angela Burke.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Angela Burke. Includes photocopies of photographs of Burke’s professional life, articles by and about Burke, drafts and endnotes of Burke’s chapter in Newsgirls, database searches, handwritten notes taken by MacKinnon, and correspondence between Burke and MacKinnon (including Burke’s curriculum vitae).

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Kay Kritzwiser.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Kay Kritzwiser. Includes photographs of Kritzwiser’s personal life, newspaper articles by and about Kritzwiser, correspondence between Kritzwiser and MacKinnon, handwritten notes and other documentation accumulated by MacKinnon (such as correspondence with artists profiled by Kritzwiser and correspondence received by Kritzwiser about the awarding of the Commemorative Medal). Also includes drafts of Kritzwiser's chapter and end notes in Newsgirls.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Dorothy Howarth.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Dorothy Howarth. Includes articles by and about Howarth, correspondence between Howarth and MacKinnon, handwritten notes and other documentation accumulated by MacKinnon, database searches. Also contains drafts of Howarth's chapter in Newsgirls.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Arctic research.

Correspondence received from Adele Buckley through the list-serv arctic-nuclear-weapon-free. Includes articles by:

  • “The Northwest passage in competition? No such Thing” by Franklyn Griffiths,
  • “Trapped microbes might release potent emissions” by Rosanne Skirble ,
  • “Denmark supports China’s application for observer status on the Arctic Council” by Lucas Jackson,
  • “Norway’s Honorary Consul to Arkhangelsk” by Andrey Shalyov,
  • “Exploring Arctic with Denmark” by Korea Herald,
  • “The Copenhagen Post” by Mads Flarup Christensen,
  • “Harper stands firm on sovereignty as China eyes Arctic resources” by Gloria Galloway,
  • “Canadian icebreaker joins the polar parade” by Paul Koring.
    Also contains correspondence received by the director of the Arctic Centre.

English, John

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

Personal correspondence.

Personal correspondence received and sent by Julia McCarthy. Includes correspondence received and sent to personal acquaintances some with poems by McCarthy and correspondence received by McCarthy congratulating her for her publications and/or readings.
Poems included are titled "The weight of who you are," "The poem is an animal," and "Noctuary."
Also contains a map of Shubenacadie Wildlife park with annotations by McCarthy.

McCarthy, Julia

Musagetes.

Materials related to Musagetes organization. Includes the agenda for a retreat, participants, and program (August 2017); agenda for the board of directors meeting (May 1, 2018); a program analysis; and related correspondence.

English, John

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

Canada: the story of US.

Materials related to John English participation in "Canada : the story of US." Includes fine cut, script, flyer for the program, episodes summaries, related correspondence, and schedules for dictation and scripts for the first episode.

English, John

RBC Taylor prize.

Materials related to the “RBC Taylor Prize. Recognizing Excellence. Awards ceremony & luncheon. A celebration of 16 awardings.” Includes speeches, travel information, program for the event, related correspondence, guidelines for the jury, flight information for English, and notes on books.

English, John

Marilyn Dunlop.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Marilyn Dunlop. Includes original and photocopied articles by and about Dunlop, correspondence between Dunlop and MacKinnon, handwritten notes and other documentation accumulated by MacKinnon, database searches, photocopies of photographs of Dunlop’s professional career, and drafts of Dunlop's chapter in Newsgirls.
Also contains two articles by Joan Hollobon.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

June Callwood.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about June Callwood. Includes articles about Callwood, database searches, drafts of Callwood’s chapter in Newsgirls, correspondence about Callwood, and photocopies of photographs of Callwood’s personal and professional life. Also contains short general notes for Newsgirls and articles about Trent Frayne (Callwood’s husband and sports journalist at the Globe and Mail).

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Betty Forbes's scrapbook.

A scrapbook containing press clippings, cards, postcards, telegrams, tickets, programs, report cards, certificates, a diploma, invitations, correspondence including notes of congratulations to Betty Forbes on her engagement to Bill Land, the birth certificates of Millicent Lyall Forbes and Betty Forbes, and other textual material. Also includes three watercolour paintings by Willie Winklemann and photographs of the Forbes family featuring Peg Forbes and Joe Wilson's wedding and other family events.

Forbes, Betty

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

Governor general's literary award for poetry.

Materials related to the Governor General's Literary Awards. Includes certificate issued to Julia McCarthy for being selected as a finalist for the 2017 Governor General's Literary Award for Poetry and related correspondence and newspaper clipping.

McCarthy, Julia

J. M. Abraham Atlantic poetry award.

Materials related to the J. M. Abraham Atlantic Poetry Award. Includes announcement card for the winner of the J. M. Abraham Atlantic poetry award for the year 2017, which was awarded to Julia McCarthy, and congratulating correspondence.

McCarthy, Julia

Photographic rights.

Test prints, corrections, and invoices related to the creation and launch of Newsgirls. Test prints are for the cover and first pages of Newsgirls. Correspondence is between Donna Jean MacKinnon and Luke Gagliardi (York University), Mike O’Connor (York University), and Jane Tilley regarding corrections to the text, edition, and book launch. Also contains photographic reproductions requests, correspondence, and invoices from the Toronto Public Library, the Toronto Star, and GetStock.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Correspondence and photographs.

Photographs and photocopies of photographs of Marilyn Dunlop, Dorothy Howarth, Kay Kritzwiser, Olive Dickason, Stasia Evasuk, Marjorie Earl, and June Callwood. Includes correspondence between Donna Jean MacKinnon and Luke Gagliardi (York University) regarding the photographs to be included in Newsgirls, and annotations by MacKinnon about photographs missing.

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

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

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

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

Dusty Vineberg.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Dusty Vineberg. Includes correspondence between MacKinnon and Vineberg, correspondence with researchers and museum curators to research and contextualize Vineberg (including information about Irene Burstyn), articles by Vineberg, research materials provided by Vineberg (including her curriculum vitae and articles), database searches, documents sent by Cynthia Cooper (McCord Museum), and copies of Vineberg's chapter in Newsgirls.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

All the names between copy-edit notes.

Copy-edit notes for McCarthy’s book All the names between made by Alayna Munce from Brick Books with annotations by Julia McCarthy. Includes related correspondence.

McCarthy, Julia

2000's.

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

Dagg, Anne Innis

Letters to the editor.

Contents: file consists of article clippings and letters to the editor sent by Anne Innis Dagg.

Dagg, Anne Innis

Stasia Evasuk, Ruth Hammond, and Maureen Keller.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Stasia Evasuk. Includes handwritten notes and questions for and about Evasuk, articles about and contextualizing Evasuk, correspondence related to Evasuk, and Evasuk’s chapter and endnotes for Newsgirls. Also contains general notes for the creation of Newsgirls, Ruth Hammond’s chapter for Newsgirls and a photocopy of a photograph of Maureen Keller.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Holt chapter corrections and correspondence.

Corrections to Simma Holt's chapter and endnotes in Newsgirls. Includes a partial manuscript evaluation and notes by Sharon Crawford (writer and editor) and correspondence with Luke Gagliardi (York University) with notes and corrections for all chapters in Newsgirls.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Correspondence and contract for publication.

Correspondence and revisions of contracts with York University for the publishing of Newsgirls. Includes correspondence between Donna Jean MacKinnon and Mike O’Connor (York University) and between MacKinnon and Luke Gagliardi (York University) regarding the edition and publishing of the book. Also contains reviewed drafts of the contract to reproduce and published, as well as MacKinnon’s signed copy of the contract.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Waterloo Federal Liberal Association.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi as a member of the Waterloo Federal Liberal Association. Records include a news release, a brochure, meeting notices and minutes, notes, invitations, and some copies of the association's newsletter. The file also contains correspondence including signed letters from David Peterson, then Member of Provincial Parliament and Frank Epp, then Member of Parliament.

Telegdi, Andrew

Hollobon chapter corrections and correspondence.

Corrections to Joan Hollobon’s chapter and endnotes in Newsgirls. Includes correspondence between Donna Jean MacKinnon and writer Iris Nowell with corrections for the endnotes, and between MacKinnon and Andy F. Visser-de Vries (Hollobon's friend and caretaker) with corrections for the chapter.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

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

Congress of Liberal international.

Correspondence received by English “re: the 60th Congress of Liberal International, Mexico City, October 28-31, 2015” and information about the event.

English, John

Liberal Party of Canada (Ontario).

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi as a member of the Liberal Party of Canada (Ontario). The file contains items related to a number of the association's conventions including Focus on Canada Target 2000 held in 1982, the 1992 leadership convention, the 1998 biennial convention, and others. Records include reports, agendas, invitations, stickers, notices, and election material for Richard Thomas, Shelia Copps, John Sweeney, David Peterson, and James (Jim) R. Breithaupt. In addition, the file contains correspondence written to Telegdi including a signed letter from David Peterson, then Leader of the Opposition in the Ontario Legislature, a signed letter from Murray J. Elston, then interim leader of the Liberal Party in the Ontario Legislature, a signed letter from John Sweeney, then Member of Provincial Parliament, and a signed letter from Paul Martin, then Member of Parliament.

Telegdi, Andrew

Liberal Party of Canada.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi as a member of the Liberal Party of Canada. Records include items related to the association's activities and events such as the 2003 Leadership and Biennial Convention held between November 12-15, 2003 in Toronto, Ontario and the 2009 Leadership and Biennial Convention held between April 30 to May 3, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia. In addition, the file contains items from the National Liberal Women's Caucus and Equal Voice, a multi-partisan organization dedicated to electing and supporting women at all levels of political office. Records include invitations, correspondence, certificates, agendas, forms, a 2015 election handout titled, Stand with Justin Trudeau for LGBTQ2 Rights, and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Ruth Hammond, Catherine Smyth, and Angela Burke.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Ruth Hammond and Catherine Smyth (reporter at the Toronto Star and communications specialist). Includes photocopies of photographs of Hammond and Smyth’s professional lives; articles by, about, and contextualizing Hammond; drafts of Hammond’s chapter in Newsgirls; database searches; handwritten notes taken by MacKinnon; and a copy of the speech given by Hammond at the Canadian Women’s Press Club Gala in 1986. Also contains information about Smyth’s funeral in 1997 and correspondence from Angela Burke to MacKinnon about the matter.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Olive Dickason.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Olive Dickason. Includes correspondence between Dickason and MacKinnon and between MacKinnon and other people involved in Dickason’s life and research. Also contains articles about Dickason written by MacKinnon, a draft of Dickason’s chapter in Newsgirls, Dickason’s autobiography, and information about the creation of the 2002 documentary Olive Dickason’s First Nations.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Kitchener-Waterloo Federal Liberal Association.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi as a member of the Kitchener-Waterloo Federal Liberal Association. Records include correspondence, news releases, tickets, a phone script, as well as meeting notices, agendas, and minutes. Also contains material related to the Canada 150 Planning Committee, invitations received by Telegdi or sent on his behalf for events he hosted for the association, and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Simma Holt.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Simma Holt. Includes articles by and about Holt, correspondence between Holt and MacKinnon (including Holt’s curriculum vitae), handwritten notes, database searches, and other contextualizing articles for Holt’s life. Also contains drafts of Holt's chapter in Newsgirls.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Elizabeth Dingman and Doris Anderson.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Elizabeth Dingman and Doris Anderson. Includes photocopies of photographs, database searches, articles by and contextualizing Dingman, a draft of her chapter in Newsgirls, and correspondence between Dingman and MacKinnon. Also contains biographical notes and database searches, and articles by and about Doris Anderson, as well as the news release for the Order of Ontario recipients of 1995. Lastly, includes a copy of Fusion Magazine, Vol. 19, No. 2, 1995 with an article by Dingman and brief notes about the edition of Newsgirls.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Little fires notes and comments.

Copy-edit notes for McCarthy’s book All the names between before the change in title from Little fires. Notes are made by Sue Chenette and parts of the book contain annotations by McCarthy. Includes related correspondence.

McCarthy, Julia

Correspondence.

Correspondence sent and received by Andrew Telegdi during his post-political career related to community events, personal donations, and other topics.

Telegdi, Andrew

Manuscript evaluation.

Manuscript evaluation, correspondence, and corrections of different chapters in Newsgirls made by Donna Jean MacKinnon and Sharon Crawford (writer and editor).

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Canadian Forces College, Canadian Security Studies.

Materials related to the Canadian Forces College Canadian Security Studies. Includes correspondence inviting English to address the Canadian Security Studies Programme, contract between Minister National Defence and English for a lecture to CSSP 16, and programme Visiting Speaker’s Guide.

English, John

Speeches.

Materials related to different speeches given by John English. Includes:

  • Speech of acceptance of the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany and related correspondence,
  • Remarks introducing Justin Trudeau at Jim Coutts Memorial,
  • Eulogy for Joan Euler,
  • Program for the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation Board of Directors’ Retreat.

English, John

Olive Dickason.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Olive Dickason. Includes information about the creation of the 2002 documentary Olive Dickason’s First Nations, drafts of Dickason’s chapter in Newsgirls, correspondence by Dickason confirming the donation of her archives to Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, and articles about Dickason.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Atlantik-Brücke.

Materials related to the Atlantik-Brücke association. Includes related correspondence, cost breakdown, draft agenda, program for the "Future of Energy, XXIX German Canadian Conference hosted by Atlantik-Bruecke Canada and Atlantik-Brücke" (September 17-20, 2014), and a template for email introducing Atlantik-Bruecke Canada organization.

English, John

Celebrate Ontario.

Information package for “Celebrate Ontario 2014” and correspondence sent to Honourable Michael Chan by John English and Jack Cunningham regarding the Celebrate Ontario 2014 program and the event “1914-1918: the making of the Modern World.”

English, John

Themuseum.

Correspondence received by John English from David Marskell (THEMUSEUM) related to fundraising.

English, John

Hon. William C. Graham.

Correspondence received from or related to Hon. William C. Graham, P.C., Q.C., LL.D. Includes references to the events related to the First World War (July 30-31, 2014) and the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program.

English, John

Election campaign.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his campaign to be elected as a Regional Councillor in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo in the Waterloo Region municipal elections held on October 27, 2014. Records include invitations, notes, speech transcripts, research material about the regional budget and Light Rail Transit (LRT) construction, a flyer, a business card, a biographical sketch of Telegdi, and other textual material. Also contains correspondence including a letter to Telegdi from Michael Harris, then Member of Provincial Parliament, thanking Telegdi for running in the 2014 municipal elections.

Telegdi, Andrew

Ronald Reagan library.

Correspondence received by John English about the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to access Ronald Reagan's records at the National Archives and Record Administration (NARA), received from the Ronald Reagan Library.

English, John

Classes and study programs.

Materials related to classes and study programs. Includes materials for:

  • “History 1160. Topics in Canadian history: historical foundations of Canadian foreign policy after the Cold War” (2011),
  • “CCIH program for 2012-2013, and related matters,”
  • “Course proposal. TRN 409Y : Selected topics in International Studies. Spring 2013: the Arctic in international politics,”
  • Proposal, mission statement, statement of receipts and disbursements, and agendas for meetings for “Centre for contemporary international history,”
  • Memoranda related to the "DCB/DBC Contribution agreement with the Dept. of Canadian heritage,”
  • Agenda for meeting for Trinity College. Arts and Science Committee.
    Also contains related correspondence.

English, John

Olive Dickason.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Olive Dickason. Includes articles by and about Dickason, Dickason’s curriculum vitae (from 1995 and 1997), drafts of Dickason’s chapter in Newsgirls, handwritten research notes, correspondence between Dickason and MacKinnon and between MacKinnon and David T. McNab (historian who updated the fourth edition of Dickason’s Canada’s First Nations: A History of Founding Peoples from Earliest Times, published in 2009 by Oxford University Press), photocopies of photographs of Dickason’s professional life, and a photograph of Dickason from 1970.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

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

Correspondence re. trail updates.

File consists of correspondence (primarily printed e-mails) between members of the Walter Bean Trail Foundation regarding updates on the trail, including information on signage, trail development, and bridges, etc.

Walter Bean Grand River Community Trails Foundation

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

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

Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre’s equity and inclusion fundraising dinner honouring Andrew Telegdi.

Material accumulated by Andrew Telegdi related to the Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre’s equity and inclusion fundraising dinner held in his honour. Telegdi previously served as the President of the Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre and the dinner honoured his extensive contribution to the organization and the local community. The dinner was held on November 29, 2012 at Bingemans Conference Centre in Kitchener, Ontario. Records include a flyer invitation, itinerary, a guestbook, pin, program, and related correspondence including a letter from Justin Trudeau extending his congratulations to Telegdi. The file also contains a photograph of Telegdi and three unidentified individuals at an unknown event.

Telegdi, Andrew

Reader’s report.

Reader’s report of Newsgirls and correspondence from Westwood Creative Artists. Report contains annotations by Donna Jean MacKinnon.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Canadian authors association literary awards.

Materials related to the 2011 Canadian Authors Association (CAA) Literary Awards in which Julia McCarthy was awarded the CAA Award for poetry. Includes pamphlet for the ceremony, certificate of the award, and medal and lapel pin in a box.
Also contains a congratulatory letter from Garfield Dunlop, Member of Parliament for Simcoe North and certificates of achievement from the City of Orillia.

McCarthy, Julia

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

Goodman lectures.

Materials related to John English presentations at the Goodman Lectures at the University of Western Ontario (October 4-6, 2011). The lecture series is titled “The Arctic Challenge.” Lecture 1 is “Finding the Arctic”, lecture 2 “Owning the Arctic”, lecture 3 “Governing the Arctic.” Includes related correspondence.

English, John

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

Crime prevention.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his post-political career related to crime prevention in the Region of Waterloo. Records include agendas, minutes, notes, and related material from the Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council and the Crime Prevention Council of Waterloo Region Alumni Group. Andrew Telegdi was a member of the Crime Prevention Council of Waterloo Region Alumni Group. In addition, the file contains a flyer advertising a day of national remembrance and action on violence against women as well as material related to the Canadian firearms registry including a statement from the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police.

Telegdi, Andrew

Election campaign.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his campaign to be elected as a Member of Parliament representing the Liberal Party for the riding of Kitchener-Waterloo in the 2011 Canadian federal election. Records include brochures, flyers, speech transcripts, handwritten notes, door hangers, correspondence, an invitation to a town hall event with Michael Ignatieff, Leader of the Liberal Party, and local liberal candidates including Andrew Telegdi. Also includes a program and Telegdi's speaking notes for an all-candidates debate held on April 28, 2011 that Telegdi participated in and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Preston Manning.

Correspondence received from Preston Manning (President and CEO of Manning Centre for Building Democracy) and information on the Centre for Innovation and Prosperity.

English, John

Return from Erebus copy-edit notes.

Copy-edit notes for McCarthy’s book Return from Erebus made by Alayna Munce from Brick Books with annotations by Julia McCarthy. Includes related correspondence.

McCarthy, Julia

Citizenship and immigration.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his post-political career related to citizenship and immigration issues including the denaturalization and deportation case against Helmut Oberlander, a suspected war criminal. Records include a newspaper article, notes, and a summary of reasons for judgment in the 2009 case between Helmut Oberlander and the Attorney General of Canada from the Federal Court of Appeal.

The file also contains a list of members of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration in 2010, press releases from the Canadian Council of Refugees regarding proposed reforms to the refugee system and related legislation, and a copy of remarks made by Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration, and Multiculturalism, on reforms to the Canadian refugee system. In addition, the file includes related correspondence and a speech transcript prepared by Telegdi.

Telegdi, Andrew

Personal correspondence from Domanski.

Personal correspondence received by Julia McCarthy from Don Domanski in the form of letters, emails, and postcards. Includes poem written by Domanski titled "Good bruin in the heart" and two photographs of Domanski.
Also contains a bookmark made from a line Domanski had put in an email to McCarthy after the release of her second or third book.

McCarthy, Julia

Grand Valley Institution for Women.

Material accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his post-political career related to the Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener, Ontario. Records include an overview of the correctional, mental health, reintegration, educational, and other programs at the facility.

In addition, the file contains program statistics and an anonymous letter from a federally sentenced women about the intrusive nature of prison searches. Moreover, the file contains a list of issues at the facility written by an unknown individual that notably asserts Indigenous inmates are over-represented in the general population and maximum secure unit and that certain behaviours are more strictly enforced with Indigenous inmates causing them to be frequently segregated.

Telegdi, Andrew

Return from Erebus notes and comments.

Notes and comments on the edition of book Return from Erebus made by Barry Dempster with annotations by Julia McCarthy. Includes a copy of Brick Books author information sheet filled out by McCarthy and correspondence received by Julia McCarthy regarding Brick Books publicity survey with McCarthy’s notes and answers to survey.

McCarthy, Julia

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

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

Centre for International Governance Innovation.

Correspondence received by John English from the manager Innovation and Infrastructure Partnerships Branch Research and Commercialization Branch. Includes an agreement between the Minister of Economic Development and Trade and the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

English, John

Letters of submission.

Materials related to the submission and publication of Julia McCarthy’s work in different media. Includes submissions to Vintage 2000, Grain Magazine, Event, The Malahat Review (with poems "A poem considers its life," "Circling like a great silence," " "Tuesday," and "Blind spot"), The New Quarterly (with poems “What we reach for,” “Angel of loneliness,” “The weight of who you are,” “Psalms,” “Kundalini rising,” “Metallurgical lesson,” “Bifocal,” “Poem in grey,” and “November’s conversion”), CV2 (with poems “Diabolos” and “Memoir of a codebreaker”), and Bren Simmers (with poems "Meditations on ephemera," "Bifocal," "The hour glass," "Flying underground," "The poem is an animal," "The white moose," and "Sunflower"). Also includes related correspondence and permission to publish forms.

McCarthy, Julia

Administrative correspondence.

Correspondence related to administrative matters. Includes a welcome letter to Access Copyright (the Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency), a letter and cheque from the Public Lending Right Commission for the year 2004, and a welcome letter to the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia.
Also contains an invitation to the 2008 Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award.

McCarthy, Julia

Election campaign.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his campaign to be elected as a Member of Parliament representing the Liberal Party for the riding of Kitchener-Waterloo in the 2008 Canadian federal election. Records include brochures, flyers, invitations, correspondence, speech transcripts and other textual material. Also includes signed letters sent to Telegdi after he lost the election from numerous individuals such as George Smitherman, Deputy Premier of Ontario; Carl Zehr, Mayor of Kitchener; Elizabeth May; Marie-P. Charette-Poulin; Maria Chaput; Céline Hervieux-Payette; and Terry Mercer.

Telegdi, Andrew

Judicial recount.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi related to a judicial recount arising out of the 2008 Canadian federal election in the electoral district of Kitchener-Waterloo held on October 14, 2008. Records include a notice of an application by the returning officer for a judicial recount, correspondence, and related material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence.

Correspondence sent and received by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament primarily from constituents related to various topics including the Kyoto Accord and private members bill such as Bill C-283 An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (food labelling), Bill C-257 An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers), and Bill C-14 An Act to amend the Canada Post Corporation Act. The file includes one signed letter from Karen Redman, Member of Parliament representing Kitchener, congratulating Telegdi on receiving a Legacy of Leaders Award for the City of Waterloo. Also includes a copy of The Cambodia Daily volume 36, issue 38. The publication featured an article about Telegdi and was sent to Telegdi from a constituent.

Telegdi, Andrew

Crime prevention.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to crime prevention in the Waterloo region. Records include documents highlighting Telegdi’s involvement with the Waterloo Region Community Safety and Crime Prevention Council such as correspondence, agendas, and invitations. Also includes news releases, information sheets, a paper titled, Agenda for a Safe Canada, an invitation to attend a crime prevention public forum at the University of Waterloo, and an agenda for a meeting of the Working Together Against Hate Crimes committee. Additionally, contains a signed letter from Harold Albrecht, then Member of Parliament for the riding of Kitchener-Conestoga, regarding youth crime rates.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canadian-Hungarian relations.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament documenting his personal interest and political involvement in matters relating to Canadian-Hungarian relations. Material in this file is primarily related to the planning of events and activities across Canada commemorating the 1956 Hungarian Revolution such as conferences held by the University of Ottawa Institute for Canadian Studies and the University of Toronto, screenings of the film Freedom’s Fury and the CBC documentary The Fifty-Sixers, the opening of the NEW LIVES photographic exhibition curated by the National Arts Centre, and the development of a special stamp issued by Canada Post. Records include correspondence, invitations, brochures, press clippings, news releases, speaking notes, calendars, and other textual material. The file also contains programs for a state dinner in honour of His Excellency László Sólyom, then President of the Republic of Hungary, as well as a picture of Telegdi and Sólyom shaking hands during the event.

Moreover, the file includes a copy of a framework agreement between St. Jerome’s University in Waterloo, Ontario and Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest, Hungary to develop co-operation between the two institutions in the fields of education and research.

Telegdi, Andrew

Immigration to Canada.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to immigration to Canada. Records in this file are primarily related to section 6 of Bill C-50 Budget Implementation Act that included proposed changes to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Records include news releases, talking points, speech transcripts, handwritten notes, correspondence, and other textual material.

Also contains correspondence related to other matters including family reunification, the Undocumented Workers’ Committee, the Citizenship and Immigration Committee, and vacancies on the Immigration and Refugee Board.

Telegdi, Andrew

Stride.

Material accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to Stride, a program established by Community Justice Initiatives (CJI) and designed to help women transition from prison to the community. Records include a brochure and flyer about the Stride program as well as press clippings featuring articles about Stride and the Canadian prison system. Also includes correspondence to Telegdi from Hermina Richter, Member of the Business and Professional Women Cambridge Board of Directors requesting a meeting to discuss the Stride program.

Telegdi, Andrew

Peace Tower flag-lowering.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to the decision to lower the Peace Tower (also known as the Tower of Victory and Peace) flag following the death of a Canadian solider in a war zone. Telegdi publicly supported the decision to lower the flag and introduced a private members’ motion to suggest the government lower the flag on Peace Tower to half-staff for the day following the death of a solider and that a moment of silence be observed in the House of Commons on the same day. Records include notes, correspondence, and copies of an official statement (also known as an SO31) and a point of order delivered by Telegdi in the House of Commons related to this issue.

Telegdi, Andrew

Family Letters: 1952-2008.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family and Wilhelm and Helga Höpken. Wilhelm and Helga Höpken are Gisela Sommer’s brother and sister-in-law. Of special interest is a programme for an exhibit presented by the University of Guelph from January 12, 2001 to March 17, 2001 titled, The John & Gisela Sommer Collection: 40 years of collections at Gallery House Sol. The exhibit featured 111 items, mostly books and prints, collected by Ulrich and Gisela Sommer for their art gallery, Gallery House Sol. All of the items featured in the exhibit were subsequently donated to the University of Guelph. Records include letters, greeting cards, post cards, a programme, press clippings and, photographs of family members, friends, plants, art, and animals.

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