Fonds F0318 - Arthur Hackett fonds

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Arthur Hackett fonds

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0.13 m of textual records

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Arthur Hackett was a director of the YMCA and vice president of William R. Orr Co. Hackett and was interested in establishing a second university in the Toronto region. He served on the Organizing Committee of York University in 1958-1959.

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The fonds consists of Arthur Hackett's copies of correspondence, reports, minutes, newspaper clippings and printed material related to the Organizing Committee of York University and the establishment of the University in 1959. It includes: minutes of the Organizing Committee, 1958-1959, of the Executive Committee and the Facilities Planning Committee, both 1959, as well as of the Publicity Committee, 1958-1959; copies of drafts and the final form of the York University Act (1959); a copy of the first report of the Curriculum Committee; and reports of meetings of the Provisional and the official Board of Governors.

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See York University. Organizing Committee of York University fonds (F0074) and York University. Office of the President fonds (F0073) for related records.


The fonds comprises the following accession: 1988-019. Further accruals are expected.

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2002/04/04 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/04 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/04/29 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid Updated wording in accruals, extent, access restrictions.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM.
2018/04/09 KCP. Added GMD and finding aid note, fixed dates, and published.
2020/03/26 KCP. Added subject access point.

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