Fonds F0126 - Earle Beattie fonds

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Earle Beattie fonds

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0.12 m of textual records

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Earle James Beattie, journalist, teacher and author, was born in 1916. He was a professor in the Social Science Department at Atkinson College. He played an important role in establishing the journalism school at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in Toronto and taught at University of Western Ontario in London, Ont. He wrote many articles in Maclean's and Chatelaine, and published Canada's Billion Dollar Pension Scandal (1985). He died in 1992.

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Fonds consists of files relating to Earle Beattie's involvement with the formation and maintenance of the publication, Media Probe (1972-1976), which was renamed the Canadian Journal of Communication (1977-1982).

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The fonds comprises the following accession: 1996-019. Further accruals may be expected.

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2002/04/09 Marie-Josee Levesque:. WordPerfect (Creation)
2002/04/09 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2002/10/10 Shannon MacDonald. Update wording in Access restrictions and Accruals notes.
2003/04/08 Shannon MacDonald. Add URL for online finding aid.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM
2018/04/03 KCP. Post-migration metadata clean up.

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