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Henry Leslie Rowntree fonds
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- Rowntree, Henry Leslie, 1914-
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0.05 m of textual records
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Henry Leslie Rowntree (1914- ), lawyer and politician, was a member of the Ontario Legislative Assembly for the riding of York West (1956-1970). He was minister of Transport (1960-1962), minister of Labour (1962-1966), and minister of Financial and Commercial Affairs (1966-1970). His riding encompassed the area surrounding Toronto International Airport (now Pearson International Airport).
This material was deposited in the York University Archives in 1984 by Edward Phelps, Archivist at the University of Western Ontario.
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The fonds consists of Henry Leslie Rowntree's material related to the proposed expansion of Toronto International Airport (now Pearson International Airport) in 1968-1970. It consists of the official plan of Etobicoke, briefs to Parliament and to the Department of Transport from groups opposed to the expansion, Department of Transport press releases and policy studies on land use in areas adjacent to airports and related material.
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The fonds comprises the following accession: 1984-013. Further accruals are expected.
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2002/04/08 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/08 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/05/06 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording in accruals, extent, access restrictions, finding aid.
2018/03/23 KCP. Cleaned up metadata and published.
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