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John D. Harbron family fonds Englanti
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John D. Harbron's books and published ephemera

Series contains records related to John D. Harbron as an author of several books: Communist Ships and Shipping (1962), Canada Without Quebec (1977), the Canadians: C.D. Howe (1980), the Longest Battle: the RCN in the Atlantic 1939-1945 (1993), Canadian Yesterday (2001).

A significant portion of records pertain to Trafalgar (1988) and This Is Trudeau (1968). Records include manuscript drafts, correspondence, research, photos, artwork, reviews, and notes on the production, promotion, and reception of the books.

John D. Harbron's audio cassette recordings

This series consists of audio cassette recordings containing personal interviews, reports, and presentations on topics related to Cuba and Latin America. An accompanying handwritten list by John D. Harbron contains notes about all of the recordings.

John D. Harbron family fonds

  • F0319
  • Fonds
  • 1908-2009, predominantly 1960-2009

Fonds consists of records created and accumulated by John D. Harbron, his wife Sheila E. Harbron, and some other members of their extended family. The collection mainly consists of John D. Harbron's correspondence, newspaper articles, and his personal, professional, and academic research and writings about Cuba and Latin America. The files also include essays and speeches by Harbron, as well as correspondence with editors and dignitaries, both national and international. The fonds also includes a large number of articles written by John D. Harbron for Canadian and international publications. The files belonging to Sheila Harbron contain personal records as well as genealogical research files, which include records and photographs tracing the Buck, Harbron, Hardy, Lester, Matheson, and Ryerson families.

Additionally, John D. Harbron's Cuban and Latin American book and pamphlet collection has been added to the Special Collections.

Harbron, John D.

Tom Harbron and Sarah Lillian Peace files

Series contains textual records created and accumulated by John D. Harbron's father, Tom Habron, and mother, Sarah Lilliane Peace, in their roles in the military as a doctor and dietician. Records in the form of correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, reports, and ephemera include documentation on promotion within the military, the medical corps and military hospitals, war and remembrance files, nutrition in military diets, and wartime food production in Canada.

John D. Harbron's correspondence

This series consists of John D. Harbron's personal correspondence from during his professional career as a journalist, author, and academic. This series also contains correspondence received from family and friends. Included are letters on naval and defence affairs, Latin American affairs, letters-to-the-editor, as well as photographs and newspaper clippings.

Lillian Harbron : YWCA World War One

File contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, and notes regarding food production during the war. Also includes YWCA Association Outlook Publication, University of Toronto Household Science academic calendar from 1908, and Lillian Peace's obituary.

Lillian Harbron : YWCA World War One

File contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, and notes regarding food production during the war. Also includes YWCA Association Outlook Publication, University of Toronto Household Science academic calendar from 1908, and Lillian Peace's obituary.

John D. Harbron's research and resources about Cuba and Latin America

This series contains John D. Harbron's reseach and resources, including notes, reports, essays, various publications and newspaper clippings, covering topics related to Cuba and Latin America. Harbron's files concentrate on various aspects and the affairs relating to pre-revolutionary Cuba, revolutionary Cuba, and post-revolutionary Cuba, and Latin America. There are several files with research on Canada-Cuba and Canada-Latin America relations. The files in this series also contain correspondence, photographs, items from a trade development mission to Cuba, and information on Cuban exiles and armed forces, and Latin America's military forces.

John D. Harbron's articles, essays, and other writings

The series contains John D. Harbron's published and unpublished writings, including articles, essays and story proposals. Article clippings and correspondence are available from Business Week, as well as film scripts written for the National Film Board, speeches, editorials, and selected Thomson column clippings. Also included is the complete record of Dr. Harbron's column in The Miami Herald (1969-1999), the longest continuous column to date on Canada in American newspapers, concentrated on Canada's various relations with the USA, Latin America, and Canada-Cuban relations, and readers' correspondence. Articles written for Canadian newspapers, such as The Globe and Mail (1960s-1990s), The Financial Post (1950s-1970s), and The Toronto Telegram, also form part of this series. The series also includes articles written for Christian Science Monitor, the New York Times, and various other American newspapers. As well, the series includes several tear sheets of articles by Harbron from Spanish publications. The articles in this series cover a wide range of topics in Canadian business and politics, as well as international affairs, with articles about Europe, USA, Cuba and Latin America.

Cuba : (14) Ordonez y Montalvo, Jose A. Garcia : Exiles

File contains newspaper clippings on subject and communiques including a special report titled "Cuban Update: Aftermath of a Purge" published by the Cuban American National Foundation about the roundtable discussion to assess the implications of the arrest and execution of Cuban General Arnaldo Ochoa and the purge of government and military officials.

Cuba : (14) Ordonez y Montalvo, Jose A. Garcia : Exiles

File contains newspaper clippings on subject and communiques including a special report titled "Cuban Update: Aftermath of a Purge" published by the Cuban American National Foundation about the roundtable discussion to assess the implications of the arrest and execution of Cuban General Arnaldo Ochoa and the purge of government and military officials.

Sheila Harbron's personal and genealogical research files

This series contains the personal and professional papers of Sheila Harbron, which were collected and prepared by her in her capacity as President of the Etobicoke Branch of the Canadian Federation of University Women, 1966-1967, and President of the Governor Simcoe Branch of the United Empire Loyalists' Association, 1989-1992. This series includes the personal papers, correspondence, family and genealogical research, and photographs, of the Buck, Harbron, Hardy, Lester, Matheson, Ryerson families.

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