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Cuba : research

File contains two excerpts of interview transcripts with Sr. Francisco Quijada, a Cuban bibliography research notes, and correspondence regarding research on the Cuban community in Miami and Cuban-Canadian trading relations.

Cuba : research

File contains two excerpts of interview transcripts with Sr. Francisco Quijada, a Cuban bibliography research notes, and correspondence regarding research on the Cuban community in Miami and Cuban-Canadian trading relations.

Deborah Barndt fonds

  • F0701
  • Fonds
  • 1947-2013

Fonds consists of records pertaining to Deborah Barndt’s work as a researcher, writer, activist and York University professor. These records document the research and writing of Women Working the NAFTA Food Chain (1999), Tangled Routes: Women, Work and Globalization on the Tomato Trail (2002), and VIVA! Community Arts and Popular Education in the Americas (2011), her research focus on popular education, globalization, community arts, and her involvement with equity and diversity initiatives at York University. Records in this fonds include research materials such as journal articles, papers, reports, newsletters, government documents, pamphlets, brochures, as well as audio recordings of interviews and interview transcripts, correspondence, manuscripts, video cassettes, notes, e-mail, proposals, and workshop materials.

Barndt, Deborah

Marilyn Silverman fonds

  • F0672
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1979

Fonds consists of records created and accumulated by Marilyn Silverman pertaining to her field research in socio-cultural anthropology. The records in this fonds document in particular her research in Guyana for her MA thesis (1966) and her PhD thesis (1969-1970), as well as a research project on banana production in Ecuador (1978). These records include correspondence, field notes and reports, questionnaires, card indices, interview notes and transcripts, government reports and statistics, police reports, data and work sheets, audio recordings, photographs and maps.

Silverman, Marilyn

Coniaurum mines : Porcupine, On

File consists of records relating to the Coniaurum mines near Porcupine, Ontario, and the El Canada Colombia Mines Company, which employed Robert Hoffman as a consulting engineer in 1952. File includes correspondence regarding the development of the Coniaurum and El Canada mines; a map of the El Canada mines in Túquerres, Nariño, Colombia; seven vertical cross-sectional drawings of the Coniaurum mines; meeting minutes of El Canada Colombia Mines Company, December 1952; the "Austin Report" on El Canada Mines, written by J.W. Austin in 1929, likely collected by Hoffman after 1934; and a metallurgical report on the gold-bearing ores at El Canada mines, written by E.J. Maust in 1934.

Towne Securities Corpn.

File consists of financial data, gold production, and stockholder lists of El Canada Colombia Mines Company, 1952; correspondence between George F. Brownell and Robert Hoffman regarding the Brownell Exploration, 1925-1926; 2 maps of Giant Yellowknife Gold Mines, near Yellowknife Bay in the Northwest Territories; a list of securities held in safekeeping for Gold Operators (Canada) Ltd., by the Imperial Bank of Canada, 1940; and a balance sheet detailing the assets of the Towne Securities Corp, 1952.

Edgar J. Dosman fonds

  • F0557
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1911]-2010

Consists of Dosman's project records and research files pertaining to his critically-acclaimed biography of Raul Prebisch. There are project correspondence files including photographs, notebooks, letters and notes from Prebisch's widow, interview files, and secondary biographies; special correspondence files between Prebisch and his colleagues and contemporaries; unpublished transcripts of Prebisch's "conversations" with colleagues; tributes on the occasion of Prebisch's death; manuscript drafts; copies of Prebisch texts and writings; considerable rare secondary source material from Argentina, Chile and other South American countries, CEPAL, critics and scholarly papers; correspondence files; government documents; office correspondence between CEPAL Santiago to Washington (primarily when David Pollock was Director of the Washington office of CEPAL during the period when Prebisch was resident in Washington and advisor to Enrique Iglesias, Executive Secretary of CEPAL); World Bank library documents; IMF library documents; UNCTAD correspondence and documents; Prebisch's office correspondence files; press clippings; and other material.

Dosman, Edgar J.

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.