Fonds F0402 - John Tupper Saywell fonds

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John Tupper Saywell fonds

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  • Sound recording
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F0402

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  • 1812-2011, predominant 1961-1991 (Creation)
    Creator
    John Tupper Saywell

Physical description

1.38 m of textual records
24 audio tape cassettes (ca. 30 hours)
3.24 m of photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller
1.4 m of graphic material

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(192-)

Biographical history

John Tupper Saywell (1929- ), author and educator, was educated in Canada and the United States receiving the PhD from Harvard University. He taught at the University of Toronto, 1954-1962, before accepting a post as professor of history and dean of the Faculty of Arts at York University in 1963. He currently serves as University Professor, professor of environmental studies and chairman of the graduate programme in history. Saywell served as editor of the 'Canadian historical review,'(1957-1963) and as editor of the 'Canadian annual review,' (1960-1979). He is the author of several books and articles including, 'The office of the Lieutenant Governor,' (1986), 'Making the law,' (1991) and 'Just call me Mitch,' (1991).

Scope and content

The fonds documents John Tupper Saywell' university career as well as his research activities in the field of the Canadian political history. The fonds consists of his professorial files, 1969-1979; sound recordings and transcripts, 1935-1961; his photograph collection; research files, [198-]; and political cartoons, [183-]-1993.

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Donated by Saywell's widow, Suzanne Firth, in 2014.

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No restrictions on access.

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Accruals

The fonds comprises the following accessions:
1982-014
1987-014
1991-002
1991-031
1996-032
1997-035
2014-007.
Further accruals are expected.

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Final

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2018/03/29 KCP. Published.
2019/02/11 KCP. Added 2014-007 file list. Updated fonds level extent and dates.

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