Fonds F0027 - York University Senior Common Rooms Inc. fonds

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York University Senior Common Rooms Inc. fonds

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15 cm of textual records

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The York University Senior Common Room was established at Glendon Hall in 1963. This Senior Common Room became the Glendon College Common Room in 1966 when the Founders College Senior Common Room opened on the Keele Street campus in that year. This latter establishment was renamed the York University College Faculty Common Room in 1968 and, as new colleges were opened on the campus an umbrella body, the York University Senior Common Room Inc., was established to serve as a license holder and victuals contractor for the several SCR's.

Membership in the Senior Common Room was restricted to academic and senior administrative staff, although honorary or special members could be adopted by the membership. The Senior Common Room Inc. was managed by a five-person Board of Directors who were all regular members of the SCR. The Senior Common Room Inc. was disbanded in 1976.

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Material was received from John Becker, Assistant Vice President, who received it from Colin Campbell, a Director of the Senior Common Room, 8 August 1979.

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The fonds consists of correspondence and financial statements of the Senior Common Room, 1969-1976.

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  • English

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Access is partially restricted. Files containing personnel, personal, or personally sensitive material are closed for forty years. Files containing personal information of York University students are closed for 100 years. Files not made available to the public are closed for 10 years. Written permission to view closed files must be obtained from the President of the University or the President's delegate, and be directed to the Archivist, York University.

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The York Archives has gathered minutes of the Board of Director, 1963-1976 [incomplete], and copies of the By-laws, 1963-1970, which are housed in the Ephemera collection. These are the official minutes of the Board to the extent that they have been published and distributed to members of the Board and the University community. They may or may not be identical to the records kept by the recording officer of the Board. In addition to archival records, Archives and Special Collections has gathered other material from the Senior Common Room which is housed in the Ephemera collection. This material consists of announcements of events.


The fonds includes material from the following accrual: 1979-031.

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2020/01/12 KCP. Migrated from MARC record and Word Perfect.

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