Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00385 - Ann Buttrick Papers

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Ann Buttrick Papers


  • 1968-1979. (Creation)

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11 boxes including OVS (2 metres)

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Biographical history

Ann Buttrick is an artist and curator of art & architecture at the University of Technology in Jamaica.

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Gift of Ann Buttrick, 1997

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The collection consists of materials relating to the anti-Vietnam War activities of Ann Buttrick. Topics include civil liberties, Canadian policy vis-a-vis the United States, and the Annie Mae Aquash case. Papers were created in connection with The International Committee to Free South Vietnamese Political Prisoners from Detention, Torture and Death, which was a committee of the Canadian Council of Churches, and Voice of Women, a non-governmental organization, and the Canadian Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). They include correspondence, Vietnamese government publications, audio recordings of Toronto events, newspaper clippings, and printed matter.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form:

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  • English

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See the Robert S. Kenny Collection (Ms. Coll. 179) for related leftist printed materials, the Michael Maclear Papers (Ms. Coll. 379) for Vietnam War materials, and the Jack Pocock Memorial Collection (Ms. Coll. 331) for the Toronto Anti-Draft Programme.

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, Univerisity of Toronto

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