Accession B2008-0033, B2014-0029, B2020-0008 - Friedland 2008, 2014, and 2020 accessions

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UTA 1294-B2008-0033, B2014-0029, B2020-0008


Friedland 2008, 2014, and 2020 accessions


  • [189-?]-2020, predominant 1999-2020 (Creation)

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10.01 m of records (83 boxes)

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See PDF finding aid for Introductory remarks by Martin Friedland

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The accessions described in this finding aid are:

Date range: [189-?] – 2008, predominant 1999 – 2008
Extent: 3.65 m (39 boxes) of textual and graphic records, artifacts, and moving images

Further personal records of Martin Friedland, Professor Emeritus of Law, consisting of correspondence, certificates, appointment books, notes, teaching material and lecture notes, research notes, publications, minutes of meeting, photographs, and other material relating to personal and family activities, Faculty of Law and other University of Toronto activities; the promotion of his University of Toronto: A History, the writing of an unpublished manuscript, his memoirs and a number of articles; his work as a consultant to government organizations and inquiries; and other professional activities, including the University of Toronto Press and the Osgoode Society.

Date range: 1963 – 2015, predominant 2006 – 2015
Extent: 3.32 m (19 boxes) of textual and graphic records and publications

Further personal records of Professor Emeritus Martin L. Friedland, consisting of files documenting personal and family activities and achievements and honours bestowed; correspondence; Faculty of Law and other University of Toronto activities; research and publications, and addresses; files on the first and second editions of his The University of Toronto: A History (2002 and 2013), and of The Campus Guide - University of Toronto; and files on committee work and other professional activities.

Note: During year between the signing of the deed of gift and the transfer of the records to UTARMS, Professor Friedland added material from 2015 to some files.

Date range: ca. 1930s – 2020
Extent: 3.04 m (25 boxes) of textual, graphic, and electronic records; moving images; and sound recordings

Further personal records of Martin Friedland, Professor Emeritus of Law, consisting of files documenting personal and family activities; certificates and honours; correspondence; Faculty of Law and other University activities including teaching materials; research projects and publications including materials related to articles written for Criminal Law Quarterly and research notes, photographs, and other materials related to W. P. M. Kennedy and the writing of Friedland’s biography Searching for W.P.M. Kennedy: The Biography of an Enigma; and other professional activities.

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Files in Series 2, 5, and 8 are open.

Files in Series 1, 3, 4, 6, and 7 are restricted until January 1, 2029 (with the exception of B2008-0033/011(03) which is restricted until 2102):

Series 1

  • B2008-0033/001 – /004, /001P(01) – (18), /001ART
  • B2014-0029/001 – /002(11), /001P(01) – (07)
  • B2020-0008/001 – /002(15), /015(07), /001P(01) – (04), /002P

Series 3

  • B2008-0033/005(17) – /010(06), /001P(24) – (25)
  • B2014-0029/003 – /005
  • B2020-008/002(016) – /004(01), /00P(06)

Series 4

  • B2008-0033/010(07) – /011(14), /001P(26)
  • B2014-0029/006, /001P(09)
  • B2020-0008/004(02) – (14), /001P(07) – (08)

Series 6

  • B2008-0033/023(05) – /025(09)
  • B2014-0029/015(10) – /016(03)

Series 7

  • B2008-0033/023(01) – (04), /025(10) – /029, /001P(28)
  • B2014-0029/016(04) – /018
  • B2020-0008/017(08) – (13)

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  • Prepared by Martin L. Friedland, October 2008; December 2015; February 2020
  • With revisions and additions by Harold Averill, January 2010 and May 2016 and Ashley Buttineau, October 2021




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