Series 1 - General professional correspondence

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UTA 1285-1


General professional correspondence


  • 1948-1992 (Creation)

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0.6 m of textual records

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This series includes both incoming and out-going correspondence primarily of a professional nature. It includes correspondence related to research, publishing and editorial activities, speaking and broadcast appearances as well as collaborative efforts with colleagues. The series, though not extensive, spans Fox's post-graduation professional career and complements Series 2 (Publishing and Manuscripts), Series 4 (Radio and Television Scripts) and Series 5 (Professional Activities). The series is particularly valuable in illustrating Fox's interaction with political or literary notables such as Lester B. Pearson, Keith Spicer, Keith Davey, Pierre Lortie and Farley Mowat. It also highlights his contacts and input at the higher levels of governmental decision-making especially with regard to issues and policies related to national unity and bi-culturalism.

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The series is arranged chronologically by year. The arrangement is mostly artificial although some files were created by Fox himself. A single file relating to personal correspondence completes the series.

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