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Francess Georgina Halpenny fonds Series
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Talks and Conferences

The series partially documents Francess Halpenny’s participation as lecturer, moderator and/or attendee to talks and conferences on publishing, biography and Canadian studies, between 1972 and 1993. It also documents a talk she gave about staying...

Research and Publications

The series partially documents Francess Halpenny’s research and publishing activities relating to publishing generally, Canadian libraries, Canadian theatre and Royal Society of Canada fellows, from 1969 to 1996. The series also partially documen...

Other Professional Activities

The series partially documents Francess Halpenny’s professional involvement in promoting social sciences and humanities generally and Canadian studies and research in particular. It also documents her participation into the activities of the Soci...

National Library of Canada

The series partially documents Francess Halpenny’s activities as a member of the National Library of Canada’s advisory board from 1976 to 1982. It also partially documents Halpenny’s activities as a member of the Advisory board committee on bibli...

Royal Society of Canada

The series partially documents Francess Halpenny’s participation into activities of the Royal Society of Canada, from 1982 to 1991. It partially documents her participation to the Royal Society of Canada centennial celebrations, in 1982 ; her inv...

University of Toronto

The series partially documents Francess Halpenny’s activities at the University of Toronto as dean of the Faculty of Library and Information Science, from 1972 to 1978, and awards received for her long service at the University of Toronto in 1977 ...

Dictionary of Canadian Biography

The series partially documents Francess Halpenny’s appointment to the Dictionary of Canadian Biography (DCB), in 1969. It also partially documents talks and lectures given by Halpenny about the DCB, the Canadian publishing industry and the art of ...

University of Toronto Press

The series consists of 1 files including a token received from University of Toronto Press apprentices in sign of recognition for Francess Halpenny’s support ; address she gave at the launch of "The Clear Spirit", in 1967; correspondence...

Royal Canadian Air Force. Women's Division

The series partially documents Francess Halpenny’s activities with the Women’s Division of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) as a meteorological observer in Torbay (Newfoundland) in 1943 and 1944, and in Summerside (Prince Edward Island) in 1945...

Honours and Awards

The series documents the honours and awards received by Francess Halpenny during her career. It also documents the lectures and seminars she gave as Distinguished Visitor at the University of Alberta in 1989.The series consists of 20 files includ...

Theatre

The series partially documents Francess Halpenny’s involvement as a performer in theatre productions with the Village Players company, later the New Play Society, from 1939 to 1947. It also partially documents her involvement as a performer, direc...

Education and Personal Activities

The series partially documents Francess Halpenny’s education received at Maxville Sunday School in 1927 ; at the Public Schools of the Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry in 1928 ; and at the Oakwood Collegiate Institute, from 1931 to 1936....

Lecture Notes

Consists of:lecture notes; course material; term papers, 1967-1986; student files, 1978-1981 [boxes /003 to /009]non-University of Toronto lecture notes [box /010]