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Diplomas

Diplomas documenting Drummond's academic accomplishments including his Master diploma (1955) from the University of Toronto and his Ph.D. diploma from Yale

Published articles and chapters in books

During his career Professor Drummond participated in the production of a number of national and international publications. Included in this series is correspondence, drafts of articles and chapters in books, page proofs, etc relating to such publications as New Economic History of Britain, the New Canadian Encyclopedia, World Economic History by Hans Pohl, among others.

Papers and presentations

During his academic career, Professor Drummond prepared numerous papers and presentations for conferences and seminars held in Canada and other countries such as Argentina, England, Australia and the United States. Some of these papers were early versions of later publications. Examples of such papers are those relating to banking in Canada and Australia, the floating pound and sterling area, and Ontario economic history. This series consists of drafts of papers, programmes of conferences, correspondence with event organizers and other colleagues.

Teaching materials

This series contains lecture notes, and other teaching materials on various topics of economic history delivered to students during his graduate studies days at Yale and through his years as professor of economic history at the University of Toronto. Files contain typescript texts of lectures, rough notes, bibliographies, course outlines, and clippings. This series demonstrates the breadth of knowledge required to deliver lectures covering the medieval period to recent economic events.

Research materials

This series contains various materials collected by Professor Drummond relating to both Canadian and international economics. Among these are typescripts of articles by D.F. Forster on Canadian trade relations in the 1930's. Other materials include statistics relating to Australian and Soviet trade and typescripts of papers by Steven Cobrin and David Mole.

Includes a file of research notes about South Africa (B1983-0027/005(01)).

Negotiating freer trade: the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and the trade agreements of 1938.(Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1989). Written with Norman Hillmer

Early manuscripts of this book were prepared under the title "A shaft of Baltic pine: negotiating the anglo-american-Canadian Trade agreements of 1938." Included in this subseries are an annotated paper presented to the 61st Annual meeting of the CHA (1982); manuscript version originally submitted to the Social Science Federation of Canada for subsidy (Sept. 1985); drafts of various chapters, research notes, and correspondence with Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

Progress without planning: the economic history of Ontario from Confederation to the Second World War (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1987)

B1995-0013/013: Chapters 1 to 14: drafts and correspondence, 1981-1986
B1995-0013/014: Chapters 15 to 19; appendices, figures. Drafts and correspondence, 1980-1985
B1995-0013/015: Final drafts of manuscript with editor's marks and comments of D.G. Paterson, ca 1987. See also correspondence regarding this publication in Box /007(06-07)

Books and monographs

This series consists of nine subseries relating to major publications written solely or in collaboration with colleagues. Only one file has survived relating to his first book, The Canadian Economy: structure and development published in 1966, reprinted in 1972 and translated into Japanese in 1976. Prof. Drummond published 14 books during his academic career mainly during the 1980's. Of these books, five concern Canadian national or provincial economic history.

Researchers will find records relating to his other books in accessions B1979-0052 and B1983-0018.

Professional Correspondence - Letters of reference

This series consists of inward and outward correspondence regarding references for former students, arranged alphabetically by surname in two groups for the period 1981-1987. One file contains letters of reference for 1973-1974

Drummond 1983 accession (2)

Consists of records relating to the following: Trinity College and funding, Temple Centenary Conference (1964-1981); Department of Political Economy administrative records relating to graduate programme, etc (1963-1974); Publications: manuscript for "Canada's Trade with Communist Countries", "Diefenbabble", "Tripartite Conversations and the Management of the Exchanges..."; Research materials on South Africa; Colloquia: papers presented at the Colloquium on Financial crises and the Lender of Last resort, 1979; Donald C. McGregor papers on H.A. Innis' Economic geography course, 1924-1925 with maps and notes by D.C. McGregor; Tape recording of Drummond manuscript re Edwin Banfield Affair, 1974.

Personal correspondence

This series consists of predominantly incoming correspondence from friends, family, students and colleagues arranged chronologically by year. Some professional correspondence found intermixed with personal correspondence has been left in the original order. Thus researchers are advised to search both this series and Series II, III and IV for particular correspondents.

Correspondence begins with the period following his appointment as Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and concludes in 1989. Correspondents include his mother Mrs G.F Drummond, "Aunt Ethel and Aunt Eve", Rev. John W. Riegel, Dr. J. C. Whetham, Rev. Philip S. Jones, Mark Higgenbottom, Freyda Lew (?), Roy Nixon, John Dales, Ian Harwood among others.

Professional correspondence

This series consists of predominantly inward correspondence relating to teaching and research activities from the time of his appointment as Lecturer in economics at the University of Toronto to two years before his death. Correspondence is most extensive for the period 1971 to 1989 and concerns research progress and publications including some typescripts of papers and articles, arrangements for research trips, associations activities, administrative and academic matters at the University of Toronto with particular reference to the Dept. of Political Economy and Trinity College.

Correspondents include W.T Easterbrook, Malcolm McKnight, Andrew Watson, Donald Patterson, Neil Quigley, among others.

University of Toronto

This series consists of files on topics relating to the Department of Political Economy, Trinity College and to other academic and administrative areas and issues in the University. Includes correspondence, clippings, reports, and minutes of meetings.

Drummond 1995 and 1996 accessions

Arranged in eleven series, this accession includes records pertaining primarily to Professor Drummond's academic career from his years as a doctoral student at Yale to his final years as professor of economics at the University of Toronto. Personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts of both published and unpublished works including books, articles, papers and presentations, research materials and teaching materials document his contribution to the study of economic history relating to Canada and other commonwealth countries as well as Europe. Some records relating to his administrative activities at the University of Toronto will be found in Series 5 and in correspondence contained in Series 2 and 3.

Subject correspondence

This series consists of correspondence filed by topic or correspondent, both professional and personal. Extensive correspondence concerns his period as Visiting Professor at Centre of Canadian Studies, University of Edinburgh, 1975-1976. Other subjects include correspondence with publishers, trip to Bogata Columbia (1966), the Future Manpower and Industrial Relations Project (Dow's Lake Project) (1961), Visiting Fellowship, Victoria University of Welland, New Zealand (1987) and U.K. Visit (1987-1988).

Drummond 1979 accession

Personal and professional correspondence of Professor Ian Drummond (1963-1976); manuscripts of his books, "Imperial Economic Policy" and "Economics: Principles and Policies in an Open Economy"; manuscripts of articles, chapters of books, and of book reviews; papers on broadcasting.

Ian Macdonald Drummond fonds

  • UTA 1223
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1992 (predominant 1960-1992)

Fonds consists of 4 accessions of records documenting Professor Drummond's academic career, from his years as a doctoral student at Yale to his final years as professor of economics at the University of Toronto. Personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts of both published and unpublished works including books, articles, papers and presentations, research materials and teaching materials document his contribution to the study of economic history relating to Canada and other commonwealth countries as well as Europe. Also includes some records relating to his administrative activities at the University of Toronto, which will be found in Series 5, 15, 16 and in correspondence contained in Series 2 and 3 of accessions B1995-0013 & B1996-0026.

See accession-level descriptions for further details.

Drummond, Ian Macdonald