Book reviews: 6 folders of ms of book reviews submitted to a variety of sources, inc. the Globe and Mail, Saturday Night, the Globe and Mail Report on Business, and academic journals; 1 folder regarding my 1976 review of Naylor’s history of Canadian business.
Writing projects: a miscellany of 17 folders regarding articles and projects: letter to Saturday Night re its disgraceful apology for Paul Rose; bio. of George Cox for the Dictionary of Canadian Biography; Dome Petroleum bailout; article on Trudeau for Time; Trudeau article for Granatstein & Cohen vol; various encyclopaedia articles; articles on the Charter and the Constitution, 1981-2; “The Rise of King Street” for Loyal She Remains; articles on Conservative leadership, 1983; bilingualism article, Globe, 1983; the evolution of Canadian industrial policies article for the Economic Council of Canada; article on the founding of the Foreign Investment Review Agency; articles on Canadian topics for a German encyclopaedia
Projects relating to Canadian business history: 20 folders, inc. notes on an overview of the Canadian business mind; speech on business history as a tool of public relations, 1970; draft paper on George Stephen of the CPR; notes on Stephen & Van Horne; notes and photocopies re the Macdonald-Stephen relationship/correspondence; outline of the 1920s chapter for Northern Enterprise; pre-publication talks relating to Northern Enterprise; post-publication talks; exchange with H.V. Nelles re his review of Northern Enterprise; post-publication feedback re Northern Enterprise; corres. with Manulife re Northern Enterprise project; expense statements re NE; notes on the branch plant in Canada; ms of Alan Sullivan’s unpublished bio. of F.H. Clergue; file of notes on John Macdonald, businessman; talks and articles on Canadian business history, early 1980s (2); oral biography of John Bradfield, c.e.o. of Noranda, compiled from interviews by MB; notes on letters of A.E. Kemp; Business History 2005 – MB visit to Joe Martin’s business history seminar at Rotman