- 1933-1986 (Creation)
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6.20 m of textual and graphic records, and sound recordings (30 boxes)
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Accession consists of files transferred from his home, including lecture notes, trip arrangements, requests to speak, write and translate, c.v.'s and publicity materials, correspondence regarding publications and reviews for various journals, current writing projects (1970-80's), correspondence, lectures relating to "Life and times of Liberal Democracy", mss and correspondence of publications "Real World of Democracy", Possessive Individualism", "Democratic Theory: Essays in Retrieval"; papers on the university; private journals (photocopies) 1933-1935; M.A. thesis; CBC Massey lectures "The Real World of Democracy" 1965 (audio tapes). Office files: correspondence, conference files, graduate student files, letters of recommendation, research and teaching files. Publications (journal articles, book reviews) on or about C.B. Macpherson, 1937-1984.
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All boxes are open to researchers, with the exception of the following:
-B1987-0069/015-/019: Graduate Student files
-B1987-0069/022: Letters of recommendation
These files have been restricted to protect the privacy of third parties and are restricted for 75 years until 2062.
Please contact the University Archivist for permission to access these records.
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Box list available (see attached)