Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00285 2B Annex - Morton Shulman Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00285 2B Annex


Morton Shulman Papers


  • 1882-[ca. 1982] (Creation)

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Manuscript Collection

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3 boxes, 2 vols., and mapcase

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Morton Shulman, born in 1925, was a controversial public figure who had a multi-faceted career. He was a coroner, millionaire investor and philanthropist, politician and physician. He was appointed Chief Coroner for the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto in 1961, and was MPP for the New Democratic Party representing Toronto's High Park riding from 1967 to 1975. He died in 2000.

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Biographical history

Julia Jarvis is the author of the books Three Centuries of Robinsons, The Company of New France and Louis Hébert.

Archival history

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Gift of Morton Shulamn, 1987.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of a bound typescript of Shulman's The Pfeffenhauser Clock, and a copy of Julia Jarvis' In Good Faith, with some of the graphic materials that she assembled in preparing it. Most of the material relates to Jarvis' parents, Arthur and Frances Annie Julia Roe.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form:

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  • English

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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