Series 1 - Personal and biographical

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UTA 1682-1


Personal and biographical


  • 1945-2012 (Creation)

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0.07 m of textual records
2 folders of oversized textual records

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Series consists of records relating to Dr. Rakoff’s personal life and career. Records include CVs, degrees and certificates, diaries from trips to Israel and Russia, records pertaining to his honorary degree from U of T including a DVD of his address, and various memorabilia. 2 files pertain to the education and early adulthood of two of his children (David and Ruth, both authors). Series also includes a copy of “A psychiatrist’s odyssey,” an article on Dr. Rakoff by Robert Fulford, published in Saturday Night in February 1984.

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B2015-0011/007(01)-(02), /008

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