- 1968-2012 (Creation)
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71 electronic records, 4.21 GB (.doc, .docx, .txt, .mov, .m4v, .eml)
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Series consists of records documenting the early career of Prof. Simeon, including his PhD thesis from Yale (Federalism and Policy-Making; Federal-Provincial Negotiation in Canada, 1968) and correspondence related to the thesis; CVs and records relating to sabbatical, salary and other employment issues at Queen’s University and the University of Toronto (1969-1998); reviews of Simeon’s work and publicity on Prof. Simeon and his expertise (1980s); and records relating to his position as visiting William Lyon Mackenzie King Professor of Canadian Studies at Harvard University (1998 and 2004). The series also contains records relating to the festschrift in honour of Prof. Simeon, including workshop materials, correspondence, and chapter drafts (2011-2012).
Series also contains 2 photographic items: a contact sheet of portraits of Prof. Simeon [197-?] and a framed photo and sheet of signatures from Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, thanking him for his service relating to the Meech Lake Accord.
Electronic records in this series relate to Prof. Simeon’s festschrift, including thank you emails, speech notes, drafts and bibliographies. Series also includes 19 video files (.mov files) of Prof. Simeon’s media appearances, discussing the Meech Lake Accord and Canadian unity, on shows including The Journal with Peter Mansbridge (CBC, 1987), Midday (CBC, 1990), and 90 Minutes Live with Peter Gzowski (CBC 197-). Some files are shorter excerpts of longer interviews.