- 1994-2018 (Creation)
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Files included from accession B2005-0001 within this series document Prof. Russell’s activities in various conferences and associations both nationally and internationally. Prof. Russell’s level of involvement ranged from regular membership activities to participating in various committees, presenting papers, and conference planning. He was also the subject of “Ideas in Action: a conference (essays) on politics and law in honour of Peter Russell” sponsored by Innis College, University of Toronto in 1996. Also documented in this series is Prof. Russell’s involvement with the Royal Society of Canada, primarily as Co-Foreign Secretary from 1996-2001, and as President of the Canadian Political Science Association during 1990 and 1991. Files contain correspondence, notes, minutes of meetings, manuscripts of papers, reports, and other material.
Files included in this series from the accession B2017-0006 and B2019-0008 document Prof. Russell’s professional activity, primarily representing addresses and presentations given. These cover a period from the mid-1990s to the late 2010s. The series also documents some administrative functions including conference organization.
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B2005-0001: Files are arranged alphabetically by name of association or conference title. For list of photographs removed from files see Series 15 (Photographs).
B2017-0006: Files are arranged chronologically.
B2019-0008: Files are arranged chronologically.
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Researchers are advised to also consult Series 5 (Consulting and public service) for related records such as the Canadian Bar Association and the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice. Prof. Russell’s substantial activity in organizations such as the Churchill Society for the Advancement of Parliamentary Democracy and academic and faculty associations are primarily represented in the following series (Series 7 to 10). Additionally, researchers interested in addresses given by Prof. Russell are advised to also consult Series 11 (Articles, reviews, etc., B2005-0001)