Series 5 - Consulting and public service

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UTA 1736-5


Consulting and public service


  • 1963-2017 (Creation)

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3.84m of textual material

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In addition to his academic responsibilities at the University of Toronto, Prof. Russell was in demand for his expertise and advice in a number of areas, particularly surrounding aboriginal rights. Sub-series 5.1 (Subject files and correspondence) documents Prof. Russell’s consultation work in a number of areas and with a range of organizations, governmental bodies and initiatives. Five individual initiatives are represented in the remaining sub-series:
5.2: Dene Southern Support Group
5.3: Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
5.4: Ipperwash Inquiry
5.5: Deh Cho Files
5.6: Nepal

See sub-series descriptions for additional detail.

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Sub-series 5.1 (Subject files and correspondence): Files B2017-0006/007 (04) and (05) are restricted for 30 years
Sub-series 5.4 (The Ipperwash Inquiry): Files in this series are restricted and subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). Please contact University Archives for further information.
Sub-series 5.5: (Deh Cho Files): Files in this series are restricted. Please contact University Archives for further information.

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See also Series 6 Conferences and Associations for related information.

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This series reflects an updated arrangement to accommodate material from the B2017-0006 accession. It encompasses two series listed in the original B2005-0001 finding aid, Series 5 (Subject correspondence) and Series 7 (Public service). Sub-series’ 5.5 and 5.6 were later integrated into this arrangement to accommodate material from B2019-0008. Please contact the University of Toronto Archives if you wish to consult the original finding aid.

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B2005-0001/027 –/038; B2005-0001/045 - /046; B2017-0006/007 - /013; B2019-0008/003 - /009(10)

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