Fonds F 4609
5.3 metres of textual records
41 audio cassettes (ca. 25 hours)
Fonds consists of the professional and personal records of Harvey Landon Ladd including his work with the International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers (commonly referred to as Mine Mill), the International Woodworkers of America (IWA), the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), and Ladd Consultants Limited. A considerable portion of the records relate specifically to the Newfoundland Loggers' Strike of 1959 and its aftermath.
Specific types of records include: correspondence, working notes, speeches, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, newsletters, policy manuals, reports, expenditure sheets, strike vouchers, press releases, lecture notes, programs, collective agreements, and interview transcripts detailing Ladd's career as a labour organizer, union president, and arbitration services consultant.
Fonds also includes photographs accumulated by Ladd throughout his professional career. These document the Newfoundland Loggers' Strike including strike conditions and picketing, as well as IWA and CLC congresses and Mine Mill activities.
Lastly, fonds includes recordings documenting Ladd's career including interviews with Ladd on his involvement with Mine Mill, his labour activities during the Second World War, the IWA, the CLC, the 1959 Newfoundland Loggers' Strike and his work as an independent arbitration consultant. Ladd also discusses the history of the Canadian labour movement during the 20th century and shares personal recollections of many of its prominent figures.
Fonds has been arranged into five series.
Harvey Landon Ladd was a labour organizer, union president, and arbitration services consultant active in Ontario and eastern Canada between the 1940s and 1980s.
Click on the link(s) below for more information.Ladd, Harvey Landon, 1917-2004
The University of British Columbia Archives has records of the International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers and the International Woodworkers of America (IWA). The IWA records pertain exclusively to activities in western Canada.
Records related to Mine Mill are found in F 1271 Mine, Mill and Smelters Workers (Local 598) fonds and F 1280 Mike Solski fonds.
Title is based on contents of the fonds.
No further accruals are expected.
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|Reference Code||Series Title|
|F 4609-1||Harvey Landon Ladd records relating to Mine Mill in Sudbury, Ontario|
|F 4609-2||Harvey Landon Ladd records relating to the Canadian Labour Congress|
|F 4609-3||Harvey Landon Ladd records relating to the International Woodworkers of America|
|F 4609-4||Ladd Consultants Limited records|
|F 4609-5||Harvey Landon Ladd personal records|