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Fonds F 4646

Inez Elliston fonds

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Inez Elliston fonds
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Physical Description

4.88 metres of textual records

8 volumes of textual records

1 photograph : black and white print

1 photograph : colour print

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of the professional records of Dr. Inez Elliston, a retired educator, community development leader, trainer, lecturer, researcher and writer based in Toronto, Ontario who specializes in intercultural education, anti-racism training, the management of diversity in the multicultural classroom and community, and the delivery of equitable educational policies. Specific records include: correspondence, reports, conference materials, papers and publications, research materials, presentations, teaching aides, promotional materials, clippings and photographs.

The fonds documents Dr. Elliston's career as an educator primarily with the Scarborough Board of Education and the Ontario Ministry of Education as well as her work as a private consultant on several provincial and national initiatives addressing citizenship education, the needs of immigrant women, youth leadership training programs and university transition programs. Dr. Elliston's involvement with community groups and organizations such as the Canadian Council for Multicultural and Intercultural Education (CCMIE), The Canadian Council on Multicultural Health, the Ontario Multicultural Association multiculturelle de l'Ontario (OMAMO), the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) and Delta Gamma international fraternity is also well-represented in the fonds.

The fonds also includes Dr. Elliston's research materials and writings, both published and unpublished. Some of the topics addressed include multiculturalism, anti-racism and equity programming in schools, parent education, the accommodation of students in the school system and women's issues. Dr. Elliston's correspondence documents her professional career as well as her involvement with numerous community organizations, her conference presentations, awards she has received and her appointments to various boards and agencies.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Inez Elliston has spent over three decades as an educator and community development leader, specializing in intercultural education and race relations.

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Elliston, Inez, 1930-

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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The records were donated to the Archives of Ontario by Inez Elliston in February 2012 and August 2014.
Associated Material

Thirteen publications by Inez Elliston, including her PhD thesis from the University of Toronto, can be found in the collection of Library and Archives Canada.

Related Material

Government records series documenting programs that Inez Elliston was involved with include the following: RG 2-236, Ministry of Education research operational files; RG 2-387, Ministry of Education anti-racism and ethnocultural equity team operational files; and RG 2-398, Ministry of Education anti-racism, access and equity operational files.

Physical Condition

The records in the fonds are in good condition.


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Records series that make up this fonds

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Reference Code Series Title
F 4646-1 Inez Elliston professional records
F 4646-2 Inez Elliston records relating to community groups and organizations
F 4646-3 Inez Elliston correspondence
F 4646-4 Inez Elliston papers and publications
F 4646-5 Inez Elliston conference materials