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Fonds F 795

World Federalists of Canada fonds


About these records

Title
World Federalists of Canada fonds
Dates of Creation
1956-1975
Physical Description

8.29 metres of textual records

28 photographs : black and white prints

4 photographs : colour prints

6 volumes of textual records

1 audio cassette

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of administrative records, publications, and conference records of the World Federalists of Canada.

Included is correspondence (including copies of outgoing correspondence, the correspondence of William Sheeham, National President, as well as press releases, clippings, reports, statements, and leaflets). Fonds also includes files containing correspondence, distribution material, clippings, and reference material. Also included are the records of the National Secretary, including the records of Dr. Ernest H. Nickel, Dr. E.R. Ward Neale, and Jim Armstrong. Fonds also includes the records of other association officials, including: the Administrative Secretary, the Executive Officer, and the Membership Secretary.

Fonds also contains financial records (mostly records of membership subscriptions), records of conferences (including minutes, reports, advertising, and agendas from general meetings, conferences, and conventions), distribution material (such as press releases, reports, and statements), and publications (including university calendars, issues of Canadian Labour, War/Peace, Canadian World Federalist, and the book Beyond Repair, the Urgent Need for a New World Organization). Also included is an audio cassette containing addresses by Ross Smyth and Andy Clarke.

Fonds has been arranged in 11 series.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

The World Federalist Movement - Canada is an association that advocates for the application of the principles of federalism to world affairs, and whose goal is to achieve a federal world government.

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World Federalist Movement - Canada

Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Fonds was donated to the Archives of Ontario in 1973 and 1987 by the World Federalists of Canada Association, Ottawa, Ontario. Additional materials were donated along with materials of the Canadian Peace Research Institute in 1980. Additional materials were also donated in 1985 by Dr. Alan Newcombe of Dundas, Ontario.
Associated Material

Associated material can be found in the World Federalists of Canada fonds, housed at Library and Archives Canada.

Related Material

Records related to the Toronto Branch of the World Federalists of Canada can be found in F 4639.

Other records of Hanna and Alan Newcombe, including some records of the World Federalists of Canada Association, can be found in F 883 Canadian Peace Research Institute fonds.

Availability of Other Formats

DVD 704 should be used to access the information on the audio recording.
Notes

Title based on content of fonds.

Accruals

Further accruals may be expected.

Former Codes

Accession Numbers: 11026, 13837, 16723, 21054.MU 1598 - MU 1601.MU 6896.MU 6898.MU 7788 - MU 7789.

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Records series that make up this fonds

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Reference Code Series Title
F 795-1 Correspondence and subject files of William M. Sheehan
F 795-2 General correspondence of the World Federalists of Canada
F 795-3 World Federalists of Canada National Office numerical files
F 795-4 World Federalists of Canada National Secretary's files
F 795-5 Outgoing correspondence of the World Federalists of Canada
F 795-6 Miscellaneous correspondence and records of the World Federalists of Canada
F 795-7 Financial records of the World Federalists of Canada
F 795-8 Conference records of the World Federalists of Canada
F 795-9 World Federalists of Canada distribution material
F 795-10 Periodicals collected by the World Federalists of Canada
F 795-11 Audio-visual recordings of the World Federalists of Canada