Fonds C 97

Jim Tester collection

About these records

Jim Tester collection
Dates of Creation
[Copied 1985] (originally created 1975-1985)
Physical Description

75 audio cassettes

Scope and Content

Collection consists of interviews conducted by Tester relating to the history and development of the labour movement and of mining in the Sudbury area. Many of the interviewees were members of the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers, Local 598.

The collection also includes a lecture given by Tester on the history of the labour movement in Sudbury.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Jim Tester (d. 1994) was employed by Falconbridge Nickel Mines in Sudbury, Ontario for nearly 25 years, retiring ca. 1975.

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Tester, Jim, d. 1994

Restrictions on Access
No access restrictions.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright transferred to the Archives of Ontario by the donor. No restrictions on reproduction or publication of material for which the donor is authorized to transfer copyright to the Archives. Other material may require permission of third party copyright holders.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection was donated to the Archives of Ontario in 1985 by Jim Tester.
Associated Material

Other records created by Jim Tester are held by the Laurentian University Archives (reference: P059).

Related Material

The Archives of Ontario has several fonds relating to the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers. These include the records of the Local 598 itself (Reference code F 1271).

Availability of Other Formats

Some sound recordings are available as DVD reference copies and/or as digital files that will be made available upon request.

Title based on immediate source of acquisition of collection.

Former Codes

Accession number 16752.

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