Inventory of the
V.A. (Tommy) Thompson fonds

Inventory #F0097

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0097
Title:V.A. (Tommy) Thompson fonds
Extent:3.0 m of textual records
1 videocassette
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Victor Albert (Tommy) Thompson was born in England in 1920 and moved to Canada in 1947 with his wife, Isobel Allen. After his retirement in 1985 he attended York University (Toronto, Ontario) as a full-time student from 1986-1994, obtaining both his BA and MA in history. His MA thesis was based on the People or Planes (POP) Commitee’s efforts to stop the Pickering airport. Thompson and his wife were personally involved with POP, Isobel as Publicity Director and Tommy as Vice-Chairman of the organization.
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of correspondence, reports, People or Planes (POP) Committee organizational files, and environmental and agricultural files related to efforts to stop the establishment of the proposed Pickering airport by the federal government.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
No restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: File list available.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/submissions/fonds/ON00370-f0000097.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 1995-006. Further accruals may be expected.
Related Records: See People or Planes Committee fonds (F0380).
Provenance Access Points:Thompson, Victor A. (Victor Albert), 1920-

Date of creation: 2002/04/08
Date of last revision: 2003/04/08
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