Inventory of the
Reg Whitaker fonds

Inventory #F0225

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0225
Title:Reg Whitaker fonds
Extent:2.1 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Reg Whitaker, author, professor and political commentator, was born on 2 April 1943 in Ottawa, Ontario and educated at Carleton University where he received his BA and MA in Political Science in 1965 and 1968, respectively. He received a PhD in Political Economy from the University of Toronto in 1975. He was a lecturer, assistant and associate professor in the Department of Political Science, Carleton University beginning in 1972, and Whitaker was the director of Carleton's Institute of Canadian Studies from 1979-1981. He joined York as a professor of political science in 1984. At York, he has served as coordinator of the Public Policy and Administration Program, 1986-1989, and as director of the Graduate Program in Political Science, 1990-1992. In 2001, he was named Distinguished Research Professor. Whitaker is a prolific and leading authority in the study of political parties, federalism, security and intelligence, immigration policy and the history of political thought in Canada. As well, Whitaker has collaborated with historian Greg Kealey to compile, edit and publish eight volumes of RCMP security bulletins, covering the entire inter-war period and the Second World War.
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of personal and professional correspondence; notes, drafts and research material for articles and publications including "Cold War Canada" and "End of Privacy"; copies of RCMP Bulletins; subject files that reflect his varied interests and involvement with different organizations or activities and other material that documents his career as an academic, author and political commentator.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
To be determined.
Finding Aid: Files list available.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/submissions/fonds/ON00370-f0000225.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 2001-041. Further accruals may be expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Reg Whitaker in 2001.
Provenance Access Points:Whitaker, Reginald, 1943-.

Date of creation: 2003/05/15
Date of last revision: 2003/11/20
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