Inventory of the
Edgar Tilden Alberts fonds

Inventory #F0253

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0253
Title:Edgar Tilden Alberts fonds
Extent:0.40 m of textual records
ca. 850 slides : col. ; 35 mm
3 films (ca. 32 min) : b&w and col.
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Edgar Tilden Alberts (1905- ), businessman, was president of the Toronto Flying Club in the 1950s and sat on the Organizing Committee and later the Provisional Board of Governors of York University (1957-1959). Alberts was invited to Moscow in 1955 and 1956 to view the Soviet air show and in 1958 he was part of a business delegation that travelled to Moscow to investigate Canadian business opportunities there. He organized a second trip to Moscow in 1964 that was attended by representatives of several major Canadian companies.
Scope and Content:

The fonds documents Edgar Tilden Albert's activities as a member of the Organizing Committee of York University and his travel to the Soviet Union for the period 1955-1971.

Custodial History: Accession 2 (1985-003) was originally deposited in Founders College, York University and was transferred to the York University Archives in November, 1985.
Restrictions on
Access and Use:
No restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: File lists available.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/fonds/ON00370-f0000253.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accessions: 1977-003, 1985-003. Further accruals are expected.
Related Records: Related records may be found in: Organizing Committee of York University fonds (F0074); Office of the President fonds (F0073); Arthur Hackett fonds (F0318); and J. Roby Kidd fonds (F0337).
Provenance Access Points:Albert, Edgar Tilden, b. 1905

Date of creation: 2002/03/22
Date of last revision: 2003/04/15
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