Inventory of the
Arthur Hackett fonds

Inventory #F0318

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0318
Title:Arthur Hackett fonds
Extent:0.13 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Arthur Hackett was a director of the YMCA and vice president of William R. Orr Co. Hackett and was interested in establishing a second university in the Toronto region. He served on the Organizing Committee of York University in 1958-1959.
Scope and Content:

The fonds consists of Arthur Hackett's copies of correspondence, reports, minutes, newspaper clippings and printed material related to the Organizing Committee of York University and the establishment of the University in 1959. It includes: minutes of the Organizing Committee, 1958-1959, of the Executive Committee and the Facilities Planning Committee, both 1959, as well as of the Publicity Committee, 1958-1959; copies of drafts and the final form of the York University Act (1959); a copy of the first report of the Curriculum Committee; and reports of meetings of the Provisional and the official Board of Governors.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
No restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: File list available.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/fonds/ON00370-f0000318.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 1988-019. Further accruals are expected.
Related Records: See York University. Organizing Committee of York University fonds (F0074); York University. Office of the President fonds (F0073); Edgar Albert fonds (F0253); and J. Roby Kidd fonds (F0337), for related records.
Provenance Access Points:Hackett, Arthur

Date of creation: 2002/04/04
Date of last revision: 2003/04/29
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