Inventory of the
Gordon Hamilton Jack fonds

Inventory #F0331

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0331
Title:Gordon Hamilton Jack fonds
Extent:0.12 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Gordon Hamilton Jack (1913-1978), was educated at the University of Toronto where he received a Bachelor's degree (1934). He was later employed by John Labatt Ltd. in industrial relations in London, Ontario. At university, Jack was involved in student politics, and was president of the campus branch of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation. He was active in the League for Social Reconstruction in London, Ontario, and was also a member of the local CCF riding association.
Scope and Content:

The fonds consists of copies of 'Canadian student' (published by the Student Christian Movement), 'The student,' (Student League of Canada), 'Youth forum,' (Canadian Youth Congress), and 'The new commonwealth,' (Co-operative Commonwealth Federation), 1934-1936. In addition, there is material from the League for Social Reconstruction, including minutes of meetings of the National Executive (1936-1941), membership material, and reports from the National Convention (1936), as well as newspaper clippings and related material. For the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation there are minutes, campaign material, and newspaper clippings relating to the London (Ont.) Riding Association (1938-1946).

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-f0000331.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 1979-006. Further accruals are expected.
Related Records: See Edward Arthur Beder fonds (F0264); and Co-operative Commonwealth Federation fonds (F0287) for related material.
Provenance Access Points:Jack, Gordon Hamilton, 1913-1978

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