Inventory of the
Tim Reid fonds

Inventory #F0391

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0391
Title:Tim Reid fonds
Extent:9.0 m of textual records
12 posters: b&w ; 110 x 75 cm or smaller
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Timothy Escott Heriott Reid is an executive, economist, management consultant, educator and public servant. He was born in 1936 and educated at the University of Toronto (B. A. Hons.), Yale University (M. A.), Oxford University (Rhodes Scholar, M. Litt.) and Harvard Business School (A. M. P.). After playing Halfback for the Hamilton Tigercat Football Team in 1962, Reid served as the Liberal M. P. P. for the riding of Scarborough East (1967-1971). In 1972 he accepted a posting with the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. Reid also served as assistant to the president and lecturer in economics, York University, 1963-1972. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the House of Commons in the 1965 general election. Following his service with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (1972-1974), Reid joined the Canadian civil service and held many positions dealing with economic matters. In 1989 Reid became the president of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and in 1998 he became President and CEO of ReMan Canada, Inc. He is the son of Escott Reid who served as the first principal of Glendon College, York University.
Scope and Content:

The fonds consists of Tim Reid's records pertaining to his scholarly and political careers and includes his correspondence, 1944-1967; research files, 1959-1972; his York University files, 1959-1972; and his political files, 1964-1971.

The fonds is arranged in the following series:

S00218Research Files
S00219York University Files
S00220Political Files
Restrictions on
Access and Use:
Access is restricted. Researchers wishing to have access to this material must obtain written permission from Timothy E. Reid, addressed to the University Archivist, York University.
Finding Aid: Series-level descriptions with corresponding file lists are complete at this time. Individual accession file lists are available separately; see accruals note.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/fonds/ON00370-f0000391.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 1994-021. Further accruals may be expected.
Related Records: See York University. Office of the President fonds (F0073) for related material.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Tim Reid in 1994.
Subject Access Points:Reid, T. E. H. (Timothy E. H.), 1936-
Provenance Access Points:Reid, T. E. H. (Timothy E. H.), 1936-

Date of creation: 2002/04/08
Date of last revision: 2003/05/05
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