Inventory of the
Henry Leslie Rowntree fonds

Inventory #F0399

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0399
Title:Henry Leslie Rowntree fonds
Extent:0.05 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Henry Leslie Rowntree (1914- ), lawyer and politician, was a member of the Ontario Legislative Assembly for the riding of York West (1956-1970). He was minister of Transport (1960-1962), minister of Labour (1962-1966), and minister of Financial and Commercial Affairs (1966-1970). His riding encompassed the area surrounding Toronto International Airport (now Pearson International Airport).
Scope and Content:

The fonds consists of Henry Leslie Rowntree's material related to the proposed expansion of Toronto International Airport (now Pearson International Airport) in 1968-1970. It consists of the official plan of Etobicoke, briefs to Parliament and to the Department of Transport from groups opposed to the expansion, Department of Transport press releases and policy studies on land use in areas adjacent to airports and related material.

Custodial History: This material was deposited in the York University Archives in 1984 by Edward Phelps, Archivist at the University of Western Ontario.
Restrictions on
Access and Use:
No restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: Fonds level description only.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/fonds/ON00370-f0000399.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 1984-013. Further accruals are expected.
Provenance Access Points:Rowntree, Henry Leslie, 1914-

Date of creation: 2002/04/08
Date of last revision: 2003/05/06
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