Inventory of the
John Tupper Saywell fonds

Inventory #F0402

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0402
Title:John Tupper Saywell fonds
Dates:1812-1993, predominant 1961-1991
Extent:1.2 m of textual records
24 audio tape cassettes (ca. 30 hours)
3.24 m of photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller
1.4 m of graphic material
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
John Tupper Saywell (1929- ), author and educator, was educated in Canada and the United States receiving the PhD from Harvard University. He taught at the University of Toronto, 1954-1962, before accepting a post as professor of history and dean of the Faculty of Arts at York University in 1963. He currently serves as University Professor, professor of environmental studies and chairman of the graduate programme in history. Saywell served as editor of the 'Canadian historical review,'(1957-1963) and as editor of the 'Canadian annual review,' (1960-1979). He is the author of several books and articles including, 'The office of the Lieutenant Governor,' (1986), 'Making the law,' (1991) and 'Just call me Mitch,' (1991).
Scope and Content:

The fonds documents John Tupper Saywell' university career as well as his research activities in the field of the Canadian political history. The fonds consists of his professorial files, 1969-1979; sound recordings and transcripts, 1935-1961; his photograph collection; research files, [198-]; and political cartoons, [183-]-1993.

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-f0000402.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accessions: 1982-014, 1987-014, 1991-002, 1991-031, 1996-032, 1997-035. Further accruals are expected.
Related Records: See records of the Faculty Council in York University. Faculty of Graduate Studies fonds (F0060) for related material.
Provenance Access Points:Saywell, John, 1929-

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