Inventory of the
Roy Israel Wolfe fonds

Inventory #F0448

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0448
Title:Roy Israel Wolfe fonds
Extent:21.0 m of textual records
ca. 130 photonegatives
1 video cassette (30 min.) : col.
1 audio reel (8 hrs.) : polyester : 5 cm/sec.
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Roy Israel Wolfe (1917- ) is a professor and researcher. He was born and educated in Canada, receiving a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto (1956). Wolfe taught at the University of Washington and the University of Toronto. He worked as a planner and researcher at the Ontario Department of Highways (1952-1965), before joining the Geography Department at York University (1967). At York, he helped establish the York University Transportation Centre. Wolfe has undertaken consulting work in the areas of recreation planning and tourism in Canada, the United States and Great Britain. He is the author of several monographs and research reports including, 'Transportation and Politics' (1963), 'An annotated bibliography of the geography of transportation' (1961), and with J.B. Ellis, 'A study of Canadian statistics on outdoor recreation and tourism' (1968). In addition, he is the author of numerous articles on the subjects of tourism and recreation. Wolfe was awarded the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations Teaching Award in 1981 and the Association of American Geographers created an award to honour Wolfe for his contribution to the fields of recreation and tourism.
Scope and Content:

The fonds mainly consists of records pertaining to Roy Israel Wolfe's research activities and publications.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
No restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: File list available.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/submissions/fonds/ON00370-f0000448.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 1983-014. Further accruals are expected.
Provenance Access Points:Wolfe, Roy Israel, 1917-

Date of creation: 2002/04/09
Date of last revision: 2003/04/08
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