Inventory of the
Ilda Januario fonds

Inventory #F0580

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0580
Title:Ilda Januario fonds
Extent:1.16 m of textual material
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Ilda Januario (b 1950), is a Portuguese scholar raised in Quebec. Studying anthropology at McGill University and the University of Montreal, her Master's thesis focused on the Portuguese women in Montreal ("Les activites economiques des immigrantes portugaises au Portugal et a Montreal a travers les recits de vie"). Moving to Toronto in 1982, Januario has been a research chair at OISE (Ontario Institutue for Studies in Education) since 1985. Januario was involved in the Portuguese-Canadian Coalition for Better Education, a volunteer umbrella group which advocates for Portuguese-Canadian and working-class students and parents in Toronto public and Catholic schools. She has also served as president of the Toronto Portuguese Parents' Association (TPPA) from 1994 to 2003. Januario has also worked in the Centre for the Study of Education and Work (CSEW), as well as the serving as coordinator for the Research Network on Work and Lifelong Learning (WALL). Januario was also involved in the Comite Lar dos Idosos, a committee arising out of the 50th Anniversary: Celebrating Portuguese Canadians Committee that succeeded in obtaining a number of beds at the Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care in Mississauga designated for Luso-Canadians).
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of notes and interview transcripts of Ilda Januario, produced during her research on Portuguese women in Quebec; administrative documents from her work with the Comite Lar dos Idosos and the Portuguese-Canadian Coalition for Better Education and the Toronto Portuguese Parents Association (TPPA).

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
Access to some material is restricted due to third party privacy. Researchers seeking access to these records should contact the University Archivist.
Finding Aid: File list is available.
URL of Finding Aid:
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accessions: 2010-039, 2012-046. Further accruals may be expected.
Physical Condition:Some textual material on fragile, highly acidic paper.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Ilda Januario via team members of Portuguese Canadian History Project in 2009.
Provenance Access Points:Januario, Ilda, 1950-

Date of creation: 2011/03/02
Date of last revision: 2013/03/19
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