F0592 - Donald G. Simpson fonds


Series Number:S00513
Series Title:African Canadian experiences
Dates:1965-2011, predominant 2007-2010
Extent:0.36 m of textual records
5 posters
2 CDs
Scope and Content: Series contains records pertaining to Simpson's work in relation to the experiences of African Canadians, including the 2005 book based on his doctoral thesis "Under the North Star: Black Communities in Upper Canada before Confederation (1867)" and, in particular, his work as Innovator-in-Residence at York University's Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples. Projects Simpson was involved with at the Institute included the S.P.A.C.E. program (Spotlighting and Promoting African Canadian Experiences) and a major project involving public dialogues, the collection of Simpson's archives and Simpson's authoring of A Canadian Odyssey: A Personal and National Journey Towards Cross-Cultural Harmony. Records include planning documents, correspondence, writings, clippings, brochures and posters.
Restrictions on Access and Use: Some files are currently closed to researchers because they contain personal information of third parties. Researchers wishing to consult this material must apply to the University Archivist to enter into a researcher agreement.
Arrangement: Files are arranged in two sections: general records; and records pertaining to the Harriet Tubman Institute. Within each section, files are arranged alphabetically.

File List - S00513.592.htm

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