David Millar fonds [textual records, graphic material, sound recording]
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David Millar fonds [textual records, graphic material, sound recording]Hierarchical level:FondsDate:1880-1973.Reference:R5813-0-3-E, MG31-B6Type of material:Textual material, Photographs, Sound recordingsFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:101765Context of this record:
Record Information – DetailsFonds includes:5 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1880-1973.Place of creation:CanadaExtent:41.4 cm of textual records : transcripts, photocopies and originals.
7,213 photographs b&w.
119 audio reels (ca. 69 h, 10 min).Language of material:EnglishScope and content:Fonds consists of textual records including transcripts of interviews concerning labour and radical movements in Western Canada, 1969; photocopies of interview transcripts with Professor Jacob Finkelman, ca. 1973; and research materials concerning the Winnipeg General Strike, 1918-1919, 1955, 1965-1969.
Fonds also includes photographs of the Winnipeg General Strike, 1919 and of personalities involved in it; and views of Western Canada especially illustrative of Canadian labour history. Photos have been divided into a media specific series entitled Photographs.
Fonds also consists of sound recordings of interviews conducted by Millar with fisherman and citizens of Lunenburg for the National Film Board of Canada (NFB); and interviews conducted by Millar about labour and social history in Western Canada from 1900-1920. Labour and social history interviews have been incorporated into a multiple media series entitled Labour and social history interviews. Interviews by Millar for the NFB have been divided into a series entitled Interviews on the life of Lunenburg fishermen. Also included in fonds are interviews of Dr. Eugene Forsey, Professor of Political Science, by Millar, recorded in Ottawa between 25 June and 9 July 1970.Provenance:Biography/Administrative history:Millar, David, 1936- : F. David Millar was born in 1936 at Toronto, Ontario. Millar holds a B.A. (Honours English) King's College, Dalhousie University, 1956; a M.A. (Canadian Studies) Carleton University, 1970; a M.L.I.S. Dalhousie University, 1987; and a Ph.D. (Canadian History) York University, 1981. From 1960-1969 he was employed by the National Film Board as a film and video maker. Millar has carried out numerous oral history projects across Canada and has authored various publications on Canadian labour history.Finding aid:Photographs (Electronic) Finding aid describes items from acc. 1970-007. (90: Open)
http://data2.archives.ca/pdf/pdf001/p000002360.pdfSound recordings: (Electronic) Some item level descriptions are available in the MINISIS database.Additional information:General Note:Transcripts and photographs received in 1971 from David Millar; photocopies received in 1981 from David Millar; and originals transferred from the Documentary Art and Photography Division.Location of originals note:Photographs: The last known location of the original photographs can be provided to researchers requesting this information.Related material:For other materials on the Winnipeg General Strike, see: David Bercuson fonds (R719 / MG31-B7, Mikan catalogue no. 140095), Carl Emil Berg fonds (R4697 / MG30-A127, Mikan catalogue no. 107163), and Abraham Heaps fonds (R4749 / MG27-IIIC22, Mikan catalogue no. 103304).Subject heading:Source:Private
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