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Harry J. Waisglass fonds. Second accrual.

Second accrual. – 1948-1984. – 45 cm of textual records.

Note: Of particular interest in this accrual are the materials on Waisglass’s candidacy in the Spadina by-election of 1955 as a C.C.F. party member. Also information, correspondence and notes on his services as an International Labour Office consultant to the Singapore Government and Trade Unions, 1963-1974.

F.1      Ms. and ts. of speeches and articles by Waisglass, no dates. 9 items.
F.2      Addresses and articles by Waisglass - printed copies, some dated. 7 items.
F.3      Articles by Waisglass - printed copies in journals.
F.4      Spadina by-election 1955 - correspondence, publicity, news clippings, texts of speeches, etc. concerning Waisglass’s campaign as the CCF candidate in this by-election.
F.5      Amalgamated Clothing Workers’ Office. Re Waisglass’s position as Director of Research and Education for the union - 1948-51 (includes scripts by George Salvarson for two programmes of CBC Radio’s Cross Section on Labour Management Cooperation).
F.6      Art and Leisure . Correspondence and ts. notes for Waisglass’s appearance on this panel at the Art Gallery of Ontario 1966.
F.7      United Steelworkers of America. Correspondence, drafts, notes, reports, articles and speeches prepared while Waisglass was Assistant Research Director and Research Director of the Canadian Office of U.S.W.A., 1957(?) to 1967. Note: In 1963-64 Waisglass was an International Labour Office consultant to the Singapore Government and Trade Unions. The following files concern that period.
F.8      Briefing documents, Singapore 1963-64.
F.9      Correspondence, general and personal, incoming and outgoing, 1963 to 1965.
F.10    Correspondence and memoranda with I.L.O. concerning the Singapore consultancy, plans of operation, seminars and courses, etc.
F.11    Reports written by Waisglass while in Singapore.
F.12    Reports written by Waisglass , Singapore National Trades Union Congress.
F.13    Daily Notes by Waisglass while in Singapore - Confidential.
F.14    Department of Labour - material from Waisglass’s period as Director-General of Research and Development 1967 to 1975. Includes correspondence, notes for reports and articles, drafts of speeches, press releases, etc.
F.15    Department of Labour - press clipping book.
F.16    Grievance Settlement Board, Ontario Crown Employees. Correspondence regarding Waisglass’s service on this Board (1981-84).
F.17    Correspondence, general and personal 1957-1984.
F.18    Binder. McMaster Labour Studies Programme (Waisglass was Director, 1975 to 1981). Information on the programme, prepared for review of programme.
F.19    H. J. Waisglass - correspondence on his McMaster appointments 1974-75, 1976-
F.20    McMaster Labour Studies Programme - correspondence, financial on All That Our Hands Have Done Mosaic Press, 1981.
F.21    McMaster Labour Studies - re Teacher / School Board Collective Bargaining sessions.
F.22    McMaster Labour Studies - budget, minutes, planning documents 1980-81-82.
F.23    Harry J. Waisglass - personal files.
F.24    General labour publications and readings saved by Waisglass.

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