Michael Kinnear:

An Inventory of his papers at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Lewis St. G. Stubbs
Arhives & Special Collections
334 Elizabeth Dafoe Library
(2009)

Finding aid encoded by Lewis St. George Stubbs (2009)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
Archives & Special Collections
334 Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Creator:
Michael Kinnear

Title:
Michael Kinnear fonds

Dates:
1914-2004

Quantity:
2.1 m of textual & other material including three reels of microfilm, one election banner & 46 envelopes of election buttons.

Identification:
MSS 218, Mf 28, A.05-62 & A.07-48

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Biography of Michael Kinnear

Michael Stewart Read Kinnear is a Professor of History at the University of Manitoba. In 1960 he graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a BA in history. He completed his MA (1961) in history at the University of Oregon and PhD (1965) in Politics at the Oxford University. Dr. Kinnear became a professor of history at the University of Manitoba in 1965. He is still teaching courses in European history at the Faculty of Arts. In 1996-97 Dr. Kinnear was a consultant for Election Canada and in 2001-2002 a Legislation Consultant for a Chief Electoral Officer of Canada. He held many academic and research positions during his years at the University of Manitoba: 1986-87 and 1993-94 Bye Fellow at the Robinson College at the Cambridge University; 1993 Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University; 1990-96 Manitoba Member at Historic Sites & Monuments Board of Canada. He is an author of numerous publications on Britain, Canada, and US elections: The British Voter (1981); The Fall of Lloyd George (1974); A History of the Vote in Canada (1997) and about 80 articles on Canadian Elections. Dr. Kinnear is currently working on a long-term study of US Presidential Elections since 1856 and on roll-call votes in the US Congress on trade related issues in the period 1914-2000.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The fonds consists of eight series. They include: British Liberal seceders research material, Kinnear's notes on Liberal seceders, Kinnear's notes while a student at Oxford, research material, Kinnear articles, pamphlets, maps of the United States, & election buttons & banners.

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Restrictions on Access

No restrictions on access.

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Restrictions on Use

No restrictions on use.

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Custodial History

The fonds were donated by Michael Kinnear in 2007.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

BRITISH LIBERAL SECEDERS RESEARCH MATERIAL [ 1914-1939 ]

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11 Binder 1-1 1918-1935
2 Binder 1-2 1918-1932
3 Binder 2-1 1920-1931
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21 Binder 2-2 1924-1931
2 Binder 2-3 1918-1935
3 Binder 3-1 1915-1935
4 Binder 3-2 1918-1935
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31 Binder 4-1 1914-1936
2 4-2 1918-1973
3 Research material 1918-1932
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41 Profiles of British political figures 1914-1939
2 Research material 1918-1932
3 Research material 1918-1932
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51 Research material 1913-1950
1A Biographical information on British politician 1914-1973
1B Liberals 1914-1918
2 Research material 1916-1918
3 Conservatives in General Election 1918
4 Newspaper articles dealing with the Kaiser 1918
5 W.W. Benn research material 1918-1976
6 Liberals research material 1918-1951
7 Labour & the Kaiser 1918
8 General election 1918
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61 Research material 1918-1934
2 Wales between the Wars 1919-1939
3 Walter Runciman papers 1919-1931
4 By-elections 1919-1939
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71 Liberal social & economic policy 1919-1933
2 Sir Donald Maclean papers 1919-1924
3 Research material 1919-1931
4 Research material 1919-1923
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81 Liberal & labour relations 1920-1924
2 Manchester Guardian articles about the British Liberal Party 1920-1934
3 Gleanings & Memoranda 1921-1929
4 British politics research material 1921-1939
5 General election articles 1922
6 A.F. Pollard 1922
7 General election newspaper clippings 1922
8 Liberal seceders correspondence from the Lloyd George papers & press 1923-1940
9 Liberal reunion 1923
10 General Election 1923
11 Liberal-Conservatives relations 1923-1930
12 Free Traders 1923
13 Political articles 1923-1928
14 Liberal newspaper articles 1923-1931
15 Political articles 1922-1924
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91 Political articles 1923-1939
2 Liberal articles 1923-1931
3 Liberals & Labour relations articles 1924-1931
4 Conservatives dissidents 1924-1935
5 General elections Liberals 1924
6 Liberal attitude to Labour Government 1924
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101 Walter Runciman papers 1924-1932
2 Research material 1924-1930
3 Oxford by-elections 1924
4 research material 1924-1988
5 General election 1924
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111 British politics articles 1924-1937
2 British General Strike 1926
3 Liberal split 1926
4 Liberal seceders notes from the Kennet Papers 1926-1978
5 Liberal candidate information 1929-1973
6 Nazis articles 1930-1939
7 Conservative foreign policy 1928-1938
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121 General election 1931
2 Liberal seceders 1931-1932
3 Liberals in election 1931
4 Election articles 1932-1933
5 Labour & Liberals 1932-1935
6 Simonites 1932-1937
7 Lies & Labour 1932-1939
8 C.P. Trevelyan papers & Runciman papers 1932-1937
9 Liberal seceders 1933
10 Labour in the election 1935
11 Lloyd George opinions in the press 1935
12 Liberal & Labour foreign policy 1936-1939
13 Liberal summer school 1939
14 Manchester Guardian articles [1930s]

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KINNEAR"S NOTES ON LIBERAL SECEDERS 1968-1973
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131 research notes 1968
2 research notes 1972-1973
3 newspaper articles 1972-1973
4 notes 1972
5 Political bibliography compiled 1972
6 notes 1973

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KINNEAR NOTES WHILE A STUDENT AT OXFORD 1961-1962
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141 Student notes Liberals 1910-1939 [1961-1965]
2 Notes 1961-1962
3 Notes from British newspapers 1961-1962
4 Notes, speeches & articles 1961-1962
5 Course notes from Daily Chronicle 1961-1962

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RESEARCH MATERIAL 1969-1979
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151 A Guide to the Political Papers, 1874-1970, deposited by the First Lord Beaverbrook Foundation - House of Lords Record Office
2 Sources on Liberal Seceders 1978
3 Liberal seceders proposal ca.1979
4 General Election 1929 Liberals in West Leeds - Ralph Cleworth memoir 1974
5 "A Book of Mixrd Reminiscences" by D.R. Daniel translated from Welsh by J.W. Sharp 1909-1916
6 Ulster Politics newspaper clippings 1969-1970

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KINNEAR ARTICLES 1992-1999
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157 "Base maps of the United States by county, 1856-present for use in the U.S. voter" ca.1992
8 "The United States Congress since 1914" ca.1999

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PAMPHLETS 1914-1964
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159 2 Labour pamphlets by J.T. Walton Newbold 1914-1918
10 "A Welsh Hero: THe Career of Right Hon. David Lloyd George" - W.E. Graham ca.1914
11 Charles Trevelyan 1918-1922
12 "What Women Can Vote 1922
13 Labour's Russian Policy 1922
14 Liberal campaign material - general election 1922
15 Labour Manifesto for general election 1964

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UNITED STATES MAPS 1860-1910
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1516 Map 1860
17 Map 1870
18 Map 1880
19 Map 1890
20 Map 1910

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ELECTION BUTTONS & BANNERS (OVERSIZE BOX) 1948-2004
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161 1. Progressive Conservatives 2. 1984 Federal Election & Bye-elections 3. 1972 Federal Elections 4. 1963 & 2004 Federal 5. 1980 Federal Election 6. 1988 Federal Election 7. 1979 Federal Election 8. 1974 Federal Election 9. 1988 Federal Election (free trade & NAFTA) 10. 1993 Federal Election 11. 1971 Alberta Provincial Election 12. 1985 Ontario Provincial Election 13. 1975 Manitoba P.C. leadership convention 14. 1975 & 1989 N.D.P. federal leadership convention 15. 1993 P.C. Federal leadership convention 16. P.C conventions 1948, 1956 & 1968 17. PC leadership review & convention ca. 1983 18. British campaign buttons [1980-2000] 19. Various Canadian buttons [1960-2000] 20. James Richardson election banner 1968 1948-2004
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171 1. 1981 Manitoba election 2. Liberal 1963 election 3. N.D.P. [ca.1970-2000] 4. 1983 Manitoba P.C. leadership 5. Saskatchewan elections [1970s] 6. Winnipeg civic elections [1990s] 7. Nova Scotia elections 8. Ontario N.D.P. & Independent Socialist 9. Miscellaneous [1970-200] 10. 1988 Federal Election 11. 1976 Provincial P.C. Conference 12. 1987 Reform Party founding convention in Winnipeg 13. 1993 Federal Election 14. 1973 Manitoba provincial election 15. 1977 Manitoba election & byelections 16. 1990 Liberal Federal Leadership convention 17. 1984 Liberal Federal Leadership 18. 1984 Manitoba Liberal leadership convention 19. 1990 Manitoba provincial election 20. 1988 Manitoba Provincial election 21. 1976 Federal P.C. leadership 22. Manitoba N.D.P. leadership 1977 & 1988 23. U.S.A. [1980s] 24. 1977 Manitoba provincial elections 25. 1999 Manitoba Provincial election 26. 1986 Manitoba Provincial election 1963-2000

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MICROFILM (mf 28) 1900-1965
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11 1. Pringle Political Letters & Papers 1900-1965, 2. Pringle Political Letters & Papers ca. 1905-1928, 3. Austen Chamberlain papers 1922 1900-1965

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