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Thomas E. Peterson fonds, 1931-1991

MSS 71

25 cm of textual records

Thomas E. Peterson was appointed professor of political studies at the University of Manitoba in 1976.

Donated by Prof. Peterson, 1991

The collection contains 30 unpublished research papers submitted to Professor Peterson by his leading students between 1976 and 1991 on the broad subject of Manitoba political studies. Topics addressed include the following: the Manitoba Development Corporation (1958-1974); business development; labour and the Provincial Government (1919-1991); pay equity legislation, its history and implementation; automobile insurance; history of the Legislative Assembly and Cabinet; low income housing and rent control; Manitoba Telephone System; Hydro; the welfare system; and farmland ownership

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