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Call Number: Mss Sc 47

Title: Murray S. Donnelly fonds.

Dates: 1925-1961.

Extent: 0.02 m of textual records.

Biographical sketch: Murray S. Donnelly was born in Port George, Nova Scotia in 1919. He received a BA from Mount Allison University in 1940, and an MA (1946) and PhD (1956) from the University of Toronto. He taught at the University of Saskatchewan from 1948 to 1949 before joining the faculty at the University of Manitoba in 1949. He was appointed Department Head of Political Science and International Relations in 1964, and provost of University College in 1966. He left the University of Manitoba in 1994.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of two folders. Folder 1 contains a carbon copy of a January 1941 confidential report by Tracy Phillips to Associate Minister, Department of National War Services, on European immigrants in Canada regarding consolidation of public opinion among Canadians of East European ethnic origin for the war effort. Included are carbon copies of a December 1940 letter from Tracy Phillips to Colonel James Ness, President of the Association of Canadian Clubs, and a January 1941 telegram from Tracy Phillips to professor Watson Kirkconnell. Folder 1 also contains a February 1941 letter from T.A. Crerar to John W. Dafoe (1866-1944), a 1925 Government Railway of Australia First class Imperial Press Conference pass issued to Mrs. Dafoe, and the work Extract from Political Studies: JW Dafoe and Lionel Curtis - Two Concepts of the Commonwealth (vol. VIII, No. 2, June, 1960). Folder 2 contains eleven letters to M. S. Donnelly from various people on the subject of the biography of J.W. Dafoe that M.S. Donnelly was writing.

Source of supplied title: Title based on provenance of fonds.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material.

Accruals: No further accruals to this fonds are expected.

Finding aid: Finding aid is currently unavailable.