Fonds MS-9-27 - Gregory S. Kealey fonds

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Gregory S. Kealey fonds

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MS-9-27

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  • 1969-1978 (Creation)
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    Kealey, Gregory

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13 cm of textual records (14 folders)

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(1948-)

Biographical history

Greg Kealey was a labour historian who taught at Dalhousie and Memorial before becoming Vice President of Research at the University of New Brunswick, from where he retired in 2012. He was the founding editor of Labour/le Travail, which he edited from 1976-1997, and served as treasurer and chair of the publications committee of the Canadian Committee on Labour History. He also edited the Canadian Social History Series for University of Toronto Press. His publications include Toronto Workers Respond to Industrial Capitalism (1980, 2nd ed. 1991); Dreaming of What Might Be: The Knights of Labor in Ontario (1982); and Secret Service: Political Policing in Canada from the Fenians to Fortress America (with Reg Whitaker and Andy Parnaby, 2012). Kealey was elected to the Royal Society of Canada in 1999.

Custodial history

Gregory S. Kealey donated his records to Dalhousie University Archives in two accessions (1978 and 1981).

Scope and content

Fonds includes papers pertaining to an arbitration between the Civil Service Commission of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Government Employees Association, including correspondence, research materials, research notes, and submissions to the arbitration board. Fonds also contains general files regarding the Canadian Association for Adult Education, Canadian Labour Congress, and the Institute of Public Affairs.

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  • English

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There are access restrictions on some of these materials. Not all materials are open for research. Permission of access must be obtained from Gregory S. Kealey.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Gregory S. Kealey fonds, MS-9-27, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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April 2013

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