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Map of Africville Blacks and whites : the Nova Scotia race relations experience : [manuscript] Interview with Dr. W.P. Oliver by Harry Wells Interview with Rev. Donald Skeir [sic] by Harry Wells : [draft transcript] Interview with Gus Wedderburn by Harry Wells Interview with Mr. Carlyle W. Warner by Harry Wells Interview with Buddy Daye by H.W. Wells Interview with Vernon Johnston by Harry Wells Interview with Clyde Bishop by Harry Wells Interview with Rev. Donald Skeir by Harry Wells Transcript of interview with an unidentified person conducted by Harry Wells Interview with Eugene Williams by Harry Wells

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  • 1890-1996 (Creation)

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10.7 m of textual records and other material. - 6 photographs. - 10 audio reels

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Series consists of records produced from the research and committee work of the staff of IPA/Henson College. Within the series are research notes and drafts for papers, finished papers, minutes from various meetings related to projects, correspondence directly related to projects and committees, grant applications, speeches, financial statements, agendas, and materials such as questionnaires and interview questions used to gather information for policy research. The content and nature of various projects and working groups undertaken by IPA/Henson College indicate the organisation’s interest in a few key areas, particularly public health, marginalised social groups, education, trade, and industrial relations. Most studies were carried out in the Maritime region, especially in Nova Scotia, and many in the Halifax region. Some of the projects include interviews with individuals and a great deal of personal information. Many of these records were provided code names by the researchers, and most such records are closed to the public.

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The majority of these files are open, with the exception of the Africville subseries.

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