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Accession Number: 01-015


Paul James Delaney fonds. -- 1964-1968. -- 7 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

Paul James Delaney was a student at Trent University from 1964 to 1968. He is listed in the first student register of the University.

Custodial History

This fonds was created by and in the custody of Paul Delaney before it was donated to Trent University Archives via Tony Storey.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of two binders of Trent University memos, student directories, university brochures, opening ceremony invitation, etc., as well as letters from faculty addressed to Paul Delaney. Materials added in 2004 include an issue of the Peterborough Examiner (Monday, October 19, 1964); a calendar (1968) with photo of Champlain College; a photograph of Traill College's first class and a scrapbook of memorabilia of Trent's early days: invitations, notices, photographs and newspaper clippings pertaining to Delany's years as a student at Trent University. Also included is a letter dated 1968 which Delaney wrote to his family shortly after arriving at Trent University (see a TRANSCRIPTION of the letter).


Title based on the creator of the fonds.

The Traill photograph and calendar are shelved in the Large Materials Cabinet with Trent photos; the newspaper is shelved with other hard copy newspapers; the scrapbook has been added to Accession 01-015.

This fonds was donated by Paul Delaney.

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