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Fonds Level Description

Accession Number: 02-010


John Wadland fonds. -- 1962-2008. --12 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

John Wadland was born in 1943. He was educated at the University of Waterloo where he received his M.A. in history, and at York University where he received his Ph.D in the same subject in 1976. He joined the staff of the Canadian Studies Department of Trent University when it was created in the 1972-73 academic year.

Custodial History

Records were in the custody of Professor Wadland until transferred to the Archives.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of correspondence and reports generated by Professor John Wadland in his capacity as Director of the Frost Centre for Canadian Studies and Native Studies at Trent University. Files pertain to the International Program, Association for Canadian Sudies, Contact (Canada Studies Foundation newsletter), and fundraising at the university.


Title based on the creator of the fonds.
Fonds acquired in 2002 from Professor John Wadland.
Fonds is arranged as received.
Restrictions: N.
For related records see: R.G. 40, 81-014, 83-020



Box 1

Folder 1: Association for Canadian Studies
Folder 2: Fundraising - Trent Centre for Community-Based Education, Symons Trust, Crabtree Foundation, Trent University Beyond Our Walls, J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, C.I.B.C., Interactive Learning Centre, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Dr. J.M. Goodman, Bronfman Foundation, Trent University Archives - Drew and Addison, Trent University Nature Areas.
Folder 3: Trent International Program
Loose in Box: Contact (Canada Studies Foundation newsletter) - #1 (January 1974) - Vol.13.No.2 (December 1985) - incomplete

One additional folder added July 2008:
Folder 4: John Wadland retirement celebration (26 April 2008): CD, invitation, program and menu

One additional folder added March 2010:
Folder 5: Camp Pine Crest: correspondence, newspaper clipping, and related material,1968-1975