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Accession Number: 95-010


Charles Latimer fonds. -- 1946-1972. -- 5 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

Charles Latimer was nephew of Donald Sheridan. Latimer kept in touch with friends and associates of Sheridan, especially the elderly widow of David Ingar (Marie Ingar).

Custodial History

This fonds was created by and in the custody of Charles Latimer before it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous documents. The creator of the fonds, Charles Latimer is nephew of Donald Sheridan who was a member of the Industrial Workers of the World (the Wobblies). Along with nearly 100 associates, including correspondents represented in this fonds such as David Ingar and Richard Brazier, Sheridan was sentenced to Leavenworth prison for expresing anti-capitalist, anti-militarist opinions during World War I.


Title based on donor of the fonds.

This fonds was donated by Charles Latimer.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

For related records see: 88-020.

Finding Aid

Box 1


1: Probate of Donald Sheridan's will Certificate of Naturalization for Donald Sheridan, 1946 Certificate of Social Insurance, Donald Sheridan, 1951

Folder 2: Newspaper clippings; copies of the "Industrial Worker" June 1970 and September 1969.

Folder 3: Correspondence of Marie Ingar, David Ingar, Charles Latimer, Philip Taft, Tony Scara, 1970-1972

Folder 4: Song Book: I.W.W. Songs To Fan the Flames of Discontent; typescript copies of lyrics of Wobbly songs by Richard Brazier