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Accession Number: 98-009


Bruce Mickleburgh fonds. -- 1939-1963. -- 36 cm of textual records plus 1 photograph.

Biography / History

Bruce Mickleburgh was a teacher, journalist and social activist interested in the peace movement, socialism and Marxism. He was Dean of English at Seneca College and founder of the educational publication, "Monday Morning."

Custodial History

This fonds was created by Bruce Mickleburgh, a teacher, journalist and social activist involved with the peace movement, socialiam and communism. The materials were entrusted to Sister Veronica O'Reilly of Mount St. Joseph, Peterborough after Mickleburgh's death until Sisetr Veronica donated them to Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of pamphlets, correspondence, journals and reports concerning the International Peace Movement, socialism and communism. The fonds originated with Bruce Mickleburgh, a teacher, journalist and activist.


Title based on the creator of the fonds.

This fonds was donated by Sister Veronica O'Reilly.

Restrictions: None.

Finding aids: Y

For related records see: 93-018

Finding Aid

Box 1


1: Miscellaneous correspondence, 1956-1958 including a photograph of ?Mickleburgh

2: Miscellaneous undated documents regarding the peace movement and communism

3: Honoured world figures, articles to be used as vehicles for cultural exchange: Pierre and Marie Curie, Benjamin Franklin, Heinrich Heine, Ivan Franks, Ibsen, G.B. Shaw

4: World Council of Peace documents, 1950-1960

5: World Council of Peace Bulletins, 1957-1960

6: World Peace Conference, Columbo, 1957

7: Congress for Disarmament and International Cooperation, Stockholm, 1958

8: As above, part 2

9: Dr. James Endicott papers, newspaper clippings, his 1952 speech called "My Son" and copies of the "Canadian Far East Newsletter"

10: "For a Lasting Peace, For A People's Democracy" 1952-1953, Bucharest, Rumania

11: Documents published in China, 1952-1959

12: Documents published in France, 1954-1956

13: Documents published in the U.S.A. 1939-1956

14: Documents published in the U.S.S.R. 1952-1963

15: Documents published in Hungary and the Czech Republic 1952-1961

16: Documents published in Britain, Australia and New Zealand 1950-1956

17: Documents published in Poland, Germany, Japan and India 1950-1957

18: "National Affairs" April 1952-August 1953 published in Canada by the Labour-Progressive Party

19: "Peace Letter" 1959-1960 published by the Canadian Peace Congress, Toronto

Box 2

Pamphlets, documents, journals published in Canada and relating to the peace movement, socialism, communism and the Labour-Progressive Party