Robertt W. Neilly :

An Inventory of his collected documents at the University of Manitoba Archives and Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Samantha Booth
University of Manitoba Archives and Special Collections
330 Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Finding aid encoded by Samantha Booth (July 3, 2015)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives and Special Collections
330 Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Creator:
Robertt W. Neilly

Title:
Robertt W. Neilly fonds

Dates:
1972-1981

Quantity:
0.03 m of textual records

Identification:
MSS 446 (A15-63)

English

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Biography of Robertt W. Neilly

Robertt W. Neilly was one of the youngest members of the Toronto Society for Psychical Research (TSPR) and the New Horizons Research Foundation (NHRF) when he joined in 1972 at 19 years old, and he was an active member for at least 9 years. In 1986, he graduated from the National Institute of Broadcasting with a diploma in Radio-TV Broadcasting, and from 1990 until the present [2015], he has taught computing and business writing at the Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology in Toronto, Ontario. In 2006, he graduated from Assist University as a Virtual Assistant. He is currently [2015] the sole proprietor of Words By Delphian, a Toronto-based company that offers business and social media content writing.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

This fonds contains photocopies of minutes & correspondence of the Toronto Society for Psychical Research (TSPR) and New Horizons Research Foundation (NHRF), 1972-81 (location of originals unknown; photocopied ca. 2001).

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Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged according to the organization of the donor's list of items (listed in a letter in the donor file from Robertt Neilly to the Survival Research Institute of Canada (SRIC) describing grouping records into "items").

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Custodial History

The Survival Research Institute of Canada (SRIC) received the collection from Robertt W. Neilly in 2001, and it was transferred to the University of Manitoba Archives and Special Collections via Walter Meyer zu Erpen (President, SRIC) in 2015.

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Other Finding Aids

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Robertt W. Neilly fonds, [ 1972-1981 ]

BoxFolder
11 Form letters 1972-1980
2 NHRF/TSPR founding documents [ca.1970-1971]
3 TSPR Membership letters [1972?]-1981
4 Calendars (incomplete) 1973-1981
5 UFO Research Centre Newsletter 1980
6 Flyer for “Philip” the Imaginary Ghost film [ca. 1974]
7 Experiment/Meeting notes 1972-1977
8 AGM Notices & Minutes (incomplete) 1972-1980
9 Dolphin Group Minutes 1976
10 Financial Statements 1978-1979
11 Errata 1972-1980

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