Thomas E. Peterson:

An Inventory of His Collection at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
Winnipeg, Manitoba
([ca. 1991])

Finding aid encoded by Julianna Trivers (April 2003)
Finding aid written in English.

Revision History

  • July 26, 2005 - MSS 71 converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).


Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
Elizabeth Dafoe Library, Winnipeg MB R3T 2N2

Creator:
Thomas E. Peterson

Title:
Thomas E. Peterson Collection

Dates:
[ca. 1976-1991]

Quantity:
25 cm of textual records (2 boxes)

Identification:
MSS 71

Language
English.

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Biography of Thomas E. Peterson

Thomas E. Peterson was appointed professor of political studies at the University of Manitoba in 1976.

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Scope and Contents of the Papers

The collection contains 30 unpublished research papers submitted to Professor Peterson by his leading students between 1976 and 1991 on the broad subject of Manitoba political studies. Topics addressed include the following: the Manitoba Development Corporation (1958-1974); business development; labour and the Provincial Government (1919-1991); pay equity legislation, its history and implementation; automobile insurance; history of the Legislative Assembly and Cabinet; low income housing and rent control; Manitoba Telephone System; Hydro; the welfare system; and farmland ownership.

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Organization of the Papers

This collection is organized into 1 series

  • Political Studies Student Essays

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Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

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Custodial History

Donated by Prof. Peterson, 1991

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Political Studies Student Essays [ca. 1976-1991]

A selected collection of sixty unpublished research papers submitted to Prof. Thomas Peterson by his leading students between 1976 and 1991 on the broad subject of Manitoba Political Studies.

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11 Manitoba Development Corporation (1958-1974)

- 4 essays

2 Manitoba Labour/Relationships with Government of Manitoba (1919-1991)

- 4 essays

3 Pay Equity Legislation

- 3 essays

4 Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation

- 3 essays

5 Manitoba Legislative Assembly and Cabinet

- 2 essays

6 Low Income Housing and Rent Controls

- 2 essays

7 Other Topics (MTS; Hydro; Welfare; Farm Land; Class Voting)

- 5 essays

8 Other Topics (Transfer Payments; Education; Family Law; Party Images; 1981 Provincial Election)

- 5 essays

9 Provincial Elections

- 8 essays

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21 Provincial Elections

- 8 essays

2 Provincial Political Parties

- 5 essays

3 Health Care in Manitoba

- 3 essays

4 Provincial Electoral Districts

- 4 essays

5 Manitoba's Native Community and Provincial Politics

- 2 essays

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