Fonds consists of files relating to Allen's activities in the New Democratic Party, including federal conventions, 1960-1979; Waffle Movement [relating to the document "For an independent socialist Canada," also known as "The Waffle Manifesto" debated at the 1969 federal convention in Winnipeg] 1969-1971; Clippings, 1961-1972; Elections, 1966-1975; Committee for an Independent Canada, 1976-1977; Brief to the Royal Commission on Gasoline Price Structure, 1965; and NDP Speakers Notes and Policy Statement, 1961.
Fonds consists of records relating to the Centennial Voyageur Canoe Pageant, including subject files of organizer Reg Fife, notes relating to preparation and planning, publicity, weather reports, correspondence, speeches, personal data of participants, photographs, and clippings and activity reports of the trial race.
The fonds consists of administrative files relating to the organization of the 1976 Annual Conference of the CAAS and background material relating to the 1971, 1974 and 1975 conferences, including correspondence of Professor Edgar S. Efrat, invitations and membership lists; abstracts of papers and copies of papers resented at the 1976 conference, reports, journals and other publications relating to African countries and used as background information for the 1976 conference.
Fonds consists of research files for his private consulting work, with some material by colleagues and students from the Centre for Public Sector Studies mixed in. Most of the files contain photocopies of studies and submission by native bands and organizations, government documents and reports, journal articles, brochures, and clippings. Many have been originally marked as attachments, but some of the number sequences are no longer complete. There are very few holograph markings or notes, and hardly any manuscript material.
The fonds consists of a typescript of Coles' 1864 diary, in which she describes various social activities connected with the conference, her travels to and from Quebec, and meeting people such as John A. MacDonald and Thomas D'Arcy McGee. Also included is a copy of a letter to Mrs. George Coles from Lady Bannerman, wife of Sir Alexander Bannerman, Governor of Prince Edward Island. The front of the manuscript is inscribed, "Mrs. Bruce Marr, Elmira, Ontario."
Fonds consists of records relating to the National Committee for the New Party (1960-1961), which was established to found a new social democratic part in Canada, and Home's records relating to the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC). Fonds includes minutes, reports and texts of speeches given by George Home, clippings, correspondence, policy statements, articles by T.C. Douglas, text of speech by Ed Broadbent, subject files on the Canadian political system and photographs of delegates at labour conventions.
Collection consists of Treaty and protocol documents, and correspondence for the Minister's use. The correspondence Martin selected for inclusion in these volumes was limited to letters containing significant argument for and against the Columbia River Treaty.