Fonds MG 72 - J.M. Hayden fonds

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J.M. Hayden fonds

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MG 72

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  • 1919-1984 (inclusive) ; 1961-1983 (pre-dominant) (Creation)

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3.25 m of textual records

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J. Michael Hayden was born in Akron, Ohio. He studied history at John Carroll University, earning both a B.A. (1957) and MA. (1958). As a Fulbright Fellow, he spent 1960-61 at the University of Paris (Sorbonne). Hayden returned to the United States and entered the graduate program at Chicago's Loyola University and was granted a PhD. in history in 1963. Hayden spent the next six years at the University of Detroit, first as a lecturer then as an Assistant Professor. He came to the University of Saskatchewan in 1966 as an Assistant Professor and was subsequently promoted to full Professor in 1974. He served as the Head of the History Department from 1984-1988. Hayden retired from the History Department in 2001 and was named Professor Emeritus.

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This fonds contains an initial section of articles and reviews written by J.M Hayden. The remainder is correspondence, notes, drafts, and research material relating to his Doctoral thesis, "The Estates General of 1614" and his four published books: "France and the Estates General of 1614", "The Manning of the British Navy During the Seven Years War" [written by Stephen Gradish and edited by Hayden], "So Much To Do, So Little Time: The Writings of Hilda Neatby" and "Seeking A Balance: The University of Saskatchewan 1907-1982." The latter two contain the most extensive material, and are particularly relevant to the study of the University of Saskatchewan's history.

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The first accrual has been organized into the following series:
A. Articles
B. Reviews
C. Doctoral Thesis
D. "1614"
E. Gradish Material
F. "So Much To Do"
G. University History
H. Research Notes

The second accrual is organized into the following series:

  1. Research and Writing
  2. Teaching
  3. Administration
  4. Miscellaneous

The third accrual has been organized into the following series:
A. Material relating to "600 Years of Reform" and the Pastoral Visits Project
B. Hayden Publications, Talks, etc.
C. "Clairlieu"
D. University of Saskatchewan History
E. Miscellaneous

The fourth accrual has been organized into the following series:
Material relating to "The Catholicisms of Coutances"
Material relating to "The Crosiers in England and France"

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Use, publication, and/or reproduction of records are subject to the terms and conditions of the Copyright Act.

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