Mary Jordan fonds Help




Mary Jordan fonds


Dates of Creation 




Physical Description 


ca. 85 cm of textual records
7 volumes
45 photographs


Scope and Content 


Fonds consists of Mary Jordan's published and unpublished poetry, short stories, plays, novels and television and radio scripts.

Fonds also includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, subject files, photographs and other records which relate to R. B. Russell, the Winnipeg General Strike, One Big Union and the Winnipeg Labour Council. (Mary Jordan was R. B. Russell's secretary at One Big Union and was very involved in the labour movement.)

Fonds also includes bound volumes of the "One Big Union Bulletin" from 1920, 1924-1926 and 1929-1931. (These fill in the gaps of bound volumes in the Robert Boyd Russell fonds.)


Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 


Mary Jordan (1899-1983) was a secretary for One Big Union and Winnipeg Labour Council and a writer of poetry, short stories, novels and history.

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Jordan, Mary


Restrictions on Access 


There are no restrictions on access to these records.


Terms For Use and Reproduction 


Researchers are responsible for observing copyright legislation. Permission may be required for any form of publication or exhibition where records are not in the public domain.


Custodial History 


Records were donated to the Archives of Manitoba by Mary Jordan in 1982, by Havoc Franklin in 1992 and by the Manitoba Labour Education Centre in 1988 and 2001.


Related Material 


The Archives of Manitoba also holds the Robert Boyd Russell fonds (some records in that fonds were donated by Mary Jordan) and the One Big Union fonds.


How to proceed

Records must be consulted in Archives Research Room.

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This material is not available for microfilm loan.

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