Fonds MSS 446 (A15-63) - Robertt W. Neilly fonds

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Robertt W. Neilly fonds

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  • Textual record

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CA UMASC MSS 446 (A15-63)

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  • 1972-1981 (Creation)
    Neilly, Robertt W.

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0.03 m of textual records

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Biographical history

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.

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 in 2015.

Scope and content

This fonds contains photocopies of minutes and correspondence of the TSPR and New Horizons, 1972-1981 (location of originals unknown; photocopied).

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Walter Meyer zu Erpen (Survival Research Institute of Canada, President)


A letter from Robertt Neilly to the Survival Research Institute of Canada (SRIC) describing grouping records into "items" (in donor file) was used as the organization principle for this fonds.

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  • English

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A finding aid is available online: MSS 446 (A15-63)

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MSS 446 (A15-63)

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Created by Samantha Booth, June 2015
Revised by Andrea Martin, July 2015

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  • English

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