Ian MacDonald Drummond fonds

Title: Ian MacDonald Drummond fonds

Dates of creation: 1924-1992

Physical description: 7.12 metres of textual and graphic material and sound recordings

Biographical Sketch: Ian Macdonald Drummond (1933-1994) was born in Vancouver and  received his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and Slavonic studies from the University of British Columbia in 1954.  He attended the University of Toronto where he received his Master of Arts degree in economics in 1955, and studied at the London School of Economics on an I.O.D.E. Overseas Fellowship during 1957-1958.  In 1959 he received his Ph.D. in economics from Yale University.  The following year he was appointed to the Department of Political Economy as lecturer.  He was appointed Associate Professor in 1966 and Professor in 1972.  In subsequent years, he served in a number of administrative capacities, namely, Chair of the Department of Political Economy from 1977 to 1979 and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science from 1982 to 1987.  For many years, he was an active member of the Trinity College community, serving as a residence don and faculty member.

Scope and content: Correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, research materials, financial and administrative records, and sound recordings documenting Drummond’s personal life and career as a professor of political economy and administrator. Includes material relating to broadcasting, Trinity College (1964-1981), the Department of Political Economy (1963-1974), South Africa, the Colloquium on Financial Crises and the Lender of Last Resort (1979), the Edwin Banfield affair (1974), and Donald C. McGregor’s papers on H.A. Innis' Economic geography course with maps and notes by McGregor (1924-1925).

Finding Aids: Series description available for B1995-0013, lists available for all other records.

Access: Restricted ; B1995-0013, Series III (Box 005) ; Copyright held by Trinity College, Toronto. All other records are open.

Accession number: B1979-0052, B1983-0018, B1983-0027, B1995-0013, B1996-0026