Milton Israel fonds

Title: Milton Israel fonds

Dates of creation: ca. 1925-2006

Physical description: 4.22 metres of textual and graphic material and publications

Biographical Sketch: Milton Israel was born in Hartford, Connecticut on July 27, 1936. He earned a BSc (1958) from Trinity College (Hartford) and an MA (1960) and PhD (1965) from the University of Michigan. He was a professor of history at the University of Toronto from 1970-2002. Israel’s research interests include Indian nationalism and the South Asian diaspora. In addition to his teaching and research Prof. Israel held a number of administrative appointments including Assistant to the Dean, School of Graduate Studies (1967-1970), Vice-Provost (1974-1979), Board of Directors, OISE (1984-1987), and Director, Graduate Centre for South Asian Studies (1990s). He has also been involved in the Multicultural History Society of Ontario, Asia Television, Maneka Thakkar and Company, Alliance for Ontario Universities, and the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute.

Scope and content: Correspondence, research and teaching material, manuscripts, photographs and other materials documenting Milton Israel’s activities as a professor of history and administrator. Includes material relating to Communications and Power: Propaganda and the Press in the Indian Nationalist Struggle, 1920-1947 (New York, 1994), In the Further Soil (Richmond Hill, 1994) and The Anglo-Indian in Defense of Authority, 1905-1910 (PhD thesis, 1965).


Finding Aids: File list (B1995-0052) and series descriptions (B2002-0009, B2011-0004)

Access: Open

Accession number: B1995-0052, B2002-0009, B2011-0004; B1983-1062