Dr. Ian Hacking's archival records now open to researchers

The University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services is pleased to announce that the Ian Hacking fonds is now available to researchers.

The fonds consists of records documenting the professional and personal life of analytic philosopher and professor, Dr. Ian Hacking. Records primarily focus on the academic and publishing activity of Dr. Hacking from the early 1980’s to 2010. The material reflects the broad and diverse interests of Dr. Hacking in his work, as well as his exchange with scholars in diverse fields. Records include correspondence, manuscripts and drafts of written works, reprints, lecture notes, and extensive subject files. Additionally, correspondence, press clippings, and photographs chronicle Dr. Hacking’s professional and academic achievements.

Fonds also documents aspects of Dr. Hacking’s personal and family life. These include diaries and notebooks of Dr. Hacking, birth and marriage certificates, drawings by his children, family snapshots, as well as correspondence, photographs and copies of records from the Hacking and MacDougall families.

The Archives is proud to preserve these important records and make them accessible to researchers. Access the finding aid here: https://discoverarchives.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/ian-hacking-fonds