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Alan Hustak fonds
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Alan Hustak fonds

  • P191
  • Fonds
  • 1829-2005

The fonds is related to Alan Hustak’s work as a journalist and author.
It consists mostly of research material on the Quebec physician and Montreal mayor of Irish origin Sir William Hales Hingston, (1829-1907). The material was collected by Alan Hustak in preparation of his book Sir William Hingston : Montreal Mayor, Surgeon and Banker, published in 2004.
The research material and articles on pilot Albert Mah (1920-2005) and Canadian broadcaster Jimmy Tapp (1918-2004) give an insight in Hustak’s work as a journalist. The fonds also includes photographs of singer Norma Hutton.

The fonds includes without limitations correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, brochures, manuscripts, book chapters and personal documents. Most documents are reproductions, made in the 1990s or later.

The fonds is organized into the following series:
P191/A. Research material on Sir William Hale Hingston
P191/B. Hustaks journalistic work

Hustak, Alan

Research material for Hustak's journalistic work

The series illustrates Alan Hustak’s work as a journalist. It includes articles and texts written by Alan Hustak on various subjects, like broadcaster Jimmy Tapp, Titanic survivor Arthur Godfrey Peuchen, and a boating accident of the Negro Community Centre in 1954. The series also includes research material on Albert Mah and Norma Hutton.

The series consists without limitations of newspaper articles, book chapters, papers, photographs, correspondence and personal documents. Some documents are reproductions.

Research material on Sir William Hale Hingston

The material was collected by Alan Hustak for the writing of Sir William Hingston 1829-1907 : Montreal mayor, surgeon and banker, published in Montreal by Price-Patterson in 2004.
The series gives information about Sir William Hingston and his family. Besides, it illustrates the author’s research as part of the writing process.

The series includes without limitations reference documentation, newspaper clippings, images, manuscripts, booklets and correspondence. Most of the material are reproductions.