Godfrey, Judy fonds

Godfrey, Judy.
Judy Godfrey fonds. - 1978-1982, 1987.

12.5 cm of textual records.  

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Judy Godfrey (1940-) is a researcher and writer from Toronto, Ontario. In the late 1970s, Judy became actively involved in raising awareness of the issue of acid rain, particularly in the Muskoka area of Ontario, and lobbying the governments of Ontario and Canada for action on the issue of acid-rain causing emissions. As a member of the Muskoka Acid Rain Petition Committee, she played a key role in raising support for a petition for action on acid rain. Judy and her husband, lawyer Sheldon Godfrey, have been inovlved in several charitable, environmental, and civic initatives over the years, including the preservation of Ontario's architectural heritage, and have co-authored books and articles about the history of Canadian Jews. (Source: http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/ fonds/ON00370-f0000435.htm, and content of the fonds.)


Fonds consists of records collected and created by Judy Godfrey in her role as a member of the Muskoka Acid Rain Petition Committee and as a citizen concerned about the issue of acid rain. Material relates to Godfrey's efforts to learn about and raise awareness of acid rain and generate support for the petition for action on acid rain among Muskoka-area associations and individuals, as well as her communication with government representatives about the issue. Includes newspaper clippings, correspondence, ms. notes, petition forms, reports and pamphlets, etc.


  • Title from content of the fonds.
  • The extent is measured in linear metres of shelf space occupied by the fonds.
  • Donated in 2007.
  • Fonds is arranged according to the original file numbers.
  • Further accruals expected.

Call number: GA 192