Fonds RC0154 - William Nobleman fonds

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William Nobleman fonds

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  • 1937-1982 (Creation)

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30 cm of textual records
1 photograph

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William Nobleman was born in Toronto in 1930. He attended the University of Toronto and Toronto Teachers College. He taught in public and secondary schools in Ontario from 1949 to 1956. He was also vice-principal and principal for several years. He served as a Board of Education member of various standing committees in the areas of management, property, finance and vocational advisory and was instrumental in the achievement of upgrading public and secondary school libraries. From 1957 to 1963 he was a representative for advertising sales for Chatelaine magazine in Toronto. In August 1963 he was appointed Director of Advertising for Saturday Night magazine. He was Director of Marketing in January 1965; Vice-President and General Manager in September 1966 and President in November 1969. In 1971 Saturday Night Publications Limited entered into agreement with Second Century Canada Publications Inc. to manage the publication of Saturday Night and Monday Morning and Nobleman also became President of Second Century. In 1981 he served as President of William Nobleman & Associates. Currently he is the managing director of Know the World Tour Organizers Inc., a company founded by his wife in 1989. He lives in Toronto.

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The fonds is divided into two series: Personal and correspondence and Saturday Night.

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The accrual (29-2009) was received from William Nobleman in May 2009.


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