Title: Correspondence
Dates of Material:
30 cm of textual records
2 photographs: b&w
Scope and content

Series consists of correspondence with Khoa Pham, 1984–2006, covering a wide range of subjects, including descriptions of Canada and France, intellectual discussions regarding art and sociology, as well as issues related to their friendship; correspondence with Stephen Collington, 2006, 2008; letter from Keiller McKay, 1999, letters of recommendation related to positions sought by Riggins, 1989–1994; correspondence and reports relating to Riggins’ promotion to full professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2004; correspondence with relatives, university friends, 1965–1977, 1996; and correspondence re his Ph.D. thesis, 1978-1979


Series has been arranged by archivist into files by the individual creator of documents: Khoa Pham, Stephen Harold Riggins, Keiller Mackay. Within file, items are arranged chronologically.

Language of material

Most of the material is in English, with some partially in French.

Finding aids

Partial correspondence list by Stephen Harold Riggins. List covers correspondence from June, 1984 to August, 1989.

General notes

Correspondence from Stephen Harold Riggins to Khoa Pham has been edited by Riggins.

Access restrictions

In Series 1, File 2009.01-1-6 is restricted until 2018. It is marked with RR.  

Box 1
Correspondence with Khoa Pham
12 RR Khoa Pham to Stephen Riggins 1984-1998
13 RRCorrespondence between Stephen Riggins and Khoa Pham1984-1986

Selected edited transcripts of correspondence.

13a Stephen Riggins to Khoa Pham 1990-2004
118 Stephen Riggins to Khoa Pham 1984-2004
120 Keiller Mackay 1999
121 Riggins–Pham correspondence preliminary list[1998?]
122 Promotion to full professorMarch 18, 2004
123 Corrrespondence, exhibition invitation from Pham2006

Includes 1 col. photograph of Stephen Riggins that was originally kept with the correspondence with Stephen Collington in Box 1, File 25.

(Photos P1)
124 Letters of recommendation re positions sought by Riggins1984-1994
125–26Correspondence with Stephen Collington2006-2007
127 Letter from Linda Ellis2006
Box 1
11 Correspondence with Stephen Collington2007
Box 1
11 Correspondence with Stephen Collington2007
12 Photograph2007

Photograph of Stephen Riggins and other members of Memorial University Sociology Department.

(Photos P1)
Box 1
11 Biographical information re correspondents in Files 2–5
12 Anne Boley1966-1967
13 Tom Cottman1968
14 Paul Edson1967-1968
15 Edward Whitson1966-1968
16 RRCorrespondence with Stephen Collington2007-2008
Box 1
11Edward Whitson December 10, 1965
12Karen Taylor November 16, 1996
Box 1
11Various - Outgoing 1970
12Various - Outgoing 1970-1976
13Christmas letters to relatives 1970-1977
14Re Ph.D. thesis 1978-1979

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