Fonds uofa-745 - Alan Emerson Cameron fonds

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Alan Emerson Cameron fonds

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CA UOFA uofa-745

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  • [1910?]-1977 (Creation)
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    Cameron, Alan Emerson

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1.38 m of textual records and other material

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Mining engineer, 1890-1977. Dr. Cameron joined the Department of Mining Engineering in 1914, departing in 1937 to become Deputy Minister of Mines for Nova Scotia. In 1947 he became President of the Nova Scotia Technical College, from which he retired in 1957. His scholarly and professional pursuits involved him in the areas of mining engineering and metallurgy throughout Canada, especially in the Northwest Territories.

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Fonds consists of these series: I Personal affairs ([1910?]- 1977). Includes certificates; clippings; correspondence; financial statements; income tax returns; memoirs. II Photographs (1911- 1960). Images depicting Dr. Cameron's career, from early field trips in northern Alberta and the Northwest Territories to professional associations and formal occasions later in Nova Scotia (ca. 1460 photographs). III Professional activities (1911- 1969). Diaries and notebooks recording the results of geological or topographical investigations; reports on economics, education, labour, resources; speeches and lecture notes.

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See also: Department of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineering

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