Fonds uofc-1236 - Department of Chemistry fonds

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Department of Chemistry fonds

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UOFC uofc-1236

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  • 1961-2000 (Creation)
    University of Calgary. Department of Chemistry

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29 cm textual records

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The first University level Chemistry courses were taught in 1949-1950 as service courses to the Faculty of Education programs at the Calgary Branch of the University of Alberta. Initially only the first year of the 3-year Chmistry major BSc program was offered which students had to complete in Edmonton. The years of study allowed at the University was gradually extended until 1964 when the first 4-year BSc (Honors Chemistry) was conferred. In 1966 the Department of Chemistry was created in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. It moved to the newly formed Faculty of Science in 1977. Today the department offers BSc, MSc, and PhD courses and degrees. Heads of the Department of Chemistry: P.J. Krueger, 1966-1970; D.A. Armstrong, 1970-1973; E. Tschuikow-Roux, 1973-1977; T. Chivers, 1977-1982; P.M. Boorman, 1982-1987; H.L. Yeager, 1987-1994; P.W. Codding, 1994-1997; R.A. Kydd, 1997-2002; Brian A. Keay, 2002-

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Deposited by Peter Krueger, Head Department of Chemistry (1970). Custodial history of UARC 92.038 is unknown.

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Fonds consists of department history including growth statistics, staff, funding, annual reports (1960-1970), brochures and information on special events, a history of the multidiscliplinary biochemistry group (1977), pamphlets, and annual reports of the Department.

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Deposited by Peter Krueger, Head Department of Chemistry (1970). Source of UARC 92.038 is unknown. Annual Reports and pamphlet series collected by the University Archives.


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Administrative records of The University of Calgary are restricted for a period of twenty-five years. Access requires permission from the originating office. All records must be screened for personal information.

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Record No. UARC 85.023, 92.038, 97.167, 98.074<br><br>

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