Fonds uofa-1000 - Eric J. Hanson fonds

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Eric J. Hanson fonds

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CA UOFA uofa-1000

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15.68 m of textual records and other material

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Economist, 1912-1985. Dr. E.J. Hanson graduated from Camrose Normal School in 1931 and taught from 1932-1946 in various Alberta school districts. In 1946 he joined the Department of Political Economy, becoming professor and head of the Department in 1957. In 1974 he was appointed Professor Emeritus of Economics. Dr. Hanson was also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and of the Royal Society of Health. As an economic consultant, he prepared statistical reports for royal commissions and public utility hearings throughout Canada, for the federal tax structure committee and the city governments of Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer and Grand Cache.

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Fonds consists of these series: I Career (1946-1984). Includes briefs, correspondence, course outlines, examinations, lecture notes, memoranda, minutes, reports and theses relating to teaching and university administration. II Commissions, research contracts (1948-1984). Includes briefs; correspondence; decisions; reports. III Correspondence (1948-1985). Includes appeals; applications; recommendations. IV Education (1937-1983). Includes certificates; correspondence; student notes. V Financial (1941- 1982). Includes agreements, balance sheets, correspondence, income tax returns, mortgages, and statements relating to personal and business affairs. VI Honours (1965-1983). Includes circulars; correspondence; programs. V Memberships (1963-1985). Includes certificates; circulars; correspondence. VI Personal, family (1925-1982). Includes certificates; correspondence; diaries; estate records; financial records; 38 photographs. VII Publications (1945-1984). Includes agreements; correspondence; draft manuscripts; monographs; offprints. VIII Reference material (1921-1985). Includes offprints; reports; speeches. IX Speeches (1955-1977).

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See also: Department of Economics

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