Fonds uofc-1202 - George Self fonds

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George Self fonds

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CA UOFC uofc-1202

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  • 1947-1976 (Creation)
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    Self, George

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1.5 m of textual records

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Dr. George Self was born in 1910 in Canso, Nova Scotia. After a short stint as a bank clerk, he became a teacher and taught for several years in Quebec. At the age of 23, he enrolled at McGill where he obtained his B.A. and M.A. In 1943, he completed his PhD theseis at the University of Chicago and joined the Royal Canadian Navy, serving during the final two years of WWII. He then worked at the Public Archives of Nova Scotia in Halifax and lectured in Public Administration at Dalhousie University. George Self joined the University of Alberta, Calgary Branch in 1947 teaching economics. He founded the Department of History in which he taught for twenty years. Self was a member of the Map Collection Subcommittee of the university library in 1961-1962 and of the Library Maps and Atlas Committee in 1964-1965. Dr. Self retired in 1976 and spent his retirement in Calgary where he passed away in 1985.

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Deposited by Vicky Bridges, daughter.

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Fonds consists of correspondence, lecture notes, and subject files. Includes correspondence and minutes of the Map Collection Subcommittee and Library Maps and Atlas Committee.

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  • English

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Record No. UARC 86.004<br><br>

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