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Walter Harris fonds

  • CA UOFA UOFA 2012-027
  • Fonds
  • 1915 - 2011

This fonds contains the records of the University of Alberta chemistry professor Dr. Walter Harris. He was instrumental in the modernization of the University’s successful Analytical Chemistry program. Dr Harris was acclaimed for his work in chemistry education, scientific research, and committee service.

The materials date from 1915 to 2011. The records predominately date after Harris began his career at the University of Alberta in 1946. The collection is rich in teaching materials, including a number of lectures written verbatim, an abundance of lecture slides and audio visual recordings of Walter Harris lecturing, as well as a significant amount of Dr. Harris’ research papers and supporting information. The fonds also incorporates materials related to the history of the Chemistry Department at the University of Alberta. In addition, it provides insight into Harris’ book publications with related correspondence, revisions and notes. The fonds is abundant in records relating to Harris’ work as a committee member including meeting minutes, agendas, committee reports, and correspondence.

This fonds contains an array of document types including such textual materials as notes, correspondence, talks, programs, pamphlets, articles, cards, course materials, announcements, books, and personal history information. It also contains yearbooks, plaques, certificates and newspaper clippings, as well as a variety of media types including photographs, slides, negatives, lantern slides, a 16mm film, reel-to-reel audiotapes, a VHS videocassette, a u-matic video tape, and a CD-ROM disk. The fonds geographically pertains predominantly to Canada with some materials created in the United States, and a few materials generated in countries abroad. The materials related to Europe are from international conferences or committee travels taken by Harris.

Harris, Walter Edgar

D. S. Gill fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-2692
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1993

The fonds consists of materials created or collected by D. S. Gill of the Department of Rural Economy of the University of Alberta between 1972 and 1993. The fonds consists of papers, reports, course materials, international aid pamphlets and publications, research notes, and other materials related to women and rural economy.

Gill, D. S.

Department of Art and Design fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-52
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1985

Fonds consists of these series: I Administrative records (1942-1959). Includes curriculum; correspondence regarding the Department's creation; Committee on Fine Arts and Department meeting minutes; and Carnegie collection catalogue (1942). II Photographs (1972-1975). Slides and photographs of student art work. III Professional activities (1948-1959). Consists of Henry George Glyde's correspondence and minutes pertaining to the Alberta Visual Arts Board and the Canadian Arts Council. IV Proposals and briefs (1958; 1985). Includes FAB Gallery proposal (1985); Department submission and faculty brief for the Cameron Commission (1958).

University of Alberta. Department of Art and Design

Department of Athletics fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-260
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1978

Fonds consists of this series: Minutes (1974-1978). Includes Executive; committees.

University of Alberta. Department of Athletics

Department of Computing Science fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-270
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1980

Fonds consists of these series: I Chair's office (1958-1975). Correspondence; notes. II Memorabilia (1965-1975). Student Oriented Batch Facility. III Publications ([1969]-1980).

University of Alberta. Department of Computing Science

Department of Economics fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-55
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1990

Fonds consists of these series: I Courses and curriculum (1970-1985). Includes course reference files (1974-1985), and examinations (1970-1985). II History (1982). Manuscript and final draft of The Department of Economics of the University of Alberta: a History by Eric J. Hanson. III Minutes (1921-1959). Department of Political Economy minutes. IV Staff (1953-1990). V Student (1945-1979).

University of Alberta. Department of Economics

Department of Educational Psychology fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-223
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1982

Fonds consists of these series: I Course Guide (1977-1980). II Examinations (1969-1976). III History of Department (1982). Includes S.C.T. Clarke's History, 1950-1980; ceremony honouring G.M. Dunlop, 1982 (photographs). IV Publications (1955-1980). Alberta Journal of Educational Research. V Staff (1963-1981). Includes annual reports to Department; list of dissertations and theses, 1969.

University of Alberta. Department of Educational Psychology

Department of Electrical Engineering fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-231
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1948

Fonds consists of these series: I Minutes (1914-1948). Department council. II Photographs (1941-1944). Includes RCAF and RCN electrical and radio courses. III Publications (1926-1940). Includes staff research; CKUA.

University of Alberta. Department of Electrical Engineering

Department of Entomology fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-44
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1976

Fonds consists of these series: I Buildings and facilities (1975). Hocking Entomological Laboratory: blueprints. II Correspondence (1965-1966). Acquisition of J. Brown's collection. III Field notes (1960-1966). Includes A.P. Nimmo; D.C.D. Happold; Flatbush Field Station. IV History ([1953], 1964). First and revised versions; by Brian Hocking. V Lecture notes (1947- 1958). Notes by E. Strickland, Brian Hocking. VI Quaestiones entomologicae (Periodical) (1953- 1973). Volumes 1-9, on microfilm. VII Research papers (1911-1976). Includes published and unpublished works of E. Strickland (1911-1958); Andrew P. Nimmo; Joseph Belicek; J.B. Wallis; D.J. Larson; D.R. Rosenberg.

University of Alberta. Department of Entomology

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