Fonds consists of records created and collected by Dr. Cooper over a forty year period in his various professional and personal roles as student; university professor, supervisor and advisor; colleague; scholar; author; consultant; son; father; and friend. The fonds is arranged into seven series, including: (I) Correspondence, 1958-1994; (II) Grants, awards and fellowships, 1980-1995; (III) Conferences and speaking engagements, 1979-1994; (IV) Publications and research notes, [ca.1973]-1996; (V) Activities, 1967-1997; (VI) Politics, 1970, 1977, 1989-1993; and (VII) Consulting, 1986-1991. Two of the series have been further sub-divided due to the extent and nature of the records they contain. The Correspondence series is divided into four sub-series, including: (1) School and undergraduate correspondence and associated material, 1958-1964; (2) General correspondence, 1974-1994; (3) Student correspondence, references and associated material, 1981-1989, 1991-1994; and (4) Correspondence with individuals, 1976-1994. The Publications and research notes series is divided into three sub-series, including: (1) Books, [ca.1982]-1996; (2) Articles and research notes, [ca.1973]-1993; and (3) Newspapers, magazines and book reviews, 1980-1993. File lists from recent material (1980-2003) from accessions 2002.010 and 2003.033 are not entered into Gencat. These records include research files, conference material, funding applications, personal records, activity files, manuscripts, correspondence, and reports.
Cooper, F. Barry