Series 8 - Research and research contract files

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UTA 1313-B1994-0033-8


Research and research contract files


  • 1951-1994 (Creation)

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0.94 m of textual records

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Dr. Glass kept a number of research files, which he arranged by subject, but most relate to research contracts with Canadian and American government agencies.

The general research files include lab books from the early 1950s, and correspondence, research proposals, notes, research data, and photoprints from 1950 to 1981. Dr. Glass provided titles such as "spherical shock tubes", "spherical explosions", and "sonic boom", the material on the last topic, in particular, being related to the research projects mentioned below. Dr. Glass also maintained files on the following granting agencies: the Canada Council, the National Research Council, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and the Connaught Research Fund at the University of Toronto.

The greatest volume of material in this series relates to research projects funded by government agencies. They are arranged by the name of the agency and by the contract(s) for each. The Canadian contracts were with AECL, Transport Canada, the Defence Research Establishment (Sheffield, Alberta), and Pratt and Whitney Canada. American contracts were with the Defence Nuclear Agency, NASA, and the research offices of the Air Force, Army and Navy. There are three research proposals, for which funding apparently was not granted, in this series, and two review reports for research projects by others.

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1951-1976: B1994-0033/023(09)-(24)
1971-1987: B1994-0033//024(01)-(11)
1969-1994: B1994-0033//025(01)-(14)
1971-1991: B1994-0033//026(01)-(09)
1962-1989: B1994-0033//027(01)-(11)

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Photographs have been removed from B1994-0033/023(21) to B1994-0033/001P(04).

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