Fonds 1605 - C. Roger Myers fonds

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UTA 1605


C. Roger Myers fonds


  • 1929-1984 (Creation)

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9.75 m of records (68 boxes)

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Roger Myers was Chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto from 1956-1968.

He was born in Calgary, Alberta, on February 12, 1906. He obtained his bachelor's (1927), master's (1929), and doctor's (1937) degrees at the University of Toronto. He began teaching in the department of psychology 1931, became professor there 1948, served as chairman from 1956 to 1968, and retired in 1971. He died in Toronto on 5 June 1985.

For further details about his work and accomplishments, see obituary in Canadian Psychology / Psychologie canadienne, 29(3), 317-318.

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Personal and biographical files, subject files, lecture notes, addresses, articles of Prof. C. Roger Myers, professor of psychology. Also includes research materials and manuscript of "History of Academic Psychology in Canada", compiled by Mary Wright and C. Roger Myers (1939-1980); and files related to Myers' oral history project of Canadian psychologists on behalf of the Canadian Psychological Association.

Additional materials of Edward Alexander Bott (c. 1911-1930) and correspondence, notes and partial manuscript of J.D.Ketchum's "Ruhleben: a prison camp society".

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