Series 1 - Correspondence

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UTA 1803-1




  • 1979 – 2011 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1.17m textual records

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Scope and content

Series consist of professional correspondence received and written by Dr. Sessle. Content includes discussions with colleagues regarding articles, findings, and presentations; invitations to various academic meetings; and letters of recommendation supporting students and colleagues for academic posts, awards, and research positions. Also included are some advocacy letters on the subjects of animal cruelty and support for the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa. Finally, two files of patient consultations are included at the end of the series.

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Files are arranged alphabetically by surname of author or recipient. Restricted files have been placed at the end of the series.

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Conditions governing access

The following files are restricted for 30 years following the date of last file activity:

  • B2018-0018/003(11) and (12)
  • B2018-0018/004 - /008

Files in B2018-0018/009 are restricted under Personal Health Information Privacy Act (PHIPA).

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B2018-0018/001 – B2018-0018/009

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