Fonds 1621 - Edward W. Nuffield fonds

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UTA 1621


Edward W. Nuffield fonds


  • 1940-1973 (Creation)

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5.0 of textual and graphic records and publications (29 boxes)

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Graduated in geology at the University of British Columbia, was a teaching fellow at Stanford University for a year. Earned his PhD from the University of Toronto in mineralogy in 1944. He was a member of the Department of Geological Sciences staff since 1943 and was then appointed Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science in 1962.

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Correspondence, course notes as student (1941-1942), undergraduate teaching materials, research data files relating to minerals and x-ray crystallography, subject files of product catalogues by various corporations of Dr. E.W. Nuffield, Department of Geological Sciences.

Photographs of field work ca 1940s include photoprints and negatives documenting Prof. Nuffield's geological expeditions with the Geological Survey of Canada and the Ontario Department of Mines. Locations include Mason Creek - Germansen Landing District and Cash Creek British Columbia as well as the Montreal River District and Harker Township in Ontario.

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Added to AtoM by Karen Suurtamm, Summer 2015




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