- 1938-1994 (Creation)
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10.30 m of records [textual; graphic; sound recording; moving image] (55 boxes)
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These records were removed from Dr. Glass' office in the Institute of Aerospace Studies several months after his death in October, 1994.
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Scope and content
Biographical files, correspondence, course notes, lecture notes, research files, addresses, manuscripts and publications, photographs and slides, audio tapes and film documenting the career of Irvine Glass as a specialist in shock waves and a professor and administrator at the Institute for Aerospace Studies. There are extensive files on his research interests (including the American space program), professional associations and conferences, sabbatical leaves and trips, and on his personal involvement in Jewish issues through the Canada-Israel Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Canadian Professors for Peace in the Middle East, and the Committee of Concerned Scientists.
Anyone researching Dr. Glass' career will find the several versions of his curriculum vitae in box 001, file 01 useful in gaining an overall view of his career and in determining what he regarded as significant at various stages in it.
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Conditions governing access
Files in Series 6 are restricted, subject to review under FIPPA. All other records are open.