Fonds 1646 - Gordon Neil Patterson fonds

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UTA 1646

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Gordon Neil Patterson fonds

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  • 1930-1991 (Creation)

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Fonds

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3.35 m of textual and graphic records (23 boxes and 4 oversized folders)
6 audio cassette tapes

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(1908-1990)

Biographical history

Professor of Aerodynamics (1946-); founder and first Director (1949) of the Institute for Aerospace Studies at the University of Toronto.

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Fonds consists of records documenting the activities of Dr. Gordon Neil Patterson, founder and first Director of the Institute for Aeronautical Studies at the University of Toronto. Consists of three accessions of records:

  • B1984-0021: Twenty-five bound volumes containing correspondence, minutes, memoranda, notes, reports, manuscripts, publications, lectures, addresses, graphs, diagrams, drawings and photoprints assembled by Professor Patterson for his book, Pathway to Excellence: UTIAS -- the first twenty-five years (1977); bound photocopied volume of the Book of Aeronauts (1945). (1935-1974; 9 boxes)
  • B1993-0040: Manuscripts, publications, notes, and correspondence relating to the activities of Professor Patterson in his capacity as an aeronautical engineer in England, Australia and as Director of the Institute for Aeronautical Studies at the University of Toronto. (1934-1991; 5 boxes and 1 oversized folder)
  • B1995-0012: Correspondence, certificates, contracts, addresses, drafts of articles and books (including audiotapes), and photoprints (1930-1990; 9 boxes, 3 oversized folders, 6 audio cassette tapes)

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B1984-0021

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B1993-0040

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B1995-0012

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