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Calvin Gotlieb fonds Series
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University of Toronto. Department of Computer Science

In 1984 Professor Gotlieb took over from Martin Molle the responsibility for organizing the numerous colloquia and seminars held each year in the Department. Drawing on his extensive network of contacts, Professor Gotlieb was able to bring in spe...

Personal

Records in this series are diverse in nature and include everything from curriculum vitae, newspapers clippings, correspondence, awards, transcripts of interviews, memorabilia and biographical write-ups. All contain some biographical information...

Student files

Records in this series document Gotlieb's role as a teacher and especially as an academic advisor to graduate students. Files contain not only correspondence but also reports on theses and oral exams, research proposals, publication agreemen...

Advocacy and community service

This series documents Gotlieb’s participation in associations outside the academic sphere mainly relating to human rights and peace. Newsletters, correspondence, memos and reports document his involvement in the Committee of Concerned Scientists 1...

Consulting

This series includes only sparse records of Gotlieb’s private consulting activities, at times under the company name C.C. Gotlieb Consulting. One file relates to his consultancy work with the Center for Society, Technology and Values at the Unive...

Photographs

Photographs document various computers operating in the University of Toronto Computation Centre from 1948 to the 1970s. Includes photos of the UTEC being developed in the late 1940s, the FERUT, the first electronic computer purchased in the worl...

Correspondence

This series contains a mix of personal and professional correspondence, both incoming and outgoing spanning five decades. The early correspondence (1947-1968) richly documents Gotlieb’s early role in the development of computer science at the Univ...

Ontario Centre for Large Scale Computation

In 1986 the Ontario Centre for Large Scale Computation was established at the University of Toronto, the centrepiece of which was a CRAY X/MP computer. The Centre was closed on 31 March, 1992 when the Government of Ontario withdrew its subsidy. ...

University of Toronto committees and projects

This series document’s Gotlieb’s role in several University of Toronto committees and initiatives, mainly relating to computers and their increasing use in the teaching and research functions of the University. Except for two small files dealing ...

Professional associations and committees

This series contains correspondence, reports, memos, notes, minutes of meetings relating to Gotlieb's participation in several professional associations and committees external to the University of Toronto. Of some interest for researchers o...

Conferences, talks and seminars

This series includes files relating to participation at conferences, seminars and special lectures. The files most often contain a copy of the paper or talk given at the event as well as related correspondence, information about the event such as ...

Publishing

This series documents only a small percentage of the large body of Gotlieb's published works in the form of refereed articles, contributions to books and books. Correspondence, often with the publishing house, reviews and contracts can be fo...

Editing

This series documents Gotlieb's activities on editorial advisory boards, as a referee, consultant and/or editor. It includes documentation on several publications, including the Annals of the History of Computing, the Journal of Computing an...

Research

This series documents Gotlieb's early research, mainly in the use of computers to develop timetables. Gotlieb's interest in this area of computer application evolved from a very practical need to revamp the Arts and Science Timetable in...

Teaching

This series is made up of course binders containing course outlines, reading lists, lectures, assignments and term tests for several of Gotlieb's most popular courses including the Economics of Computers and Computers and Society. There are ...