The series of Dr. Roots’ teaching material consists of course material (handouts, exams, lecture notes, references, schedules, syllabi, micrograph prints, teaching evaluations, exercises, and lab material) and graduate student records (correspondence, notes, and grant and scholarship applications). The material reflects how Dr. Roots prepared, delivered, and modified her courses over the course of her academic career from her early teaching years in 1961 at University College, London to her present role as Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto.
Her work within academia (ex: committee work and departmental involvement) can be found in the administration series and her appraisals and references in the correspondence series. Material related to her research in addresses and publications is located in the address series and manuscripts and publication series. Material related to her involvement in professional associations can be found in the professional association series. Material related to peer-reviewing and editing can be found in the peer reviewing and editing series and material related to supervising Ph.D. students can be found in the supervising series.