Fonds 1322 - J.H. Galloway fonds

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UTA 1322


J.H. Galloway fonds


  • 1958-2012 [predominant 1990-2010] (Creation)

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1.77m of textual records (12 boxes)

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Dr. Galloway is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Geography at the University of Toronto. He received his B.A. from McGill University (1960), M.A. from the University of California, Berkeley (1961), and PhD from the University of London (1965). His primary area of research is historical geography of Brazil and the Caribbean, and historical geography of the sugar cane industry. He served as editor of the Canadian Geographer and sat on the editorial board of the Journal of Historical Geography. He won the 1999 Outstanding Teaching Award in the Faculty of Arts and Science, and the 2002 Award For Scholarly Distinction In Geography from the Canadian Association of Geographers.

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Fonds consists of records relating to Prof. Jock Galloway's education, teaching, research and publishing activity. The material is focused primarily on research and writing on various historical aspects of the sugar industry including the role played by the railway in the staple’s transportation and trade. Also included is research on the Department of Geography and Bill Birch, as well as writing produced as part his post-graduate studies focused on the plantation economy of Barbados and the historical geography of Pernambuco, Brazil. Records include extensive notes, correspondence, drafts, reprints, theses, and teaching material.

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  • English



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