- 1916-1978 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
32 files of textual records
10 files of photographs
3 panoramic photographs
Name of creator
Kathleen Crossley began her career as an assistant demonstrator in the Department of Physics at the University of Toronto in 1919. Two years later she was appointed a demonstrator but had to wait another fourteen years before being promoted to the position of lecturer. In 1940 she was promoted to the position of assistant professor, the position she held at her retirement in 1960. She stayed on as a special instructor until 1964.
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Scope and content
The notebooks in box 4 (files 3-7) contain lists of expenses related to household expenses and to trips taken in Canada, to the United States and to Europe.
Photographs include a photo album of family photos and images of her student days at the University of Toronto, including Convocation; group shots of the British Association for the Advancement in Science; snapshots of trips to western Canada, Halifax and the Muskokas in the 1920s and 1930s.
Panoramic photographs include the 1924 meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in Edmonton; 1928 Annual meeting of St. HIlda's College Alumnae Association; and one unidentified meeting of women ca. 1950s?
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Conditions governing access
Access to panoramic prints are restricted due to conservation concerns. All other records are open.