Fonds 1271 - Kenneth Clarke Fisher fonds

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UTA 1271


Kenneth Clarke Fisher fonds


  • 1944-1971 (Creation)

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1.22 m of textual and graphic records and artifacts (8 boxes)

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Professor Fisher was Associate Professor of Animal Physiology in the Department of Zoology.

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Laboratory notebooks and microscope slides relating to the activity, consumption, respiration, and vaginal smears of lemming, in particular, and other experiments by students or research assistants of Professor Fisher; presidential address and articles by Fisher.

1 box includes microscope specimen slides relating to Dr. Fisher's research on lemmings.

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Related units of description

Additional related accessions B1984-0032 and B1986-0035 (Fisher Family - including records of Jeanne Manery Fisher) are unprocessed at this time. Please contact the Archives for further information or to enquire about access.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

  • Accessioned by S. Larade, May 1986
  • Added to AtoM by Karen Suurtamm, Summer 2015
  • Revised by E. Sommers, June 2022: Updated Related units of description field to include related unprocessed accessions




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  • Box: B1986-0012/001
  • Box: B1986-0012/002
  • Box: B1986-0012/003
  • Box: B1986-0012/004
  • Box: B1986-0012/005
  • Box: B1986-0012/006
  • Box: B1986-0012/007
  • Box: B1986-0012/008

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