- 1974-2013 (Creation)
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0.59 m of textual records
28 digital files (265 KB)
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Scope and content
The records in this series from B2008-0023 document Prof. Rayside’s roles as both a mentor to students and colleagues, as well as his role as a peer reviewer. This series consists of letters of recommendation written for students applying to scholarships, graduate schools, and employment. The correspondence covers the period from 1974 to 1995 and is grouped alphabetically. A second set of files including electronic files contain mainly reviews and evaluations. They include: letters of support for grant applications, awards, tenure and promotion; reader’s reports for peer review journals such as the Canadian Journal of Political Science as well as reviews of monographs and articles for various publishers; evaluations for both teaching assistants and Ph.D. students; and comments and evaluation for proposed research projects by peers.
The records in this series from B2013-0015 contain material documenting his academic staffing and promotions recommendations, his grant reviews, letters of recommendation he has written for students, research assessments, and research reviews as well as person or publication-specific files.
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These files are grouped in the above mentioned order and arranged chronologically within each group. The files consist of correspondence, notes, reader’s reports, and application documents.
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Conditions governing access
- Files are restricted for 30 years from the latest date of file activity to protect the privacy of third parties.
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Folder list for digital files in B2008-0023. See Appendix 1 in finding aid linked below.