Series 8 - Royal Society of Canada

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UTA 1340-B2000-0023-8

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Royal Society of Canada

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  • 1982-1991 (Creation)

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0.20 m of textual records
3 photoprints : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm
1 medal.

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The series partially documents Francess Halpenny’s participation into activities of the Royal Society of Canada, from 1982 to 1991. It partially documents her participation to the Royal Society of Canada centennial celebrations, in 1982 ; her involvement as a member and president of the Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences Council, also called Council Academy II, from 1982 to 1988. The series also partially document Halpenny’s involvement in promoting women’s place in scholarship by participating into activities of the Affirmative Action Committee in 1988 and 1989 ; by giving lectures and talks about women in scholarship during a tour of the Maritimes in 1990 ; by participating in the discussion “Women in scholarship : One step forward, two steps back?” at the Society’s annual meeting in Victoria (British Columbia), in 1990 ; and by participating into the conception of the booklet "Claiming the Future".

The series consists of 10 files including minutes of meetings, personal notes, drafts of reports, correspondence, press releases and press clippings. The series also includes 2 photographs of Dr. Halpenny taken during the Society’s annual meeting in Winnipeg, 1986 ; one photograph with Professor Laurent Dennis during a reception at the Faculty of Library and Information Science reception in honour of her election to the Royal Society of Canada.

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Press clippings and facsimile communication(s) printed on heat-sensitive paper have been reproduced for conservation reasons and dated [reproduced in 2001].

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B2000-0023/008(08)-/010(04)

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B2000-0023/001P(39)-(40)

Retrieval code (artifacts)

B2000-0023/002ART

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