Accession A1966-0011 - University of Toronto. Department of Civil Engineering

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UTA 0039-A1966-0011


University of Toronto. Department of Civil Engineering


  • 1905-1927 (Creation)

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0.72 m (6 boxes) of textual and architectural records

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Correspondence (1905-1919) of Peter Gillespie, Professor in and head (1924-1929) of the Department of Civil Engineering, and specialist in concrete and reinforced concrete; includes files relating to sewage sludge treatment (1914). Correspondence (1911-16) of Clarence Richard Young, who succeeded Gillespie as head; correspondence, notes, forms, and reports (1911-1927) relating to the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering's Committee on Aptitude Tests (established in 1920) which he chaired

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Restricted ; Subject to review under "Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act"

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Peter Gillespie was appointed lecturer in the Department of Civil Engineering in 1903 and head in 1924; he died in 1929 at the age of 56. C. R. Young was appointed lecturer in 1907 and head on the death of Gillespie; he later became Dean of the Faculty.

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