Fonds 1288 - Wilbur Rounding Franks fonds

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UTA 1288


Wilbur Rounding Franks fonds


  • 1935-1956, 1995 (Creation)

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15.72 m of textual, graphic and cartographic records (111 boxes, 1 oversize folder, and 2 items)

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Professor in Aerospace Studies and in Academy of Medicine; also on the staff of the Banting and Best Department of Medical Research.

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Fonds consists of 2 accessions:

B1975-0031: Handwritten notebooks of students and Dr. Franks used for recording experiments including index, summary notes and numbered laboratory slides. One oversize folder containing plan of Banting Institute dated 1933 and plans of apparatus and tanks. (111 Boxes plus 1 oversize folder., 1935-1956)

B1995-0042: Two colour photoprints of the Franks Flying Suit on display at Camp Borden, Ontario. (1995)

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