Fonds 1288 - Wilbur Rounding Franks fonds

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UTA 1288

Title

Wilbur Rounding Franks fonds

Date(s)

  • 1935-1956, 1995 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

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

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(1901-1986)

Biographical history

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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Scope and content

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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Open

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B1975-0031

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B1995-0042

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