Fonds 1958 - Wilson (John Tuzo) Family fonds

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UTA 1958


Wilson (John Tuzo) Family fonds


  • 1897-1985 (Creation)

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8.01 m of textual, cartographic, and graphic records (77 boxes)

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Professor of Geophysics; Principal, Erindale College, University of Toronto.

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Correspondence, manuscripts, lecture notes, notes, minutes, addresses, diaries, certificates, scrapbooks, photographs and maps documenting the career of Professor J. Tuzo Wilson as geophysicist and administrator. Included are files that belonged to his parents, Henrietta Loetitia Tuzo Wilson and John Armistead Wilson.

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Open. Boxes 001 to 060 are stored off-site. Please allow 2-3 business days for retrieval. Materials may be consulted in the Archives Reading Room. Contact University Archives for further information.

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