Fonds DG - Department of Geography fonds

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Department of Geography fonds

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  • Source of title proper: Title taken from content of fonds.

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  • 1 logo stamp

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Instruction of geography began at the University, in 1949, and resulted in the creation of the Department of Geography in 1957 under the Faculty of Arts and Science, as a unit of Humanities and Social Science. In 1963, Geography became part of Division II of the Faculty of Arts and in 1976 joined the Faculty of Social Science. Since 1998, it has been known as the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies. Past Chief Officers include the following Chairmen; Gordon Clarke Merrill, 1957-1966; J. Peter Johnson Jr, 1966-1967 and acting Chairmen 1963-1964, 1972-1973; Philip E. Uren, 1967-1970; Ducan M. Anderson, 1970-1976; Thomas P. Wilkinson, 1976-1978 ; David B. Knight 1978-1981; Thomas P. Wilkinson, 1981-1986; A. I. Wallace, 1986-1988; David Bennett, 1988-1990; Michael F. Fox, 1990-1993; Vacant, 1993-1994; Michael W. Smith, 1994-1999.

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Fonds consists of a Carleton logo stamp.

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1 item was transferred to the Archives November 24, 1997 by Elsie Clement.


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No reproductions without written consent of University Archivist.

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