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DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY FONDS. - - 1961-2005 - 5.24 m of textual records.

Reference Number: 15

Administrative history

The Department of Geography is established in the Faculty of Arts in 1951 under the name of Institute of Geography. It becomes the Department of Geography in 1963, the Department of Geography and Regional Planning in 1973 and the Department of Geography again in 1979. The principal fields of the discipline and several schools of thought are represented in the Department: Geomorphology, Economic Geography, Cultural and Social Geography, Biogeography as well as Remote Sensing and Cartography. The Department also offers a program of graduate studies leading to a M.A. and Ph.D.

Scope and content

The fonds contain files which document the functions of the Department of Geography. It includes departmental minutes (1970-1973), minutes of the Teaching Staff Committee (1967-1973), minutes of the Support Staff Committee (1969), annual reports (1961-1973), exam questionnaires (1969-1972), course outlines (1969-1973), a collection of papers from the Department (1971-1981), correspondence, student guidebooks (1968-1977) and publications.

Immediate source of acquisition: Administrative transfer.

Languages: French and English.

Restrictions: Documents containing confidential and personal information are restricted to consultation and reproduction.The records are submitted to the Copyright's Act.

Finding aids: Inventory of textual records.

Accessions: More accruals are expected.


FONDS DÉPARTEMENT DE GÉOGRAPHIE. - - 1961-2005 - 5,24 m de documents textuels.

Numéro de fond: 15

Portée et contenu

Le fonds contient des dossiers portant sur les fonctions du Département de géographie. Il comprend des procès-verbaux départementaux (1971-1973), des procès-verbaux du Comité du personnel enseignant (1967-1973), des procès-verbaux du Comité du personnel de soutien (1969), des rapports annuels (1961-1973), des questionnaires d'examens (1969-1972), des syllabus de cours (1969-1973), une collection de travaux du Département (1971-1981), de la correspondance, des guides de l'étudiant (1968-1977) et des publications.

Source immédiate d'acquisition: Transfer administratif.

Langues: Français et anglais.

Restrictions: Les documents contenant des informations personnelles et confidentielles sont restreints à la consultation et à la reproduction.Les documents sont soumis à la Loi sur les droits d'auteur.

Instruments de recherche: Inventaire des documents textuels.

Versements complémentaires: D'autres versements sont attendus.

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