Fonds SC481 - John Ker fonds

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John Ker fonds

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  • 1938-1940 (Creation)
    Ker, John

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0.01 m

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John Ker was born in Chilliwack, B.C. to John and Ellen Aileen (Fitzgibbon) Ker on August 27th, 1915. Jack graduated from U.B.C. in Forestry and was a professor there for 13 years. He received his Doctorate in Forestry from Yale and he was the Dean of Forestry at U.N.B. for 21 years.

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The fonds consists of Jack Ker's notes re photographs in the Timber and Forestry Branch Photograph collection (SC449). The fonds also consists of a biographical summary of Ker as a B.C. coast forest ranger in the 1940s, and further anecdotes about his experiences.

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Revised by JF, March 18, 2019.

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  • English

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