Fonds AR215 - Social Sciences Research Centre fonds

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Social Sciences Research Centre fonds

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CA UVICARCH AR215

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  • 1897-1979 (Creation)
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    University of Victoria (B.C.). Social Sciences Research Centre

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45 m of textual records;78 photographs;30 sound tape reels

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(1965-1975)

Administrative history

The University of Victoria Social Sciences and Research Centre was established in 1965. Its purpose was to encourage and support research in the humanities and social sciences in B.C. and in the Northwest United States. The Centre's committee included representatives from the Departments of History, Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Geography, Economics, and Political Science. The Centre supported the "Bibliography of British Columbia, Vols. I-III" project, and many other projects before closing in 1975.

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The fonds consists of records documenting the establishment and development of the Centre. The chair's records include correspondence, minutes, terms of reference, and financial records. Material documenting the various research projects supported by the Centre include notes, rough drafts, interviews, photographs, newsclippings, index cards, authority files, questionnaires and coding sheets for projects of: R.H. Roy (research on George Pearkes), Sydney Jackman, Donald W. Munro, Daniel Koenig, John A. Munro (research on H.H. Stevens), D.C. Pitt, Clyde R. Pope, T. Rennie Warburton, Alan Gowans, and Leonard Thornton.

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All requests must be reviewed under FOI legislation before access is granted.

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social-sciences-research-centre-fonds

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2013-02-05

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  • English

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