Fonds PR-002 - Kenneth Dewar fonds

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Kenneth Dewar fonds

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PR-002

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  • 1970 - 2019 (Creation)
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    Dewar, Kenneth C.

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2.30 m of textual records and graphic material and 24 reels of microfilm

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(1944-)

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Ken Dewar grew up in Edmonton and taught at the University of Victoria, Wilfrid Laurier, and Carleton before coming to the Mount in 1982. He also owned a bookstore for a number of years in Elora, Ontario. He retired in June 2011 and was awarded Professor Emeritus status in the Department of History.

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This fonds contains records created and accumulated by Dr. Kenneth Dewar during the course of his career as a professor of History. The fonds consists of four main series: Teaching activities, Committee work, Frank H. Underhill research and Charles Clarke research.

The Teaching activities series includes course outlines, readings, lecture and discussion notes for various courses that were taught by Dr. Dewar. These include courses at Mount Saint Vincent University, University of Toronto, University of Victoria and Wilfred Laurier University.

The Committee work series includes minutes, memoranda and reports from various committees on which Dr. Dewar participated in during his time at Mount Saint Vincent University. These include Department of History Committee, Committee on Academic Policy and Planning, Library Committee, and the Arts and Science Promotion Committee.

The fonds also contains Dr. Dewar’s research files, notably his work on Frank H. Underhill and Charles Clarke. In these series, types of records that can be found include photocopies of primary and secondary source documents that were consulted, notes, bibliography, publisher correspondence, and reviews.

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Records were donated by the creator to Mount Saint Vincent University Archives.

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Some records in the Teaching activities and Committee work series contain personal information and are restricted under section 20 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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Copyright Mount Saint Vincent University Archives, unless otherwise noted in the records. Copyright of photocopied material remains with original archives.

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Accession number: 2020-01

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Created: 2021-03-25 ARUIZ

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