Fonds F0029 - Faculty of Social Sciences fonds.

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Faculty of Social Sciences fonds.


  • 1971-2009 (Creation)

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15.81 m of textual records. -- 40 cm of electronic records and sound recordings

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The Faculty of Social Sciences was formed in 1977 after the dissolution of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. It included the departments of Anthropology, Archaeology, Economics, Geography, History, Linguistics, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.

In 2010, the Faculty of Social Sciences merged with the Faculties of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Communication and Culture to form a new super faculty, the Faculty of Arts.

Deans of the Faculty of Social Sciences: H.K. Betz, 1977-1981; D.A. Seastone, 1981-1986; A.W. Rasporich, 1986-1995; S.J. Randall, 1995-2006; K. McQuillan, 2007-2010.

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Fonds consists of administrative files including Faculty Council, Executive Council, Dean's Advisory Board, Dean's Retreat, Associate Dean's Research Council, annual reports, program and curriculum development, unit reviews, scholarly publications, pamphlets, newsletters, and files relating to the Latin American Research Centre, Van Horne Institute, Institute for Gender Research, Accord Research, and the Research Unit for Public Policy Studies. Fonds includes series for Pamphlets, Newsletters, Annual Reports, Scholarly Publications, Annual Reports, Latin American Research Centre, and Annual Reports, Research Unit for Public Policy Studies.

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Fonds closed. No accruals expected.

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Administrative records are restricted for a period of 15 years as authorized under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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