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Fonds F0093 - Department of Sociology fonds.

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Department of Sociology fonds.


  • 1987-2011 (Creation)

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1.24 m of textual records

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The Department of Sociology was formed in 1966 in the Faculty of Arts and Science. The following year it expanded to become the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. In 1973 the department split to form the Department of Sociology and the Department of Anthropology. In 1977, the Department of Sociology moved to the newly formed Faculty of Social Sciences.
In 2010, it became part of the newly created Faculty of Arts.

Heads of the Department of Sociology:
D.L. Mills, 1966-1967; R.J. Ossenberg, 1967-1968 (Acting); R.E. DuWors, 1968-1971; D.L. Mills, 1971-1973; M.B. Brinkerhoff, 1973-1975; E. Lupri, 1975-1976; R.A. Stebbins, 1976-1982; H.H. Hiller, 1982-1985; J.E. DiSanto, 1985-1986; H.H. Hiller, 1986-1988; J.E. DiSanto, 1988-1991; R.A. Wanner, 1991-1997; J.S. Frideras, 1997-1999; R.A. Wanner, 1999-2004; T. Langford, 2004-2011; G. Ranson, 2011-2012; E. Gibbs Van Brunschot, 2012-.

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Fonds consists of course outlines, newsletters, pamphlets, and a copy of the publication "First Forty: Sociology at the University of Calgary, 1963-2003." Fonds includes series for Pamphlets, and Course Outlines.

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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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