Fonds F-125 - Elinor Ames fonds

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Elinor Ames fonds

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F-125

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  • 1964 - 1995 (Creation)
    Creator
    Ames, Elinor

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7 cm of textual records

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(1 October 1931 -)

Biographical history

Elinor Ames was a charter member of the Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University from 1965 until her retirement in 1997.

Elinor Ames was born October 1, 1931. She completed a Bachelor of Science degree at Tufts University in 1953 and a Ph.D. at Cornell University in 1960. Her research and teaching interests included developmental psychology, social psychology, personality and perception.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of records made and received by Elinor Ames. Correspondence consists of two files concerning the hiring of Dr. Ames, negotiations about the renewal of her contract, and her concerns about the administration of the Psychology Department. Other files contain samples of departmental publications and course materials such as exams.

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Elinor Ames donated the fonds to the archives in 1992 and 1997.

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The materials were arranged by the Archivist.

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The files are open with no restrictions.

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A file list is available.

Finding aid

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In August 2015, Elinor Ames provided SFU Archives with her updated CV (September 2015). She makes it publicly available to anyone who wishes to view it. A copy is located on the finding aid in the Archives' Reading Room.

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Revised

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Full

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Finding aid prepared by Krisztina Laszlo, Frances Fournier, Enid Britt (March 2000).

Revised by Frances Fournier, Enid Britt (May 2004).

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