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Maggie Benston fonds
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1966 - 1972 (Creation)
- Benston, Maggie
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77 cm of textual records
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Name of creator
Maggie Benston (1937-1991) was a Professor of Chemistry, Computing Science, and Women's Studies at SFU. A respected feminist and community activist, she was a founding member of the Vancouver Women's Caucus.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of records reflecting the academic and personal interests of Maggie Benston. The fonds is arranged in 5 series: Research files, Women's Caucus, Subject files, Publications, and Personal documents.
Immediate source of acquisition
The papers in this fonds were brought to the Archives by a graduate student who had used them for her research. The papers are made available for research with the permission of Dr. Marian Lowe, Dr. Benston's sister.
The materials were arranged by the Archivist.
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Restrictions on access
Some files may contain personal or confidential information. Access to these files may be restricted as stipulated by Archives policy or the donor. Files marked 'pending review' must be reviewed by an archivist prior to release, and as a result of the review access restrictions may apply. Please see the file lists and consult the archivist for more details.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Series descriptions and file lists are available. An item is list has been produced for the periodicals in series 4.
Biographical information is included in the appendix.
Also see the inventory for Maggie Benston Collection / Sue Cox (collector), F-69.
All accessions have been processed as of March 2006. No further accruals are expected.
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Finding aid prepared by Frances Fournier, Enid Britt (June 2001); updated by Lisa Beitel and Enid Britt (March 2006); items re-numbered (September 2012); accrual added by Kelly Stewart (March 2014).