Sub-series F-176-2-1 - Academic writings and correspondence - general

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Academic writings and correspondence - general

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  • 1956 - 1995 (Creation)

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15 cm of textual records

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(31 May 1933 - 1 February 1996)

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Sub-series consists of records relating to Messenger's academic activities, such as article and book writing and editing; research; criticism, review, editorial and advisory work for various publications and papers; and correspondence and collaboration with colleagues. Sub-series also contains some material pertaining to Messenger's applications for graduate school and teaching positions, position appointments, and sick leave. Records include correspondence, reviews, papers, a journal, notes, and application and appointment forms.

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The records were donated to the Simon Fraser University Archives by William Messenger in one accession in 2003 and by Betty Schellenberg in one accession in 2003.


Files were generally arranged chronologically by the archivist.

File F-176-2-1-0-12 [Sick leave correspondence], was added to the sub-series by the archivist on May 18, 2011. This file contains materials that appear to have been removed from the fonds during its initial processing--possibly due to the sensitive subject matter and/or personal information they contain--and placed in the fonds' collection file. The materials were not in any known original order, and were arranged chronologically by the archivist.

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