Title and statement of responsibility area
Archives and Records Management Department fonds
General material designation
- Photographic materials
- Textual records
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on provenance.
Level of description
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
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Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
1963 - 1999 (Creation)
- Archives and Records Management Department
Physical description area
1.75 m of textual records
244 photographs : negative prints
26 photographs : contact sheets
Publisher's series area
Title proper of publisher's series
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Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series
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Archival description area
Name of creator
The University Archives acquires, preserves and makes available three categories of materials: (1) the official records of the University, including those created by the Board of Governors, Senate, University committees, faculties, departments and administrative offices; (2) materials documenting the wider University community; and (3) historical research collections that promote the teaching and research activities of the University.
The Archives was established within the University Library in 1968 when librarian Liisa Fagerlund was appointed University Archivist on a half-time basis. She continued in this post until 1975 when she left the University. From 1975 to 1978, the Archives functioned within the Special Collections division of the Library. Archival duties were carried out by various library staff members. In 1978, the University Archives was established as a separate administrative unit outside of the Library. Donald Baird, recently retired as University Librarian, became University Archivist and held this position until his retirement in 1990. Jim Ross served as University Archivist from 1991 to 1993, and was succeeded by Ian Forsyth in 1994.
When the Archives was a function of the University Library, the University Archivist reported to the University Librarian. When the Archives was established as a separate administrative unit, the University Archivist reported directly to the University President. The reporting structure changed in 1986 when the University Archivist reported to the Vice-President, Research/Information Systems; in 1990, when the University Archivist reported to the Associate Vice-President, Academic; and in 1996, when the University Archivist reported to the Registrar/Dean of Students.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of records arising from the activities of the University Archives. Fonds includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, classification and description records, Archives and Records Management Advisory Committee records, and materials arising from special projects and conferences.
Immediate source of acquisition
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
Some files may contain personal or confidential information. Access to these files may be restricted as required by law. 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, subseries descriptions, and file lists are available.
Additional material has been accessioned but not yet processed (as of September 2002: 67 cm., 1992-1995). Please consult the archivist for information about using these materials; restrictions may apply. Further accruals are expected.
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 244 photographs (negative prints)/26 photographs (contact sheets) located in F-51-7-0-0-1, F-51-7-0-0-2, F-51-7-0-0-3
Standard number area
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Don Baird (Subject)
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Description record identifier
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Dates of creation, revision and deletion
Finding aid prepared by Caitlin Webster, Frances Fournier, Ian Forsyth, Enid Britt, Sarah Cooper (January 1998); updated by Richard Dancy (March 2000).
Updated by Enid Britt (July 2006).