Fonds F0294 - Barry Cooper fonds

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Barry Cooper fonds

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5.0 m of textual records

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Fraser Barry Cooper (1943- ) is a professor of political science at the University of Calgary. He formerly taught at York University (1970-1981) in the Department of Political Science as well as at Duke University (1967), where he obtained the PhD (1969), and at Bishop's College (1968-1970). Cooper is the author of several books including 'Deconfederation: Canada without Quebec' (1991) with David Jay Bercuson, 'Action into nature: an essay on the meaning of technology,' (1989), 'The end of history,' (1984), 'Merleau-Ponty and Marxism,' (1981) and others.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, notes, and notebooks concerning university courses taught by Barry Cooper and his academic career at York, 1965-1981. There is also personal correspondence, 1965-1966; typescripts and printed articles, and the manuscript of a book on Maurice Merleau-Ponty.

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The fonds comprises the following accession: 1981-011. Further accruals are expected.

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2002/04/04 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/04 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/04/16 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording in accruals, access restrictions, finding aid.
2014-07-22: last updated
2018-04-04 KCP: Added GMD, finding aid note, and published

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