Douglas V. Verney fonds
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- Vernay, Douglas V. (Douglas Vernon)
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Douglas V. Verney was born in Liverpool, England in 1924. He obtained his B.A. in 1948, his M.A. in 1949 at Oxon and subsequently graduated from the University of Liverpool with a Ph.D. in 1954. He was a professor at Atkinson College, York University from 1961. Professor Verney began his academic career as a lecturer in Helsinki, Finland in 1948. The following year he was an assistant lecturer at the university of Liver pool and subsequently became a full lecturer from 1951 to 1961. In 1961 he became an Associate Professor and was also acting Dean at Atkinson College, York University. He became a Full Professor and, in 1962, Chairman of the department of Political Science at York University, a position he held until 1967. Professor Verney has published numerous articles and conference papers, as well as six books: 'Parliamentary reform in Sweden 1866-1921'(1957), 'Public enterprise in Sweden' (1959), 'The analysis of political systems' (1959), 'Political patterns in today's world' (1968), 'British government and politics: life without a declaration of independence' (1976), 'Three civilizations, two cultures, one state: Canada's political traditions' (1986).
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Fonds consists of Douglas V. Verney's personal correspondence and papers as chair of the political science department at York University.
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The fonds comprises the following accession: 1992-003. 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
2003/04/09 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Update wording on accruals, extent, access restrictions.
2014/07/22 last updated
2018/04/03 KCP. Added GMD, finding aid note, and published
2020/03/28 KCP. Added access point.