Fonds F0004 - Founders College fonds

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Founders College fonds

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6.6 m of textual records

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Founders was the first college established on the main campus of York University, opening in September 1965. The College is affiliated with the Faculty of Arts with special attention paid to the disciplines of Anthropology, French Studies, History, Psychology and Women 's Studies. In addition, the college offers a number of course in the college tutorial programme and is part of the Inter-College Curriculum programme. The college contains the Arthur Haberman Art Gallery, the Nellie Langford Rowell Library and the Office of the University Advisor on the Status of Women. It has a residence building made up of seven houses, each named after a member of the Group of Seven.

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The fonds consists of the records of the Office of the Master, 1963-1975 and the Founders College Student Council, 1965-1987.

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  • English

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Some access restrictions apply. Consult the University Archives for details. Written permission to view closed files must be obtained from the Master of Founder's College, and be directed to the Archivist, York University.

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The fonds includes material from the following accruals: 1975-014, 1979-011, 1983-019, 11983-020, 1987-028.

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2020/01/12 KCP. Migrated from Word Perfect. Uploaded legacy file inventories for 1975-014 and 1979-011.

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