Fonds F0390 - Graham Reed fonds

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Graham Reed fonds

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0.50 m of textual records

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Graham Reed (1923-1989) educator and author, was born and educated in the United Kingdom, receiving his PhD from Manchester University in 1966. After a brief teaching career in England, he emigrated to Canada in 1969 and joined the Psychology Department at Atkinson College, York University as chairman. He later served as dean of Graduate Studies (1973-1981), chair of the Department of Psychology, Glendon College (1982-1988), and was made a University Professor in 1984. Reed was the author of several scholarly works in the field of psychology, including 'The psychology of anomalous experience,'(1972) and 'Obsessional experience and compulsive behaviour,' (1985). He was also author of the novel, 'Fisher's Creek,' (1963), and the posthumous 'Walks in Waziristan,'.

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The fonds partially documents Granham Reed's research activities in psychology for the period of 1948-1988.

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See records of the Office of the Dean in York University. Faculty of Graduate Studies (F0060) for related records.


The fonds comprises the following accession: 1990-005. Further accruals are expected.

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2002/04/08 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/08 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/05/06 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording in extent, access restrictions, accruals, related materials.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM.
2018/03/28 KCP. added GMD, finding aid note, and published
2020/03/28 KCP. Added access point(s).

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