Fonds F0182 - O.R. Lundell fonds

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O.R. Lundell fonds

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0.30 m of textual records

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O.R. Lundell (1932-1999) was a professor and university administrator. Born in Revelstoke, British Columbia, he was educated at Queen's University and received his PhD. in physical chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1958. His first teaching position as a professor of science was at the Royal Military College in Kingston. In 1961, Lundell was appointed as the founding chemistry professor at York University. He served as the Associate Dean from 1964 until 1973 and then as the second Dean of the Faculty of Science for an additional ten years until 1982. In addition, he sat on the building committee of the Chemistry and Computer Science Building and for many years as a member of the Atomic Energy Control Board. In recognition of his accomplishments, Lundell was bestowed a University Professorship in 1984 and posthumously named to the York University Founders Honours Society in March of 2000.

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The fonds documents O.R. Lundell's activities as a professor and university administrator. Records consist of correspondence, course notes, evaluations and advising material. Also included are reports, minutes and background material relating to the design requirements of the Chemistry department within the new Chemistry and Computer Science Building, the Canadian Institute for Research in Atmospheric Chemistry and the Science Olympics.

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File inventory appended as a .pdf document at fonds level.

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The fonds comprises the following accession: 1999-033. Further accruals are expected.

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002/04/05 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/05 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/04/15 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording for accruals. Removed note re: supplied title.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM.
2018/03/22 KCP. Published.
2018/11/13 KCP. Uploaded legacy finding aid.
2020/03/28 KCP. Added access point(s).

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