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Borthywick Schools Collection

  • Collection
  • 1873 - 1961

Letters, minutes, reports, and other documents regarding schools at the Lakehead: early Port Arthur, Fort William, and the region.

Brian Stevenson papers

Dr. Brian Stevenson served as sixth President of Lakehead University, from August 2010 to December 2017.

Significant changes during this time include: the founding of the Faculty of Law, a significant increase in the number of international students, and renovations and new construction.

Canadian Federation of University Women, Thunder Bay Chapter fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932 - 2003

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, membership lists, newsletters, photographs and slides, and other various records associated with the activities of the club. Arranged into the following series:

  1. Constitution and Policies
  2. Minutes and Agendas
  3. Reports and Notes
  4. Background Information
  5. Newsletters
  6. Cash Books and Membership Lists
  7. Study Groups
  8. Correspondence
  9. Conferences
  10. Special Projects and Events
  11. Founders Memorial Trust Bursary
  12. Enrichment Nursery School Project
  13. CFUW – National Chapter
  14. CFUW – Ontario Council
  15. Ephemera
  16. Images

Claude Garton fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1908 - 1989

Claude Garton was a teacher and botanist. He amassed a collection of over 10,000 plant specimens, which were donated to form the Herbarium at Lakehead University. These records relate largely to his plant observations and collections.

Dean J. Angus

File contains reports to the Appraisal Committee, O.C.G.S., on the Proposed Master of Education Programs at Lakehead University, plus a confidential Addendum to the Report, a draft and report on Graduate Studies in Education in the Province of Ontario plus Appendix A and a conference address entitled "Teacher education at Lakehead University "Achievements and Aspirations" given by James T. Angus

Development of the Faculty of Education at Lakehead University

Series consists of the formation of the Faculty of Education records made and received by the Dean of the Faculty of Education in the course of administering its programs and operations. Activities documented include legal agreements, revised constitutions, bylaws and memorandum of understanding. Records also include policy, administrative and teaching decisions, degree and staffing structure, curriculum and programmes, budgets and correspondence with various universities. Also included are articles and papers on graduate studies in education in the province of Ontario; Teachers’ College and universities assuming responsibility for teacher education and Teachers’ College affiliation with universities; the MacLeod Report is frequently mentioned. Proposals include: reorganization of the student teaching programmes in elementary education; proposed organization of the Faculty of Education. Policy statements include: OCUFA (Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations) statement on amalgamation of Elementary Teachers’ College with the universities.

Includes:
Transcribed conversation between Dean Angus and President of Lakehead University, December 29, 1969.
An address to the A.P.E.N.W.O conference, Thunder Bay, Ontario, February 21. 1974 entitled Achievements and aspiration: teacher education at Lakehead University

Dr. James T. Angus fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1966 - 1985

Dr. James T. Angus was the first Dean of Education for Lakehead University.

The fonds consist of Dr Angus’s copies of correspondence, reports, memos, agenda and minutes, and printed material related to the integration of Lakehead Teachers’ College into Lakehead University; establishment of the Faculty of Education; graduate programs in education; program for training Indigenous teachers for First Nations schools in Northwestern Ontario. Activities documented include policy, procedures and programme development, budget planning, proposals, appraisals and surveys; evolution of the faculty’s administrative structure; development of curriculum and delivery of courses.

Dr. Penny Petrone fonds

  • Fonds

Dr. Penny Serafina Petrone (1925-2005) taught at Lakehead University's Faculty of Education. She was also an author, researcher, and traveller. The records reflect her research on Indigenous literature and culture and on the history of education in Canada; her writings including memoirs, personal records, and records of travel.

The records are divided into series as follows:

  • First Nations Literature and Culture (First People First Voices, 1983; Native Literature in Canada, 1990)
  • Inuit and Arctic Literature and Culture (Northern Voices, 1988)
  • Isabella Valancy Crawford (research supporting thesis)
  • Memoirs, biographical, and family materials (Breaking the Mould, 1995; Embracing Serafina 2000)
  • Travels (Europe, USSR, Asia, South America, North America)
  • Speeches, reviews, articles, and lectures
  • Education & teaching
  • Canadian writers
  • Travels (Uganda, China)

Dr. R.A. Ross Papers

Dr. R.A. Ross was a Professor of Chemistry and Dean of the Faculty of Science. These papers largely relate to proposals for new programs in the Faculty of Science: a PhD program in Materials Science, a B.Sc. in Energy and Fuel Science, and an Area-oriented Research Centre in Applied Sciences.

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