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Alan J. Slavin fonds
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- Slavin, Alan J.
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28 cm of textual records
45 rpm record
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Name of creator
Alan J. Slavin is a professor of physics at Trent University, and an adjunct professor at Queen's University. He received a M.Sc. from the University of Toronto and a Ph.D. from Cambridge University, and is the recipient of the following academic awards: Trent University's Symons Award for Excellence in Teaching (1992), 3M Teaching Fellowship, and Ontario Lieutenant-Governor's Award for Teaching (1993), and Canadian Association of Physicists Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (1996). Slavin was a member of Kawartha Ploughshares.
This fonds was created by and in the custody of Professor Alan Slavin before it was donated to Trent University Archives.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of correspondence, pamphlets, journal issues, and other material related primarily to the peace movement. Included are records of Kawartha Ploughshares and Project Ploughshares, and letters written between Alan and Linda Slavin and government officials regarding nuclear disarmament, capital punishment, etc.
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Fonds acquired in 2001 from Professor Alan Slavin
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For related records see the New Left Movement Publications Collection (88-020).