Fonds 17-003 - David R. Morrison fonds

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David R. Morrison fonds

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    • Source of title proper: Fonds based on the creator of the fonds.

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    • 1966-2007 (Creation)
      Morrison, David R.

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    0.8 m of textual records (3 boxes)

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    Biographical history

    David R. Morrison was born in 1941. He held several positions at Trent University: Professor in the Department of International Development Studies and Department of Political Studies; Chair of the Association of the Teaching Staff; Dean of Arts and Science; Dean of Arts and Science and Provost; President and Vice-Chancellor (acting); Vice-President Academic (interim); and Director of the Trent International Program. He received an Eminent Service Award at Trent University in 2007. For further information about the career of David R. Morrison, visit the following web page: (last visited 13 September 2017).

    Custodial history

    Fonds was in the custody of David R. Morrison before being donated to Trent University in 2014.

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    Fonds is comprised of correspondence, memos, legal documents, and reports pertaining to the administrative career of David Morrison at Trent University.

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    Fonds acquired from David R. Morrison in 2014.


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        Boxes 1 and 2 are restricted. Box 3 is open.

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        BOXES 1 & 2, plus two loose items


        Correspondence, memos, legal documents, and reports pertaining to the administrative career of David Morrison at Trent University (includes materials re the closing of Peter Robinson College; personnel matters; course development; Trent International Program; recruitment; SuperBuild; etc.), 1966-2007

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        Folders 1-38: Newspaper clippings pertaining to Trent University, 1996-2004

        Folder 39: "Connecting the Dots: "Governance" at Trent, 1972-1998" / David R. Morrison, August 2005 (draft chapter for a book, received from the author September 2019)

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