Fonds - David Givner fonds

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David Givner fonds

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  • [ca.1952]-1993 (Creation)

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5.46 m of textual records

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David A. Givner, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Regina, received his academic education at the University of Maryland (B.A., M.A.) and at Columbia University (Ph.D.). In 1965 he took up a position of Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Saskatchewan, Regina Campus, rising to Associate Professor in 1970. He served as acting chair of the Philosophy Department during 1971-72. With a name change of the department, in 1973, he became Associate Professor of Philosophy and Classics, and was promoted to the rank of full Professor in 1985. From 1980-1982 he served as Head of the Department of Philosophy and Classics at the University of Regina. He is retired and currently resides in Victoria, British Columbia, with his wife, writer and biographer Joan Givner, who was also a Professor at the University of Regina before her retirement.

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Fonds consists of the personal papers of Philosophy Professor, Dr. David A. Givner, 1965-1993. Included are research notes and papers, committee files, department minutes, examinations, syllabi, lecture notes, administrative files, as well as notes pertaining to his Ph.D. studies at Columbia, ca. 1952-1957.

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Preliminary box list for 93-32 is available.

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