Archief MG 321 - H.C. Moss fonds

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H.C. Moss fonds

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  • 1907-1980. (Vervaardig)

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1.45 m

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Harold Charles Moss, an internationally recognized soils specialist, was born in Barry, Wales, on 11 March 1899. He immigrated with his family to Canada in 1908, settling on a farm near Strasbourg, Saskatchewan. Following army service in the First World War, he obtained his Associate in Agriculture (1920) and his BSA (1924), both from the University of Saskatchewan. He earned his MSc from the University of Alberta in 1932. Moss worked as a land inspector for the CPR prior to joining the Saskatchewan Soil Survey in 1927. Following his retirement he continued as a research associate with the Saskatchewan Institute of Pedology. Moss helped design soil classification systems on both a national and international basis. Together with John Mitchell, he created ratings for Saskatchewan soils, still in use as the base for assessment and taxation of rural property in the province. Moss's many contributions received numerous recognition, including an honorary degree from the University of Saskatchewan. He died on June 12, 1986.

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This fonds contains materials primarily related to Moss's work on the soil survey of Saskatchewan, and academic work connected to soil classification and land use.

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