Fonds Fonds 40 - E.Y. Spencer fonds

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E.Y. Spencer fonds

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Fonds 40

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  • 1926-1954, predominant 1945-1951 (Creation)

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63.5 cm of textual records

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Elvins Yuill Spencer was born in Edmonton in 1914. He was granted both a BSc (1936) and MSc (1938) from the University of Alberta, and a PhD (1941) from the University of Toronto. Spencer joined the faculty of the University of Saskatchewan in 1946 as Assistant Professor of Cereal Chemistry. From 1949 to 1951 he held the half-time position of Co-ordinator of Research, Saskatchewan Research Council. Spencer resigned from the University in 1951.

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This fonds primarily contains material relating to the research activities of E.Y. Spencer, including chemical analysis of various grains; silicates; sterols; synthetic proteins; solvent extractions from lignites; and an analysis of freshwater fish. Additionally, there is some material concerning various national and provincial organizations, including the Chemical Institute of Canada; the National Research Council; and the American Association of Cereal Chemists.

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