Fonds Fonds 92 - A.R. Byers fonds

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A.R. Byers fonds

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Fonds 92

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  • 1946-1954, predominant 1948-1951 (Creation)

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40.64 cm of textual and cartographic records

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Alfred Roddick Byers was born on 25 February 1911, in Ste. Agathe des Monts, Quebec. He received his B.Sc. (1932), MSc. (1933) and his Ph.D (1935) from McGill. Prior to joining the University of Saskatchewan in 1940, he was employed as a geological consultant. He was made Full Professor in 1957 and Head of the Dept. of Geological Sciences in 1965. He also served as acting director of the Institute for Northern Studies in 1964. Professor Byers retired from the University in 1972.

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This fonds contains files relating to Professor Byers research in Northern Saskatchewan and Manitoba, specifically Amisk, Wildnest, Annabel, Waddy, Neagle, Face, Errington, Black and Pillow lakes; Flin Flon; and Missi Island.

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Related material: See also Faculty Biographies series.

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