Fonds MG 88 - R.L. Eager fonds

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R.L. Eager fonds

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MG 88

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  • 1944-1967 (inclusive) ; 1949-1960 (predominant) (Creation)

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60.96 cm of textual records

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Richard Livingston "Dick" Eager was born on August 27, 1917 in Kenaston, Saskatchewan. He earned two degrees from the University of Saskatchewan: a BE (1943) and M.Sc. (1945). In 1949, he received a PhD from McGill University. His first appointment at the University of Saskatchewan was in 1947, as a special lecturer. By 1965, he was a full Professor. Eager was noted for his exceptional teaching ability. Dr. Eager retired in 1984 and was named Professor Emeritus. Eager died in Saskatoon in 2003.

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This fonds contains Professor Eager's files on the Alumni Association, Faculty Association, Canadian Committee on Counselling for Engineering, and radio broadcasts for "The World of Chemistry," as well as personal correspondence and lecture notes. In addition, there are several research files on uranium, lignite, kinetics, silicates, and radiation chemistry.

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Arranged alphabetically by subject within each series. The fonds has been organized into four series:
A. Subject Files
B. Lecture Notes Taken
C. Lecture Notes Presented
D. Research Files

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Use, publication, and/or reproduction of records are subject to the terms and conditions of the Copyright Act.

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