Fonds MG 55 - Lorne and Mildred Paul fonds

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Lorne and Mildred Paul fonds

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MG 55

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  • [ca. 1880s-1985] ; 1912-1974 (predominant) (Creation)

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1.54 m of textual records and photographs ; oversize

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Lorne Caswell Paul was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, on 27 October 1904, and received both his B.Sc. in Biology (1930) and his MSc. (1932) from the University of Saskatchewan. He earned a Ph.D. from Iowa State University in 1940. He joined the faculty at the U of S in 1944 as Extension Specialist and Assistant Professor, and was promoted in turn to Associate Professor (1957) and Full Professor (1968). He held positions in various organizations, including that of Saskatchewan Director for the Agriculture Institute of Canada, and Director of the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists. Dr. Paul retired from the University in 1972.

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This fonds contains biographical material, including a Paul family history and reminiscences and anecdotes by L.C. Paul, as well as several of his articles. In addition, there is both the manuscript and published version of the History of Extension (1910-1970), and a file on the Retired Faculty Association. The addendum contains clippings and article pertaining to the history of agriculture and agricultural science in Western Canada.

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This fonds has been organized into four series:
A. Personal/Family
B. Publications
C. Extension: History
D. University of Saskatchewan

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