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F. Ronald Hayes fonds
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1926-1974, predominate 1955-1959 (Creation)
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0.5 m of textual records. - [3 boxes]
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F. Ronald Hayes was a professor of zoology and environmental studies at Dalhousie University. He founded and was the first director of the the Institute for Oceanography and the Institute for Environmental Studies, which later became the School for Resource and Environmental Studies. Hayes conducted research on fish and bacteria in freshwater systems across North America. In 1965 he received an honourary Doctor of Laws degree from Dalhousie University. The Professor F. Ronald Hayes International Scholarship was established in his memory.
The fonds was acquired from an unknown donor in 1996.
Scope and content
Fonds contains records that span Hayes' career as a zoology professor. It consists of research data, laboratory experiments and other teaching material, correspondence, and publications. The research data has a wide geographic scope, but was primarily gathered in Nova Scotia.
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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room.
No further accruals are expected.
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