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Brian Hall fonds

  • MS-2-799
  • Fonds
  • [after 1958], 1965 - 2016
Fonds contain materials relating to the work and teaching of Brian Hall. Items include awards and notices of awards received by Hall, correspondence regarding his work and achievements, lecture and class notes from courses Hall taught, information regarding grants earned, early Zoology schoolwork, publication information and original figures, media coverage, and seminars given. Items also include photographs and a reference card system with related card sorting sticks.

Awards received 2009 - 2010

File contains documents relating to awards received by Hall from 2009 - 2010. Materials include awards, invitations, and letters of congratulations. The awards Hall received during this time include the Killam Prize and the induction into the Discovery Centre's Science Hall of Fame. Materials also include one invitation from the University of Calgary received at a later date.

Dalhousie appointments 1968 - 2016

File contains documents relating to Hall's Dalhousie appointments from 1968 - 2016. Materials include correspondence including salary discussions, notices from Dalhousie, reports of Hall's work, applications, narrative account of Hall's career, and applications for sabbatical.

George S. Campbell Chair appointment

File contains documents relating to Hall's appointment as the George S. Campbell Professor of Biology at Dalhousie from 2001-2007. Materials include Hall's research accomplishments, publications, and sources of financial support, correspondence, letters of appointment, and annual reports of Hall's work.

The Royal Society of Canada Fellow appointment

File contains documents relating to Hall's appointment as a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1985. Materials include correspondence, administrative information regarding the Society, and a press release.

University of Calgary honorary degree

File contains documents relating to Hall's honorary degree received from the University of Calgary in 2014. Materials include a photograph of Hall in graduation robes, the 2014 convocation booklet and invitation for June 12, correspondence, a small news feature, and an outline for Hall's speech.

Student ratings of instruction (SRIs)

  • MS-2-799, Box 6, Folder 13
  • File
  • March 2006 - January 2007
  • Part of Brian Hall fonds

File contains student ratings of instruction (SRIs) for Hall's Biology 3050 class from March 2006 to January 2007. Materials include notes from students on what Hall did as a professor to facilitate their learning, how he hampered their learning, and additional comments.

Lectures and class notes

Series contains materials regarding Brian Hall's lectures and class notes. Written materials include handwritten and typed notes, lecture outlines, annotated articles, crib sheets for tests, and overhead slides with figures.

Lectures given at Dalhousie

Subseries contains materials related to Brian Hall's lectures given at Dalhousie University and the University of King's College.

Work and seminars

Series contains materials related to Brian Hall's work and seminars. Written materials include programmes and notices for seminars, protocols, notes taken by Hall at seminars, and Hall's Student Ratings of Instructions (SRIs) for 2006 - 2007.