Fonds UA-3 - President’s Office fonds

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President’s Office fonds

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  • 1820-2004 (Creation)

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145 m of textual records

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Biographical history

Although the first president of Dalhousie College, Thomas McCulloch, was appointed in 1838, it wasn’t until 1945 that the Board of Governors determined the specific responsibilities of the Office of the President, wherein the president became responsible for the general supervision of the university, encompassing all areas from the academic program to the student body.

Custodial history

Materials have been donated by the President’s Office on an ongoing basis since 1972.

Scope and content

This fonds consists of photographs; audiovisual materials; newspaper clippings; pamphlets and posters; Dalhousie publications and other printed material; student and personnel files; correspondence; manuscripts; reports created by or reviewed by senior administration; financial materials including accounts payable and receivable documents, budgets, and ledgers; legal documents, including deeds and leases; diaries; scrapbooks; meeting minutes and agendas; academic plans; speeches; and other documents related to the senior administration’s sphere of responsibility.

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This collection is organized into series: Office of the President Office of the Vice President VP Academic and Research VP Finance and Administration

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  • English

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All files are closed for 50 years after the date of creation.

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Further accruals are expected.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], President’s Office fonds, UA-3, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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