File MS-2-688, SF Box 101, Folder 25 - Professor Kenneth Thomas Leffek's chemistry classes record books

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Professor Kenneth Thomas Leffek's chemistry classes record books

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MS-2-688, SF Box 101, Folder 25

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  • 1961 - 1995 (Creation)
    Leffek, Kenneth

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3.5 cm of textual records (2 volumes)

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Kenneth Leffek was a chemist and professor of organic chemistry at Dalhousie between 1961-1994. He was born in Nottingham, England, on 15 October 1934, and emigrated to Canada in 1959 after earning his Doctor of Philosophy at University College, London. He served as Dean of Graduate Students from 1972-1990. He was chairman of the Atlantic Provinces Interuniveristy Committee on Sciences from 1975-1977. He was also a fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada and the Royal Society of Arts; a member of the Chemical Society of London and the Chemical Institute of Canada, which he served as national director of technical and science affairs (1980-1983), national vice president (1985-1986) and president (1986-1987). He was married to Janet Marilyn Wallace in 1958, with whom he had three children.

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Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives by Professor Kenneth Thomas Leffek in accession (53-95) in 1995.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: Professor Kenneth Thomas Leffek's chemistry classes record books, MS-2-688, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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February 3, 2020 (creation)
March 2020 (revision)

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  • Box: SF Box 101