Fonds Fonds 15 - Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry fonds

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Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry fonds

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Fonds 15

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  • 1915-1940 (Creation)
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    Howes, Ernst Albert
  • 1988 (Creation)
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    Tyrchniewicz, Edward W.
  • 1983-1988 (Creation)
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    Berg, Roy Torgny
  • 1975-1983 (Creation)
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    Bowland, John
  • 1968-1975 (Creation)
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    MacHardy, Fenton Vincent
  • 1959-1968 (Creation)
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    Bentley, C. Fred
  • 1951-1959 (Creation)
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    McCalla, Arthur Gilbert
  • 1941-1951 (Creation)
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    Sinclair, Robert David
  • 1940-1941 (Creation)
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    Newton, Robert
  • 1915-1940 (Creation)
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    Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry
  • 1988 (Creation)
  • 1983-1988 (Creation)
  • 1975-1983 (Creation)
  • 1968-1975 (Creation)
  • 1959-1968 (Creation)
  • 1951-1959 (Creation)
  • 1941-1951 (Creation)
  • 1940-1941 (Creation)

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22.15m of multiple media records

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(1915 -)

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Known as the Faculty of Agriculture until 1972, its name change recognized the introduction of the forestry program in 1970. The Faculty provides teaching facilities for obtaining primary and a advanced science degrees in agriculture, forestry and food science. It also administers a two-year pre-Veterinary Medicine program. The Faculty holds sites on and off the campus for conducting practical research to solve problems in the agriculture and forestry fields. Deans: 1915-1940 Ernest Albert Howes; 1940-1941 Robert Newton; 1941-1951 Robert David Sinclair; 1951-1959 Arthur Gilbert McCalla; 1959-1968 C. Fred Bentley; 1968-1975 Fenton Vincent MacHardy; 1975-1983 John Bowland; 1983-1988 Roy Torgny Berg; 1988- Edward W. Tyrchniewicz.

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(1889 - 1985)

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Plant biochemist, Administrator, 1889-1985. Dr. Robert Newton joined the University staff in 1919 as a professor of field husbandry. From 1922 to 1932 he served as professor of plant biochemistry in the Department of Field Crops. After a period at the National Research Council, he returned to the University as Dean of Agriculture, 1940-1942, and as President, 1941-1950. In addition, he was Director of Research for the Alberta Research Council from 1941 to 1951.

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(1906 - 1985)

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Plant scientist, Administrator, 1906-1985. Dr. Arthur Gilbert McCalla was a researcher in the field of protein chemistry, and a senior administrator at the University. He was instrumental in the development and expansion of graduate studies as Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture from 1957 to 1971. During his tenure at the University he held these positions: research assistant, Associate Committee on Grain Research, National Research Council (at the University of Alberta), ca. 1932- 1940; professor, Department of Field Crops (later Plant Science), 1941-1971; Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, 1951-1959; Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies, 1957-1971; and Acting Vice-President (Academic), 1969-1970. The McCalla Research Professorships were created in his honour.

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Created by MMCFARLANE 12-20-2007. Updated by RFROGNER 3-4-2010.

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