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UAA-1971-198

First Canadian Tank Battalion, Group Photograph:
Back row left to right: M.J. O'Brien, W. Sykes, C.J. Spratt, H.M. Fife, A.D. MacGillivray, W.S. Cupples
Middle Row, from left to right: J.E. Kirk, J.E. McCallum, R.F. Jackson, T. Marsden, St. G. Hollies
Front Row, from left to right: J.W. Scott, J.H. Ogilvie, Lieut. G.H. Steer, Lieut. A.L. Burt, M.A.R. Young, W.R. Howson.

McDermid Studios

UAA-1973-147

Photographs of Debating Society (1915-1916), Freshman Class (1915-1916), Graduating Class (1918) and Convocation (1929)

Harris in Trail, British Columbia

Harris standing on a hill in Trail, British Columbia. Caption reads "Trail and CMS". The image was likely taken the summer after Harris' third year at University when he worked at Consolidated Minning and Smelting as a general labourer in the phosphate fertilizer plant. Slide used in personal presentation.

UAA-1971-166

Accession consists of records pertaining to the Science Association, University of Alberta including correspondence and financial statements.

Science Association

UAA-1969-091

Accession consists of records from the Department of Extension including memorabilia and programmes, "Chipmunk".

Department of Extension

UAA-1971-102

Photographs predominantly depicting J.J. Ower, the Provincial Lab, and University Medicine related staff and scenes.

Ower, John James

Co-60 Gamma Ray

Co-60 gamma ray unit used in cobalt therapy, the use of gamma rays to treat medical issues such as tumors. The Physical Science Centre had a special "cave" built out under the basement with a Co-60 gamma ray unit for the initiation of radio chemical reactions. Slide found in box labeled AECL for the Atomic Energy of Canada Limited. Slide likely used in lecture or public talk.

National Research Universal

National Research Universal, Atomic Energy of Canada United in Chalk River, Ontario. Harris spent one summer in Chalk River with R Betts on the isotopic separation of sodium-22 and sodium -24. Slide found in box labeled AECL for the Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, likely used in lecture or public talk.

National Research Universal Reactor

National Research Universal reactor Atomic Energy of Canada United in Chalk River, Ontario. Harris spent one summer in Chalk River with R Betts on the isotopic separation of sodium-22 and sodium -24. Slide found in box labeled AECL for the Atomic Energy of Canada Limited likely used in lecture or public talk.

UAA-1973-197

Lecture notes, certificates, publications, correspondence and photographs

Gordon, Robert Kay

UAA-1970-120

Accession consists of financial estimates for the University of Alberta. Accession also contains materials for the Office of the Comptroller/Bursar.

UAA-1969-104

8 photographs of the Unversity Campus.
1) University of Alberta Det. 11 Field Ambulance (1916)
2) University of Alberta Summer School for Teachers, 1915
3) UofA Summer School for Teachers, 1916
4) UofA Company 196th O. (W.U.) Battallion C.E.F. Edmonton, Ablerta, June 22, 1916
5) Unidentified
6) Unidentified
7) Unidentified
8) Aerial view of campus, 1953

Cold Rooms

Two cold rooms one for storing volatile and unstable chemicals and the other is equipped as a laboratory.

Main Supply Room

Main supply room for the storage and retrieval of chemicals, glassware and other equipment needed for teaching and research. The supply room was located in the basement of the Physical Science Centre.

Harris and Friends at a Viewpoint

Harris leaning on his Pontiac car, with his friends taking pictures at a mountain viewpoint. Image found inside card from Audrey and Willard F Allen. Willard Allen was a friend and fellow chemistry teacher at the University of Alberta.

Inorganic and Analytical Research Laboratory

Photograph taken in the Inorganic and Analytical Research Laboratory. Image focuses on the Leeds & Northrup Electro Chemograph Type E with a built in Speedomax Recorder designed for polarography analysis. Machine commonly used in the study of kinetics and mechanism of inorganic reactions. Image also appears in "New Physical Sciences Centre" booklet advertising the newly built facility.

Glass Blowing Shop

Two technicians working on glass lathes in the Glass Blowing Shop. This room was used for the building and design of new glass equipment for research. The shop was located in the basement of the physics-mathematics wing.

Physical Science Center

Physical Science Center at the University of Alberta built to house three departments of Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. The building officially opened May 24, 1961 and was designed by the Department of Public Works.

Physical Sciences Auditorium

Physical Sciences Auditorium with 400 sloping seats full of students. The auditorium was housed in a seperate wing to the North of the Mathematics-Physics building and was used for large lecture classes, special lectures and public meetings. A projection booth is also located at the back of the room.

Physics Machine Shop

Physics machine shop with wood and metal-working equipment to create materials for research and undergraduate laboratories. The machine shop was located in the basement of the physics-mathematics wing.

Harris and Friends in the Rockies

Harris and friends standing in front of a lake in the Rockies. Image found inside card from Audrey and Willard F Allen. Willard Allen was a friend and fellow chemistry teacher at the University of Alberta.

Staff Office Laboratory

Staff office laboratory in the Physical Science Center, with a Fisher zone refiner in the center of the image. Each staff room was accompanied by a private laboratory.

Machine Shop

Three Machinists operating tools in the machine shop. The shop was complete with wood and metal-working equipment to create materials for research and undergraduate laboratories. Included in the photograph is a lathes, jig saw, sheet metal bender, grinder, two drill presses, and a welding area. The machine shop was located in the basement of the physics-mathematics wing.

Detroit Convention

Detroit Convention with: Kolthoff, Laitenen, M Bushey, O'Brein, Thomson, Luyive[?], Stenfers, Harris possibly on the far right with his hand on his chin, Fall 1962.

Walter Harris and Harry Habgood

Image of Harris and Habgood. Harry Habgood co-authored Programmed Temperature Gas Chromatography with Harris, the first book published by anyone in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Alberta.

UAA-1969-109

Accession consists of photographs from the Students' Union.

Students' Union

UAA-2019-001 (Robert Layton)

  • UAA-2019-001
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  • 1935-1968

Textual records from Robert (Bob) Layton's years at the University of Alberta, including newspaper clippings, directories, programs, handbooks, playbills etc.

Fisher Scientific Lecture Award of The Chemical Institute of Canada

The Fisher Scientific Lecture Award of the Chemical Institute of Canada is awarded for commendable achievement and scholarship in statistical science praising the impact of statistical methods of scientific investigation. Harris won this high esteemed for his outstanding leadership in analytical chemistry and contributions in Gas Chromatography. His award lecture "Gas Chromatography- Developments in Temperature Programming and Pyrolysis GC" was presented during the 52nd Canadian Chemical Conference and Exhibition in Montreal on May 28, 1969. This is the second year that the award had been given out.

UAA-1972-061

Accession consists of A.G. McCalla, papers and publications, (1932-1969), as well as, inter alia, CKUA files (81-120).

McCalla, Arthur Gilbert

Chemical Analysis "Crew"

Chemical Analysis "Crew": R Kratochvil, J Plambeck, D Rabenstein, P Harris, L Ziola, B Burrows, G Horlick, G Johanson, WE Harris. Dated August 1973. Photograph taken outside of the Chemistry Building.

University of Minnesota Outstanding Achievement Award

The outstanding achievement award is given to former graduates of the University of Minnesota who have attained distinction in their area of study and demonstrated outstanding leadership. It was earned by Harris for his influential work in teaching analytical chemistry and research work in hot-atom chemistry, chromatography and polarography. This certificate was awarded at the 36th Annual meeting of the Institute of Technology Alumni Association on November 2, 1973.

UAA-1976-132

Accession consists of the personal and professional papers of Cedric Lowe including reference materials, course materials, undergraduate notes, and drafts of research papers.

Lowe, Cedric James

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