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  • UAA-2006-053
  • Accession
  • 2003-2006

Drafts of "Department of Chemistry - History and Memoir" by WE Harris

Supplemental information to drafts

WE Harris is Professor Emeritus - Dept of Chemistry

Harris, Walter Edgar


  • UAA-2009-034
  • Accession
  • 2009.03.18

Correspondence between Professor Emeritus, W.E. Harris and W.G. Goward, a former graduate student in chemistry.

Harris, Walter Edgar

Walter Edgar Harris fonds

  • 2012-27
  • Fonds
  • 1915 - 2011

This fonds contains the records of the University of Alberta chemistry professor Dr. Walter Harris. He was instrumental in the modernization of the University’s successful Analytical Chemistry program. Dr Harris was acclaimed for his work in chemistry education, scientific research, and committee service.

The materials date from 1915 to 2011. The records predominately date after Harris began his career at the University of Alberta in 1946. The collection is rich in teaching materials, including a number of lectures written verbatim, an abundance of lecture slides and audio visual recordings of Walter Harris lecturing, as well as a significant amount of Dr. Harris’ research papers and supporting information. The fonds also incorporates materials related to the history of the Chemistry Department at the University of Alberta. In addition, it provides insight into Harris’ book publications with related correspondence, revisions and notes. The fonds is abundant in records relating to Harris’ work as a committee member including meeting minutes, agendas, committee reports, and correspondence.

This fonds contains an array of document types including such textual materials as notes, correspondence, talks, programs, pamphlets, articles, cards, course materials, announcements, books, and personal history information. It also contains yearbooks, plaques, certificates and newspaper clippings, as well as a variety of media types including photographs, slides, negatives, lantern slides, a 16mm film, reel-to-reel audiotapes, a VHS videocassette, a u-matic video tape, and a CD-ROM disk. The fonds geographically pertains predominantly to Canada with some materials created in the United States, and a few materials generated in countries abroad. The materials related to Europe are from international conferences or committee travels taken by Harris.

Harris, Walter Edgar


Materials relating to the personal and professional life of Walter E. Harris, noteworthy Canadian chemist and recipient of the Order of Canada. Including original transcripts in various states, research materials, teaching materials board and conference materials, reports, correspondence, maps, monographs/publications awards/ certificates and diplomas.

Harris, Walter Edgar


  • UAA-1970-106
  • Accession
  • 1926-1942

Theses relating to CKUA and electrical engineering articles

Harris, Walter Edgar


  • UAA-1981-177
  • Accession
  • 1938-1959

Research notes, W.E. Harris (1947 and 1856-1959). Office files (1938-1940)

Kratochvil, Byron George


  • UAA-1981-159
  • Accession

Manuscript copies of three textbooks including the first computer typeset book at the U of A

Kratochvil, Byron George