Inventory of the
O.R. Lundell fonds

Inventory #F0182

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0182
Title:O.R. Lundell fonds
Extent:0.30 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
O.R. Lundell (1932-1999) was a professor and university administrator. Born in Revelstoke, British Columbia, he was educated at Queen's University and received his PhD. in physical chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1958. His first teaching position as a professor of science was at the Royal Military College in Kingston. In 1961, Lundell was appointed as the founding chemistry professor at York University. He served as the Associate Dean from 1964 until 1973 and then as the second Dean of the Faculty of Science for an additional ten years until 1982. In addition, he sat on the building committee of the Chemistry and Computer Science Building and for many years as a member of the Atomic Energy Control Board. In recognition of his accomplishments, Lundell was bestowed a University Professorship in 1984 and posthumously named to the York University Founders Honours Society in March of 2000.
Scope and Content:

The fonds documents O.R. Lundell's activities as a professor and university administrator. Records consist of correspondence, course notes, evaluations and advising material. Also included are reports, minutes and background material relating to the design requirements of the Chemistry department within the new Chemistry and Computer Science Building, the Canadian Institute for Research in Atmospheric Chemistry and the Science Olympics.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
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Finding Aid: File list available.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/fonds/ON00370-f0000182.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 1999-033. Further accruals are expected.
Provenance Access Points:Lundell, O.R., 1932-1999

Date of creation: 2002/04/05
Date of last revision: 2003/04/15
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