Inventory of the
Frank Barrett fonds

Inventory #F0221

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0221
Title:Frank Barrett fonds
Dates:[ca. 1955] - 2001
Extent:5.5 m of textual records
9 videocassettes
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Frank Barrett is an Associate Professor in Geography, Atkinson College, York University. He was born on 6 July 1935 in Toronto, Ontario, educated at the University of Toronto (B. A. 1958), the University of Minnesota (M. A. 1964), and Michigan State University where he received his Ph. D. (Geography -- African Studies and Sociology) in 1973. Dr. Barrett primarily researches, teaches, and publishes about the geographical aspect of disease, the history of medical geography and geographical medicine, geographical thought, and Africa’ss cultural areas, disease patterns, and medical care and nutrition. He has served York University in many administrative and collegial capacities, including Chair, Dept. Geography and Urban Studies, Atkinson College (1981-1982, 1988-1989, and 1999-2001).
Scope and Content:

The fonds consists of Dr. Barrett’s undergraduate and graduate essays, published papers, drafts, presentations, grant and research files, teaching files, course notes, correspondence, raw data and questionnaires from Barrett’s housing studies, as well as Atkinson College Geography department newsletters. The fonds also consists of correspondence, book proposals and prospectus, drafts, and reviewers’ comments for Barrett’s ’Disease and Geography: The History of an Idea’.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
Some restrictions apply. Files containing personal student information are closed for 40 years from the last date in the file.
Finding Aid: Individual accession file lists are available separately; see accruals note.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/fonds/ON00370-f0000221.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accessions: 2001-034, 2001-059, 2002-047. Further accruals may be expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Frank Barrett in 2001 and 2002.
Subject Access Points:Barrett, Frank A., 1935-
Provenance Access Points:Barrett, Frank A., 1935-

Date of creation: 2003/01/15
Date of last revision: 2003/05/06
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