Inventory of the
Gerda Wekerle fonds

Inventory #F0234

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0234
Title:Gerda Wekerle fonds
Extent:0.22 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Gerda Wekerle is a professor and community advocate. Born in 1947 in Heidelberg, Germany, she was educated at York University and received her Ph. D. (Sociology) from Northwestern University in 1974. A professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies, Wekerle began her teaching career at York in 1972, where she also teaches courses in the School of Women’s Studies and the Graduate Programme in Geography. Wekerle is a prolific writer, as well as an activist and consultant at the local, national, and international levels. Her work has focussed on topics such as housing, women and environments, urban public policy, social planning, social policy, transportation, urban development, qualitative research methods, and women and public policy.
Scope and Content:

The fonds consists of interviews, selected newspaper clippings pertaining to the Fine Arts Building and its architect, reports, and surveys documenting a controversial study by Dr. Wekerle and her students on their move into the new Fine Arts Building at York University in 1973-1974.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
No restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: File list available.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/submissions/fonds/ON00370-f0000234.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 2002-022. Further accruals may be expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Gerda Werkerle in 2002.
Subject Access Points:Wekerle, Gerda R.
Provenance Access Points:Wekerle, Gerda R.

Date of creation: 2003/01/15
Date of last revision: 2003/04/08
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