Inventory of the
George Tatham fonds

Inventory #F0423

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0423
Title:George Tatham fonds
Dates:1941-1987, 2003
Extent:1.66 m of textual records
3 audio cassettes (180 min)
41 glass slides ; 8 x 10 cm
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
George Tatham (1907-1987) was a member of the Department of Geography and an administrator at York University, 1960-1977. He served as dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science, 1960-1962, dean of students, 1962-1966, and master of McLaughlin College, 1968-1977. He was educated at the University of Liverpool and Clark University and taught at the University of Toronto for several years before coming to York University.
Scope and Content:

The fonds consists of notes, photocopies of research materials, course outlines and bibliographies for George Tathamís geography courses offered at York University and the University of Toronto in the fields of political, social and physical geography, as well as notes taken during his student years. In addition, there are glass slides used for teaching purposes. The fonds also includes three audio cassette tapes and typed transcripts of interviews conducted by John Hardy of the York University Archives with Tatham concerning the early years of York University. The interviews were conducted in 1975-1976.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
No restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: File lists available.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/fonds/ON00370-f0000423.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accessions: 1978-017, 1987-015, 1988-002, 2003-056. Further accruals may be expected.
Related Records: See the John Seeley fonds (F0405) and the Denis Smith fonds (F0411) for related material.
Immediate source of acquisition: Accession 2003-056 was received from John Warkentin in 2003.
Provenance Access Points:Tatham, George, 1907-1987.

Date of creation: 2002/04/08
Date of last revision: 2003/12/16
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