Fonds PR3156 - George Brandak fonds

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George Brandak fonds

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    PR3156

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    • 1973 (Creation)

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    0.02 m of textual records

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    George Brandak wreceived a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1966, a Certificate in Archival Principles and Administration, Carleton University in 1968 and a Master’s degree in History from Sir Wilfrid Laurier University in 1973.

    He worked as an archivist with the Provincial Archives of Alberta from 1966 to 1969, and with the University of Saskatchewan Archives from 1971 to 1973. He then joined the University of British Columbia as Head of Special Collections, a position he held until his retirement in 2008.

    He served on the board of the Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA), including the positions of Director without Portfolio (1981-1983, Vice President (1989-1990) and President (1990-1991). He was named an ACA Fellow in 2009.

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    The fonds consists of a copy of George Brandak's Master's Thesis entitled, "A Study in the Missionary Activity in the Diocese of Athabasca, 1884- 1903."

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    In 1973, George Brandak donated the material to the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

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        The material is in English.

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        Access Conditions: None

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        Further accruals are not expected.

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        Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from information distributed during a colloquium series hosted at the University of British Columbia featuring George Brandak.

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        Includes accession PR1973.0488.

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