Archief PR3149 - William Clare Wonders fonds

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William Clare Wonders fonds

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    • 1972 (Vervaardig)

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    Born in 1924, William Clare Wonders received a B.A. in Geography from the University of Toronto in 1946, an M.A. in Geography from the University of Syracuse in 1948, and a PhD from the University of Toronto in 1951.

    He founded the Department of Geography at the University of Alberta and served as its first professor. Co-founder and first chair of the Boreal Institute for Northern Studies (now the Canadian Circumpolar Institute), his research, teaching, writing, and consulting work has focused on the North, first nations land claims, Scandinavia, and special atlases.

    He was made a Member of the Order of Canada in 1999 and received the Queen's Jubilee Medal. He died in Victoria, B.C. in 2011.

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    The fonds relates to William Clare Wonders' professional occupation as a geographer and includes a copy of Field Guide Field Tour EA 1 (The Canadian Northwest) 22nd International Geographical Congress, Canada 1972.


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    In 1973, William Clare Wonders donated the material to the Provincial Archives of Alberta.


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        The material is in English.

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        Please see the William Clare Wonders fonds at the University of Alberta Archives.

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        Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from the William Clare Wonders fonds description at the University of Alberta Archives: The Order of Canada website located at (Accessed No. 7, 2008).

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