Fonds Fonds 5 - Archives of the University of Ottawa fonds

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Archives of the University of Ottawa fonds

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CA ON00345 Fonds 5

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  • 1927-2009 (Creation)

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3,16 m of textual records 1227 multimedia documents 1 artifact documents

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Even though this had been planned since the great reorganization of the University, in 1965, the Archives of the University of Ottawa are created in 1967. Indeed, resolution 67.51 of the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors appoints the institutions first archivist, Paul Dumas, whose term begins on July first 1967. The role of the Archives is to provide a records management service to the University’s other administrative and academic units. The Archives store and manage semi-active records as well as records of permanent value. Also, the Archives are charged with promoting the history of the University of Ottawa, providing researchers with easy access to historical data concerning the institution.

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The fonds contains files which document the functions of the Archives. It includes annual and biennial reports (1967-1996), finding aids of the fonds and collections, and photographic material about the activities of the service.

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Documents containing personal and confidential information are restricted to consultation and reproduction. The records are submitted to the Copyright's

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File level inventory for textual documents; item level for multimedia documents.

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