Fonds F 634 - F.W. Anderson fonds

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F.W. Anderson fonds

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  • Microform
  • Textual record

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Private

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Fonds

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F 634

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  • c.1948-1982 (Creation)
    Creator
    Anderson, Frederick Woodley, 1920-2009
  • 1948-1982 (Accumulation)

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Physical description

4.380 m of textual records : print, b&w
1 microfilm reel of textual records

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Name of creator

(1920-2009)

Biographical history

Frederick Woodley Anderson was born on April 21, 1920 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan to Edward and Leila (Woodley) Anderson. He received his primary and secondary education in Moose Jaw and attended the University of Saskatchewan, where he earned Bachelor of Arts (1948) and Master of Arts (1949) degrees. Anderson also studied at the London School of Economics.

Anderson's career as a teacher and administrator began in 1951, when he accepted a position as special lecturer in Economics and Political Science at Regina College. Anderson subsequently held various positions at the University of Saskatchewan, Regina Campus and the University of Regina as follows: assistant professor of economics (1954-1962); associate professor of economics (1962-1965); professor of economics (1966-1983); associate Dean of Arts and Sciences (Social Sciences) (1969-1975) ; acting chairman of the Department of Anthropology (1972-1975) and coordinator of the Canadian Plains Studies Program (1977-1983). Anderson retired from the University of Regina in 1983.

Throughout his career, Anderson participated in many studies and commissions on transportation policy in Canada and abroad. He served as secretary and director of research for the federal Royal Commission on Transportation (1959-1961) and was the first president of the Western Transportation Advisory Council. Anderson served as a consultant and advisor to numerous government and private organizations, published on the topic and addressed numerous transportation related conferences, symposia, and inquiries.

Anderson died in Regina on September 5, 2009.

Anderson married Betty Ashton of Moose Jaw in 1943. The Andersons had one son, William.

Custodial history

Scope and content

This fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used by Fred W. Anderson of Regina, Saskatchewan. The records relate to Anderson's activities as secretary and director of research for the federal Royal Commission on Transportation. Records relating to Anderson's activities as an administrator and professor at the University of Saskatchewan, Regina Campus and the University of Regina are also included.

The types of records included are Anderson's Master of Arts thesis; newspaper clippings; correspondence; memoranda; publications; transcripts; reports and submissions; legislation; speeches; and lecture notes.

No series assignment has been applied to the records in this fonds. The headings assigned to the records in R-793 in 1984 are Royal Commission on Transportation; and Personal.

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Physical condition

Records are in good physical condition.

Immediate source of acquisition

Fred W. Anderson donated some of these records to the Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives in one accession in 1983: R83-521 (August 8, 1983).

Arrangement

Order maintained by archivist.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

  • Latin

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Restrictions on access

Some of these records are subject to access restrictions. Please consult reference archivist for assistance.

Interloan: Micro R-2.569 is available for inter-institutional loan. Please consult the reference archivist in Regina.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Use, publication and/or reproduction of records are subject to terms and conditions of the Copyright Act.

To consult the records, visit or contact the Regina office.

Finding aids

SAFA 543 (old guide GR 310) consists of a fonds description and file listings of the textual records and is available in paper format.

Associated materials

Related material: A curriculum vitae for Fred Anderson compiled by University of Regina Archives personnel in 1984 is located in the Regina office (R-E1867).

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

General note

Location for retrieval: Regina-Hillsdale

Conservation

Conservation practices in place at the time of processing were applied to the records in this fonds.

Alpha-numeric designations

Textual records: old guide GR 310 (R-793)
Microfilm: Micro R-2.569

Accompanying material

This fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used by Fred W. Anderson of Regina, Saskatchewan. The records relate to Anderson's activities as secretary and director of research for the federal Royal Commission on Transportation. Records relating to Anderson's activities as an administrator and professor at the University of Saskatchewan, Regina Campus and the University of Regina are also included.

The types of records included are Anderson's Master of Arts thesis; newspaper clippings; correspondence; memoranda; publications; transcripts; reports and submissions; legislation; speeches; and lecture notes.

No series assignment has been applied to the records in this fonds. The headings assigned to the records in R-793 in 1984 are Royal Commission on Transportation; and Personal.

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Description record identifier

F 634

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Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan

Rules or conventions

Saskatchewan Archives. Archival Description Manual 2004.

Status

Final

Level of detail

Full

Language of description

  • English

Script of description

  • Latin

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Content of the fonds.

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