Fonds UBCA-ARC-1567 - G.W.H. Norman fonds

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G.W.H. Norman fonds

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1:600, 1:480, 1:4000

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1 bound volume.
3 maps.

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Biographical history

G.W.H. (Hal) Norman graduated with a B.A.Sc. in geology from U.B.C. in 1926. He later received a Ph.D. from Princeton and went on to work as a geologist and surveyor for the Canadian government and Newmont Mining.

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Fonds consists of a “transit book” – a bound notebook used by Hal Norman for notes and measurements taken during his Surveying course in 1923 – and three maps of UBC’s Fairview and Point Grey campuses, hand-drawn in 1923 and plotted in 1976.

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Notebook stored with University Archives’ vertical files at VF 22.

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Maps administered by UBC Rare Books and Special Collections as “Plans for the Fairview and Point Grey Campuses of the University of British Columbia”.

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No further accruals are expected

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