Fonds RBSC-ARC-1155 - Harry M. Daggett fonds

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Harry M. Daggett fonds

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25 cm. of textual records.
52 photographs.
1 vinyl audio recording.

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Dr. Harry Mark Daggett was born on December 14, 1922 in Prince Rupert, B.C. to Harry Mark Daggett senior and Minnie Caroline Daggett. Dr. Daggett attended Queen’s University from 1941 to 1945, achieving a B.SC. in Engineering Chemistry. After graduating from Queen’s, Dr. Daggett went to Brown University to pursue a doctorate degree in chemistry, successfully completing it in 1949. The University of British Columbia hired Daggett shortly after he completed his Ph.D. He worked as an associate professor of chemistry at UBC right up until the time of his death in 1966.

Dr. Daggett was the recipient of several scholarships and bursaries including the Nichols Scholarship, a National Research Council Bursary, a Fellowship in the Calco Division of the American Cyanamid Co., and a Society of the Sgima Xi award. He was also a member of the Chemical Institute of Canada, American Chemical Society, and the Chemical Institute of Canada, Vancouver Section.

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Fonds consists of records relating to Dr. Harry Mark Draggatt's philatelic interests and contains biographical information about Dr. Daggett including his birth certificate, grade school and high school report cards, University Diplomas, and a number of photographs. The fonds is made up of three series as determined by the creator. The series are Literature Study Group, BA Clips, and Personal.

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