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Call Number: Mss 264, PC 227, Mf 30 &(A.06-72)

Title: Jovan Jovanovich fonds.

Dates: 1947-2002.

Extent:8.2 m of textual and other material including 51 photographs, 452 slides, 37 glass negatives & 9 reels of microfilm.

Biographical sketch: Jovan Jovanovich was born in Belegrade, Yugoslavia on July 28, 1928. He obtained his B.Sc. from the University of Belegrade in 1950. He completed an M.Sc. in Physics from the University of Manitoba in 1956. In 1961 he received his PHD from Washington University in St. Louis. He worked as a Research Associate & Assistant Physicist at the Brookhaven National Labratory from 1961-1964. He was a Research Officer at the University of Oxford from1964-1965. In the fall of 1965 he accepted a position as an Assistant Professor in the Physics Department at the University of Manitoba. He was elevated to Associate Professor in 1967 and Full Professor in 1979. Dr. Jovanovich spent two sabbaticals working at CERN (European Center for Nuclear Research) in Geneva, Switzerland. He retired in 1998 and was made a Senior Scholar in 2001.
Dr. Jovanovich did research in Sub-atomic until about 1983. He then became interested in the issues of energy, nuclear power, environment, economic development and the Three Mile Island and Chernobyl accidents. He has published in professional journals and newspapers. He has lectured to both technical and lay audiences.

Scope and content:The fonds consists of 10 series. They include: Articles, Conference papers, Symposiums & Reports; Jovanovich's research; Jovanovich's student material; Teaching material; Physics department material; Grant applications; Correspondence;Research Material; Photographs and Microfilm.

Restrictions: Some student papers have been restricted.

Finding aid: A printed finding aid is available in the Archives & Special Collections reading room and an on-line finding aid is available at the link below:

MSS 264 PC 227 Mf 30 (A.06-72)