Title: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
fonds, Dean's Office series
Extent: 8.1 m of textual records
Administrative History: The Dean is the highest
governing position within a Faculty. According to By-law 14.00 of
University Governance each Faculty will have a Dean who shall be
the Senior Academic and Administrative Officer of the Faculty. The
Dean shall be responsible to the President in the administration
of the Faculty and exercise general supervision and direction over
the Faculty, including its staff and the students registered in
the Faculty. The first Dean of the Faculty was William Christie
(W.C.) McKillican (B.S.A., Toronto) who served in the position from
1925 to 1933. Encompassed within the time period of the series are
the following Deans listed with the dates that they served as Dean:
Alfred Savage, 1933-1937; A.V. Mitchener, 1937-1947; J.W.G. MacEwan,
1947-1952; J.R. Weir, 1952-1966; L.H. Shebeski, 1966-1980; J.D.
Mundie, 1980-1981; and R.C. McGinnis, 1981-1990.
Custodial History: The Dean's Office transferred
records to Archives & Special Collections in 1988.
Scope and Content: The series consists of correspondence,
budgets, Faculty Council minutes, annual reports, committee records,
departmental research proposals, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings.
Also included are files relating to: the development of the Manitoba
Agricultural College and the Faculty; the Manitoba Agricultural
Graduates Association; the Manitoba Agriculture Alumni Association;
the Colombo Plan for Khon Kaen University in Thailand; alumni military
service; enrolment; graduate studies; and Glenlea Research Station.
Restrictions: Files labeled "Restricted"
contain confidential information and are not available for research
without the permission of Archives & Special Collections.
Finding Aid: Printed finding aid is available
in Archives & Special Collections reading room and on-line finding
aid is available at the link below.
UA 21, PC 17,
TC 11 (A.80-06, A.81-16, A.82-44, A.82-46, A.82-47, A.83-08, A.83-13,
A.88-01, A.88-02, A.88-03, A.88-04, A.88-05, A.88-06, A.88-07, A.88-08,
A.88-47, A.88-49, A.89-37, A.89-38, A.89-43, A.89-44, A.90-01, A.90-41,
A.90-67, A.90-74, A.90-75, A.91-11, A.92-34, A.93-07, A.93-12, A.93-61)