Fonds A2018-033 - Raymond Currie fonds

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Raymond Currie fonds

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  • Textual record
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CA UMASC A2018-033

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  • 1901-2018 (Creation)
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    Currie, Raymond

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The fonds contains 2.2 m. of textual & graphic material including 821 photographs.

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(1934-)

Biographical history

Raymond Currie was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1934. In 1960 he received a Licence es Sciences that was recognized by the University of Montreal. In 1967 he obtained permission to study at Fordham University where he obtained an M.A. in Sociology in 1969 & his PHD in Sociology in 1973. On January 1, 1972 he began an appointment as an assistant professor in Sociology at the University of Manitoba. He was Department Head from 1979-1984. In 1981 he became the Founder & Director of the Winnipeg Area Study. Currie was the Dean of Arts from 1991-1999. Upon his retirement, he was named Dean Emeritus. In 1999 Dr. Currie was awarded the Peter D. Curry Chancellor’s Award.

From 1998-2009 Currie was an Associate, Centre for Higher Education Research & Development. He was Executive Director, Canadian Research Data Centre Network, 2002-2010. He is a past member, Statistics Canada, Social Conditions Committee & Past President and a member of the Board, Prairie Action. In 2008 he wrote an autobiography “Secure & Uncertain: A Father’s Story”. He was awarded an Hon. Doctor of Laws, McMaster University, 2012 & the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award in 2013.

For a more detailed summary of Dr. Currie’s career, consult Box 2 Fd. 3 of his collection.

Custodial history

The fonds were donated by Dr. Raymond Currie in 2018.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of 8 series: Currie Family Albums, Currie Articles, Academic reports & media releases, Post retirement affiliations, Correspondence, Photographs, Confidential material & Oversize containing Awards & Certificates

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  • English

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Box 4, Folder 43 is restricted. Please consult the archives for further information.

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Draft

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Partial

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Created by Lewis St. George Stubbs (November 2019).

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