Fonds 019 - Dr. A. T. H. Burness fonds

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Dr. A. T. H. Burness fonds

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  • Textual record

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CA NL0001 019

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26 September 2001

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Stephanie Harlick

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  • 1960-1990 (Creation)

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18 cm of textual material

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Custodial history

The papers of Dr. A.T.H. Burness were donated to the Faculty of Medicine Founders’ Archive by Dr. Crellin, who had custody of the papers following the death of Dr. Burness. Dr. Crellin transferred the papers to the archive in June 2001.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of publications and research notes by Dr. Burness, which were created during his work in the medical research profession, including his involvement with a variety of individuals and organizations in Newfoundland and abroad. The fonds consists of the following series:

1.0 Publications, 1962-1990
2.0 Research Notes, 1960-1974

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When the papers arrived at the archive, there was some degree of order present. Material had been organized chronologically. This formed the framework for further arrangement and description of the fonds.

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  • English

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There are no restrictions on the use of or access to the material in this fonds.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Material in this fonds is protected by copyright. Copyright regulations state that any copy of archival material is to be used solely for research or private study. Any use of copied material for any other purpose may require the authorization of the copyright owner. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright clearance from the copyright holder(s).

Copyright regulations require that records be kept of all copies made of material deposited prior to September 1, 1999, and that these records may be viewed by the author of the material, the copyright owner, or representatives of either.

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Faculty of Medicine Founders’ Archive finding aid # 20. File level control

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No further accruals are expected.

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