Collection F-186 - SFU history collection (Lolita Wilson collector)

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SFU history collection (Lolita Wilson collector)

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  • Sound recordings
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  • Records in electronic form (digitized)

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  • 1965 - 1993 (Creation)
    Wilson, Lolita

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6.5 cm of textual records
3 sound recordings

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Lolita Wilson came to Simon Fraser University in August 1965 as Dean of Women and Associate Professor of Psychology. She subsequently served in a number of positions at the University including Acting Registrar, Dean of Student Affairs, and Assistant to the Vice-President, Academic. She retired from SFU in 1978.

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The collection consists of a draft commentary regarding SFU history, several pieces of corresondence relating to Lolita Wilson's career at SFU, a 1973 oral history interview of Wilson by Liisa Fagerlund (University Archivist at the time), and a copy of the first admissions packet to SFU from the University's opening in 1965. Collection also includes a five-minute cassette, "Sounds of SFU," recorded by arts student Robert Mcaninch in 1970.

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The records were donated to the Simon Fraser University Archives by Lolita Wilson in 1993.


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For other material relating to the career of Lolita Wilson at SFU, see the finding aid to the Campus Community Services Fonds (F-54).

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All accessions have been processed as of January 2004. No further accruals are expected.

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Collection includes 5 audio cassettes (3 originals, 2 copies). Original sound recordings were digitized in November, 2018.

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Finding aid prepared by Frances Fournier, Enid Britt, (April 2004); items re-numbered and descriptions slightly revised (September 2012). Digitized sound recordings added January 2019.

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