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Fonds RC0390 - Ian D. Spenser fonds

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Ian D. Spenser fonds

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RC0390

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  • 1952-1992 (Creation)

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16 cm of textual records

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Spenser, Ian D. (1924-)

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Born in 1924, Dr. Ian Spenser received his undergraduate training from the University of Birmingham. He completed his postdoctoral work at the University of London, King's College in 1952 and went on to complete his D.Sc in organic and biochemistry at the University of London in 1969. Dr. Spenser began his academic career at McMaster as an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry in the Chemistry Department in 1957. He is currently a professor emeritus in the Chemistry Department. He has served the university in numerous capacities including terms on the McMaster Board of Governors and the Senate. Dr. Spenser has received numerous honors throughout his long and distinguished career. These honors include: the FRIC (Fellowship, Royal Institute of Chemistry, 1957), the FCIC (Fellowship, Chemical Institute of Canada, 1957), the FRSC (Fellowship, Royal Society of Canada, 1980), and the FRSC (UK) (Fellowship, Royal Society of Chemistry, 1980).

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There have been two accruals. The first accrual consists of newspaper clippings and correspondence with individuals such as Lincoln Alexander and Jean Sauve regarding research funding, grants and science policy issues important to Dr. Spenser. There is also correspondence pertaining to library acquisitions made possible through the assistance of Dr. Spenser, some printed materials relating to McMaster University and newspaper clippings. The second accrual consists of his doctorial thesis (1952) and offprints of his published works, numbered 1-136. The third accrual consists of photos and ephemera from Spenser's trips to Japan.

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The first accrual (46-2002) was acquried in December 2002; the second accrual (33-2004) in August 2004, both from Ian D. Spenser.

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Description of photo albums:
Album 1 – Japan 1964/Hakone 1983
Album 2 – Tokyo 1983
Album 3 – Nagoya 1983
Album 4 – Sendai-Sapporo 1983
Album 5 – Kyoto 1983
Album 6 – Chiba 1983

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