- 1932-2006 (Creation)
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1.94 m of textual records
Name of creator
Flora Roy (1912-2008) was a professor at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario from 1948 until 1993. Roy received her BA and MA from the University of Saskatchewan and her PhD from the University of Toronto. In 1948 she became a professor in the English Department at Waterloo College (now Wilfrid Laurier University), and served as Department Chair for 30 years. Roy retired from full time teaching in 1978 but continued to teach on a part-time basis until 1993. She received the Confederation Medal in 1967, Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Medal in 1978, Wilfrid Laurier University Language Arts Award in 1984, and the Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni Association Distinguished Educator award in 1995. In 1988 Flora Roy received an honorary degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.
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The fonds was acquired from Flora Roy in 1993.
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The fonds consists of correspondence, publications, university material, diaries, personal records and other material produced and accumulated by Flora Roy. It is arranged in the following series: Courses; University affairs; University events; Correspondence; Personal; Creative works : published and unpublished; Works by Dr. Roy; University; Local history; Personal interest file; Recollections; Additional deposits.
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No further accruals are expected.
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