Fonds P0045 - Fred H. Knelman fonds

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Fred H. Knelman fonds

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  • 1954-1983 (Creation)
    Knelman, Fred H.

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75 cm of textual records
7 sound recordings
4 moving images

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Fred H. Knelman was born in Winnipeg on October 9, 1919 and died on November 8, 2006 in Victoria. He studied at McGill University, graduating with an M.A. in chemical engineering, and at London University, where he received a Ph. D. in chemical engineering. He was a teacher at Concordia University from 1968 to 1984, in the Science and Human Affairs Department and then in Interdisciplinary Studies. His teaching was mainly oriented to the relation between science and technology and social questions. He published many articles and books on energetics and environmental issues, including Nuclear Energy: The Unforgiving Technology (1976) and Reagan, God and the Bomb - From Myth to Policy in the Nuclear Arms Race (1985).

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The fonds provides information on science, technology, and society.

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports, and various texts from Fred Knelman's teaching career at Concordia University and from his activities as a speaker and writer.

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