Fonds P0055 - Herbert Furlong Quinn fonds

Last Meeting of the Faculty Council Political Science Department Georgiantics 1939

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Herbert Furlong Quinn fonds

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  • 1937-1963 (Creation)
    Quinn, Herbert Furlong

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5 cm of textual records
4 photographs

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Herbert Furlong Quinn was born in Montreal in 1910. He received a B.A. degree from Sir George Williams College in 1941. He was noted for involvement in student politics. He joined the Sir George Williams teaching staff in 1942 as a lecturer in the Humanities Division. In 1943, he became a lecturer in the Social Science Division. From 1944 to 1946, he was a lecturer in Political Science. In 1947 he was appointed assistant professor of Social and Political Science. In 1950 he was promoted to associate professor and in 1955 to professor of Political Science. In 1976 he became a part-time lecturer in Political Science.
Herbert F. Quinn died in Montreal in October 1985.

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The caricatures and other items were donated to the Concordia University Archives in 1999 by Raymond Conrath, who had obtained them from Herbert Quinn's widow.

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The fonds provides information on the teaching activities of Herbert Quinn at Sir George Williams. It gives information on the Sir George Williams College effort, in the late 1930s and 1940s, to promote understanding between English and French Canadians. There is also information on the Georgiantics musical revue.

The fonds includes clippings, seminar outlines, and caricatures by Don S. Quinn.

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