Donald Fulton Putnam fonds

Title: Donald Fulton Putnam fonds

Dates of creation: [192-]-1985

Physical description: 2.33 metres of textual and graphic material

Biographical Sketch: Donald Fulton Putnam was born in Lower Onslow, Nova Scotia in 1903.  He earned a BSA (Ontario Agricultural College, 1931) and PhD in Botany (University of Toronto, 1935).  He was a professor in the Department of Geography from 1938 to his retirement in 1974, he chaired the department from 1953-1963 and moved to the Erindale campus in 1966. His research interests lay mainly in the study of agriculture, soils and geomorphology. He was active in the Canadian Association of Geographers and the Geography Teachers’ Association of Ontario. Putnam died in 1977.

Scope and content: Correspondence, diaries, manuscript of articles, books and addresses, teaching files, course notes, research notes and photographs documenting Donald Putnam's education and his teaching, research and publishing activities as a professor of geography.

Finding Aids: Series level finding aid

Access: Open

Accession number:  B1997-0029