Gordon Neil Patterson fonds

Title: Gordon Neil Patterson fonds

Dates of creation: 1930-1991

Physical description: 3.46 metres of textual and graphic material, sound recordings and publications

Biographical Sketch: Aeronautical engineer in England and Australia. Professor in Aerospace Studies and founder and first director of the Institute of Aerospace Studies at the University of Toronto.

Scope and content: Manuscripts (some illustrated), publications, notes, correspondence, minutes, reports, lectures, addresses, graphs, diagrams, drawings, photoprints, certificates, contracts, addresses, audio tapes, and other material documenting Gordon Neil Patterson’s professional activities as an aeronautical engineer, professor of aerospace studies, and founding director of the Institute of Aerospace Studies. Includes material relating to his book Pathway to Excellence: UTIAS, the First Twenty-Five Years (Institute for Aerospace Studies, 1977) and a bound photocopied volume of the Book of Aeronauts (1945).

Finding Aids: Series description (B1995-0012) and file lists available

Access: Open

Accession number:  B1984-0021, B1993-0040, B1995-0012