La Société canadienne
de géotechnique
The Canadian
Geotechnical Society
La Société canadienne de géotechnique
The Canadian Geotechnical Society

Information and Location for Archival Records

This folder contains brief records of the location and content of original records of historical geotechnical projects

ACSSM 1945-65, ACGR 1965-1990
Archive 1. Records of The Associate Committee on Soil and Snow Mechanics (1945-1965) and the associate Committee on Geotechnical Research (1965-1990). Location: National Research Council (NRC), Ottawa. Compiled: Lorne Gold

Northern Research Program, NRC
Archive 2. Listing of original records and files containing the results of the Northern Research Program of the Division of Building Research, National Research Council of Canada. The files contain the results of field investigations and research carried out by John A. Pihlainen, G. Henry Johnston and Roger J.E. Brown during the period 1950 to 1986. Compiled: Lorne Gold.

Geotechnical Research Site, Gloucester ON
G.C. McRostie and C.B. Crawford (Can.Geot.J. 38, 1134-1141, 2001) describe the background and opportunities available at the Canadian Geotechnical Research Site at Gloucester, Ontario. This paper has been made available through permission from NRC Research Press. The paper provides a useful list of references on published site characterization research.

Canadian Geotechnical Heritage Project 1986
The file (Univ. of Alberta Archives, Accession No. 86-29) contains an inventory of documents, tapes and transcripts of interviews carried out for the Canadian Geotechnical Heritage Project in 1986. Some of this material formed the basis of the Historical Review published as a Commemerative Edition of Geotechical News at the time of the 50th Canadian Geotechnical Conference in Ottawa in 1997.

Robert F. Legget - Documents and Papers
Contains retrieval information regarding documents and papers relating to R.F. Legget, which are held at Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa ON K1A 0N3, http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/index-e.html

R.F. Legget letter 1979
A letter and list of publications from R.F. Legget to W.G. McKay, Winnipeg, March 1979

G. Geoffrey Meyerhof – Documents and Papers
Contains retrieval information regarding documents and papers relating to G.G. Meyerhof, which are stored at the Archives of the Dalhousie University Library in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Thomas Roy - comments and correspondence
The file examines the family background of Thomas Roy, in particular, whether he came from a Scottish family settled in New Brunswick or directly from Scotland.

Thomas Roy - archival records
Sources of available archival records in Canada prepared by Stephen A. Otto (independent historian)