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George Porges Papers
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- Textual records
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September 1970 - February 1978 (Creation)
- George Porges
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13 cm of textual materials
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Born in Vienna (ca. 1921), George Porges was a World War II veteran who came to Canada in 1951. He studied history in Montreal at Sir George William University, and later received his B.Ed and M.A. from the University of Alberta. He taught high school in Edmonton prior to joining the Department of Liberal Studies at the newly created Douglas College in 1970. Porges taught history as a regular faculty member until his retirement in 1988.
Porges died in 2004 at the age of 83.
Materials were transferred from their office of origin to the Archives. There is no additional information available about when this accession was made.
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Series consists of materials created or collected by faculty member George Porges. The majority of these records are history and political science course descriptions, most of which were periodically revised between their original creation and 1975. These course descriptions include bibliographies, lists of support materials like films or documentaries, and occasionally correspondence or notes related to how the courses were revised and updated over time.
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Description created by James Goldie in February 2022.