Jasper McKee:

An Inventory of his papers at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Lewis St. George Stubbs
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
330 Elizabeth Dafoe Library
(2012)

Finding aid encoded by Lewis St. George Stubbs (2012)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
330 Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Creator:
Jasper McKee

Title:
Jasper McKee fonds

Dates:
1960-1992

Quantity:
1.75 m of textual & other records including, 788 slides, 253 photographs, 75 negatives, 5 VHS tapes, 2 umatic tapes, 1 reel to reel tape & 5 microfiche

Identification:
MSS 350, PC 305, Mf 135, (A. 12-14)

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Biography of Jasper McKee

Jasper McKee was born James Stanley Colton McKee in Belfast, Northern Ireland on June 6, 1930. He obtained a B.Sc. in Physics with honours and a PhD in Theoretical Physics from Queen’s University in Belfast, in 1952 and 1956 respectively. McKee also spent a Fulbright Year at UC Berkeley in California. He completed a rarely-awarded Doctor of Science degree in Physics at the University of Birmingham in 1968. McKee was a Director of the University of Manitoba’s Cyclotron Laboratory and Accelerator Centre from 1975-1996. He became a Professor of Physics at the University of Manitoba in 1974, a position he has continued to hold to the present day.

McKee has obtained many awards and achievements, including the Outreach Award from the University of Manitoba in 1986 and the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002. Jasper McKee has also represented Atomic Energy of Canada Limited abroad, notably during commissioning of CANDU reactors in South Korea and China during the 1980s.

McKee is also a published author of both fiction and nonfiction. His nonfiction includes 60 Years A-Growing: A History of the Canadian Association of Physicists – 1945-2005 (2005), The View from Below Cashel Hill (2000), Physics in the Real World (1999), and Random Recollections of a Peripatetic Physicist (1998). His fiction includes The Heroic Failures of Anderton Snipe (2004), a novel, and Tails and Tales: True Stories and Shaggy-Dog Fiction (2004).

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The fonds is divided into 9 series. They include: McKee articles, physics department material, cyclotron material, committees, grants, conferences, research material, photograph collection & microfiche collection.

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Restrictions on Access

No restrictions on access.

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Restrictions on Use

No restrictions on use.

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Custodial History

The fonds were donated by Jasper Mckee in 2012.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

MCKEE ARTICLES [ 1970-1985 ]

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11 Mckee article offprints 1970-1984
2 Mckee article offprints 1976-1980
3 "The Disintegration in Flight of Polarized Deuterons near Copper Nuclei - Mckee et al. University of Birmingham Dept. of Physics 1980
4 "A Polarised & Unpolarised Light Ion Cyclotron of Unique Design - Mckee et al. 1985

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PHYSICS DEPARTMENT MATERIAL 1979-1986
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15 Exam Thermodynamics 1979
6 A Future for Energy Research at the University of Manitoba 1981
7 Exam Questions & Student Evaluations 1981-1982
8 Employment applications 1982
9 Physics Dept.Graduate Studies Catologues 1982
10 Course assignments 1983
11 Departmental files 1984-1986
12 Departmental correspondence 1984-1985

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CYCLOTRON MATERIAL 1960-1986
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21 Cyclotron drawings 1960-1970
2 Cyclotron lab magnetic drawings 1964
3 Cyclotron electronic drawings 1965
4 The University of Manitoba Cyclotron progress report 1966
5 Interlock drawings 1968
6 Duoplasmatron ion source material 1969-1971
7 Older solenoid drawings & material 1969
8 Cyclotron development notebook 1970
9 Manitoba cyclotron articles ca.1970
10 Cyclotron lab - steering magnets 1972
11 Ion source positioner drawings 1972-1973
12 Cyclotron grant 1973
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31 Correspondence 1977-1981
2 I123 production correspondence 1978-1980
3 Signage ion source hall 1980-1981
4 Proceedings of the workshop on Cyclotron Invlolvement in Radioisotope Production & Applied Research 1982
5 Machine parameters includes diagrams 1984
6 Neutron line notebook 1984
7 Cyclotron public relations 1984
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41 Annual report 1967-1968
2 Annual report 1969-1974
3 Annual report 1974-1976
4 Annual report 1976-1977
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51 Machine development meeting minutes 1974-1982
2 Machine development meeting minutes 1974-1982
3 Machine development meeting minutes 1974-1982
4 Machine development notebook 1977
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61 Machine development meeting minutes 1978-1981
2 Machine development meeting minutes 1979-1986
3 Machine development meeting minutes 1984-1985

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COMMITTEES 1982
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64 Field mapping committee 1982
5 Isotope production meetings 1982
6 Accelerator Centre group meetings 1987-1989
7 Accelerator Centre group meetings 1987-1989
8 Accelerator Centre group meetings 1987-1989
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71 National Research Committee/ Atomic Energy Canada - visiting committee 1974-1985
2 McKee Chair of Advisory Council on Energy 1980-1982
3 Advisory Council on Energy 1978-1981
4 Advisory Council on Energy 1978-1980
5 Energy officers - Advisory Council on Energy 1981-1982
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81 Report to the Atomic Energy Commission & the National Science Foundation 1974
2 Report to the Joint AECB/NRC Advisory Committee on Nuclear Physics Priorities 1975
3 Joint Ad Hoc AECB/NRC Advisory Committee on Nuclear Physics Priorities 1979
4 Joint Ad Hoc AECB/NRC Advisory Committee on Nuclear Physics Priorities 1977-1978
5 Joint Ad Hoc AECB/NRC Advisory Committee on Nuclear Physics Priorities 1974-1975
6 Report to the Joint AECB/NRC Advisory Committee 1975

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GRANTS 1973-1985
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91 Atomic Energy Control Board Canada - grant application 1973
2 Grant applications 1980
3 Grant applications 1981
4 Grant applications 1982-1983
5 Grantee committee meeting committees 1983-1985

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CONFERENCES 1978-1986
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101 Western Regional Nuclear Conference 1978-1982
2 Proceedings of the CNA Student Conference at the University of Manitoba 1980
3 Energy & Social Issues of the First Conference of Non-Renewable Energy Resources 1981
4 Eastern Regional Conference includes McKee's paper 1982
5 Post Secondary Education Conference 1982
6 Eastern Regional Nuclear Conference 1986

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RESEARCH MATERIAL 1965-1981
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111 Research material 1965-1971
2 Development of a new Method of Protein Analysis in Grain - Ken Standing proposal 1973
3 National Research Council 1975-1976
4 Safety equipment manuals 1976-1981
5 Rubidum 81 / krpyton 81 experiments 1979-1981

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PHOTO COLLECTION 1959-1984
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11 Cyclotron 21 photos & 21 negs 1983
2 Cyclotron 11 photos & 29 negs ca.1980
3 Cyclotron photos from Germany 16 photos 1959
4 Cyclotron 86 photos 2 negs 1965
5 Cyclotron 11 slides & graphs ca. 1980
6 Cyclotron graphs 4 glass negs ca.1970
7 Cyclotron 8 photos ca.1980
8 Cyclotron - 51 photos ca. 1980
9 Solar thermal test facilities - 51 photos 1982-1984
10 Cyclotron - 8 negatives ca.1980
11 7 physics department photos ca.1980
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21 Physics Dept. - 123 slides [1980s]
2 Cyclotron - 188 slides 1962-1969
3 Cyclotron slides - 388 slides 1970-1989
4 McKee holidays/conferences - 56 slides
5 Winnipeg Cultural Events - 16 slides [1970s]
6 Hydro projects - 8 slides 1978
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3 1 Oversize 1-2 2 Umatics tapes of Solar Test 1980 & 1982, 3. reel to reel film on solar energy, 4.VHS solar thermal test facility 1984 , 5. Energy & Environment Solar Thermal Power 1981

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MICROFICHE COLLECTION (Mf135) 1974
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11 Proceedings of the Third Conference on Application of Small Accelerators, Denton, Texas 1974

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