Fonds - Anthony Scott fonds

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Anthony Scott fonds

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  • 1942-1990 (Creation)
    Scott, Anthony, 1923-

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7.15 m of textual records

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Anthony Scott was born in Vancouver and received a B.Comm. in 1946 and a B.A. in 1947 from the University of British Columbia. He received an M.A. from Harvard University in 1949 and a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics in 1953. In 1953, Scott joined the Department of Economics at UBC where he remained until his retirement in 1989. He attained the rank of full professor in 1961 and from 1967 to 1971 served as department head. Scott's research interests have focused on three main areas: the economics of federalism, federal-provincial relations, and the problems of regionalism; the economics of natural resources, particularly in the areas of mining, energy and fisheries problem; and, the organization of international environmental coordination. In addition, he studied the economics of the development of private tenures of mineral, timber, water resources and fisheries. Scott earned numerous honours and awards for his work and has participated on many government commissions.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts and off-prints, lecture and course notes, and research files which reflect his professional activities of teaching, research and involvement with various government economic commissions.

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The records were transferred to the University Archives by Anthony Scott in 1990.


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BCAUL control number: UBCARCH-653

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