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[Interview with J. Lewis Robinson, UBC Professors Emeriti Oral History Project] Carroll, Ann

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1. As a student for one year at UBC : meeting with President Norman MacKenzie in Ottawa : joint department with Geology in old Applied Science building : formation of two divisions - Geology and Geography in 1953 : separate departments in 1958 : first head of Geography : retirement as head in 1968 and heart attack : life as a professor of geography and undergraduate advisor.
2. Author of books and articles on Canada : retirement in 1984 : formation of the Professors Emeriti Division of Alumni Association : "second" career as a hockey player.

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