Fonds RG-101.1 - Herman Overgaard fonds

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Herman Overgaard fonds

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  • 1948 - 1994 (Creation)
    Herman Overgaard

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1.37 m of textual records
33 photographs : b&w negatives

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Herman Overgaard (1920-2000) was an author, administrator, and professor at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario. He obtained his BA from the University of Manitoba, and his MS and PhD from Columbia University. In 1947 Overgaard became an assistant professor in the Department of Economics and Business Administration at Waterloo College (now Wilfrid Laurier University). He held various positions at the university, including Department Chair; Director, School of Business and Economics; and Director of Summer School, Orillia Campus. After retiring in 1986 Overgaard continued to teach on a part-time basis until 1991. In 2000 Herman Overgaard received an honorary degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.

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The fonds contains publications, university documents, correspondence, reports, convocation records, information on water associations and research, newspaper clippings and other material created and accumulated by Herman Overgaard. It includes information about the International Business Program at Wilfrid Laurier University.

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The following publications were transferred to Special Collections:

Canadian cases in international business, 1975 / Herman Overgaard

Canadian cases in international business entrepreneurship / Herman Overgaard

Canadian strategy for export marketing, 1988, 1990 / Herman Overgaard

Strategy for international marketing / Herman Overgaard

The mechanism of exchange : a handbook of economics / John A. Todd

The story of selling : yesterday, today & tomorrow

Fire on parliament hill / Jane Varkaris and Lucile Finsten

... from little acorns... / Samuel Bronfman

Grand River Basin : water management study. 1982

Grand River Basin : water management study : appendices. 1982

Review of planning for the Grand River Watershed. 1971

Nanticoke -Grand river area -review of water reports. 1970

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