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Robert Dorney fonds

Fonds consists of textual and visual materials created and received by Dorney over the course of his career, including drafts and reprints of most of his published writings, teaching and course materials, audio-visual materials, framed items, ephemera and realia. Of interest is an original map by Dorney which attempts to reconstruct the original vegetation patterns in North Dumfries Township in Waterloo County in the 19th century. Dorney's collection of slides is particularly significant in its documentation of natural vegetation, urban impact and areas of ecological interest both locally and elsewhere and includes extensive documentation of the "mini-forest" at his home at 124 Amos Ave. in Waterloo.

Dorney, Robert

Biographical and Personal

Series consists biographical and personal materials relating to the life of Robert Dorney. Also includes posthumous materials such as condolences, obituaries, and plans for the Robert Starbird Dorney Memorial Garden.

Dorney, Robert

Appointment books.

File consists of ten appointment books for Robert Dorney spanning the years 1976-1986.

Dorney, Robert

Clippings.

File consists of clippings kept by Robert Dorney on various topics of interest to him.

Dorney, Robert

CV.

File consists of CVs and biographical notes for Robert Dorney.

Dorney, Robert

Obituaries and memorials.

File consists of obituaries and memorials for Robert Dorney. Includes clippings, articles, tributes and speech transcripts.

Dorney, Robert

Robert Starbird Dorney Ecology Garden and Robert Starbird Dorney Trail and Valleyland System.

File consists of materials relating to the development of the Robert Starbird Dorney Ecology Garden and the Robert Starbird Dorney Trail and Valleyland System, both in memory of Dorney. Note that the memorial garden was on the University of Waterloo Campus in front of Environment 1 and that the trail along Clair Lake in the Beechwood subdivision in Waterloo was named after Dorney in 1991.

Dorney, Robert

Maps and Plans

Series consists of maps and plans, some created by Dorney during his education and through the course of his work. Also includes plans of the Robert Dorney Memorial Garden.

Dorney, Robert

Realia

Series consists of realia including plaques and awards, and badges.

Dorney, Robert

Badges.

File consists of badges and pins worn by Lindsay and Robert Dorney at various conferences and events.

Dorney, Robert

Cell engraving plate.

File consists of one copper engraving plate used in research articles showing stages of cells.

Dorney, Robert

Commemorative plaques.

File consists of two plaques presented to Dorney from Yogyakarta State University in Indonesia. One plaque is an a presentation box.

Dorney, Robert

Posthumous service award.

File consists of one posthumous service award given to Dorney by the Regional Municipality of Waterloo in recognition of his work in the protection and management of the region's natural environment.

Dorney, Robert

Interests and Activities.

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Robert Dorney relating to his interests and activities that were not part of his teaching career or work with Ecoplans Ltd.

Dorney, Robert

Garden at 124 Amos Ave.

File consists of materials related to the Carolinian Forest garden that Dorney cultivated at his house at 124 Amos Ave. Includes sketches, plant lists, tours and photographs and a clipping.

Dorney, Robert

Branchton Rail alignment.

File consists of environmental assessments materials relating to rail lands in Waterloo Region. In particular the Branchton-Galt CNR railway line is looked at, and the environmental impact of a pipe line along this route is considered. Includes assessment reports, maps, agendas, etc.

Dorney, Robert

Ecoplans Ltd.

Series consists of materials created and accumulate by Ecoplans Ltd., a company formed by Dorney in 1970. Dorney was president until 1979 and then Chairman of the Board. Major projects of Ecoplans included urban forestry, water quality and environmental design as well as numerous highway and pipeline projects for the Province of Ontario. Approximately 100 plans were completed between 1970 and 1987 in which Dorney was able to "explore and demonstrate how environmentally science can be the basis of rational, less costly and pleasing development." Series contains publications and drafts of plans and projects undertaken by Ecoplans as well as some working and personal materials.

Dorney, Robert

Ecoplans building.

File consists of materials relating to the Ecoplans office building and the surrounding gardens. Includes a list of plants, a self guided tour, and ms. notes on plants and herbs.

Dorney, Robert

Landscape Architecture.

File consists of Landscape Architecture magazine from April 1970. Includes an article by Dorney titled "The ecologist in action."

Dorney, Robert

Notebooks.

File consists of two notebooks kept by Dorney while working for Ecoplans. The first notebook, a filed book is dated 1980-1987. The other is dated 1977-1982 and is titled "Ecoplans landscape."

Dorney, Robert

Promotional material.

File consists of one Ecoplans folder with promotional material on Ecoplans. Includes brochures, fee structures, letterhead, etc.

Dorney, Robert

Education and Early Career

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Dorney from his time as a student at the University of Wisconsin and his early work in Wisconsin, particularly with grouse and animal parasites.

Dorney, Robert

Course notes.

File consists of one duotang of ms. course notes for ecology classes taken by Dorney at the University of Wisconsin from 1948-1952.

Dorney, Robert

Course notes : art survey 53A.

File consists of ms. and ts. notes from the art survey course 53A at the University of Wisconsin, Department of Art and Art Education, Extension Division.

Dorney, Robert

Course notes : zool 153.

File consists of ms. and ts. course notes for zool 153. The notes are on animal behaviour, particularly that of birds.

Dorney, Robert

Eimeria Vilasi.

File consists of research data on and images of the Eimeria Vilasi parasite.

Dorney, Robert

Employee performance and development reports.

File consists of employee performance and development reports for Dorney while he was employed by the Wisconsin Conservation Department. Dorney worked for the department while he was completing his PhD at the University of Wisconsin.

Dorney, Robert

Woodchuck Coccidia

File consists of research data on and images of the Woodchuck Coccidia parasite.

Dorney, Robert

Teaching

Series is comprised of materials relating to courses taught and project supervised by Dorney at the University of Waterloo from 1983-1987 as well as during guest lecture appointments at the University of Guelph and York University.

Dorney, Robert

ES 500

File consists of materials from ES 500. Includes course outlines, project outlines, ms. and ts. class notes, etc.

Dorney, Robert

Gadjah Mada University collaboration.

File consists of materials relating to the University of Waterloo and Gadjah Mada University (Indonesia) collaboration programs. The program was designed to look at bottom-up problem solving for environmental problems in Indonesia.

Dorney, Robert

Planning 780.

File consists of materials from Planning 780. Includes ms. and ts. class notes, readings, field trip notes, and weekly course information.

Dorney, Robert

Planning 780.

File consists of course outlines and field trip information.

Dorney, Robert

Planning 780 : readings.

File consists of reading for the class Planning 780. Includes both loose copies and a spiral bound collection of the readings.

Dorney, Robert

Planning 801/802

File consists of materials from Planning 801/802. Includes course outlines, project outlines, ms. and ts. class notes, etc.

Dorney, Robert

University of Guelph and York University.

File consists of ms. and ts. materials created by Dorney while he was a guest lecturer at the University of Guelph and York University. Includes course outlines, reading lists, resources, etc.

Dorney, Robert

Publications

Series consists of publications written by Dorney and others, as well as proceedings of conferences that Dorney spoke at and materials relating to the publication of Dorney's book "The professional practice of environmental management." The book was published posthumously in 1989 and was edited by Robert's wife Lindsay Dorney.

Dorney, Robert

Ecology.

Published in Green Side Up Symposium, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont., April 1972.

Dorney, Robert

Resource utilization: land.

Report of a seminar in Protection of the Environment and Environmental Health Seminars, 25026. March 307, 1975, Marcy, New York. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, 1975.

Dorney, Robert

Critique.

Published in The Canadian National Parks: Today and Tomorrow: Conference II: Ten Years Late, Banff, Alta., 8 October 1978. Waterloo, Ont.: University of Waterloo. Faculty of Environmental Studies, 1978.

Dorney, Robert

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