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Accession Number: 81-011


Thomas E.W. Nind fonds. -- 1980-1981. -- 13 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

Thomas Eagleton Westwood Nind was born June 16, 1926, at London, England, son of John Warrick and Amy Mary Nind. He was educated at the Windsor County Schools for Boys from 1934 to 1943. He received his B.A. (1946) and M.A. (1950), from Cambridge University where he studied mathematics. He studied geology, petroleum geology and oil resevoir engineering at the Royal School of Mines in 1950/51. Nind spent a number of years in the oil and petroleum business in England, Holland, Venezuela, and British Borneo. In 1958 he joined the Geology Department at the University of Saskatchewan. In 1966 he took a position as Professor of Mathematics and Dean of Arts and Science at Trent University. In 1971 he became the Vice-President of Academics, and the following year, Nind became T.H.B. Symons' successor as President of Trent University. Nind held this position until 1979. (Taken from: "Who's Who in Canada, 1980-81." Toronto: International Press Limited, 1981.)

Custodial History

This fonds was created by and in the custody of Professor Thomas E. Nind until it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of a corrected and annotated copy of a typescript of the second edition of book by Professor Thomas E. Nind titled "Principles of Oil Well Production."


Title based on the creator of the fonds.

The fonds was donated by Thomas E. Nind.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

For related records see: 80-026 and R.G. 1.

Finding Aid

Box 1


1: Title page to the end of chapter 3

2: Chapters 4 to 6

3: Chapters 7 to 9

4: Chapters 10 to 12

5: Appendix, problems, and notes on solutions to problems; list of figures

6: Graphs and drawings (original)

7: Graphs and drawings (original)