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Accession Number: 99-002


Professor Robert Annett fonds. -- 1964-1973. -- 19 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

Professor Robert (Bob) Annett became a member of the Chemistry Department of Trent University in 1968 and remained a member until his death in 1998. His interests included clinical and theoretical research in enzymology. Professor Annett was senior tutor of Otonabee College for four years, and later became Master of the College. He served on the editorial boards of scientific journals and was active on many University committees. Professor Annett died on July 29th, 1998. (taken from TUFA Times, February 1999)

Custodial History

This fonds was in the custody of Mrs. Harlene Annett before it was donated to Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of papers regarding Professor Annett's Ph.D. dissertation, and includes data and post-dissertation data. Also included are closed records relating to Science 101a and 101b at Trent University.


Title based on the creator of the fonds.

This fonds was donated by Mrs. Harlene Annett.

Restrictions: None, except for Box 2 which is closed.

Finding aids: Y

Finding Aid

Box 1


1: 7 typed papers by Annett in fulfilment of sundry course requirements at the University of Windsor; Summary of readings from Milestones in Microbiology, 1964; A Critical Evaluation of the Literature for a course in Intermediary Metabolism, 1964; Some Aspects of the Total Synthesis of Cortisone, 1965; A Detailed Analysis of Four Papers for the course literature, 1965; Semester assignments, 1965, 1966

2: Dissertation for Ph.D. at University of Windsor, 1968

I Assay Methods for the Keto-enol Tantomerization of Oxalacetate Acid

II Purification and Characterization of Oxalacetate Keto-enol Tantomerase

3: Dissertation data: Absorption Spectro and Rate studies with Warbury Respirometer

4: Dissertation data: Spectrophotometric rate data

5: Dissertation data: Enolization graphs

6: Dissertation data: Same as above

7: Dissertation data: Same as above

8: Dissertation data: Spectra

9: Dissertation data: Spectra diethyl OAA and diethyl OAA with no enolate

10: Dissertation data: Test runs (?)

11: Post dissertation data

12: Correspondence largely during University of Windsor years and frequently with Dr. G.W. Kosicki

13: A Journal of prints involving Annett as co-writer or as attributed reference

14: Sundry Trent course papers

Box 2


1: Correspondence, student papers, course outlines, etc. regarding Science 101a and 101b