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Ian Park fonds

Call Number: Pc 210 (A.05-109)

Title: Ian Park fonds.

Dates: 1900-1990.

Extent: 0.01 m of textual records. -- 15 photographs.

Biographical sketch: Ian Park is Food Services Manager at St. John's College. His great-grandfather, W. Aldridge, graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1900 and became a Chief Engineer for the City of Winnipeg. Ian Park's father, Robert L. Park, also graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Ph.D. in Theology.

Custodial history: The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Ian Park in 2005.

Scope and content: The photograph collection (PC 210) consists of photographs of a 1944 re-enactment of the Bishop Mountain's arrival to the Red River Settlement in 1844. The Most Rev. Philip Carrigton, Archbishop of Quebec, played the role of Bishop Mountain. The fonds also includes a photograph of Ian Park's great-grandfather, W. Aldridge (St. John's College, Art Graduates, 1900), and some newspaper clippings.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material.

Finding aid: Finding aid is currently unavailable.